Girls Talk: Last Song Syndrome

Local radio stations are notorious for playing old songs on Fridays, all through to the weekend. Today is no exception, as this Madonna song just keeps playing over and over in my head. I especially like Borderline, because it reminds me of my … [Continue reading]

How to make divorce easy on children

To say that I am crestfallen is an understatement. My heart feels as if it’s been crushed to pieces. No, it’s not because a man broke my heart (although I would feel as bad). It’s because my 5-year old daughter asked me this: “Mama, why are you and … [Continue reading]

Why do we need to wear sunglasses?

Credit: Free images from acobox.com More than making yourself incognito from the paparazzi, it comes as a no-brainer that sunglasses or shades are worn for the obvious reason of protecting our eyes from the glaring heat of the sun. Nothing is more … [Continue reading]

How to survive a long-distance relationship

If you feel that insanity is slowly starting to creep up on you because you haven’t seen your boyfriend or husband in ages, don’t shave your head just yet. Long-distance relationships are not at all uncommon these days, what with unforeseen and … [Continue reading]

On Women and Car Repairs

It’s not at all uncommon that out on the streets, we find women drivers, helpless as they flail their arms about, trying to catch the attention of willing knights-in-shining-armor to help them with a flat tire or an overheated car. We women are … [Continue reading]

Just Beautiful: Boracay

Powdery-white sand, clear, blue waters, fresh seaside air….despite the advent of technology and urban development, a slice of paradise still does exist…and it’s an island called Boracay. My daughter and I just got back from a 3-day trip there. … [Continue reading]

5 easy ways to keep a cold from getting worse

Nothing is more annoying than toting a box of Kleenex to your board meeting, or sniffing the time away as you try to finish reading to your child. Having a cold is a total drag, as it brings with it a ton of cumbersome symptoms: headaches, itchy … [Continue reading]

Top 10 signs you’re addicted to blogging

“Might as well face it, you’re addicted to blog…” that’s my modern take on a Robert Palmer classic. (Uh oh, I just gave away my age there!) Blogging has evolved from a mere online journal to a way of life for some. “Eat. Pray. Blog.” has become … [Continue reading]

How Yoga Benefits Kids

If seeing your preschooler twisting and turning her body into pretzel-esque proportions makes you want to head off to the nearest pharmacy to get some tranquilizer, better think again. It’s not that bad. Yoga for kids might seem to put too much … [Continue reading]

A fool-proof Guide to Metro Manila Driving

It goes without saying that driving around the streets of Metro Manila is not for the faint of heart. Nowhere else around the globe will you find road rules being broken left and right. Drivers of public utility vehicles act like gods of the road, … [Continue reading]