Dearest Eli, I am seeing you grow before my very eyes, and I can see your courage gets bolder, and bravery becomes greater. You love to explore, climb and run. If you only knew, how much I struggle to do daily activities while watching over you. You're like The Flash. There was a time, I … Continue reading Letters to Elijah: RISK IT ALL OR PLAY IT SAFE
This is my first time visiting Singapore as a tourist. About six years ago, at the age of twenty one, my dreams brought me here to work, and I officially became an Overseas Filipino Worker. After years of working hard and providing for my family, I met the man of my life, my ex boyfriend, now … Continue reading Flower Dome with my boys
I just want to share with you some of the photos I have captured while my youngest sister, Bembem and my son, Elijah, experienced Kidzoona for the first time. Luckily, as their guardian, I was allowed to play too.
A three-hour drive from Manila, we found our way to another worth-visiting beach in the Philippines, the shore and surfing waters of Liwliwa, San Felipe, Zambales. It is our yearly post-Christmas getaway with the whole family. Suggestions from Laguna, Batangas, Cavite and Zambales resorts poured in days before the trip, but our van is coding … Continue reading San Felipe and its revealing nature
"Today was a heartbreak. Like my heart is literally taken away from my chest. Mother's love. Immeasurable. I thought I could sleep all through out this flight, but I can't. I am demanding myself to get this so-much-sought-for-straight sleep for the past few months, but I just can't close my eyes peacefully at this very … Continue reading The battles we won
To my dearest Elijah, Colored flashbacks, some are black-and-white flickers, all memories revolve around you. From the very day we knew you existed until the moment we held you in our arms. From the first days of breastfeeding, until the day you learned to eat on your own. From your unpredictable sleeping schedule, to the cute snoring … Continue reading Letters to Elijah: Happy First Birthday