11/24/2013 19:50:00 PM
I have been erratically busy lately.
10/20/2013 19:31:00 PM
Our little K will be celebrating her 5th birthday on the 29th of this month.
10/08/2013 18:55:00 PM
No one wants to contemplate their own death. However, while death may seem like a remote possibility, especially if youre young, you owe it to your children to make provision for the unthinkable. This isnt an onerous process, and it will make s
10/08/2013 03:07:00 AM
1. Be able to achieve 6 months equivalent salary for our EMERGENCY FUND.2. Pay off our housing loan (so that no matter what will happen, our house is safe from foreclosure).3.
09/24/2013 03:37:00 AM
Keona's persistent cough has been going on for several days now.
09/18/2013 18:46:00 PM
Whether or not your baby has autism is a question that probably hasnt crossed your mind and dont worry, they probably dont. However, autism rates are on the rise, so its a good idea to know what the early signs are. This is really imp
09/15/2013 19:25:00 PM
I celebrated my birthday yesterday. I am 1 year older and wiser, yay :-).
09/11/2013 02:01:00 AM
Moving home is reputed to be one of the most stressful experiences you can go through. Finding your next family home is the easy part. No matter if you are buying or renting a home or apartment, there is a miscellany of legal, administrative and logi
09/11/2013 01:33:00 AM
As parents, we all have a responsibility to show our children the best example. Whether it is in how we behave, or in how we deal with the challenges of life, parents have a massive influence on their children on both a conscious and sub-consciou
09/11/2013 01:15:00 AM
If you have a toddler and he is already going to school, there is that inevitable feeling of anxiety at the same time excitement as a mom. Seeing your child being away from your care and on his own in the outside world makes you look for ways to ensu
09/09/2013 19:51:00 PM
Giving to charity is one of the most important things that we can do. It lets us help those who are less fortunate than ourselves, and gives us the opportunity to change peoples lives. However, with so many deserving causes out there, how do you d
09/09/2013 19:07:00 PM
Little Keona has been having cough again lately.
08/16/2013 02:04:00 AM
The adoption process is one that can take some time, even for families that feel ready to take their first steps to adoption. Aside from completing the application, and arranging for the necessary measures and processes to begin, families need to mak
07/18/2013 22:05:00 PM
Little girl had a fever on June 30, 2013 (Sunday).
06/07/2013 19:37:00 PM
It is always good to make people dear in our hearts happy.
05/22/2013 03:34:00 AM
Our little Keona is going to be a school girl soon. We have officially enrolled her at a big school. She had her summer enhancement in the English language to make her acquainted in a classroom setting.Her behavior needs to improve. She has been ro
04/10/2013 07:20:00 AM
If there invitation for a kid's party, little girl always go.
03/25/2013 06:32:00 AM
I just got an email from a good friend of mine from my first work. Sir Joey, a friend of mine from the all boys school I used to work in. He is already in Texas, Irving, Texas to be exact. He's first message to me was to show to me the car he bought
03/13/2013 22:15:00 PM
In this age of technology, moms like me, or soon to be moms will have no problem acquiring knowledge about pregnancy, parenting and family stuff since there are plenty of things you can learn through the internet. I myself go to several parenting sit
02/14/2013 18:43:00 PM
Valentines Day is a something that a lot of people look forward to.
02/14/2013 18:13:00 PM
Photo booth have become quite popular now a days. When one of my co workers got married they hired a photo booth for weddings, it was stationed at the entrance of the reception area. I got to tell you visitors where having a blast at the photo booth.
01/23/2013 20:02:00 PM
I have been so very tired this last couple of days, its been raining like there's no tomorrow in our city. Floods, disaster are happening here and there, and I'm new to this sort of experience since, our city is rarely hit by such predicament. I real
01/18/2013 19:45:00 PM
We visited to the pediatrician last January 17, 2012 .
01/16/2013 18:35:00 PM
Decorating your babys nursery is a fun and exciting event in your life. You have full creative freedom over everything, from the colors to the wallpaper! Unfortunately, like most other things that are fun, designing your babys room can also
01/16/2013 09:00:00 AM
Me and hubby already decided to have tiles on the flooring of our house. Before we wanted it to be rented but we decided not to, since we had an awful experience with our previous renter. I don't wanna go on to the details of that experience. We alre
01/13/2013 01:55:00 AM
This is a little bit late but never late than never, right.
