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For All Moms

We are sitting at lunch when my daughter casually mentions that she and her husband are thinking of “starting a family.” “We’re taking a survey,” she says, half-joking. “Do you think I should have a baby?” “It will change your life,” I say, carefully keeping my tone neutral. “I know,” she says, “no more sleeping […].....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuJan 8th, 2018

Rare clash of moms up in Wimbledon fourth round

When Serena Williams steps out on Center Court to play Evgeniya Rodina in Wimbledon’s fourth round on Monday, it will be a rare meeting of Mom vs. Mom......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Jennica Garcia on the pains of striving to be the best mom: Okay lang magkamali

Image: Instagram/@jennicauytingico Like all moms, Jennica Garcia knows the struggle of trying to be the best mother. There may be times when she commits mistakes, but she assures that this is okay......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Yoga and cheesecake for new moms in plush Chinese ‘sitting centers’

Yoga class starts shortly, the pristine massage center is open for business and cheesecake is served on a platter of pastries and fruit. And then the muffled cry of a baby emerges down the hallway. The setting may resemble a five-star hotel, but this is a "sitting center" on Shanghai's outskirts where mothers pay up to 70,000 yuan ($11,000) a month to stay with their newborns. Chinese culture dictates that mothers confine themselves after giving birth, also known as a "sitting month". Such confinement was once widely practiced in many areas of the world and continues to be popular in other parts of Asia. But as incomes rise in China, the sitting month no longer ...Keep on reading: Yoga and cheesecake for new moms in plush Chinese ‘sitting centers’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

Yoga and cheesecake for new moms in plush Chinese sitting centers

SHANGHAI, China – Yoga class starts shortly, the pristine massage center is open for business and cheesecake is served on a platter of pastries and fruit. And then the muffled cry of a baby emerges down the hallway. The setting may resemble a 5-star hotel, but this is a "sitting center" on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

How to give children a well-rounded nutrition

Picky eating is one concern that moms often deal with when it comes to their child’s nutrition. Source link link: How to give children a well-rounded nutrition.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

How to give children a well-rounded nutrition

Picky eating is one concern that moms often deal with when it comes to their child’s nutrition......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Inside Facebook Philippines office

MANILA, Philippines – Tech companies are typically known for their cool offices that break convention. Divider-free work floors, play spaces, a pantry moms would die for, inspirational posters, and colorful visual cues and quirky room names to lighten the mood – the stuff Silicon Valley offices' dreams are made ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

From snipers to moms: World War II exhibit focuses on women

NATICK, Massachusetts --- The terrors of World War II impacted most of the world's women, both on the home and battlefronts. A new exhibition opening Friday at the International Museum of World War II in Natick, Massachusetts, highlights just that --- the important and sometimes unconventional roles women took on during the war. "It's about the human story," founder Kenneth Rendell explains. "We're thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase and honor women's service to the war effort." "Women in WWII: On the Home Fronts and the Battlefronts" is composed of more than 100 artifacts from the U.S., Soviet Union, Germany, Japan, France and Great Britain. For many women, wart...Keep on reading: From snipers to moms: World War II exhibit focuses on women.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 26th, 2018

A treat for our 'SuperMoms! Free flowers for 60 Moms were given by these cute k…

A treat for our #SuperMoms! Free flowers for 60 Moms were given by these cute kids! #NationalSupermomsDay2018 #EatPlayShopInTheCity #ILoveSMManila #EverythingsHereAtSM Source link: A treat for our #SuperMoms! Free flowers for 60 Moms were given by these cute k….....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

