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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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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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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 …