Learning about Dental Care for Kids at Tooth Princess Dental Clinic

My latest struggle with our one-year-old was toothbrush time. 😊 Yes, we always fought when I needed to brush her teeth. She cried, ran, and did everything to escape Mommy and the dreaded toothbrush! I tried different strategies — pretending the toothbrush was an airplane trying to get inside her mouth or saying that the…

Diapers for a cause at Baby Company’s Diaper Deals Drive

Who would’ve thought that stocking up on diapers for your little one can help other children in need? Thanks to Baby Company’s Diapers Deals Drive, moms and dads can take part in a donation drive that aims to give diapers to babies in need. For the whole month of September 2018, Baby Company’s #DiaperDealsDrive gives…

Why Hotel Kimberly Tagaytay is perfect for families with little children

Many things change when you already have a child. That includes your choice of anniversary celebration! 😊 My husband and I celebrated our 3rd wedding anniversary last September 5.  Instead of watching the sunset together in a romantic cruise or doing one of those exciting backpacker trips as a couple, my husband and I celebrated…

What you can do for your child’s brain development during pregnancy

  Posting this article written by nutritionist Mary Jude Icasiano for my future reference (in case God grants us Baby # 2 someday) and as guide to my friends and blog readers who are expecting a bundle of joy 🙂 Happy pregnancy, mommies!   As an expectant mom, you want the best for your baby. That is…

Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale by Repertory Philippines

Watching a theatrical performance with my daughter is one item on my mommy bucket list.  That’s why I’m excited to watch Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale, a play by REP’s Theater for Young Audiences.  It will run from September 15, 2018 to January 27, 2019 at the OnStage Theater, Greenbelt 1, Makati City. Based on the story, music, and lyrics by Janet Yates…

#Babymarathon and exclusive product offers from Pampers and Lazada

Southeast Asia’s biggest e-commerce portal Lazada and the world’s top selling diaper brand Pampers, are joining hands to produce the first-ever virtual #babymarathon and give exclusive product offers to shoppers on Super Brand Day on August 29, 2018. Be Part of the Record-Breaking #babymarathon The 42-minute #babymarathon video montage, which will be aired on August…

PUR Philippines Grand Launch + Product Giveaway

PUR, a baby brand from Thailand, is now in the Philippines!  My daughter Tash and I were happy to be part of its official launch last Sunday. 33-year-old Baby Brand Since it was my first time to hear about the baby brand, I was surprised to know that PUR is actually one year older than…

Survival Tips for Traveling WITHOUT Your Little One

Traveling when you’re already a mom isn’t easy. In the last five months, my work had required me to be on two out-of-the-country business trips — one week in Sydney and 3 days in Singapore. My younger and single self would’ve rejoiced at the thought of work-related travels. But now that I’m a mother, things…

Millennial Moms PH’s Mompowerment Talk at ExpoMom North 2018

I thought motherhood would end my adventures and learning opportunities. I realized that my life as a parent is actually more exciting and fulfilling than it was when I was a carefree single lady. 😊 Blessed to have the opportunity to speak about my mom experiences with these beautiful moms.  Thank you to Millennial Moms…

4 things I learned from being a helper-less working mom

I’ll share with you my secret frustration these days.  It’s my failure to get a household help, a nanny, a yaya.  Finding a helper is a constant item in my weekly to-do list that I can never check. It’s a task that neither my online searching nor my husband’s exceptional networking skills can achieve. Having…

Tips for traveling when pregnant

I was 3 months pregnant when my family had this Singapore-Malaysia vacation. I was blessed to have a healthy pregnancy two years ago. I’m thankful that pregnancy didn’t hinder me from working as well as doing the things I love. Are you pregnant but must travel? 🙂 Below are some of the things I did…

The Work-at-Home Perks of the Yaya-less Working Momma

When you’re a mom working in the corporate world but you’ve got no household help or yaya (and best Grandma ever is on “vacation leave”), you get to experience being a working mom, stay at home mom, work at home, mompreneur status all at the same time. I thank God that my work is super…

My Mom Mentor

I love this throwback photo of me and my Mom. Back then, people couldn’t imagine me as a mother. 😂 I was quite the opposite of my mom. While she was athletic (yes, she can dive and is good at sports), brave, street smart and decisive, I was so frail and useless in the house…

