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Unicorns and Paw Patrol: Aria Turns 4!

Last Friday, we celebrated Aria turning four years old. As I type the words “four years old,” I wonder how time could pass by so quickly. I remember the very first time we celebrated her mermaid birthday at 1-year-old. Then on her second birthday, we held a Peppa Pig-themed party. On her third birthday, we …

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Ezra’s First Birthday

Aria’s birthday is coming up next month, so it motivated me to take a look back and remember all the fun we had for Ezra’s first birthday party all those months ago! First birthdays seem to be a huge deal! But all we really wanted was a party where she could just play and have …

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Mommy’s Weekend Off In Taiwan

A few weeks ago, I got some me time! For a busy hands-on mom, you know how major this is! Thanks to Jeron Travel, I had a small escape for the weekend to visit the country of Taiwan, a booming tourist destination that has the best of shopping, sights, and tastes. Taiwan is an East …

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Letter To You Mama

Dear mama Alexa, Breathe. Everything will be okay. I know you feel like you’re alone and no one understands, but you should know that there are other people who have gone through the same thing. You are trying your best to be the best mother every day, and it may feel like it’s not ever …

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My Dad, The Single Father

It surprises a lot of people to know that my dad, Joel Uichico, was a single father for much of his life. After my mom passed away when I was young, dad stepped up and took the reins to raise us. He was both our mother and father for the longest time. Life changed so …

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Why You Should Support Your Husband’s Passion (HOFA Launch Party)

Before anything else, do what you love. This is what my husband Elvis has taught me. As a husband, Elvis always encourages me to pursue my passion and to do what I love. He should know, because he follows his own advice. He recently launched a business with two of his friends, Tep and Ron. …

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Things I Tried In May

Since quitting my job and becoming more focused on my family, I’ve had so much more time to tweak our lifestyle. It’s so important for me to take a look at the stuff we ingest and the products we consume and evaluate if they’re good for us. I want us to be able to get …

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How To Get Along With Your Mother-In-Law

There are a lot of ways to title this blog. But for most women I know, “dealing” with their mother-in-law is a real chore that requires a lot of energy and effort. You might know that my mother-in-law is the one and only Annabelle Rama. You don’t need anyone to tell you how headstrong she …

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Basic Money Tips For The Peso-Savvy Mom

One of the things I’ve learned since becoming a mom is that moms are great at budgeting. It doesn’t matter what income level your family has, or who brings home the bacon. Moms are great at controlling the purse strings and making sure that whatever the family needs is accounted for. Right? While learning how …

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How To Make Your Own Ramen At Home

A couple of weeks ago, my family spent two weeks in Japan. It seems like a lot of Filipinos are looking to Japan for a quick yet restful getaway. As for us, we really enjoyed our time there! Between sightseeing and taking the kids to Disneyland, I had some time to take a cooking class …