12/25/2012 07:41:00 AM
My sister Jilyn is really lucky. She went to Dallas on an all expense paid trip to attend the marriage of her best friend Weng, it will be a church wedding and the reception will be held at a certain banquet halls in dallas tx. She is about to marry
12/21/2012 10:01:00 AM
Bonding with one's family is very important.
12/16/2012 18:56:00 PM
We are currently having our house for rent, since our house is very far from where we are working. My family is currently staying in my parent's house. I guess it's also a good choice since our daughter is still 4 years old and we have no house helpe
12/10/2012 23:03:00 PM
Being a parent is the greatest joy in the lives of those blessed with children. When we think of the ideal good parent, a barrage of things come to mind such as the ability to discipline fairly, nurturing, encouraging, and providing love and
12/10/2012 21:39:00 PM
Keona has just turned 4 years old recently and I want her to be ready with schooling next school-year.
12/08/2012 06:18:00 AM
Just because your son or daughter is ready to enter college and begin a new milestone in their lives, doesnt mean they have stopped being your baby. And making sure they get the best nights sleep possible is vital to their educational succes
12/06/2012 19:18:00 PM
The time between Thanksgiving and the end of December is dangerous for many people. Dangerous because of the incredible dining options that tend to present themselves night after night. Cookies, pies, birds, pigs, these six-ish weeks tend to be a
11/13/2012 01:07:00 AM
Our little Keona and her cousin Frezel Anne celebrate their birthday on the 29th of October.
11/03/2012 03:34:00 AM
Flowers are beloved by many families, perhaps even more by my own. While most of us prefer the looks and fragrances of fresh flowers, it can be difficult finding just the right ones. Not only is price a concern, but so is the durability of the flo
10/03/2012 22:22:00 PM
Choosing a home is not an easy task.
10/03/2012 06:05:00 AM
Keona had a good time strolling at the newly opened SM Lanang Premier.
09/16/2012 21:19:00 PM
I was surprised to see our water bill suddenly skyrocketed this month.
08/27/2012 19:48:00 PM
August is a month for the celebration of the Kadayawan festival here in Davao particularly the third week of August. The whole family got out from the house and joined that fun of the streets - the floral parade. We arrived a little late because some floral floats have already started but we still able to see a lot of beautiful entries of floats decorated with fresh flowers and fruits.
07/04/2012 21:08:00 PM
Keona has been loving to stroll at the mall and she always wants to go to the play area. She has become bigger now and she befriends with other kids she meets wherever she is-mall, bank, restaurant and play areas in malls.Here are her photos enjoying the rides in the play area at Gmall.She enjoyed it a lot. Looking forward to our next malling:).
07/04/2012 10:10:00 AM
Our little Keona plays a lot. She has plenty of toys and she also loves to watch movies on DVD or VCD. Whatever she sees on the movies she watch, she mimics them. One of her favorites lately is Winnie the Pooh and she loves to follow what Tigger does, jumping!She jumps on the floor, on our bed and in the living room set. Since the living room set is designed for sitting and not jumping, ours become worn out and dilapidated and really needs to be repaired or replaced.Hubby and I are weighing [..]
06/29/2012 07:04:00 AM
We are in the process of changing the flooring of our house since the old one is already looking dirty and filthy. I personally want it to look elegant, comfortable and durable. My hubby and I are scouting for flooring that would fit to our liking. We want to get the worth of our expenses so we are very careful in choosing the perfect flooring for our house. We want it to last for a long time and give our house an elegant and harmonious look.Since we have a small kid in our house whose ener [..]
06/29/2012 06:52:00 AM
Little girl going shoppingWe have no work today. Yay, I love it so much. Holidays are indeed little joys for working parents like us.Working in a Catholic institution has these perks. We get to enjoy fiesta holidays and it is such a big thing for us because it means quality time for our little one and of course, an extra day to do some house cleaning and lazing around the house.Little girl has been really getting bigger, wiser and full of energy dancing, jumping which can be an issue sometime [..]
