Tag: motherhood

Off Days

My boys wakes up at around 6 in the morning without fail. And when they wake up, they make sure I am awake too by cuddling, kissing and hugging me. By pulling my face and laughing, by singing out loud and laughing and talking with each other. And this morning,

Sungka

When I had children, it wasn’t just my body that changed, my whole life did. Most of the time I am exhausted, I am tired, sometimes I cry (parang ngayon, parang tanga, umiiyak habang nagtatype) there are times when I feel like I can’t do it anymore… I look in

One day at a time.

I consider exclusively breastfeeding my 2nd baby for almost 6 weeks now one of my greatest achievement in life! (I mixed fed before) 5 weeks ago, my breasts were super engorged, my nipples sore and cracked and I almost gave up! When we were still in the hospital, I felt

1 Month Post Partum or 4 months pregnant?

Just a few days after giving birth, some relatives and friends visited me and asked “Bakit ang laki pa rin ng tyan mo?!” (Why is your tummy still so big?!). I know they don’t mean anything bad but people can be so insentive, and all those magazines and photos of

‘Tobias’- God is good!

I woke up from a dream that we were having another baby boy… It was 330am on January 31, 2018. I went to the bathroom, grabbed a home pregnancy test, peed on it and then took a shower. As I was drying off, I glanced at the stick and saw

Overcoming Hormones

If you notice, the last post I posted on this blog except for the one yesterday about the Breastpump Giveaway was last December! December! And as I write this, all I want to do is go back to bed, lie down in front of the TV and do nothing! I

Trick or Treat? Yes or No?

Should Christians participate in or celebrate Halloween? (I first posted this 2 years ago, but the message is still true for me) Noah’s school informed us that this week is Halloween Celebration week and their lessons will include teaching the children all about Halloween and there will be a party

No days off.

What’s your daily schedule like? As mommies, our list of things to do are endless… we are always the first one to wake up- to prepare breakfast, baons, uniforms, etc and we are usually always the last one to settle down in bed. There’s kids to take care of, feed,

Not Fairy Tales

Have you ever heard the story of Noah’s Ark? Joseph the Dreamer? David and Goliath? Samson and Delilah? Gideon? Esther? Ruth? Daniel and the Lions? And Noah’s current favorite: Jonah and the Big Fish. Oh I love Bible stories, and unlike Cinderella or other fairy tales, these stories actually happened!

Praying for our Children.

When Noah turned 4 yesterday, i wasn’t sure how I felt.. i was excited to experience his new tricks and see him grow taller and smarter but I was also a bit sad that my baby is no longer a baby… and then there’s this fear for his future. If

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