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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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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Adventures, Mommy Hacks

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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Mommy Hacks, Pregnancy

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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Mommy Hacks

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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Mommy Hacks

The Filipino version of “Black Friday” – Lazada’s Online Revolution 2017

Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States and it has been regarded as the beginning of Christmas Shopping Season. On this day, most major retailers open their shops very early (even graveyard hours) and offer significant discounts and promotional sales. Here in the Philippines, we have our own version of Black Friday through Lazada’s Online …

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