New adventures and songs await kids in REP’s The Quest for the Adarna

The story of the Ibong Adarna has captivated children across the Philippines for generations. Repertory Philippines is bringing the colorful tale to life for families everywhere with a new English version called The Quest for the Adarna. Produced through RTYA (REP’s Theater for Young Audiences), the vibrant original musical will be running from September 14…

Personalized Name Labels for Kids’ Stuff from Sticker Kid

Decades ago, the “back to school season” made my mom extra busy. She spent several hours patiently and lovingly writing our names on our new books and school supplies.  I never understood my mom’s OCness when it comes to putting names on our stuff until I became a mom. I now admit I have inherited…

Children’s Swimming Lessons with Coach Chito Rivera

One of my “frustrations” in life is not being a good swimmer. 🏊‍♀️ Well, if we will stick to the basic definition of “swim” which is to propel one’s body through water, then I can say that I can swim. However, I never learned the proper way of swimming — the correct breathing, arm movements…

Tips on drying clothes during rainy days

In my grandmother’s days,  I bet doing the laundry didn’t give moms a problem.  First, drying was easy peasy for they had a backyard to turn into a “sampayan”.  Second, they had a slow-paced life that can patiently wait for the rain to end and the clothes to dry. Today, moms like me have a…

Family Date at Mad Cafe in Quezon City

Family date! 👨‍👩‍👧 We’re thankful for restos with play area for our darling toddler. 👧🏻 Mommy and Daddy can eat in peace. 🥩🍔🍸  Just a 5 minute drive away from our place in Quezon City, Mad Cafe offers steaks, pasta, sandwiches, rice meals, milkteas, frappe, Yakult fruit drinks, coffee and many more. If you’re bringing…

All-New Mercedes-Benz B-Class: The Perfect Mom-mobile and Family Car

Planning to buy a new car for your family? Scouting for a chic car for mom? Check out the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class. Since its debut 14 years ago, the B-Class has evolved into one of the German luxury car brand’s best-selling vehicles – thanks to its huge interior space, class- leading technologies, safety features and…

4S to protect your family against Dengue

Yesterday, the Department of Health (DOH) declared a national dengue alert because of the growing number of cases of the mosquito-borne disease.  The DOH recorded 106,630 dengue cases nationwide from January 1 to June 29, 2019.  (Source: ABS CBN News) With a huge number of dengue reported, many of us parents are surely worried. We…

Throwback: Prenup Pictorial

This is my favorite among our pre-nup photos. Mukha kasing under si Novo dyan! Haha! 🤪 Kidding aside, I just love looking at our prenup photos. Aside from the fact that I miss my body that’s 10lbs lighter, it makes me go back to when my hubby (then boyfriend) and I were still clueless on…

Superbook is super back! Superbook Season 4 on ABS CBN every Sunday morning

As children, my brothers and I enjoyed watching Superbook cartoons on television. I must say that aside from the Church and our parents, Superbook cartoons played a big role in teaching us Christian values by telling Bible stories in a way that’s enjoyable and understandable for little children. When I found out that my favorite…

Little Rascals Wonderland: Mobile play ground for a fun kiddie party

While I believe that there’s more to a child’s special occasion than games and activities,  a parent like me really hopes to make my child and the guests extra happy on a special day by keeping the little ones entertained. Luckily, there are so many ways to spice up a children’s party nowadays.  From food…

Johnson’s Cottontouch Lotion and Top-to-toe Wash

What’s new inside my Mommy bag? 🤔 It’s the Johnson’s cottontouch Face & Body Lotion! 💙 Together with my keys, powerbank and wallet, this new product from Johnson’s deserves a space in my heavy bag. After trying this product at the Johnson’s Mombassadors event, I can’t last a day without applying it to moisturize my…