Knowing we will all die one day doesn’t console a soul who longs for long talks, aimless walks, and unplanned movie nights with you. How do I wrap my head around the fact that you are here in my heart, alive and vibrant, yet I could not even touch your cheeks? Or your hands. Your forehead, I […]
More than a year ago, Neil and I sat with a few couples who recently, and not so recently, had a baby. As we talked with them, many of the burning questions on my mind were (honestly) shopping-related. As I previously mentioned, we had a small space so we really needed to be choosy about […]
“How much did you pay for your C-Section delivery at Perpetual Succour Hospital?” That’s a question I asked a lot when I was pregnant. Now that the baby is out, this is the question that I get a lot. So, I tell them, P50,000 plus, and their responses vary. “That’s so much cheaper than c-section […]
Breastfeeding eight babies… How did my mom do it when I struggled feeding just one? At least during the first six weeks, breastfeeding felt like a daunting task. Is it really this hard? Or do I simply lack the patience my mom had? (I really don’t remember her complaining.) So I thought, maybe it’s because […]
Managing Facebook Ads is more than knowing how to run a campaign on Facebook. It requires analytical and creative thinking skills, which when applied strategically on a business, can bring incredible results.
About 39 weeks into my pregnancy, my doctors had been advising me to walk more. I had gestational diabetes so it was best to give birth early and avoid fetal macrosomia – having a newborn who’s larger than average. I Went Into Labor in the Evening of October 29th I first felt the contractions around […]
I was called to a small room and a medical staff turned on an apparatus to pry into the secret life that has been growing inside my womb. It was my first time to lie down on this small bed, anxiously waiting for your first photograph. Then the sonographer began the test, monotonously mumbling numbers […]