We have seen a number of heroes from the five-month war in Marawi City. Our dear brave soldiers fought with the terrorists in this Islamic state. And in the true spirit of a Filipino Christmas, Vivo Philippines gives back to the heroic deeds of these fighters. The company recently spent an afternoon of gratitude-giving with the Filipino soldiers at the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Hospital in Quezon City.
I am part of the Legion of Mary. It was the club I chose in high school. Weekly, we learn a great deal about Mary through lectures, workshops, and prayers. Being part of this group for three years brought great impact on my life. It taught me that I could always go to Jesus through Mary. Thus, reciting the rosary has become something very innate to me.
My three boys are now considering themselves as grown-ups. And before they learn to drink outside our house, I plan to introduce to them something close to a wine. We got a bottle of the non-alcoholic May 100% Sparkling Grape Juice for our Noche Buena.
I have been part of a mommy blogging committee for about two years now. I must say, this group has been a significant part of my blogging career. It helped me find my niche, learn more about this craft, and gain friends. Of the three, I am most thankful for having confidantes. Because of them, I grow as a mommy blogger and as a parent.
MBP’s Christmas in Bloom Party
Meeting any member of this group, the Mommy Bloggers Philippines, is always a happy opportunity. And one joyous occasion that gathered us was the recent Christmas in Bloom party. Our Christmas party was all the more made possible because of the generous sponsors. Plus of course, the team of mommies who love this blogging community.
Whenever we go, we always have a toddler and an infant in tow. Carrying them can be quite a struggle but with love, everything is possible. As we go to malls or parks, I often babywear our four-month-old. We bring our stroller, on the other hand, for our two-year-old.
As we stroll or travel with the boys, one common concern we often receive –
What’s inside your diaper bag?
My husband’s friend Maui recently went to Maui. And he shared a few stories about his wonderful vacation. This made me curious about the place and I would like to share with you the things I’ve learned about Maui.
Must visit in Maui
Maui is indeed the world’s most popular vacation destination. It is loaded with tourist options from water sports, incredible sights, gardens, hiking trails and more. With a vast range of breathtaking sights, it can be difficult to decide which ones to see. Each of those options has its own qualities and uniquely fascinating.
I’m happy right now because I found something that actually feeds my soul.
Such beautiful words coming from a happy individual who learned and accepted her talent. Later, she shared the same happiness by offering her hand-painted glassware pieces to the market. And her works of art are simply stunning, all reflective of her passion towards the arts and of bringing joy. She is Fchel Estanislao, an artist and the owner of Glassicology. She offers hand-painted glassware items ideal as gifts, event tokens, and souvenirs.
About 1.5 million children go to sleep hungry every night. The good news is, we can help these kids through the Lahat Santa, a campaign spearheaded by Save the Children. Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization dedicated to protecting and supporting children for over three decades now.
Be a hero with Lahat Santa
This holiday season, we can spread the spirit of giving. Lahat Santa invites everyone to Be a Hero, Wear a Santa Sombrero! This is Save the Children’s way to raise funds for the children who need help the most. All FamilyMart stores will have Lahat Santa Coin banks by the counter. Anyone can donate any amount to help kids in need.
Last January, the boys and I went to their bank and deposited their savings. Funny that it took us almost three hours to finish our transaction. The bank teller needed to count one by one the coins and bills we gave them.
Now, how about putting your coins to better use and get a reward for doing so?