Random Thoughts

What 2020 Taught Me

It's been a crazy year - a year when most if not all of our plans didn't materialize because well, 2020 had other plans. It was a time when we isolated ourselves physically from the outside world relying mostly through virtual means as the safest way to connect with others without the risk of being… Continue reading What 2020 Taught Me

Lifestyle

Calcium Cee, a multi-tasker like mom!

If there's anything a mom loves, it's a multi-tasking product. This pandemic has been forcing us to do more than ever. There never seems to be enough hours in a day to do everything on our list. We've assumed more roles than ever before. Juggling more than one task at once has become the way… Continue reading Calcium Cee, a multi-tasker like mom!

Events

2020 up in flames: Watch Kenny Rogers Roaster’s fitting year-ender

No one will forget 2020—the year that brought about a volcanic eruption, super-typhoons, and a global pandemic which caused everyone to rethink how they should live their lives. Set aside some silver linings, 2020 has proven itself to be universally cruel to the world and has made everyone eager to move forward from it. But… Continue reading 2020 up in flames: Watch Kenny Rogers Roaster’s fitting year-ender

Health and Wellness · Motherhood

Managing Fever At Home

The first time my child caught a fever I was so sick with worry because she was still a 6-month old baby at that time. I was also so paranoid that when the thermometer registered at 40° C, we rushed her to the hospital even if it's in the middle of the night because you'll… Continue reading Managing Fever At Home

Life In The Time Of Corona · Lifestyle

Why We Need Vitamin C

Taking Vitamin C regularly has been the norm in the new normal since the coronavirus pandemic broke out at the start of the year. It has been part of everyone's health protocols and it didn't come as a surprise when Vitamin C supplements came flying off the shelves. While Vitamin C can be obtained from… Continue reading Why We Need Vitamin C

Food

Baking with U.S. Frozen Blueberries

Since the pandemic started, I've been seeing posts of friends baking their way through the quarantine. I always find the baking goods’ aisle empty - not a single pack of flour, yeast etc.  in sight whenever I go on my grocery run during the first few weeks of the lockdown. It seems baking has not… Continue reading Baking with U.S. Frozen Blueberries

Motherhood

A Mother’s Legacy

Looking back, I realized that I am where I am now in my career because of my education. It has opened doors for me to land a good-paying job fresh out of the university, acquired a master's degree from my own earnings, inch my way up the corporate ladder and be promoted. When the opportunity… Continue reading A Mother’s Legacy

Food

Easy Potatoes Au Gratin Recipe

My family considers anything with potatoes, comfort food. Potatoes are so versatile. They can be fried, mashed, boiled, baked, sauteed and even dehydrated. They can be served hot or cold. With just 110 calories, one medium (148 grams), skin-on potato provides 30% of your daily value of vitamin C, along with the carbohydrates, potassium and… Continue reading Easy Potatoes Au Gratin Recipe

Food · Life In The Time Of Corona

Baking Our Way To Health With Homemade Quaker Oats Cream Pie

I've been hard at work in the kitchen as I try to adjust to the new normal. Most of the time, I find myself turning to food for comfort. I've realized that my being in the kitchen gave me the time to experiment with my four-year old who seems to also enjoy cooking and baking… Continue reading Baking Our Way To Health With Homemade Quaker Oats Cream Pie

Life In The Time Of Corona · Motherhood

Life Skills You Can Teach Your Child While Staying At Home

It's been six months that we've been holed up at home riding out the pandemic. It's no secret that keeping the kids busy remains to be a challenge. The lockdown has been the perfect time to teach them practical life skills that they otherwise wouldn’t learn in school. These can easily form part of their… Continue reading Life Skills You Can Teach Your Child While Staying At Home