Making the Most of a Brand New School Year

This year marks the official transition of the Philippines’ tertiary education school opening to August from June. While the advantages and disadvantages of the shift have continued to be debated, the fact remains that the start of any new school … Read more…

Pulling Off a Midyear Reboot

And just like that, half of 2019 is gone and we’ve got only six months left to accomplish the goals we’d set for ourselves this year. For many of us, the resolutions we created last January are no longer anything … Read more…

Finding Families of Choice

In our last three posts, we focused on the theme of “self-parenting” under the premise that our mothers and fathers are only responsible for raising us in the earlier stages of our lives. As we grow (and hopefully mature!) as … Read more…

Father Isn’t Just a Noun, It’s a Verb

If the month of May is known in the Philippines as the month in which Mother’s Day is celebrated, June is known as the month in which Father’s Day is celebrated. For the longest time, it was easy it differentiate … Read more…

Mother Isn’t Just a Noun, It’s a Verb

In the post I published earlier this month, I spoke about the vital importance of acknowledging, appreciating and celebrating our mothers for giving us the essentially unpayable gift of life. In this post, I’m shifting the focus from the idea … Read more…