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Let Your Kids Eat Their Halloween Candy!

Trick-or treat means candies. And lots of them during Halloween.  When my son brings home his loot, we dump them on the table and start sorting. I let him eat …

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Because Halloween Comes Only Once a Year

 I wrote this a couple of years ago but I’d still like to share it with you now…because it’s the reason why we go to all the trouble to find …

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Guilt-Free Mom Time!

Is that even possible? Yep, if you’re not choosy about how much of a ‘me’ time you need.  As a working mom, I’ve learned to squeeze in some precious ‘me’ …

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How to be a Super Mom!

Have you ever tried to do it all? Be your child’s mom, tutor, nanny, cook, driver all-in-one? I’ve tried it for a few weeks one summer, when my son’s nanny …

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A Mom Who Worries Too Much

Once I was watching a rerun of the 2003 movie “What a Girl Wants” where Colin Firth finds himself saddled with the 17-year old daughter he never knew existed.  And …

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A Second Chance at Childhood

Having a kid gives you the perfect excuse to indulge in chocolate ice cream topped with candy sprinkles, gummy bears and caramel popcorn, secretly thrill over the lamest of theme …

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An Early Christmas for the Kids of Mapedya!

A big thank you to those who responded to my appeal for aginaldos for the children of the Mapedya Elementary School in Nueva Ecijia. It was an early Christmas for …

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Shop, Indulge, and Help the Victims of Yolanda

There’s so many ways you can help those affected by Typhoon Yolanda, even if you don’t have the money to spare. If you do, you can even help just by …

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How To Decorate Your Christmas Tree for Less

I decided to switch to blue and white this Christmas, at least, for our tree.  But after spending half a day bringing out and putting up the décor, my son …

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A Spooky Halloween at Nickelodeon’s TakoTown and Nido Science Discovery Center!

We never miss a Nickelodeon event. And so before the gates of Nickelodeon’s “Tako Town” opened  at the SMX on the afternoon of October 31, we were already waiting. My …

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Wanted: Ninongs and Ninangs for the Children of Mapedya School

It’s only October but my son’s Christmas list looks like this: My son’s Christmas wish list But somewhere in remote barangay in Nueva Ecijia, a six-year old boy has only …

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Why Boredom is Good for Your Kid

Since the weekend, we’ve stayed indoors because of the relentless rain. My son alternates his time between playing his PS3 and LeapPad. Today, after three hours of game time, I …

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