To my dearest J, Tatay sat you all down, and let you know that his Lola has passed away. He quickly explained before heading out the door to get your Lola Auntie at church. You looked at me and asked “Is Lola Auntie sad?”. When Lola Auntie came in the door, instead of hiding, you […]
The bells are ringing. The Easter vigil has begun. I can hear muffled voices – but I doubt it is coming from the church. Perhaps it is someone singing Karaoke to celebrate the risen Lord. To be honest, silencing my heart, settling my thoughts and connecting with Christ has become more challenging over the past […]
Okay. We are guilty of allowing our children to use iPads. Yes, we have been fairly warned of the great dangers these gadgets can cause the development of our kids. And yes, we have failed to listen. (It’s Pancake Manor’s fault) Perhaps it’s because we truly feel that we have found certain videos that we […]
A few years before I met my husband (and therefore, way before I had J or I), I encountered a small school in Quezon City and knew that it was where I hoped my children would study. (You can read about how I fell head over heels in love with the school over here: https://www.thespiralsun.com/the-raya-school/) I […]
This is our birth plan for J. It didn’t turn out the way we had hoped – but an emergency cesarian section saved our little one. We put this together with the help of Chiqui Brosas-Hahn (check out her website here: http://chiquibrosas.blogspot.com/ ). We took her birthing class to help us prepare for a safe, […]
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