Category: Family

Kids and Screens: The Good and the Bad

As a mother of a 21-month old boy who’s seriously hooked to YouTube videos, I would like to understand the good and the bad effects of screen time on young children. There are multiple times a day that I made the television (showing YouTube nursery rhymes) as my son’s nanny, while I take care of…


Struggles of a Mom in an Electronic World

  It was a fine sunny day that we woke up to. We did the normal routine we had everyday. We woke up at 6:30. We had breakfast, milk for my son and 2 cups of coffee for me and my husband, to start our day. At 8:30 my husband will go to work and…


Best Italian Restaurant in San Pablo, Laguna

          Located here at the City of Seven Lakes most commonly known as San Pablo City is where you can find Si Christina Gateau Sans Rival. Exactly at the heart of the CBD area, left side of the Church is where you can see this Italian Restaurant. Whenever I crave for pasta…


My Jouney to 1 Million Pesos

I officially started working when I was sixteen in the number 1 food chain the country, Jollibee.  But even before that, I was actually working for my mom running errands in her small business. You get the picture, me as a service crew and a student at the same time?  20 years later, I wonder…


I am a Warrior

Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought that I’d be at war. Every day is a struggle. I am in a battlefield I march in and out off. I am a warrior now and I am stronger. When I was younger my worries included school work, grades, friends, my relationship with my family,…


Online Freelance Jobs for Stay-at-Home Mom

Online Freelance jobs are becoming more popular in the Philippines nowadays. It attracted a lot of Filipinos from -different age, background, gender, and status including stay-at-home Moms. I have worked in a corporate world and decided to quit my job to spend quality time raising a toddler. The “I wanted to be the one to have…


Preterm (Premature) Labor and Birth

What is preterm labor? Preterm labor is defined as regular contractions of the uterus resulting in changes in the cervix that start before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Changes in the cervix include effacement (the cervix thins out) and dilation (the cervix opens so that the fetus can enter the birth canal). What is preterm birth? When birth occurs between 20…


Why people should visit Zambales?

Most of the people wanted to have a relaxing vacation like lying in the sand while sunbathing, diving in the sea with full of a school of fish, and many more things which can be done with friends, co-workers, family and loved ones. Zambales is the best place for weekend getaways which you can forget for…


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Kids and Gadgets: Effects of Electronic Media on Developing Brains

      It’s amazing that children nowadays, can handle computers, touch screen smartphones and gadgets with ease.  They know how to use it, not only for school research, projects but also in games.  The traditional play was almost over. Puzzles, action figures and blocks are no longer their standard toys.  As a parent,  I…