Most adults (especially the ninongs and ninangs) (godmothers and godfathers), and not only moms, have this headache during Christmas. It’s just not that easy to decide how much money should one give to their children. It’s not only a question of the budget, but most of the time, it’s the guilt of having to cope for something we may have missed throughout out the year. “Isang beses lang naman ‘to isang taon.” (I just give only once a year.) But what really is the appropriate amount to give to kids this...

Wondering where to go for a fun-escape this weekend? There are maybe still a dozen things to do for Christmas eve, a hundred gifts to wrap, and a thousand errands to finish but, spending quality time with the family is still a must because, what else is this Christmas for? Christmas is the time to refresh our traditional family values and the love for each other. Here’s a list of exciting spots in the metro where you can go for a quick trip, a quick munch and quick photo ops with your little ones, hubby and wife, and other family...

We’ve recently launched a product review project with our friends from Nature Essentials and we would like to share what the mom says after a few weeks of testing. After all, a botox serum, an underarm whitener, and foot spa socks aren’t the usual beauty products being reviewed and posted online. Most beauty products are being sold with glossy advertisements and celebrity endorsements. This time, actual experiences and feedback came from the moms who tested the products. To give you a background, Nature Essentials is a direct...

Most of us prepare the traditional pasta-and-red-meat-sauce-on-top spaghetti during Christmas. Because that’s how our mothers use to do it and that’s how the kids usually want their spaghetti done. This December 25, why not try some pasta recipes which are not only tasty but easy and affordable at the same time? To help you with that, we’ve compiled 7 quick-cook pasta recipes from our blogger moms you can try to serve this coming Christmas Dinner. Just click the links to get the recipes. 1. Tuna Carbonara Pasta2. Jolly...

‘Tis the season to take our precious family portraits. The time when most of the family members are here with us, everyone’s smiling because of the festivity, and everywhere around us, with the bright colors of red, green and white, look calm and joyful. To capture the happiness of the season and give the families a chance to have their family portraits taken by professionals, our friends from Photomark Lightworks Inc. is offering a great package below. Photomark has been our partner during our first ever Mommy Bloggers Philippines...

It’s almost a week and Christmas is here. As much as we wanted to think of the fun and the festivities around us, we can’t help to feel the pressure building up inside us, right? When you are a mom or someone who decides majority of your Christmas set-up on December 25, you will definitely know how stressful the holiday season can be. To help you find some peace, be able to recharge and take more tasks without burning out, here’s a list of 10 stress-busting tips you can check out. 1. Meditate or Pray A 5 minute pause...

One outstanding skill which comes natural with mothers is being able to know the best things for her family. That is why, even though some of the moms may not be bringing the bread, still, its the moms who always have the last say. They are the decision makers when it comes to purchases at home. But decision making doesn’t come that easy. With all the pressures in managing a home, so many tasks in the office, multiple assignments from the children’s schools, mothers face the tough challenge of managing her time and thinking...