BOOK ALERT: “WHY FINANCIAL EDUCATION ALONE DOES NOT WORK” and “THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MONEY”

Finance guru Rose Fres Fausto turns the spotlight on principles affecting money behaviors in her latest book “Why Financial Education Alone Does Not Work,” the second installment in her financial intelligence quotient (FQ) trilogy published by ABS-CBN Books. “It took a lot of courage on my part to write this book. Why? Because many people…

Yoga for Kids at Kids Yoga Corner

I tried Yoga for the first time when I was pregnant with our daughter Tash. My prenatal Yoga sessions really helped me relax and feel healthy throughout my pregnancy. I can say that it also helped strengthen my preggo body. Back then, I told myself that when my child is already a grownup, I’ll encourage…

Chuckie Icecream Recipe from Nestle Cream

I’m no pro in the kitchen, but I surely enjoy creating easy-peasy culinary creations for the family, especially when I do it as a fun activity that enriches my bond with my daughter. Nowadays, this 3-year-old loves mixing things together and creating something from scratch. So I thought that this is a good opportunity to…

The Library Heiress

More than two decades ago, I was a child growing up in a world with no internet, no fun mobile games, and no video calls. Other than television (Hello Batibot!) and my plastic kitchen toy set, my favorite form of entertainment was my humble collection of storybooks. 📚 Best childhood ever! For decades, my little…

You’ll be safe here

Dear Tash, Mom is scared of the virus that I tell you about. Sometimes, Mom is still feeling weird about our new setup. Most of the time, Mom is tired, trying to balance work and taking care of our home. Despite all that, Mommy will do her best to protect you. Just like Rylie of…

Let your heart design

“Mom, let your heart design,” Tash said to me yesterday while I was busy working. ❤️🖍🎨 I’m not sure if she heard it from one of the children shows she’s been watching, but I really think it’s a catchy tagline or an empowering mantra for the second half of our memorable 2020. 🤓 Surely, the…

DIY Hair Removal and Pampering Products from Strip It

Three months in quarantine, how are your underarms, mommies? 😆 I know it’s not a great topic to talk about, but underarm hygiene is one of our womanly concerns (well, at least in my country). For a woman living in a tropical country, I just feel that hairless underarms are better for personal hygiene. Especially…

The Learning Library’s Summer Workshops 2020

Looking for a summer workshop that will help your child develop the love for reading and appreciation of the Filipino language? Check out The Learning Library’s workshops and enrichment programs. The Learning Library has 9 summer branches in Quezon City, Makati, San Juan, BGC, Alabang and Sta. Rosa, Laguna. For more information, you may check…

BE IN THE MOMENT: How My Child Teaches Me About Mindfulness

In a generation where multitasking has become a way of life, practicing mindfulness is something easier said than done. Though I have read a lot of articles about it and attended quite a few events that promote it, being mindful is still something I find hard to consistently do. As a work-at-home mom, I try…