SPATIAL (Siopao Ninang? 😬) As a mother of three daughters who are equally gifted, similar and different at the same time, it is most challenging to make each one feel special. Talking to them at the same time with divided attention definitely cannot achieve that. "Alone" time with each of them is the key (of … Continue reading SPATIAL (Siopao Ninang? 😬)
STAR FOR ALL SEASONS Kamukha ko raw si ate Vi (star for all seasons Ninang!). Well, I think lahat ng maikli Ang buhok, oval yung face, at maputi ay kamukha ni Ate Vi. In fact, my mother also looks like Vilma Santos daw (wow! StarS for all seasons!). Pwede rin yung mother-in-law ko actually. 😬 … Continue reading STAR FOR ALL SEASONS
CHOOSE YOUR WEAPON! "War Freak!" -- I can still hear my classmate calling me when we were first year Highschool. Born in the land of "balisong" with "kapeng barako" (caffeine!) as soup to my rice in the morning; surrounded by people who speak like they are shouting, and having relatives whose past time may be … Continue reading CHOOSE YOUR WEAPON!
SILENT APPLAUSE We thrive in affirmation. We love to see, hear, feel, even taste (!) affirmation. Nodding heads, commendations, pats on the back, meal treats (!)- they bring us addicting satisfaction and fulfillment. We crave for it, and rejoice in it, whether we admit it or not. And doubt is sown in the absence of … Continue reading SILENT APPLAUSE