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♥ How Do Working Moms Keep Their Sanity? ♥

Recently, I confessed that I am in fact excited to go back to work, that I want to feel relevant again in a field I am competent at and that I want to feel useful again outside our home. This week, my wish is granted, I am back in the workforce. And in less than…… Continue reading ♥ How Do Working Moms Keep Their Sanity? ♥

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♥ Mommy Confession: I Want to be a Working Mama ♥

Blissful Thoughts, my everdearest blog since 2012 (2008 if I would count the confusion stage including all the names it gone through and all my dear diary kind of posts back then) started out as a lifestyle blog wannabe.  But, I guess I never had that much of an interesting, mind boggling lifestyle so it…… Continue reading ♥ Mommy Confession: I Want to be a Working Mama ♥

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♥ Mommy Confession: My Greatest Fear as a Mom ♥

Since I became a mother of three young children I begin getting anxious over our family’s finances.  Not that we’ve zero out our savings when I delivered our baby V but I think it’s just normal for a parent to worry about his/her children’s future. I think it’s every parents greatest fear – to not…… Continue reading ♥ Mommy Confession: My Greatest Fear as a Mom ♥

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♥ The Bittersweet Moments in the Third Trimester of Pregnancy ♥

I have this mixed emotions regarding my pregnancy the past few days. I am excited to see our daughter. I’m a little worried about giving birth for the third time. I’m still undecided whether to go natural or with an epidural. I’m always tired and irritated by my looks and heavy and hard tummy. I’m…… Continue reading ♥ The Bittersweet Moments in the Third Trimester of Pregnancy ♥

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♥ Earliest Signs of Pregnancy From a Mom of 3 ♥

My super cravings so far, Paella! (Pinaglilihihan)Before any woman’s amazing journey to motherhood starts, there’s a 9-month period of preparation where we get to carry and care for the little miracle first inside our womb. So, how did I know I was pregnant?       Missed Period       Cramps Without Menstruation (Implantation Cramps)   …… Continue reading ♥ Earliest Signs of Pregnancy From a Mom of 3 ♥

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♥ Teaching Toddlers Made Easy ♥

I survived the month of June! Whew! I never thought that school adjustments would not be so easy.First, I have to iron my son’s uniforms. Oh, you do not know how much I hate to iron clothes. That’s why I always buy clothes which do not require ironing. But now, I have to do this…… Continue reading ♥ Teaching Toddlers Made Easy ♥

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♥ First Day of School Jitters (Jonath) ♥

Yesterday, I was a bit shocked by the separation anxiety me and my son experienced as he went to school for the first time. It was overwhelming, considering that I leave him every day to work. I guess it’s a mistake not really preparing him for his first day of school. He shuns the idea…… Continue reading ♥ First Day of School Jitters (Jonath) ♥

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♥ A Birthing Story (CLARET) ♥

I am guilt-tripping today because I cannot properly prepare for my daughter’s 2nd birthday. When my son turned 2, I remember almost acing a DIY birthday party. I crafted invitations, photo-booth frame and I baked him cupcakes, lollipop cakes, brownies and even his birthday cake! All these and more. In my daughter’s case, however, I was not able…… Continue reading ♥ A Birthing Story (CLARET) ♥

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♥ Surprising My Children ♥

As a mom, I love surprising my kids, from their favorite donuts, longed-for toys to spontaneous themed park visits. I love to see over and over again some wide smiles, the twinkle in their eyes and simply, the delight in their spirits whenever I surprise them. Although I love surprising them from the smallest stuff…… Continue reading ♥ Surprising My Children ♥

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♥ 4 Hardest Things About Being A Parent ♥

In a blink of an eye, Holy Week is over! I feel terribly guilty for not being able to reflect and pray so much, for not being able to finish my Lenten Series in this blog, for not being able to do the traditional Visita Iglesia and for not being able to attend masses. Thank…… Continue reading ♥ 4 Hardest Things About Being A Parent ♥