When I am sad... I don't want someone to tell me how "it gets better" and that I need to or I should "move on." I need someone to tell me that, it's okay to be sad. I don't need someone to tell me how it's better that it happened now, rather than later. I need someone to hold me and tell me that I will find the strength and that it's okay to not be okay. I never liked talking about sad or "negative" feelings... I just articulate it through written words because I'm pretty sur
Your child's first Birthday is a MAJOR milestone. Therefore, it's easy to get carried away with the planning and preparation. But, don't forget that the star of the show is your baby (who will only turn 1 year old and will technically not remember all the blood, sweat, and tears you will put into the planning). Hence, make sure that he or she will also enjoy his/her birthday party. I will share some tips on how we managed to make the occasion enjoyable for everyone, most espe
I've lived in the Philippines for more than half my life and it never did occur to me to prepare for all types of risks we have here such as natural disasters (earthquake, flood, typhoon, volcanic eruptions, etc) and man-made emergencies (fire, protests, bomb threats, etc). Except now... It's mainly because I've become a parent and becoming one is a serious life-changer. My actual profession involves a lot of planning and preparing and of course, one major lesson from Benjami
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