The five Super Moms behind your favorite athletes

The saying goes “For every great man, there is a great woman.” This holds true in the world of sports, where athletes lean on their moms during their development, through their success, and beyond. Remember when NBA superstar Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors received the MVP award for the 2013-2014 season? He offered his award to his mom for her dedication in bringing him up the right way. In the Philippines, our local athletes also cherish their mom as much as they cherish their wins and accolades. Let’s take a look at five super moms who have been caught by S+A’s cameras supporting their children game in and game out.   1.) Mozzy Ravena   But the plan is to show you that i understand. You are appreciated. . . . . . . Happy mother’s day @ravenamozzy ! A post shared by Kiefer Ravena (@kieferravena15) on May 12, 2018 at 4:39pm PDT Mozzy Ravena is always there for her kids. Mozzy Ravena is probably the most prominent sporting mom S+A has caught. Not only is she a former star for the UST Golden Tigresses, she is also the mom of the Ravena siblings who have made a mark in their respective UAAP sports. Kiefer, Thirdy, and Dani Ravena surely have one heck of a super mom that never tire from cheering them on and lecturing them about what it takes to be an ultimate athlete. When Ateneo plays, everyone is sure that Tita Mozzy will be there for her kids.   2.) Lydia De Vega-Mercado Former Filipina super sprinter and national track team mainstay Lydia De Vega-Mercado made sure to support daughter Stephanie's volleyball dream. The former national sprinter, who was considered the fastest woman in Asia during her heydays in the ‘80s, is also the mother of former star DLSU Lady Spiker and current Petro Gazz Angel Stephanie Mercado. While her daughter did not follow in her footsteps and pursued volleyball instead of athletics, it did not stop her from showing up in her Paneng’s games and celebrated her championships as if she just won in a World Championship for the 100m dash.   3.) Susan Teng     Congrats @jeronalvinteng for winning your second championship and being the finals mvp! Great way to end your college career! 👍 A post shared by jeric teng (@tengjeric) on Dec 7, 2016 at 4:21am PST Susan Teng is all out when it comes to supporting her sons during their collegiate careers, never mind that they went to different schools.  When it comes to former UAAP stars and brothers, Jeron and Jeric Teng, their father Alvin is mentioned more being a former professional basketball player. However, as much as the Teng brothers credit their dad for their love and development in the sport, they also heap as much love to their mother Susan, who has been with them every step of the way, starting to when they were still small basketeers.   4.) Pablita Valdez Pablita Valdez made a big decision in letting her precious Alyssa travel to Manila and embark on a journey towards volleyball stardom. Before her daughter even became a national sensation, Pablita, who was a teacher in Batangas, believed that Alyssa was in store for great things when she started playing volleyball. It is that belief that made her decide to bring the younger Valdez to Manila where she can hone her talent and play in tougher situations and competition. That decision has paid off in spades as the volleyball phenom was born and her star’s ascent was meteoric. Every step of the way, Mama Pablita was there for her and we couldn’t thank her enough for giving us an excellent and much-loved star.   5.) Marilyn Mollena It took them 13 years to be together, but for every spike and score, Marilyn Mollena was on the mind of the Lady Beast, Grethcel Soltones.  Mommy Marilyn was the reason why Grethcel Soltones became the “Lady Beast.” Young Grethcel decided to play volleyball during her formative years as she searched for her mom. She thought that it was the easiest avenue to meet her mother after 13 years if she played and got broadcast on TV. She soon got her wish for on her last year with the San Sebastian Lady Stags when Marilyn surprised the Lady Beast during the individual awarding ceremonies and the whole nation even got to witness the touching reunion on TV.    Catch more super moms and also super dads on ABS-CBN S+A as it continues to champion Filipino athletes and sports development through the coverage of sports events and the airing of inspiring features on teams and athletes. For more information and stories, visit ABS-CBN’s sports hub sports.abs-cbn.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

In Focus: Celebs And Their Best Moments With Their Moms

Happy Moms' Day to these real-life leading ladies!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Recognizing the woman who loves you like no other

