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Photo Essay: Have You Been to Vigan?

Vigan’s well-preserved Spanish colonial architecture was named as one of The New 7 Wonders of the World.  I’m proud. I had a quick tour in Vigan last year and here are some of my best and favorite photos: This is by far my most favorite photo of Vigan, just look at the details.  I went… Read More »

toy photography

My First Toy Photography Adventure

Today, I have one hundred and one things to do but, I choose to do something else. Like taking pictures of my kids’ toys. Last night I read Steven’s post on Cool Toy Photography Ideas For Beginners.   It was very inspiring… I can’t wait to start taking pictures.  I have all this funny and ridiculous… Read More »

become a mommy blogger

So, you want to become a mommy blogger?

Oh hell yeah, admit it. You want to become a mommy blogger. That sincere thought which keeps you up every 12 midnight. You want to have a bit of excitement in your everyday washing the dishes and doing the laundry.

Self Belief and Surprises

When was the day you started to believe in yourself? In my case, I can’t remember… but I’m sure it was not too long ago. But when I started to believe, everything changed… all for the better.

concious happiness

Are You Feeling Happy Today?

Are you happy today? Today, I choose to write about happiness. I always believe that when we are happy it makes the people around us happy too. Do you have this feeling that there is this one specific day in your life that you can be impossibly happy because things doesn’t go your way or… Read More »

How Visuals Can Help Kids Learn Fast?

What is your teaching style? If you ask me, I don’t have anything specific. But today, I wrote the days of the week in a manila paper and posted it right in the heart of our living room.  I’m completely driven by my friend’s FB post on how she is using visuals to help her… Read More »

mother's day

Celebrating Mother’s Day

Have you been with a group of people and told yourself;  I belong here. I’ve been with a group of people and it doesn’t come out as a statement but rather a question. I belong here? Just this morning I sat in front of my computer, I looked at my Facebook pictures with some friends… Read More »


8 Signs of Reading Readiness

When my youngest daughter turned 4 in September 2013, I realized she was still not familiar with all the letters in the alphabet. She only recognized the letters L, C, F, I, Y and A. I read that by age 4 children should identify at least 10 alphabet letters, especially those in their own names.… Read More »


Why Grateful Moms are Happy Moms?

They say if you feel that something is frustrating, irritating or maddening, look around you and find something to be grateful for. (As if it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. Duh!)

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