Boosting our immunity with Vitamilk

Tash loves dancing, and she says she wants to be a ballerina someday. Whether she’ll pursue this dream or find another career path, we are doing our best to prepare her for the future. We want to raise a daughter who is tough enough emotionally, mentally, and physically. To make sure our little girl will…

Don’t be proud

This is one of my favorite quotes from J. Donald Walters’ “Life’s Little Secrets”, a book I regularly read for inspiration as a teenager. Until now, I still need this constant, straightforward reminder. When life is well, it can be tempting to think that everything is a result of our own awesomeness. While there’s nothing…

New Educational Shows for Kids at ABS-CBN’s Just Love Kids online portal

Children now have more ways to get information and trivia best for their young, inquisitive minds through the Knowledge Channel livestreams which can be viewed on ABS-CBN’s online kids portal Just Love Kids starting February.   Let the children navigate Mathematics with better ease and solve word problems in “MathDali Live” hosted by Robi Domingo. Allow…

DIY Doll Skirt by a 4-yr-old

A child’s ingenuity and resourcefulness shine when parents refuse to buy doll accessories. 😅 Our 4-year-old wanted new clothes for her dear little Chelsea. So she created a spanking new hot pink skirt out of a deflated balloon, wrapped it around Chelsea’s waist and secured it using my scotch tape. 🤓 Brilliant! 👌

What will she be in the future?

What will she be in the future? I’m excited to find out. ❤️ For now, I take delight in witnessing her discover her interests. I cherish the moments when her curiosity leads to her messy experiments. For now, I try to document her little wins and try to comfort her when she gets frustrated. I…

Pursuing holistic wellness with Sun Life’s GoWell Studio

This 2021, taking care of our overall wellness is a must. To protect ourselves from diseases and mental health problems, we have to make a conscious effort to live a healthier life. I’m glad that even as I stay at home in the new normal, pursuing a healthy lifestyle is still possible.  Thanks to GoWell…

Get easy and creamy recipes from createwithcream.ph

This 2021, one of my goals is to create more delightful meal times with my family. Since we still can’t dine out with the little one, I want to make healthy and delicious meals that we can enjoy right inside our home. That’s why even if I’m just a kitchen newbie, I try to learn…

Catch up on delayed vaccination this 2021, Team Bakunanay!

Keeping everyone in the family healthy will always be a priority. That’s why this new year, one item on our health check list is to consult our pediatrician regarding our daughter’s delayed vaccination. Though we want to let Tash stay inside the house as much as possible for protection, we also know that bringing her…

McDonald’s Happy Meal Minion Toys

Tash loves surprises, so we surprised her by letting the minions invade our home! Aiming to make her very long “staycation” as fun as possible, I decided to share a mischievous bonding moment with our daughter by letting her play “Minion Hunt”. She had fun looking for all the Minion toys hidden in different parts…

Join Club Knots for crafty activity ideas for kids

We enjoyed the holidays by doing lots and lots of arts and crafts activities. Tash loves to make creative love notes for family members by cutting and pasting together paper shapes. Since our daughter loves creative activities, I get ideas for new fun things to do from our new favorite page Club Knots! You too…

Grateful to be back inside the church

What’s your highlight of the week? Mine is, after 7 months, I was able to attend mass in our natural habitat. ⛪️ While I’m grateful for online masses that help strengthen our faith during quarantine, I cherish the different kind of peace and joy that come from the rare moments I get to spend time…

Mesa Ni Misis: A Guide to Cooking and Enjoying Native Filipino Vegetables.

Mesa Ni Misis NGO founder Juana Manahan Yupangco continues to promote the health benefits of locally produced vegetables in ABS-CBN Books’ latest offering “Mesa Ni Misis: A Guide to Cooking and Enjoying Native Filipino Vegetables.” “This cookbook is the next step, as a tool to reach even more people and as a way to keep…

Buy beauty and self-care essentials from home and support Filipino NiXYpreneurs

Buy self-care essentials from home and support Filipino NiXYpreneurs. 🛍 😎 NiXY is a multi-brand group that offers world-class beauty products like: 🧖🏻‍♀️ Korean skincare line Deoproce💄 Australian cosmetics company BYS💇🏻‍♀️ Kiss New York💃🏻 Greek fragrance group STR8 Just choose the beauty and self-care products you like from NiXY’s Digital Catalogue and contact a NiXYpreneur…

Books about Family Life from Feastbooks

When I was 24, I read this book called “How to Find Your One True Love” by Bro Bo Sanchez. I didn’t care if the bookstore cashier thought I was cheesy or desperate for love. 😅 I really bought the book simply because I was 24…and still single. 😂 While there’s really no one strict…

Cleene CLIO Toothbrushes

Making a toddler brush her teeth isn’t easy. I have to make sure she always has a no-ouchy and gentle brushing experience. The toothbrush needs to have soft bristles that are gentle for a toddler’s sensitive gums and teeth. So we tried Cleene CLIO Kiddie Toothbrush. In partnership with Korean toothbrush brand CLIO, Cleene offers…

Gentle Protection Kit is a must have at home

Nowadays, going to the hospital isn’t as easy as before. So it’s important to be extra careful when it comes to our children’s safety and health. 🩹🩺That’s why having a Gentle Protection Kit at home is a must. As parents, we should also learn about first aid for the kids and how to maintain our…