5 Nesting Tips for New Moms

When your due date is looming near, it gets  a little daunting, especially if you're a new mother. The nesting period can be both exciting and stressful at the same time. But don't worry; not everything has to be prepared before your baby arrives. Here are a few tips you might find useful to ease up … Continue reading 5 Nesting Tips for New Moms

How to Get Your NSO Marriage Certificate in One Month (Infographic and Tips)

After getting married, the first document provided to you is the Local Civil Registrar (LCR) copy of your Marriage Certificate. This is available 15 working days after your date of marriage. It takes about 6 months to 1 year for your NSO Marriage Certificate to be available. Here's how to get your NSO Marriage Certificate … Continue reading How to Get Your NSO Marriage Certificate in One Month (Infographic and Tips)

What to Pack in Your Bag Before Baby Arrives (Free Printable)

You're in your third trimester, and in just a few months, your little one will be arriving. Before you head to the hospital when the big day arrives, make sure you have your hospital bag ready. Here's a rough list of what should be in your bag before your baby arrives—specific to a Philippine setting 🙂 DOWNLOAD … Continue reading What to Pack in Your Bag Before Baby Arrives (Free Printable)

Affordable 3D Ultrasound at All About Women, SM Cebu

We're so excited to announce that our little one is a girl! 🙂 We had our 3D gender ultrasound at All About Women, an OB-GYN subspecialty clinic located at SM City, Mabolo. Here's a photo of our darling Kitkit at 30 weeks: Details Ultrasound Type: 3D Price: 1,050php as of March 2017 Specifics: Just like routine ultrasound, … Continue reading Affordable 3D Ultrasound at All About Women, SM Cebu

How to Update Your Civil Status in the Philippines (Infographic and Tips)

Congratulations on getting married! After all the wedding planning and the (on-going) honeymoon, it's time to get back to reality and face one of the "newly married life" hurdle: updating your civil status. Here's a simple guide on how to update your civil status in the Philippines, and if you're a woman, how to change your … Continue reading How to Update Your Civil Status in the Philippines (Infographic and Tips)

The New Stay-at-Home Mom (Parenting.com)

By Charlotte Latvala Originally posted in parenting.com. In my pre-kid life, I never imagined that someday I'd be a stay-at-home mom—hey, I didn't go to grad school to spend my days changing diapers. But when I held my first baby, Mathilda, I had a complete change of heart. As soon as we locked eyes, all … Continue reading The New Stay-at-Home Mom (Parenting.com)

The Budget Formula

  It's not easy to earn money, but there's an easy way to budget your finances. Here's a formula we're using to manage our budget. (Fun trivia: I inherited this budget from my frugal father.) The basic idea is, you subtract from your total household income a portion for your savings and your monthly expense. The remaining amount left … Continue reading The Budget Formula

Catholic Church Wedding Requirements in the Philippines

With the Catholic faith, a marriage solemnized inside a church by a Catholic priest and witnessed by your family and friends is the total #WeddingGoals for most Filipino Catholics. Here's a quick guide on everything you need to know about the requirements for applying for a Catholic wedding. Quick List: Catholic Church Wedding Requirements Baptismal Certificate … Continue reading Catholic Church Wedding Requirements in the Philippines

Marriage License Requirements in the Philippines

Planning a wedding is like a walk in the park . . . Jurassic Park. That's how stressful it is to plan a wedding. And when you're living in the Philippines, nothing is as stressful as going to the government office to get your marriage license. Here's a simple guide on the marriage license requirements in the Philippines. … Continue reading Marriage License Requirements in the Philippines