UNICEF celebrates Global Breastfeeding Week by taking the message beyond health clinics {Press Release}

UNICEF_Mother breastfeeding her child

As part of World Breastfeeding Month, I'd like to share this informative press release from UNICEF, which I received last week through this blog. I'm joining forces with other pro-breastfeeding moms on blogosphere who are spreading the word about the benefits of breastfeeding. Since there is a dire need for Philippine-initiated endeavors to educate the ... Continue Reading

5 Lighthearted Posts on Making Your Marriage Work


Who am I to talk about marriage, right? I've only been a wife for a little over three years,  a mom for just a year and a half. What do I have to offer about marriage? How much can you really pick up 40 months into the wedded life? Is there anything substantial I can offer in terms of advice and know-how? Perhaps older readers are thinking, "Hmmm... She ... Continue Reading

5 Things I Do At Home While it Pours Outside


  It's been raining torrents since yesterday. I rather miss the sunshine, but truth be told, I do like rainy weather. I love the feeling of being inside my cozy home, dry and feeling slightly chilly, watching the sheets of rain obscure the view of the city. Of course, I hope that it'll stop soon, especially since lots of people and homes are ... Continue Reading

How to Celebrate World Breastfeeding Month

L.A.T.C.H's gorgeous campaign "Give Life. Live Life"

August is World Breastfeeding Month! In fact, this week (August 1-7) is known throughout the world as World Breastfeeding Week. That means that breastfeeding advocates the world over will be engaging in all sorts of initiatives to promote breastfeeding.   In fact, the U.S. and other countries, there's going to be Big Latch On (biglatchon.org) ... Continue Reading

Six Bare Legs in a Bed (It’s a Wife’s Life Carnival)


No, that wasn't the latest title to some Mills and Boon novel. But the image is a familiar scenario in our bed every morning.   Yes, in our family, we all sleep together in the same bed. Usually in boxers, hence, our overexposed limbs. As for my son (who has the cutest limbs of us all, naturally), he is 20 months old, still breastfeeding, and has sleep ... Continue Reading

Recipe: Berry Malunggay (Moringa) Sorbet (Raw)

You can actually see the green bits of malunggay!

I've  been having pineapple and malunggay smoothies for a few weeks now. I like the way the tangy sweetness of the pineapple tempers the rather pungent notes of the malunggay leaves. I usually freeze both ingredients the night before I want to drink this smoothie, which is super rich in antioxidants and iron, something a still-breastfeeding mom like me ... Continue Reading