Happy Mother's Day to all moms!   This special day world-wide recognizes the woman who radiates pure, unconditional, selfless and strong love incomparable to any other kind. No one in your life will ever love you as your mother does.   Held on the second Sunday of May, this celebration highlights motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society. Here are some of the exciting events that inspiring mothers are enjoying with their children.   My good friend Irene Ibaez and my godchild Isabela recently launched their first watercolor painting exhibit for Mother's Day.   With a dash of a brush, Irene uses watercolor to examine the ...Keep on reading: Recognizing the woman who loves you like no other.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018
Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018
Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

Celebrity moms cook at Spiral

With Mother's Day less than two weeks away, one can expect department stores, restaurants and hotels to come up with ways to woo the first lady in our lives. Flowers and candy are always welcome, but if you want to splurge, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila has a three-day food promotion at Spiral featuring some of the dishes by celebrity moms Christine Jacob-Sandejas and Suzi Entrata-Abrera. Family favorites The former teamed up with French master chef Julien Cosse to showcase family favorites like Calamari Fritti, Beef Lasagna and Tiramisu, while the latter worked with Japanese chef Masaaki Ishigawa to create Curry Salmon Maki and California Maki. Olympic swimmer and TV ho...Keep on reading: Celebrity moms cook at Spiral.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

WATCH: Japanese moms fight crime in new superhero show

Toei Animation reveals a new installment in their Super Sentai superhero franchise featuring three capable moms who fight crime and take care of their children at the same time. Dubbed the "Hero Mama League," the three members are returning Super Sentai members from three different series, according to a statement by Toei Animation. Nao Nagasawa plays Hurricane Blue from the 2002 series "Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger". Ayumi Kinoshita plays as Deka Yellow from the 2004 series "Tokusatsu Sentai Dekaranger". Lastly, Ayumi Beppu plays Magi Pink from the 2005 series "Mahou Sentai Magiranger". These three former team members of their respective groups have moved on to lead quiet...Keep on reading: WATCH: Japanese moms fight crime in new superhero show.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

New moms face hard choice: Keep babies or have them adopted

(Last of two parts) Call it a crash course on motherhood. At Grace To Be Born, a halfway house in Pampanga province for young mothers in crisis, a typical day starts with prayers, followed by household chores, Bible studies, film viewing sessions and seminars, said social worker Jinky Tubonglupa. But learning about child care takes priority over all other activities. A quick visit to the center, however, shows the need for more lessons on bonding. The babies at the nursery looked happy but were noticeably starved for attention. They greeted guests with smiles and raised arms --- universal signs for a plea to be picked up and cuddled. At 4 years old, "Jenny" is one of t...Keep on reading: New moms face hard choice: Keep babies or have them adopted.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2018

Jessica Rodriguez and daughter Breanna in US modeling tilt

Remember former talent manager-actress Jessica Rodriguez and husband-athlete David Bunevacz? The US-based couple has a 14-year-old daughter named Breanna, who is an equestrienne and a model. Breanna and her mom are part of the ongoing reality TV tilt, "Making a Model With Yolanda Hadid" (Lifetime, Mondays, 8:30 p.m.). They, and other moms and daughters, are mentored by Yolanda, an ex-model herself and mother to supermodels, Bella and Gigi Hadid. The eventual winner of the eight-episode contest will be represented by the management firm IMG, which Jessica described as "the biggest modeling agency in the US." After placing fifth in an equestrienne competition last weekend, ...Keep on reading: Jessica Rodriguez and daughter Breanna in US modeling tilt.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

Fitness Inspo: CrossFit-Obsessed Marian Rivera Is Your New Hot Momma Peg!

Moms and moms-to- be, you might want to check this out!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018

Her advocacy: Make no mom feel alone

MANILA, Philippines – Motherhood, as they say, is the most terrible and most wonderful experience. For first-time moms, it can be full of anxiety and pressure – thinking about whether you'll be able to raise your child properly. (READ: A new mom's thoughts on postpartum depression ) It has become the advocacy of Nadine Angelica Gadia Casiño, founder of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 12th, 2018