• extended breastfeeding

    5 Reasons Why Am I Still Breastfeeding My 4 year old.

    Are you one of those people who wonder why do some moms do extended breastfeeding? If yes, you’re in the right page. I always, always get this questions alot. “What’s her milk?” “What?! You’re still breastfeeding?” “Wala na nakukuha yan.” Most of the time, I just smile. Because there’s really no point in trying to explain and honestly I don’t need their opinion. Oh and if you’re a new reader, you can readย My breastfeeding story.ย  Today, let me share my reasons why I decided to breastfeed my 4 year old until she self wean. It’s a mix of emotions to be able to nurture, to comfort and to make my…

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    New Finds From Watsons

    Do you love going to Watsons from time to time just to check what’s new? Can you go outside the store without buying anything? Haha struggle is real right? Last month, I received a paper bag from Watsons. It’s a wellness kit and encourages everyone to be healthy inside in out with the wide range of products they have for us. What’s in my wellness kit? Supplements Things can get really busy and for me to keep up. I need a helping hand. Good thing I have these food supplements from Watsons. Do you know why I love drinking this Organique Acai Juice supplement? It’s because Acai Berries are loaded…

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    What’s New With Johnson’s and why we love it.

    In this generation where the world isnโ€™t always gentle, there are times that we as a parent worry about how to best raise our children to thrive. Thankfully, our favorite brand Johnson’s believes that the transformative power of GENTLE is the answer to the harshness of this world. So they are now raising the standard of gentle even higher. Watch our Unboxig! It is now 100% gentle, free of parabens, phthalates, sulfates, and dyes, designed for zero irritation. Johnsonโ€™s removed over 50% of ingredients and retained naturally=derived ingredients in their formula. What’s new with Johnson’s? Johnsonโ€™s newest product is the CottonTouch that is designed to enhance the gentle power of…

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    3 Tips To Have A Stress Free Life As A Single Mom

    Being a single mom is one tough job. We’re always trying to juggle everything on our own. Thus, often time we’re having a hard time coping up with stress. I feel you, mommas. But today, let me share some tips that really helped me on this journey of solohood and hopefully will help you on your journey as well! Stop feeling guilty. As a single parent, let’s all admit that there’s always a feeling of guilt toward our children’s situation. When you’re a working mom and feeling guilty of spending less time with your child because you need to hustle every day. Or when you choose to be working at…

  • Breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding my 3 years old daughter

    Yes, Zoe is 3.7 years old and still exclusively breastfed. I know, breastfeeding this long might not for everyone. I totally get that. And I am not forcing anyone who wasn’t comfortable to do extended breastfeeding. So I hope the same goes to all the people who shames me for choosing to breastfeed Zoe until she self wean. We are breastfeeding anytime and anywhere since birth til now. Because for me, it is natural, it is love and it’s our bonding. Everytime she sees me sitting, it’s always an opportunity to latch. Sometimes for only 30 seconds, sometimes til she fell asleep. She’s still unli latch at night and that’s…

  • life with zg

    Open-ended and Interactive Toys Gift Ideas 2018

    I know, Christmas is just around the corner and this post might be a little bit late. But I am doing this gift guide not only for Christmas but you can gift your kids these items for any occasions. Please save this post as I will keep on updating the list. I am that MOM. I am that mom who’s raising an unplugged kid and following Montessori approach. So I am picky when it comes to “TOYS”. My daughter can only buy toys when it’s her birthday and during Christmas. So I always get the interactive toys that will be beneficial for her. Open-ended Toys 1. Gummy Box PH What…

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    How to start saying no to single use plastic.

    It’s been a while since I last posted a blog about sustainable living. I feel you, it’s not easy. But when will you start to make a difference? Theย answer is today. ย  AWARENESS The solutions to our plastic pollution startย with your awareness. Climate change is getting worse and we need to do something about it already. Plastics everywhere! It’s crazy how we, Filipinos are not aware of our waste especially with the single use of plastic. So today, let me share some tips on how can you say no to single-use plastic.ย  Say no to single use plastic! What is the single-use plastic? It’s the items that are designed to…

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    Haenim UV Sterilizer 3rd Gen Review and Demo

    Today with all the technologies and innovations. There are so many gadgets that can help us moms. One of them is the UV Sterilizer. So what’s so special about Haenimin 3rd Gen UV Sterilizer? Haenim can sterilize almost all kind of product with UV, from baby needs, toys, even clothes and electronic device. But donโ€™t use drying mode for electronic products.ย Just use UV mode and make sure that UV light can reach all the surfaces that need to be sanitized for optimal results. Battery operated toys, remote controls and as such must remove batteries. What is UV Sterilizing? UV Sterilizing is one process of disinfecting and killing bacteria from objects…

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    A tangible memory from Sacred Elements

    A Wearable Memories. I always wanted to have my own piece of jewelry that will remind me of our breastfeeding journey. It’s been 3 and a half years and we’re still exclusively breastfeeding with no signs of weaning yet. Where Did I Got My Keepsake? A few months back, I finally decided to get a keepsake. I know there’s a lot of shop offering a keepsake now but I want to get it from the best with high quality, handmade artisan keepsake jewelry piece I got mine from Sacred Elementsย DNA Jewellery. Irina Otmakhova is the woman behind it and she’s a doula too. You can find more about her here.…

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    Tips On How To Get Your Child Sleep Early.

    I am so thankful Zoe is such an easy kid. I know most parents are struggling with putting their child early to sleep. For some moms, bedtime is a recurring nightmare. So for today, let me share to you how did I manage to put Zoe to sleep early.  ROUTINE Establishing a good bedtime routine is so important. Because when your child knows her/his routine already, your child will automatically prepare her/his self when it’s time to go to bed.  What I did to Zoe was since her newborn days, I already established her sleeping routine. Luckily, til today at almost 3 and a half years old her bedtime is…

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