Smart Financial Moves for Parents This 2023

Happy new year, everyone! While I’d like to wish for abundance this 2023, I chose to begin the year with a more realistic mindset. Coming from a challenging 2022, I’ll be honest that I’m not expecting too much from the Year of the Rabbit, financially speaking. With prices of goods going higher and higher, and…

Taympers!

Taympers! Pagod na ako! If you’re a 90s kid who grew up happily in the Philippines, you probably said that line several times during play time decades ago. I should know because I’m one proud 90s kid. Whether we’re playing tagu-taguan or patintero, the magic word “Taympers”, together with the legendary T hand sign, gave…

Finding Your First Family Home: Tips & Suggestions For Success

You’ve been thinking about starting a family for a while, and have been pondering where you should live when you do. After all, a teeny tiny flat in the middle of the city isn’t actually the ideal location for starting a family in, is it?  Luckily, you’ve managed to save up enough to put down…

Tips For Saving To Meet Your Goals

Whether you are comfortable in your own space or a seasoned world traveler, saving money to achieve a goal is always a good idea. After all, you have dreams that you want to reach. Everyone has a unique approach to financial transactions and security that is all their own. It is based on personal experiences…

How I Keep My Mind Sharp in My 30s

One of my challenges nowadays is how to cope with being forgetful. With the many things that run in my mind every day, I admit I often “lose it”. I lost the keys. I lost my daughter’s tumbler. I lost another sock. Most of all, I lost my mind’s sharpness. I forget about a lot…

4 Ways to Find Meaningful Relationships as You Get Older

Today’s society is one in which it’s becoming increasingly common to spend time alone. Whether through the use of social media or just the increasing number of individuals living in single occupancy dwellings, it’s not uncommon for us to spend a lot of time by ourselves.  And while this can have its benefits, there is…

11 Dahilan Kung Bakit Pinipili kong Pangulo ng Pilipinas si Leni Robredo

College ako nang una kong narining ang apelyidong ROBREDO. Noong 2003 at ako’y estudyante pa lang sa UST, ang pangalang Jesse Robredo ang isa sa mga hindi ko malilimutang pangalan na kinailangan kong aralin para sa subject na Philippine Governance and Constitution. Hindi tulad ng ibang pulitiko na kilala sa pagiging corrupt, si Jesse Robredo…

The Biggest Life Decisions in Your 30s

There are a lot of life choices that you need to consider when it comes to improving your life and making the ideal decisions for the future. It is something that you should be looking to make the most of moving forward, and there are so many ideas that you need to make the best…

How To Calm Your Children During A Long House Move

Moving house may seem one of the most exciting moments of family life. It’s a single step to moving from one chapter to another of the story. But the truth is, house moves can actually be overwhelming because, even if we spend most of our time at work, our homes are the anchor point we…

Movie Night: The Little Prince on Netflix

It’s Movie Night again at Team Serrano’s! 🎥🍿 Since she was still a toddler when the pandemic happened, Tash has never been inside a real movie house. 😅 We try to make “movie night” at home as regular and as real as possible (lights off, always with popcorn and drink, 3 of us sitting beside…

Planning to buy your next home? Here are some tips

Whether you’re starting a family or your family is growing bigger and bigger, one of the things on your checklist is probably buying your own home sweet home. While it’s a milestone to celebrate, the process you’ll go through is surely not a walk in the park. Home buying entails a lot of planning, researching,…

How I got my 1st ever insurance plan at age 23

More than a decade ago, I was a YOLO single lady whose main concerns were booking ultra-cheap flights during Piso Fare season and changing my nail polish every 2 weeks. ✈️💅 Having not much responsibility in life, I must admit that I also had my fair share of “happy-go-lucky” spending—from local or foreign travels with…