PLANNING FOR OUR SON’S FUTURE

When my husband and I got married in 2013, we knew we did not want to have a child right away because we knew from the start how big a responsibility a child is. Sure, you get paid with lots of hugs, kisses, and love, but at the end of the day, it is a lifelong commitment to be a parent your child deserves. My husband and I spent years doing things just for the both of us. We travelled […]

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OUR NEWBORN SHOOT BY JAMIE MAPAGU PHOTOGRAPHY

From our PRENUP shoot, to our maternity slash paternity shoot to our baby’s newborn shoot (he was 11 days old here), the camping-slash-birdwatching travel series has been present! They’re the “glamourous” versions of the camping and birding we do in real life, but we’re so glad that our shoots represent even a bit of our reality and style instead of just a random concept. For this shoot, our photographer Jamie Espadilla-Mapagu of JAMIE AND BABY (Jamie Mapagu Photography) did all […]

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HOW WE GIVE P A BATH: NEWBORN EDITION

Someone sent me a personal message on Instagram asking for a step-by-step guide on how we give baby P a bath. Luckily, at this post-partum stage (our baby is 12 days old as of writing) where I’m still having bleeding down there and generally recuperating from our birth, my husband has taken most of the caregiving tasks such as diaper changing, burping the baby, and giving him a bath. I really am blessed to have a hands-on husband, and so […]

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