BABY SHOWER #3

Just when I thought the baby showers were over, I came home one Sunday night with a surprise from our “Diksyonaryo Family”. Diksyonaryo ATBP. is a non-government organization lead by Lia Manalac-Del Castillo. We are all volunteers of her organization and have gone around the country to give dictionaries, other books, and school supplies to different communities. Today, Diksyonaryo focuses more on its Book Mobile project, literally a mobile library that hopes to drive across the country to spread the […]

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PAMPER ME LIST BEFORE I POP

Every mother-to-be hears words of wisdom from the experienced ones. Out of everything I’ve heard, the words “Get ready for sleepless nights and quick baths.” stuck the most. I looove sleeping, and so does my husband. So you can imagine the sacrifice we’ll have to make when I pop (but I am so sure it’s going to be worth it!) Sure, some parents sleep regularly on the third or fourth month, but I’ll never know how it’ll work for me […]

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BABY SHOWER #1

I’ve shared Baby Shower #2 first, and now that the photos (and video) are here, I can finally share our Baby Shower #1. Whee! I finally got the photos of our Baby Shower #1, organized by my good friend Mishy, coordinated by another good friend Lia, and styled by another good friend Sheryl! This group is a funny bunch! Some of them are friends from college, some from volunteer work (we’ve gone from up North to Sulu and Basilan!), and […]

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BABY SHOWER NUMBER 2

We had our second (and last) baby shower today! I’d love to share our first one but I’m still waiting for the photos. 🙂 Anyway, this baby shower was prepared by my sister, with the help of our family and friends! Since my husband and I are birders/birdwatchers, my sister thought of the perfect hashtag: #PabloHatchingSoon! And to go with the theme, she partnered with Flora and Fern Styling Company and Mateo’s Restaurant for a forest + birding baby shower theme. […]

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HOW TO USE PREGNANCY AS A WISE EXCUSE

-SERIES OF FUNNY CONVERSATIONS WITH ZE HUSBAND- If your husband’s strength is humor, I tell ya, he’s a keeper! *** A tip for you pregnant mamas…just don’t tell your husband / partner this came from me! Haha! ME: Babe, you can’t be mad at me. You can’t fight me. Cause if you want a happy baby, I cannot be stressed. Then…I went on… ME: Oh and you also can’t do that while I’m breastfeeding. Cause stress can lower my milk […]

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MAMA THE EXPLORER BLOGS

My sister asked me again recently, “Don’t you really want to blog?” “I find Instagram a lot easier.”, I said. “I can upload anywhere, anytime, and I can do away with short or long posts. And I don’t have to transfer photos and all that.” “Okay…I’m just worried, cause you’ll be a mom now. And someday, Instagram might be gone (for good). With a blog, you get to keep a diary of your motherhood.” My sister had definitely got me […]

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