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]

Reading Stings

A bug has just bitten my daughter. No, luckily it’s not the creepy crawly type. It’s the reading bug! I am fascinated at her love for the printed word. Every time I come home from work, she asks me not for toys, but for books. She bawls out whenever … [Continue reading]

Sunblock 101

Pop quiz: What is one thing that’s just as important in life, but often neglected? No, it’s not your possessive boyfriend or your pet goldfish.  It’s none other than sunblock! With summer in the air and that white beach beckoning, we must not forget … [Continue reading]

Weekend Blog Follower Caravan 9

[ad#wbfc] I am not one who is comfortable having the spotlight to myself, but since I’m interested in joining this Weekend Blog Follower Caravan, I guess I do have to introduce myself  The first thing I often get asked when people meet me for … [Continue reading]

Macho Men Love Single Moms

The reason I am growing my hair long is not that I want to do an impression of Rapunzel and star in my own Tangled movie. I don’t intend on luring a prince with my long, braided locks, at the risk of getting split ends if I let him use it as a … [Continue reading]