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Mommy-Me Time at Derma 360

And just like that, it’s September! The first half of the year just went by fast, no? So far, I was able to tick off a couple of things from my 2017 list. However, most of the unchecked boxes were under Self-Care. Yes, I know self-care should be non-negotiable especially for us mommas. But between …

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Mommy How To: Motherbee’s Cheesy Puto Recipe

I grew up with a mother who is a great cook.  Mama’s specialties are pork asado, ginataang alimango and biko. We look forward to every birthday, Christmas , New Year’s or just about any gathering so we could all bug her to make them. It’s me and my siblings go-to comfort food, our default feel …

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Breastfeeding Diaries: Getting Enough Vitamin D

One of my favorite childhood memory is of me and my cousin’s sun-bathing  every weekend morning at our compound’s driveway. We’re all seated, with our shirts rolled up, our bare back facing the sun. We’ll stay this way until our friendly neighborhood taho vendor turn around our street corner, our sign that we had enough …

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Eat Rice Without the Guilt with Grayns

Start of the year, my husband got hospitalized due to on-set gouty arthritis. On top of that, since his mom was a Type 1 diabetic, we learned that his chances of becoming one is higher as well. He needed to be in a low carbs, low fat diet STAT. We avoided soda as much as …

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Mommy Review: Scents de Alegria

Our sense of smell is perhaps the most powerful of our five senses. A slight whiff of one’s perfume can instantly trigger feelings, emotions even fond or bittersweet memories. When you have a signature scent, people will immediately acquaint the smell with you, leaving with them a lasting impression. And who wouldn’t want to be …

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Mommy How To: NBI Clearance Application/Renewal

I dreaded the idea of applying for an NBI Clearance when I learned that I needed a copy late last year. Lining up in Quiapo-Carriedo for almost half of the day and going home with ink stained fingers clutching a piece of paper with my by then mukha-nang-may-criminal-record mug would always be my NBI Clearance memory. …

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