It was after dinner on May 13th that I started to get regular uterine contractions. That day was my estimated delivery date, so I thought, "This is it." The pain intensity varied, but what I noticed is that the range of interval in minutes is gradually decreasing. So, we called in the Family Maternity Centre… Continue reading What its Like to Give Birth During A Pandemic
The first three years of life are your child's critical brain-growth period. As a parent or caregiver, you can help boost their brain development during this time. Don't worry, it's not that hard. You just engage with your toddler through games and activities that both of you can enjoy – and of course, consider the… Continue reading 10 Ways to Boost Your Toddler’s Brain Development
Photo by Sandy Millar on Unsplash Like every family in the world, COVID-19 has impacted ours in a somewhat significant manner. First, the biggest impact to us is on my pregnancy. I am now on third trimester and due date is on the 2nd week of May. With the way things are going, we expect that I will… Continue reading How COVID-19 Impacts Our Growing Family
With self-isolation and social distancing going on since declaration of COVID-19 as pandemic on March 11, 2020, people are looking for ways to spend their time while at home. For people in Durham Region, it is the best time to make use of your library cards! Whether you are residing in Whitby, Oshawa, or Pickering,… Continue reading 5 Things You Can Do Online Using Your Durham Region Library Card While Staying Indoor Due To Pandemic
What should we know about pregnant women with COVID-19? Learn if there is a difference on symptoms, if vertical transmission occurs and if there are complications caused by the infection.
Now that it has been declared as a pandemic, COVID-19 is causing a fuss in various aspects of daily life. You see aisles in grocery stores becoming empty because hoarders are out to grab hand sanitizers and bathroom tissues that will supply them for at least three months. Companies are implementing mandatory work from home… Continue reading Has COVID-19 been affecting you and your life lately?
As of the writing, my daughter is now 18 months old, and I have already discovered five foods that she is allergic to: egg, peanut, sesame seeds, green peas and fish. The first time Kara, my daughter, had an allergic reaction was when I introduced a scrambled egg to her one morning for breakfast. She… Continue reading When to give an EpiPen to your child: Taking out the guesswork in a life-threatening situation.
Find ways to show affection every day. You can do it small and simple.
My beloved pair of eyeglasses broke because my daughter played with it while I was not wearing it. I was not paid to write this review. Everything you will read here are based from my personal experience. I spent roughly Php20,000 for my eyeglasses back in 2016. I had it made in LensCrafters Philippines; one… Continue reading 30-day Happiness Guarantee: The Promise Tested
January 2020 has only a few days left. That was a little bit fast, right? There are things in our life that are moving fast as well. Who would have thought we will be dealing with homeownership during the first quarter of the year? In November 2019, we started looking for our own place. This… Continue reading Do You Want to Get a Condo Unit in Downtown Toronto? Yes, We Do!