• Musings

    School Opening is at Hand: Protect Your Kids!

    We all know that school opening is just around the corner. Kids will start waking up early and go to school. They will face, prepare or not, whatever challenges come their way. Not only in academics, but also the weather and the pollutants they have to face. As moms, we all know that we should protect our children from all sort of nemesis that can cause harm to our children’s health. We try to battle it with whatever we know is right for them. Let me share to you three ways that I learned on how to protect your kids from everyday health challenges… 1. Keep your children hydrated. Juices…

  • Parenting

    Displaying Empathy: 5 Tips for Better Communication with Your Teen

    Living with a teenager can be a trying time for everyone involved. As parents, we tend to focus on the behavior rather than trying to see what is driving that behavior. We see the disrespect, the moodiness, the negative attitude, and we want it gone. But rather than attempting to fix the reason it is there in the first place, many of us rely on disciplinary actions like punishments, yelling, or other negative reinforcement to get rid of the problem temporarily. Instead, learning how to communicate with your teen can help eliminate the problem behaviors completely by addressing the root concern. However, communication with a teen can be likened to…

  • Health

    Coconut Oil vs Virgin Coconut Oil: What’s the Difference?

    While it’s not exactly the panacea that some people claim it to be, coconut oil still has many uses and benefits to the human body. In tropical countries where the product is in abundance, the coconut tree is actually called “the tree of life” because almost no part of the plant goes to waste. Coconut oil as a byproduct of the coconut tree that is similarly versatile and useful. Virgin coconut oil suppliers from the Philippines are some of the most sought-after manufacturers of this product because the coconut tree is endemic to this Asian tropical archipelago. Many other coconut tree products are also produced in this country and exported…

  • Events,  Finance

    A Call to #LiveBrighter with Sun Life Financial

    It was two years ago that I posted about Davao celebrating financial freedom with Sun Life. Piolo Pascual and his son Inigo was there to have a mini-concert as a part of the “#LiveFreePH Freedom Tour,” a financial freedom rally sponsored by Sun Life. To be honest, I wished I was there. Learning about financial freedom from Sun Life and having Piolo Pascual is an event definitely worth going. When my friend invited me to a Sun Life’s #LiveBrighter Forum, I was all giddy as I am expecting any of the Sun Life ambassadors as guests, but I was wrong. They invited people who have truly lived the brighter life…