06/28/2012 09:38:00 AM
Its been years now since we have been staying in my parents house. My house is very far from where I work, and ever since baby girl was born we stayed in my parents house since its way nearer compared to my house which will take 1 hour ride to work. Aside from that I feel at ease when it's my mom and dad who is looking after my baby girl. I really don't trust leaving my child in the hands of a nanny.Last week since we have no work, me and hubby visited our house, and we noticed a dirt piled up o [..]
06/17/2012 09:54:00 AM
Celebrating Father's day makes me feel nostalgic for it makes me miss my father and brings me back memories of him. Being a father is not easy. They are the head of the family and they need to be strong and provide for the whole family.I admire my father for he is very hardworking and loving. He also was very tolerant of us yet he is very protective. I can relate how protective my hubby now with our own girl. That's the way fathers are.To my hubby and all the fathers in the world, a very ha [..]
05/14/2012 02:06:00 AM
Mom's are the most wonderful gift God has given to us. They are selfless and never tire loving their children. They are firm and strong yet gentle and tender. They have the capacity to run a home yet they can be a strong manager or office worker in their respective work.Being a mom myself, I now realize how blessed I am for being a mom. Not every woman is blessed to be a mother. Looking at my own mom now, I can't help but think how she is able to raise six of us, knowing that it is never ea [..]
05/08/2012 02:22:00 AM
Me and hubby went to Cebu last mid-April for a spiritual retreat. While we were at Davao International Airport waiting for the go signal to board, our attention was diverted to two cute twins. We were amused because the one watching for them tied one each of them so it is easy for her to watch over them.Here are some photos hubby got...Having 2 toddlers to watch for is really not easy. They go anywhere and want to do things on their own. I think what the woman does is just right so that [..]
04/15/2012 19:40:00 PM
My little Keona has had bouts of cough and colds and sometimes, she has some rashes on her skin. When we had her checked by her pediatrician, he told us that the rashes on her skin is an allergy and her intermittent colds can be an allergy as well because it comes and go and comes again.So if you suspect your child has an allergy, here are some foods to avoid:Nuts- all kinds of nuts - peanuts, cashew nuts, etc.Seafoods like shrimp, crabs, squidCoca cola soft drink (it has a nut, according to th [..]
04/08/2012 03:12:00 AM
Today is Easter Sunday. I would like to greet all my online friends, relatives a very happy Easter. After Jesus has died he is resurrected from the dead. This is a time for us to be really thankful to God for giving us his life.It is also a reminder for us not to dwell on our live's negativity. Instead, we have to be grateful for all the blessings that we have received from Him. If we have problems and trials that's on our way, we have to remember that like Jesus, a day will come that we will [..]
03/27/2012 02:05:00 AM
My brother Orville graduated from his AB Philosophy course last Sunday. He is studying at the University of the Immaculate Conception for 2 years. He came from the St. Francis Xavier Seminary.After some sleepless nights of doing thesis, he finally graduated. Now he has to face the real world, armed with all the knowledge and skills he learned from his schooling. I just wanna extend my heartfelt congratulations to you my dear brod. I hope for the success in your endeavors.
03/18/2012 08:15:00 AM
I have been really keen on planning with our finances nowadays. I am learning the ropes towards the achievement of financial freedom that I long to meet. I read a lot about books on financial literacy and steps to achieving financial independence. There are really a lot of books and resources that talks about managing finances and how to achieve financial freedom but they are all theory and making them into real action is easier said than done. It is real hard work, patience, determination, p [..]
03/07/2012 21:02:00 PM
Keona had her check-up with her pediatrician the other day. She has a cough and I am self-medicating her with the prescription of her doctor the other month, when she had also a cough. After several days of medication, her cough is not gone so we had her checked by her pediatrician.The doctor said it's only upper respiratory infection and so there is no need for her to take antibiotic. I am glad because she has had antibiotics the other month due to pneumonia aside from the fact that it is al [..]
03/07/2012 00:57:00 AM
Our little Keona is already 3 years old and by next school year, we want her to be in a playschool. She is very much interested with studying already and we wanted her to go to school so that she'll be able to adjust in a school environment.Me and hubby are looking for a playschool that is reputable and want it just near our house. We will go through our neighborhood and scout for tuition fee prices for a toddler like our little girl. Hopefully, little Keona will be able to adjust school life [..]
