If there’s one thing I have learned from the health forums I visited recently, it is this: balance your trust on your doctor with your mother’s instinct. A baby or a toddler who has recurring fever may be diagnosed with pharyngitis or throat infection. Doctors always say not to worry as pharyngitis is common to babies… Read More Does your baby/toddler have recurring fever?
I am not a finance person. But watching “The Taking of Pelham 123” made me realize how valuable gold is as a “crisis commodity” when the Wall Street collapses. If you have watched the movie, you’ll know what I mean:-). If you haven’t, well, let’s talk about the movie some other time. As a crisis commodity, there’s… Read More Gold as the “Crisis Commodity”
Each embassy has their respective policies for visa application and approval. This is especially hard for Filipinos who need to have a visa to enter almost all countries except countries belonging to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Hubby had so far been given special arrangements and lesser “waiting time” for his visa applications.… Read More Schengen Visa for Filipinos
Do you feel comfortable talking about finances and financial management with your spouse? My husband is a certified public accountant but he hasn’t been a practicing one. Since he got his CPA license, he opted to go the way of consulting reasoning out that auditing is not the only field for CPAs. The auditing and consulting… Read More Money Talk in Marriage
How I wish I could dance! But I do love to watch people gracefully dancing. It is even more delightful to watch graceful and well-dressed dancers. There are many dancing and dance styles but ballet is perhaps the most classic you could ever watch. However, I am more enthralled with Spanish and Latin dances. They have… Read More Dancing with Grace
I am one proud mommy. I’m sure all mommies are. There’s an interesting photo contest for the 2009 cutest kid of the year. If you are interested, submit your kid’s photo to TheCuteKid. It’s easy. Just upload your kid’s cutest photo to the site above and every month, the judges select 5 finalists and 1 Cute Kid winner. The 2009… Read More Submit Your Kid’s Photo
As my father is in the construction business, there was a time when he owned a number of trucks. These trucks were parked behind our house and they would pass by my bedroom window and emit foul-smelling engine smells. I didn’t need an alarm clock to wake up early for school. Aside from the engine smells,… Read More Truck Accessories
The heat is on! It’s summer time and it is time to bring out the fans. I think the most convenient and stylish fans are ceiling fans. There are so many styles and designs you could choose from and they hardly bother you when you move around. Ample various styles abound so you are not limited when… Read More Fans for the Summer Heat
One of the best seminars I attended when I was still working with Smart Communications was Financial Stewardship. For me, the best advice given by the speaker was “Don’t live within your means. Live below your means”. He went on to illustrate why this has to be so. Before this very enlightening advice, I was a… Read More Live within your means? Live below your means!
YM really bridges distance. The last time my college friend and I met for two brief meetings was in 2007 in Iloilo and Manila. These days, we update each other through YM. Just like last night, we had so much to chat about as she is also pregnant just like me. While she is in… Read More Enjoying Filipino Channels Through her Direct TV