I didn’t grow up with books, I mean reading books as a hobby.  Growing up in the province, madali lang kasi i-solve ang boredom just by going out and playing with your friends.  I think children should be introduced to reading early on because they will carry this trait when they grow up.  On my … More Basa


Pardon my super late post since this happened last September 2016 pa. Mag-iisang taon na. As if naman may nagbabasa ng posts ko. Hahaha! Anyway, my blog is for my personal consumption only. Let’s just say it’s my way of writing down memories or happenings sa buhay. In my almost 4 years in the Netherlands, … More Kinderdijk

Ikaw pa! 

Strong….isa sa madalas kong marinig na sabihin sa akin. Ang strong mo naman. Ang lakas ng loob mo.  Maabilidad, mabait, mapagbigay…tama na nga!  Nakakahiya baka sabihin niyo nagbubuhat ako ng sarili.  Bakit ko nga ba naisip yang mga salitang iyan?  Mainam nga at ibig sabihin niyan independent at maaasahan ka.  Pero sa totoo lang, nakakapagod … More Ikaw pa! 

Happy Fathers Day

Happy fathers day to you Daddy in heaven.  I hope you are having a great time with the Father of all fathers.  Thank you for everything you have done for us and inspiring us to be better individuals. God was so good to us that he replaced the 10 years that you were not with … More Happy Fathers Day

Lost Chances

Two years ago, we decided to help send to school three relatives aged 14-15.  This practice of extended families and helping them is common in the Philippines. Their environment in the province is one where education is not taken seriously, thus we took them with us to Manila.  These are teenagers who has lagged so much … More Lost Chances

Chef for a Day

I now have a new level of respect for chefs, cooks and especially for mothers and family members who prepare food for their families simply because they don’t get paid for doing so. I feel this way because I prepared all of my food today from scratch from breakfast to dinner. Although I learned to … More Chef for a Day


I’ve always had this middle child syndrome that I am always taken for granted. No matter what achievements or help I’ve given my family, it will never be enough because they always have their attention and affection on my Kuya or on our Bunso. I’ve always felt my siblings are unfair because they can always … More Mommy