02/15/2012 19:26:00 PM
Everybody loves food. It is always associated with celebrations, parties, get-together with friends, dates with husband or friends, outings and gatherings. When it comes to food, I am always attracted with the presentation and color. A beautiful presentation and color makes me feel that the food is created with love and gusto and therefore it must be delicious. The aroma of the food also counts. A good aroma somehow entails a well-prepared food which can be associated with good taste so ther [..]
01/29/2012 22:58:00 PM
Urine check is a way of determining so many diseases. When I was pregnant, I have a urine check every now and then to determine if I have diabetes and monitor for a urinary tract infection.When my little Keona was 4 months old, she was having UTI. It is becoming recurrent that her pediatrician suspected there might be physiological problems in her urinary tract and not just mere hygienic reason that she often has UTI. She referred us to a Nephrologist- a doctor specialist of kidney diseases. [..]
01/23/2012 19:02:00 PM
As I have mentioned in my previous post, I really felt down due to Keona's x-ray findings of scoliosis and pneumonia. When we had Keona checked by her pediatrician, he prescribed us with an antibiotic - Unasyn with a dosage of 3.5 ml /3x a day for a minimum of 10 days. On the 7th day of her taking the antibiotic, Keona underwent an X-ray as per advise by her pediatrician.It was a thoraco-lumbar and APL x-ray to really look into the severity of her scoliosis and at the same time, to monitor her [..]
01/23/2012 07:47:00 AM
I am glad we had no work today because of the Chinese New Year. Last week, I have been very busy, at work and at home etc.It's my first time to send someone a package to another country, actually it's my close friend's Liz birthday so I had to send her a gift I personally made for her. I got to a delivery station and was a bit confuse about their Shipping Options, I'm just glad their staff is helpful enough to guide me to the process.Lately me and hubby are thinking of getting a car since Keona [..]
01/11/2012 00:43:00 AM
My title describes what I'm feeling right now. I'm really down emotionally. Keona has had cough several days now. In fact many days already. It started even before Christmas. We had her checked and her pedia advised us to let her take bricanyl for her cough and disudrin for her colds. But both colds and cough never cease. During our visit to her pedia, I told Dr. Mike that she might have primary complex tuberculosis because her cough is almost every other month and every time she has cough [..]
01/02/2012 07:26:00 AM
I just wanna greet a happy new year 2012 to everyone. The past year brought us a bitter-sweet experiences and it has been a busy year and we are still thankful for all the blessings showered on us.Lots have happened on me last year in terms of career. I was transferred to another department at work and I thought it was a hard new assignment only to find out it was the complete opposite. It was actually a blessing in disguise. Master studies is not easy yet I was able to pull up my first sem [..]
12/12/2011 18:30:00 PM
Hi folks, how's your December? Few days from now and it's gonna be already Christmas. We have a lot of activities lined up in the coming days. We'll have an institutional party on the 17th and thankfully, that would be the end of work for this year and it's gonna be a Christmas vacation already. December 17 is also the last day of my school for the first term. I want to finish all my requirements before I go vacation so that I don't have to deal with it once I'll go back. We are scheduled to [..]
11/20/2011 20:35:00 PM
Baby Frezel Anne is the newest addition to the family. She is the daughter of my BIL Siegfred and was born the same date with Keona.Last Saturday was her Dedication.We went to Greenhills Buffet to witness the ceremony and had a lunch there as well. Keona and her cousin Mica were having a great time playing at the venue of the dedication.When it was finished, we headed to Gmall and had a family picture. The problem though was, Mica had already having tantrums because she was already very sleep [..]
11/11/2011 02:47:00 AM
Today is 11-11-11. Wow, this happens only once in a blue moon and I'm happy I'm alive and well experiencing this day. hahaha. Some people believe that this day is a lucky day. Others believe it is unlucky and associate it with the Apocalypse. Whatever it is, I just hold on to my faith and leave everything to God:).On the other hand, my little girl is bouncing healthy lately. She has recovered from her fever and cough and I'm very happy that her appetite is back. She now eats some rice and [..]
10/26/2011 19:40:00 PM
Keona's fever is gone today but I really fervently pray it will not go back because if it will, she will have to undergo x-ray and it could mean inject-able antibiotic will be administered to her if infection persist in spite of the oral antibiotic she's taking now.We will be monitoring her the whole day and hopefully she'll be in full shape when her birthday comes, that's 2 days from now. On another note, I'm hoping I'll be able to finish all the reports I need to accomplish at work. I'm plan [..]
