24/7 Mom vs Mindful Mom: Which one are you?

Photo Credit As soon as I wake up, I have this 5 minute moment where a  gazillion mom thoughts run in my mind. What will I be cooking for our lunch and dinner? What will make my son's project more presentable? When will I have the time to clean the family's closet? And a whole lot more. There's more to a mommy list than meets the eye. On top of that, I need to get ready for work which is also  important. The 24 by 7 mommy job begins as soon as I wake up. Don't get me wrong, I...

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10 Things That I Would Often Hear From My Filipina Mom

Growing up with a Filipino Mom was never easy. When she starts counting down "Isa...dalawa...", even before it would reach "tatlo", I would panic and fear for my life. Most of us would probably have the same experience if you are Filpino. The scary countdowns are all about just making us listen and obey. But here's a few expressions I decoded which means so much different from the actual phrase our Filipino moms would tell us. Pssssst! What nanay really means: Please come here. “Naasan ka na?” What nanay really means: “I don’t really care where you are. Come home now.”...

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A letter to moms who feel Lost

Feeling lost? I am actually writing this because I feel the same way sometimes and now is one of those times. I have been a mom for almost three years now. Ever since I gave birth to my son, I made sure that I prepare everything well for him and for my husband. I am the kind of mom who makes sure that I make plans - a thoroughly prepared one. I prepare breakfast for my son, I do the laundry, I make it a point that my son learns something new every day. I worry about our financial state....

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6 Ways to Make Your Kids Ditch Their Gadgets

When I gave birth to my son two years ago, technology was slowly taking over almost everything that time especially gadgets. I thought about my childhood and all the memories of playing outside with my friends, getting ourselves muddied, getting my pigtails in a disarray which my mom would carefully tidy up for me, getting some sticks from our walis ting-ting, asking for one roll of thread and some used plastic to build a kite, never running out of game ideas we could play. I fear my son will never get to know how playing outside feels like. When we...

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Young And Cool Pinay Moms Showing The Real Beauty Of Motherhood

To be a mom in your 20's is tough. You're in the middle of having fun like any normal 20+-year-old and at the same time you are blessed with a little bundle of joy. All of a sudden your priorities change. I dedicate this article to three young moms who are enjoying life to the fullest. Their lives are proof that having a kid at a young age does not mean the end of the world. In fact, it opens your life to more adventures. Sacrifices for your child does not mean not having fun at all. Jescel Regner and...

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10 Things That Are Cool About Having A Soccer (sorry, Football) Mom

Sorry, I meant ‘football’ not ‘soccer’. Gotta get that right. As a former athlete, I’ve played with some of (who I believe are) the best male and female football players in the country. I came from a high school where it was the only sport, which allowed us to focus on developing our skills in football alone. My brother played before I did and I think that’s when my mom found her calling as a footballer’s parent. Even long after we quit the sport, her habits and bonds that formed during our time remained.   You have a medic, (sub)coach,...

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MUST-READ: Pinay mom shares her own taste of miracle

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We all go through our own struggles and challenges in life, and some do not believe in miracles. However, many say that what matters is how we respond to those struggles. Life itself is a miracle. For Charm Cruz Yamamoto, it was a challenge that she did not expect at all. On May 3, 2015, at 23 years old, she found out that she was pregnant, and like most first-time mothers, she did not know what to feel. She was happy, sad, confused, and scared all at the same time. Nonetheless, she felt it was a blessing from God, and...

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Find Out Why This Grieving Mother’s Heartbreaking Advice to Other Moms Is Going Viral

It was on the second day of June this year when every mother’s nightmare became a reality for Ashley Grimm. She is a 31-year-old mother of five from Emmett, Idaho. On that day, she and five of her children met an accident. Unfortunately, one of her children, four-year-old son Titus, did not make it out alive. After the accident was reported all over the news, Ashley’s broken heart was shattered into small tiny pieces. A lot of people have commented negatively, saying cruel things and telling her how she deserves such a brutal punishment for not being a good mother....

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A Story Of Inspiration: How One Woman Reinvented School To Combat Poverty 

"It's up to you to take the veil off your eyes and change mindsets."  Dr. Tiffany Anderson, A superintendent of Jennings, Missouri travels four hours everyday with her sneakers on early in the morning to meet kids as they go to school giving them coats and hot cocoa as they walk along the pesestrian lane. Anderson is quite indeed a good example of a new generation of educational system. It's clear that she wanted to change the perception of poverty over education. That being poor is always not the reason why students cannot to school that's why Anderson is presently...

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Make Your Kitchen Life Easier: Seven Easy To Follow Kitchen Hacks

Whether you're a trained chef or a stay at home mom/wife it's always convenient to finish the food at the same time keeping your kitchen clean. And if in case something went missing on your countertops you are ready to replace it with your own diy materials.  Here's a video that will surely help make your kitchen life less hassle especially when you're in a hurry chopping those onions to cleaning your sink and making ot stain free. So here it is. https://youtu.be/hIfm7QerjRo So what can you say about this one? Share us your thoughts by simply leaving on the...

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The Tale Of Nine Months: How Lovely Pregnancy Can Be

Yes, I know it's hard. But looking at the bright side won't hurt. Being pregnant was never easy for some mothers-to-be. The pain they are feeling is incomparable especially when they carry that cute little human in their womb. So to soothe that aching back and that food cravings, well I'm not talking about food though. Let me show you a video I found on Youtube about woman who is going to be soon a mother and her daily pictures showing her baby bump. Well I hope you really enjoy this one https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8elweCsgHQ This is very sensitive for the woman...

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