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Every now and then, I get bombarded with text messages from wives asking for my advice on their marital woes. The thing is I am not a counselor and I can only speak for myself. The fact that the person on the other end is a stranger makes it difficult for me to reply back Read More →


Quote for the day: ‘Whatever you give a woman, she’s going to multiply. If you give her sperm, she’ll give you a baby. If you give her a house, she’ll give you a home. If you give her groceries, she’ll give you a meal. If you give her a smile, she’ll give you her heart. Read More →

Let’s have a break. Break into a smile with Pinoy Signs through photos. Jagging Pants I wanted Waitress

The Holy Week holds a special meaning in my heart as it’s during this time that my precious son talked about eternal life. How would I have known that he was preparing himself for his death? “When I die, I will be alive again“, Luijoe (with excitement), a month before he became an angel. A Read More →

(This is a post I originally wrote in 2008. ) When my two girls were in grade school, I’d often hang out with the mommies at the waiting shed, eagerly waiting for our daughters’ class dismissal. We called each other “classmates”. Starting from nursery till sixth grade, I had my gang of mothers. In one Read More →

Mom, you never taught us how to say “Po” and “Opo”, complained my two daughters. I felt guilty. Did it reflect badly on my parenting skill? Saying “Po” and “Opo” is foreign to me. (In Filipino if some phrases or sentences ends in “po”, “opo”, “oho”, “ho” or has these words, it only means that Read More →

Three thirty in the morning Wake up, he said. Let’s go. Bells tolling In the distance Calling us. Walking briskly in the dark With my chattering sisters And brothers Shivering I pulled my coat close to me Against the chilly air. Four a.m. Struggling to keep my eyes open In a church smelling of candles Read More →

HOTLINE FOR ABUSED WOMEN is +632-922-5235 or +632-926-7744 Donations in cash and kind are welcome at the Women’s Crisis Center, 3F ER-Trauma Extension, Annex Building of the East Avenue Medical Center in Diliman , Quezon City Electronic violence: Map reports of violence. Submit reports on electronic violence against women at ph. More help numbers Read More →

Consider the cold facts of women around the world. Up to 70% of women experience physical and or sexual violence by an intimate partner at some point in their lives. You might ask what is sexual violence? Sexual violence includes a wide array of non-consensual sexual activities, which may be perpetrated by partners, friends, family, Read More →

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Update- Read Chuvaness “Credibly Challenged” for photos of the alleged rape victim with some Azkals team members. She seemed uncomfortable. Her eyes looked uneasy. Pia Guanio appeared just as uneasy as she probed answers from Amanda Coling, the alleged rape victim of 4 Azkals team members. As the interview continued, I felt like squirming on Read More →

Believe it or not! The Philippines is now the only country without Divorce that has not legalized divorce. There is Vatican but it is not really a country. Gabriela refiled a controversial bill to legalize divorce in the country. Known as House Bill No. 1799 (An Act Introducing Divorce in the Philippines), it lists down Read More →

I do not understand why the good Bishop Oscar Cruz calls it the “Sex Bill 4244″ when it is plainly, Reproductive Health Bill HB 4244. You know what the Bishop said ? End products of Sex Bill 4244: Promiscuity. Insensibility. Amorality. Risa Hontiveros delivers a brillant rebuttal to the Sex Bill. End products of House Read More →

“Every maternal death is an event we can avoid and one that we should never allow to happen.” Fatima Bakire, MD, Dosso Regional Hospital People attending last week’s church sponsored anti Reproductive Health bill rally actually believed abortion is part of the bill. I can accept people who are against the RH Bill because of their Read More →

We must not be surprised when we hear of murders, killings, of wars, or of hatred…If a mother can kill her own child, what is left but for us to kill each other? – Mother Teresa As countries across the globe observe the Day of the Unborn Child today (it is Day of Unborn in Read More →

““The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.” I agree with Helen Keller. Nothing prepared me for the the beauty of Palawan seascapes, its breathtaking sunsets, the beautiful people and the miracle of the Golden South Sea Pearl. The beauty captivated me so Read More →

“Doesn’t every woman deserve the right to have a safe pregnancy and a baby that’s born healthy? I believe this is a very basic human right.” Katya Matanovic RH advocates at the House of Representatives with Congressman Edcel Lagman. In the photo are Carlos Celdran, Red Tani, Beth Angsioco, Joy Virata, Adrienne Vergara, my daughter Read More →

I believe in hard work. It keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit. – Helena Rubinstein Post is moved to a new domain Beauty over 50

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