06/28/2011 19:42:00 PM
Yesterday, I was surprised that the green color of the PR add-on for my Mozilla Firefox is just small. I wondered if it was real so I refreshed the page of my travel blog Davao Delights but it is still PR 2. I checked on pr checker and it has indee
06/24/2011 00:02:00 AM
This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Walgreens for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. When it comes to buying things, be it a blouse, a shoes, groceries, appliance, I'm not much into brand. My eyes is always glued to
06/23/2011 18:54:00 PM
Keona has been having colds since yesterday. My MIL called me up and asked if I have medicine stored in the cabinet for Keona's colds. I cannot remember exactly what are the medicines left in our cabinet because I already disposed those that have ex
06/19/2011 21:24:00 PM
To all the Fathers in the whole world, Happy Fathers Day to all of you.
06/16/2011 18:59:00 PM
Keona has been very active lately that she wanted us to dance with her while her videos are playing on DVD. She also sleep very late at night that I sleep late as well. The result? I'm still very sleepy and feeling dizzy. I'm not yet revitalized f
06/15/2011 19:24:00 PM
When our little sweetheart started to eat, we were really very happy and excited to feed her. The joy of seeing that cute little mouth open up and take a bite of food brings us immense joy. Yes, as parents see a milestone in their baby's lives, it
06/13/2011 20:19:00 PM
Little girl looked at the different colors of water coming out in a fountain in front of Abreeza. she loves it a lot and would even wanted to go nearer but we reminded her she might get wet.
06/12/2011 20:06:00 PM
Keona loves so much her blocks. She's always having fun playing them. I like it because she'll gonna learn to identify colors and numbers as well as shapes just by playing her blocks.
06/11/2011 08:28:00 AM
When we passed by the Sanuk store in the mall last time, Sanuk mascot was there entertaining the kids. Keona right away go to the mascot and touched any part of the it.
06/11/2011 03:11:00 AM
When I was younger, I never think about saving or investing. I right away landed a job when I graduated college and all my salary goes to escapades, gimmicks, disco, eating out and bonding with friends. I was having a good time as a yuppie.When I g
06/10/2011 07:38:00 AM
Grandpa and grandma celebrated their 36th wedding anniversary the other day and they invited us for dinner. We ate out at mandarin Tea Garden and little girl had fun testing the phones on display in a store.Here she is...my man and my girlcalling (a
06/03/2011 21:47:00 PM
Thanks a lot to my EC droppers for the month of May. I may have been slow in posting articles for this blog and I may sometimes fail to return your visits but I would like to let you know that you are valued and you mean so much to me. From the bot
06/03/2011 21:32:00 PM
June is the start of the school year here in the Philippines and I have decided to pursue graduate studies. The other day, I enrolled in University of Mindanao and on the 18th, we'll have our first meeting, an orientation since I'm just a freshmen.
05/26/2011 16:39:00 PM
Keona loves balloons very much. Whenever we'll go to a party and there are balloons, we always ask for one to bring home. When we were strolling at the newly opened Abreeza mall, there are lots of balloons and she had fun playing and touching th
05/22/2011 08:08:00 AM
It's a beautiful Sunday and I love Sundays. I just stayed home in the morning cleaning and playing with little girl Keona. In the afternoon, Keona did not sleep so we went to the church to attend mass at 4 pm. Keona can't really stay put inside th
05/20/2011 20:15:00 PM
I have not updated this blog for a long time. I have been on vacation for one week and I have been enjoying it a lot. To make the best out of my vacation, I decided to slowdown on my online world to spend quality time with my family which I rarely
05/10/2011 08:17:00 AM
We noticed that Keona is rapidly getting taller lately. Most of her dresses become a "mini" dress already because she outgrow most of them. So hubby and me together with Keona went malling last weekend. We look for clothes and we fit any dress tha
05/08/2011 07:55:00 AM
Hi everyone. This post stayed in my draft for a long time for I've been experiencing connection problems for the last few days. Just wanted to say Happy Mother's Day to all mothers out there. It's better late than never right? LOLz
05/04/2011 08:11:00 AM
Since there is a new Jollibee outlet in our place, Keona frequents to the place. As usual, her order is usually French fries, her fave.After eating, she never fail to touch the statue of Jollibbee at the entrance of the foodchain.
