Considering today’s economy, the used car market is hot nowadays. A cheap, good condition second-hand car is an excellent choice, especially for Nigerian cyclists. Let’s take an inventory of the most worthwhile used cars for sale in Nigeria.
Essential oils aren’t limited to relaxing and healing alone. Most homemakers are now using them in the kitchen, comfort room, and garden to clean, sanitize, and even get rid of pests.
Momi Berlin shares five of the most popular essential oils often used for home cleaning and maintenance.
For months, we wake up at 4:30 am, and there’s no water coming out of our faucet. We learned to store water and use it to prepare food and clean the mess in the kitchen. This has been our case for more than half a year already; no water supply from 4 pm to 5 am the next day. And though we’ve been used to this kind of system, it sometimes infuriates us. With seven members in our household – two of which are toddlers – water is vital.
Then we got an invite from Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) to tour Angat Dam, Ipo Dam and their La Mesa Water Treatment Plant 2 facility. The tour enlightened us of our situation.
Listening to loud music on your earplugs can lead to permanent hearing loss. Mom Berlin and MakatiMed’s ENT Center offer easy ways to enjoy your playlist for years to come.
We have three teenagers and every day on our way to school and home, they have their earbuds in their ears. My mother would often remind them to remove it as it can affect their hearing. Sadly, though, the boys wouldn’t believe their elders.
Last Saturday, we visited our pediatrician. She commended how beautiful the teeth of our little darlings are. We relayed to her that thank God, the boys love brushing their teeth.
This reminds us that nurturing our youngsters’ teeth at an early stage is crucial in instilling the importance of proper dental hygiene. At age four and two years old, our kids are now at the appropriate age to have their regular dental visit. And we encourage other parents, too, to have their kids’ teeth checked regularly. As mentioned by a friend’s family dentist at Laguna Vista Dental, twice a year visit is ideal.
A friend called our attention one Saturday night. She mentioned that she’s reading one of our blog posts and chance upon a comment not totally related to the post’s topic.
We checked and went back to her after a few minutes.
“It was a spam comment,” was what we told her.
Valentine’s Day is celebrated annually every February 14. This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday. It is the day that couples celebrate love by showing appreciation to each other. Usual gifts are flowers, chocolates, and dinner dates. Some could afford an expensive hotel dinner or a set of jewellery.
Valentine’s Day can be celebrated as well by parents and their youngsters. For teenage kids thinking of ways how to thank their moms without blowing their budget, Momi Berlin shares ideas where children could bring their parents with a budget of P500.
Yes, you’re both tired. But there are still a lot of bills to pay and chores to finish. Life, though, isn’t all about work and responsibilities. Consider, too, that you need to take the time out of your busy schedules to connect as a couple. Book a night out at least once a month; it would do good for your sanity and your relationship. Momi Berlin lines up a few fun yet affordable date night ideas.
If you’ve ever noticed that your child is having trouble sleeping, then it can usually be a cause for concern. The last thing you want is for your child to wake up feeling groggy or tired. This especially holds true if he has a long and productive day ahead of him. To help you out, we’ve put together a small list of things that could be interfering with your child’s sleep. By dealing with these potential causes, your youngster will have a better time sleeping. In the process, too, he will surely get plenty of high-quality rest. At the bottom, we’ve also included an infographic that explains seven tips for improving sleep in children and teens.
Whether it’s a monster hiding under the bed or being afraid of the dark, children are very susceptible to irrational fears. It’s worth speaking to them about their concerns. You may also use a couple of strategies to help mitigate the effects. This could include leaving a nightlight on if they’re afraid of the dark. Reading a bedtime story with them to give them some company is also an option.
There are lots of reasons for your kids to get excited at night. Perhaps they’re looking forward to a fun day tomorrow. Maybe, too, they’ve just finished playing a video game and are eager to play more. Make sure you end all activities and give them at least two hours to wind down at the end of the day.
Kids need to spend a lot of energy throughout the day. Make sure they’re getting plenty of physical activity and that they’re not eating dinner close to their bedtime hours. This will ensure they’re spending as much energy as possible before bedtime.
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Cardiovascular disease knows no age, MakatiMed offers advice to keeping your heart young and healthy for years
Husband told me he will be home late today. His friend just died after he collapsed from a heart attack. The very same way how Taiwanese-Canadian model-actor Godfrey Gao died in the latter part of last year. Gao was only 35, still at the prime of his life and yet shocked the world with his untimely death – heart attack.
Gao, by the way, was the first Asian to model for Louis Vuitton. He collapsed while competing in the reality show Chase Me. Attempts to revive him both on set and in the hospital were unsuccessful. Was his untimely death had something to do with his lifestyle?
Top Philippine hospital Makati Medical Center (MakatiMed), through its Heart Station, answers the intriguing question of the many: Are you too young to have a heart problem?