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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Planning a Catholic Baptism: 10 Practical Tips

The event to officially welcome me to the enchanting world of party-planning was my daughter’s Baptism. A baptism (also called Christening) is a celebration of life, faith, and culture wherein we welcome our children into the Christian faith. With your family and loved ones to celebrate the occasion, you’ll have a heartwarming and blessed sacrament. Since there is plenty of …

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How To Apply For SSS Maternity Benefit | Voluntary Member

I didn’t go through the hassle of filing for my SSS maternity benefit during my first pregnancy because our HR Officer processed everything for me. Now that I’m a full-time mom who opted for voluntary SSS membership and is 25 weeks pregnant, I’ll have to personally accomplish and submit all my requirements. If you’re an unemployed, self-employed, or voluntary SSS …

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Filipino Superstitions about Pregnancy

Lately, I’ve had a lot of encounters with Filipino superstitions about pregnancy because, yes, I’m pregnant… again! Having been born and raised in the province, these superstitious beliefs (pamahiin) are not new to me at all. In fact, there are pamahiin for almost everything: marriage, building a house, pregnancy, funeral, etc. It’s become part of the Pinoy culture. I myself practice …

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Philips Avent – P1 MILLION PESOS Giveaway!

Mommies!! Get a chance to win P1,000,000 when you purchase Philips Avent products on Lazada.com.ph from November 9 to December 12, 2017. Here’s the full promo mechanics (source): Eligibility & Promo Mechanics This promotion is open to all Lazada Philippines customers. Promo period is from November 09, 2017 – December 12, 2017. With a minimum spend of Php 1,500.00 of …

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