05/04/2011 07:47:00 AM
Have you seen the hit TV series Grey's Anatomy? I really love this series, especially since there is Patrick Demsey and Katherine Heigl, she's really beautiful. I have been a fan of Heigl since I saw her first in Prince Valiant. In Grey's Anatomy, sh
05/02/2011 23:08:00 PM
I'm happy that after a long while, Keona's rashes are altogether gone. We went back to her pediatrician the other week for she was having colds and her rashes was not yet cured. We found out later that grandpa gave her an ice cream cone c
04/29/2011 08:44:00 AM
Hubby is a sports fanatic, and he basically loves basketball and would always watch every game that is televised on the cable. Since its the month of April he's almost always glued to the TV for the NBA playoff. He also likes wearing some of his favo
04/26/2011 08:30:00 AM
As I have mentioned in my earlier post, I went to a spiritual retreat a week before the Holy Week. It was a very fruitful retreat and I especially like the place because it is very serene and away from the crowd of city life. It was indee
04/24/2011 21:43:00 PM
Have a blessed Easter everyone!
04/17/2011 21:44:00 PM
I'm now back from my 4-day retreat in the beautiful and idyllic mountains of Bukidnon where the Monastery of Benidictine Monks hosted us. We were facilitated by a very articulate and excellent retreat master, Fr. Elias Serra, a Benedictine Monk
04/13/2011 09:15:00 AM
My brother in law Troy will be celebrating his birthday in April 14 but the problem is, I can't attend his birthday since my company retreat is also at April 14. So I'm planning to buy him a gift and give it to him once my retreat is finished. I have
04/07/2011 23:09:00 PM
Tomorrow is a national holiday in celebration for the "Araw ng Kagitingan". As planned, we'll be going to one of our working student's house and we'll bond together there. We'll just cook our foods then we'll have fun chit-chatting and singing.
04/05/2011 22:54:00 PM
I believe I have not yet fully recovered my lack of sleep for three consecutive nights because there was no water. I'm used to taking bath before going to bed so I have to wait until water gets back because we have no stored water in the pail o
04/03/2011 22:22:00 PM
Thank you very much to my top EC droppers for the month of March 2011. You visits and comments mean so much to me guys. Thanks as well to my visitors who did not make it to my top ten. March 2011 top EC droppers:Golch Central
04/01/2011 19:30:00 PM
Yesterday, we brought Keona to her pediatrician-nephrologist to have her rashes checked. I have been self-medicating her with antihistamines for her rashes is back since she eat a lot of peanuts and chocolates. Doctor Mike added a m
03/30/2011 21:17:00 PM
Today, we don't report for work because there's a transport strike going on. Public utility vehicles are on protests of the increase of pumping price of gasoline. they want it rolled back."We don't take cahnces reporting for work when we
03/27/2011 21:15:00 PM
I really miss this spicy soup. Me and hubby are gonna have our lunch date today so we'll look for something spicy to satisfy my cravings:)
03/26/2011 09:16:00 AM
I got a plaque of appreciation from my company this morning for rendering 10 years of service now. I got also a little monetary funds as an appreciation to my valuable service to the company I have worked for. I brought with me Keon
03/24/2011 09:00:00 AM
Little girl having fun on the strollers. She played on the display:) Then she rode anything that interest her
03/23/2011 22:58:00 PM
As Keona gets older and develop a taste of her fave foods, she now know how to make demands or shall I say requests. She would make plans on her own telling me that we'll go to this and that:). Her all-time favorite are Jollibbee, McDonal
03/22/2011 19:18:00 PM
When we had a check-up yesterday with hubby's eyes, it was found out that he's not having sore eyes but an allergy. There's a component of the medicine he took yesterday that made his eyes red, itchy and bulging. So he'll just take antihistamin
03/21/2011 21:17:00 PM
My hubby's eyes has been itchy and its red. So we are gonna go to an E-N-T doctor to have it checked. We don't know if it's sore eyes or just an allergic reaction to a medicine he took for muscle pain because he's having a stiff neck.&nbs