Mommy Mundo Passport, Sunlife Insurance and Journey Box

I applied for a Mommy Mundo passport for PHP500, but I received so much more! Along with the Mommy Mundo passport came a Journey Box that contains a lot of great mom/baby products, a Sunlife Personal Accident Insurance Card and a Dove Confident Girl pouch! Now that’s really more than PHP500! 😊 Why did I…

Relieving my baby’s dry, itchy skin through Aveeno Baby

Skin care for  baby is one of my concerns as a first-time mom.  Knowing how sensitive my child’s skin is, I’m very cautious when it comes to products I apply on my baby.  Honestly, I also easily get alarmed when I see even just simple changes in my daughter’s soft and smooth baby skin. A…

Toys for my toddler from Kidoozi

My one-year-old Tash now loves to play.  She now comes up with her “Pretend I’m an adult” games like cooking using Mommy’s hairbrush and tumbler.  You just can’t underestimate the imagination and creativity of the little ones.  😊 As a mom, I got all excited at this new phase in my daughter’s life! I decided…

Family Fun at Dreamplay, City of Dreams Manila

Since it was a holiday, hubby and I took our one-year-old to Dreamplay by Dreamworks Manila. It’s a theme park inside the resort and casino complex, City of Dreams. Dreamplay is a great destination for families looking for fun activities for both kids and adults. 🙂 Operating Hours and Ticket Price Dreamplay is open from…

Home Safe Home: Childproofing Products from Dreambaby

As a first-time mom, I wasn’t aware of the need to “childproof” our home. I didn’t even know that such word exists. 😊 I never thought of it until my sweet little baby Tash turned into a toddler who likes to walk and run around the house, grab every little item on her way, and touch almost…

Travel YOLO with YOYO stroller by Babyzen

Sharing with fellow travel-loving parents my latest stroller discovery, the YOYO Stroller by Babyzen Philippines. This stroller can be carried like a shoulder bag, can carry both a baby and a toddler at the same time, and can be used from birth til toddler years. What more can you ask for? Travel YOLO this summer with this YOYO Stroller.

Blooming Mom Talks: Baby Skin Care Tips

Congratulations to Mommy Mariza Evangelista for winning Blissful Blooming’s recent giveaway contest “What advice can you give a first-time mom about taking care of a child’s skin?” We’re happy to feature her answer in the blog’s first “Blooming Mom Talks”. These baby skin care tips are based from our featured mom’s experience. 🙂 Moms know…

Pampers shares how choosing quality diaper is important to child’s motor development

Every parent knows how crucial walking is for a child’s growth and development.  Her first steps will lead to the first dance, the first run, the first climb.  In his book Understanding Motor Development in Children, David L. Gallahue states that “Movement is at the very center of young children’s lives. It is an important facet of all aspects of their development, whether in the motor, cognitive, or affective domains of human behavior.”

MooMa Newborn Kit, a must-have for every new momma

It’s been more than a year since I gave birth, but the blissful feeling I had when I gave birth to our first born is still fresh in my memory. It’s one of the most breathtaking moments of my life.  And yes, I can’t deny that despite the annoying new parent eyebags I developed, having…

How to make the most of your precious time when you have a toddler

Gone were the days when my precious time was all mine — when bath time was long and bed time was longer, when “after work” meant either heading to the nearby spa or changing to my Zumba clothes with my fitness buddies, when Saturday mornings meant snoozing til 10 am.  In my mommy world today,…

My Kuya Mobile App, your on-call personal assistant with a cause

As a yaya-less working mommy, I need all the help I can get.  With the fast-paced routine, the never-ending chores and the extra activities that complete my pleasingly varied life, I sometimes wish I have a personal assistant who I can just call whenever I need an extra hand.  It’s just that my budget, of…

Johnson’s Baby Laundry Detergent

The mommy in me got super excited when I saw this Christmas gift under our Christmas tree!  When you’re a mom, receiving a baby product gift package is just as thrilling as getting a new set of cosmetics. What made me even more excited was the gift package came from Johnson’s Baby, a trusted baby…