In memory of Jose Luis (Luijoe) Dado, on his 7th Angel Date May 27, 2000- May 27, 2007 My son , an hour before he went to heaven Dear son, It’s been seven long years since I last cradled you in my arms. For many years I struggled searching for answers to the question… Why Read More →

The Pinoy Moms Network’ Mommy Lunch at Swiss Deli and Bistro finally happened. Photo Above Below (Left to right): Jane and Salen Standing (Left to right): Rachel , Lynn, Me, Connie, Dine, Feng, Cess, Julie, and Lisaflor Standing behind the group: Chato Kudos to Rachel for coming all the way from Batangas. So sorry Sheila Read More →

Photo Hunters theme this week is Colorful. We had lunch at Sakae Sushi where one can choose Japanese dishes as they are displayed in a conveyor belt. My daughter chose this sushi and I must say its one of the most colorful sushi I’ve ever eaten. Just take a look at the colors:

We are all crazy in our little funky way. Let’s see… Maybe that verbally abusive customer spewing cuss words has some sort of bipolar disorder. Concerned over a friend who can’t seem to keep a relationship? Shrinks say it’s some kind of borderline personality disorder. What about that stark, raving mad driver that overtook your Read More →

The latest local showbiz buzz happened on Mother’s day of all days! What struck me is Annabelle Rama’s message to her daughter, Ruffa Gutierrez regarding the split-up with her Turkish husband, Yilmaz Bektas. As a backgrounder, View Video of Annabelle Rama’s message to her daughter, Ruffa or Read transcript of Annabelle Rama interview in GMA Read More →

Once upon my early motherhood days, I often deprived myself of nurturing because I found it silly and self-indulgent. Of course, I didn’t know that nurturing is neither silly nor self-indulgent. Years later , after a million mistakes with myself and family members, I found out that nurturing is about how we show love for Read More →

“Get Out and Vote” is probably the first sentence I learned as a toddler. Posters of “Get out and Vote” in yellow and white colors were plastered all over our house. My dad used to lead the Citizen’s Quick Count in Cebu, the equivalent of today’s civilian quick count. I lost count of the names. Read More →

Is gossip good or bad? If I tell my daughters that gossiping is bad, am I right? If psychologists inform me that gossip is inevitable and extremely beneficial, are they right as well? Yes, there is good and bad gossip and we need to distinguish the two. As psychologist James Lynch puts it: “Human dialogue Read More →

For those who have been reading my blog for the longest time now, I refer to my second daughter as M. I think I have mentioned before how M is such a private person, opting to keep a private blog for her close friends. She used to own two domains during her high school years. Read More →