Adventures, Mommy Hacks, Mommyhood, Product Reviews

Are you a New Parent? You MUST read this!

Becoming a parent is a tough job. Between sleep deprivation and unlimited dirty diapers, there are plenty of important things to take care of – this includes thinking about your family’s future and security. Yes, the topic is about securing your family with insurance and an investment. WAIT, WAIT, WAIT! DON’T PRESS THAT EXIT BUTTON JUST YET! Read the 3 …

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Mommyhood

Filipino Superstitions About Newborn Babies

In an age where everyone is busy about something and each day goes by in a flash, nobody has time for superstitions anymore. Right? Wrong!  I tapped 20 of my millennial mom friends and asked them if they still practice Filipino superstitions (a.k.a. Pamahiin) about newborn babies. Turns out, 17 of them still practice what these superstitions require. However, most …

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Mommy Hacks, Travel Essentials

Applying for Philippine Passport for 1 Month Old Baby

We’re here in Metro Manila because I gave birth to our second baby – Altair. We plan to stay here until we get the¬†approval of the pediatrician and my ob-gyn before we go back to the province. Also, I had a C-section which means longer recovery period compared to normal delivery. It sucks! So, while waiting, ¬†Vauhn and I agreed …

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Mommy Hacks, Mommyhood, Pregnancy

2018 Update! Philhealth Maternity Benefit: How It Can Lighten Your Maternity Costs

Update: New policy on Benefit Eligibility starting October 1, 2018   The time you discover that you have a growing human inside your belly is a magical moment! But before you get too pumped up with decorating the nursery or thinking of baby names, let’s dive into the practical side of having a baby – expenses, expenses, and more expenses! …

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Marriage, Mommyhood

7 Things You Will Give Up When You Become A Parent

Being a parent comes with a lot of sacrifices. Don’t get me wrong, I love being a mother. Rigel has given me immeasurable happiness! I can’t get enough hugs, kisses, and cuddles, despite the sticky mucus that sometimes comes with it. However, there are times when I think about my pre-baby days and how much everything has changed. If someone …

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