Teaching Life Skills to Toddlers

My mom used to say  “You will have kids of your own…when that time comes you’ll know” sounds like a threat and it’s even more threatening when spoken in Tagalog. TRUTH: I appreciated my parents more when I became a parent too. Imagine…raising ME as a kid, versus ME raising a kid – the difference…

Graduating.Graduated.

I’ve been MIA for some weeks because of… work. Summer is almost here in the UAE and it’s already the third month of 2018. March reminds me of summer vacation and graduation. It’s been a decade since I finished college and said hello to the corporate world and now I am working overseas (with my…

[Mrs.Tags Bakes]Banana Bread Recipe

Weekends are for baking :) Last Saturday, Ellie requested for Chocolate Crinkles – but my mom suggested to make a good use of the super ripe Bananas that we have at home. It’s my mother who taught me about this recipe when we are still in the Philippines and I can say that this is…

Motherhood Means Loving Yourself Too.

“A Mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually VACCINATES her daughter against low self-esteem. ”― Naomi Wolf Becoming a mother changes everything (as if we don’t know that). Your priorities shift, your sleep pattern changes (are you still sleeping?) your heart is bigger, your body transforms in ways you never hoped for. My question is,…