A month ago, we had our scheduled pest control services. We availed the quarterly preventive pest control program. Though our house’s foundation is made of stone, a massive part of its interior structure is mostly wood which bugs love to chew on. More than controlling and killing wood-eating insects, the pest control also targets rodents and other insects that carry diseases. Remember, pest carries harsh viruses and bacteria which may worsen an existing medical condition like asthma, for instance. Other pests cause severe intestinal illness, too. Thus, it is safe to say that pest control helps keep our family safe and healthy.
Most of us share so much of ourselves and our lives online – and parents are no different. With today’s moms and dads being more internet savvy than ever, it’s not surprising to see many posting about their children regularly. This preference, and sometimes, over enthusiasm to share has been referred to as “sharenting.”
The constant documentation of our kids is so prevalent that it’s been normalized – but the thing is, it shouldn’t be. If you’re part of this trend, you should realize that you’re creating a digital footprint for your child way before he or she has any say about it. That digital identity is going to stay whether or not he or she likes it. It’s easy to forget how these can be potentially harmful in the future, what with your overwhelming feelings of pride and joy.
Do you have a bonding moment with your mom? Funny ours is every Saturday when we do the laundry. Despite technology’s promise of convenience, we still do the usual hand wash. My mom prefers the old method she’s been used to though there are high tech devices that allow us to clean clothes speedily and accurately.
Mothers are known to bring life to the world. They are our source of warmth when everything feels cold, our light when the road seems dark, and our shelter when all else turn against us. All their hardships that molded us into what we are today are indeed a gift that we should always be thankful for.
Take the case of these millennial mothers. When it comes to dealing with their children, there’s no denying that parenting can sometimes be challenging. But with the right approach in resolving issues, being a mother can also come with sweet, motivating rewards.
My mother is like most moms who would think of her child more than herself. She would let her daughter take the best part of the chicken, pretty much like to enroll her to the best schools.
Now that I am mom, she still gives everything she could to my boys and me. Nothing changed; only that I begin to understand her more now that I have my children.
You might ask yourself if a stress-free family holiday is possible. It sure does exist. It might seem far fetched, but the tips and tricks here will help you see that it’s possible. Take a look, and plan that next family trip!
The generation today dominates the use of the internet from online searching to shopping and banking. A lot of platforms were introduced already to help individuals fulfill even the most mundane tasks in an easier and more convenient manner.
At your fingertips
Take for example the online platform I recently discovered, ProtectNow.com. This platform enables users to get an insurance policy at their fingertips.
I had come to know the importance of insurance when our house was one of the thousands submerged in flood during the 2009 Typhoon Ondoy. We were able to claim insurance and use the money to pay for repairs.
Thus, when Dr. Gregorio B. Pastorfide pointed out the similarities of house insurance and cord blood banking, I had sentiments for not availing of that chance. I had the choice twice but didn’t give it much attention. Now, I only hope that nothing would happen to my family for me not to regret giving no time and thought about cord blood banking.
This is one thing we learned the other day when we met 12 inspiring individuals who choose happiness among other things.
Every negative, hurtful, challenging situation has a silver lining. Therein is the awakening of the soul.
the home alone challenge
Last quarter of 2018, my two little ones were confined at the hospital for gastroenteritis. We left our three teenage boys at home. Though my mother visited them from time to time and brought food, our sons managed to take care of themselves. They also took care of the house for about a week. I was the proudest mom at that time and even until now. That despite the challenging situation they were in, they managed to survive and discover their strength.
Would you believe that despite the convenience instant noodles bring, my boys preferred to cook pasta and eat spaghetti for dinner? They also cooked carbonara and tuna spaghetti. They even made their waffle dog and baked brownies and cupcakes.