Showing posts from March, 2016

How I Brush My One Year Old's Teeth

I was hesitant at first because I'm not yet sure if I'm going to change her toothbrush to a normal toothbrush already (she was using the infant toothbrush), even when she really has a lot of teeth for her age.

But yes, we did. I'm afraid of cavities and whatnots that could cause her teeth to weaken, so yeah.

At first it was still easy, I guess because it was new for her and she doesn't really know what it's for, or how it works so it was pretty easy to brush her teeth. She would even hold her own toothbrush and somehow brush her teeth. I was so happy! I was like "OMG my little girl loves brushing her teeth! Why do they say it's hard to brush a toddler's teeth?"

A couple of days after, I don't know what happened, but my little girl doesn't like to brush her teeth anymore! I was confused. Was it the toothpaste? The toothbrush? Was I too hard? I was not sure.

A few days passed that sometimes I wasn't able to brush her teeth properly or th…

Food Review: Kuya J Restaurant in Waltermart, Makati

It was not I was expecting it was, actually. Honestly, I was expecting a fast food vibe! Heehee! The reason I was expecting it would be something of a fast food restaurant was because of it's commercial. Hehehe

The place was pretty packed when we got there, so my expectations were high.

The Sour-Savory Goodness of the new AJI-SINIGANG® Cube

Sinigang Soup is a ‘must’ in most Pinoy households’ weekly menu. The whole family enjoys a bowl of warm and refreshing Sinigang dish in hot or cold weather conditions. It has been observed though that most people using sinigang mixes available in the market would need to add other savory and meaty seasonings i.e. pork cube and all-in-one seasonings to achieve the ideal sinigang taste, which is not just about sourness but savory taste as well.

The new Ajinomoto® Sinigang Cube is all that you will ever need to cook Sinigang with the preferred blend of sour-savory (asim-linamnam) taste. It is perfect in providing the balanced rich, savory deliciousness and appetizing sourness to any sinigang dish. Each cube is “ZoopSiksik™” because it is packed with the right level of tamarind sourness and savory taste from meaty extracts.
AJI-SINIGANG® Cube is available in single 13g pillow pack cube for P5.00 and 8 pieces of 13g packed in re-sealable stand-up pouch for P38.00. 


Our Mommy Milkshake Run 2016 Experience

I saw about it on Mommy Mundo's post on instagram, and so I asked my husband if we could join, and yey, he said yes! I registered the 3 of us as soon as my husband said yes! I think it was still a month before the run! Lol I know, I was that excited! Heehee

It's been a week since we ran at the Mommy Milkshake Run 2016 already and I'm going to share with y'all our experience from it now! Took me a while, just been really busy.
It's my first time to join, well I think that makes the 3 of us actually!

Summer Reading Camp now on it's 3rd Year!

Get ready to see Filipino stories come alive and take home a part of them with you thru art- as we open our doors for the 3rd Summer Reading Camp this April 17, Sunday, from 10am to 4pm!
It will be a whole day of reading, storytelling and art activities for kids aged 3-12!
There will be teepees setup "camping in the city style" and three corners for them to explore namely:

READING CORNER –where they can borrow and read all the books they want from our Book Mobile Phils mobile library on site

ART CORNER – where they can unleash their inner artist by engaging in art activities related to stories read to them

STORYTELLING CORNER – where thay will listen and watch as children’s stories come alive via The Storytelling Project team and Ms. Isa Mijares.
ADVOCACY CORNER- where our partner NGO Black Pencil Project will be hosting a Paint-a-Pencil activity where blank pencils will be designed by kids and parents, and will be donated to BPP's partner schools nationwide.
Aside from parti…

Food Review: Wild West Roadhouse Grill in BGC

My sister-in-law had a take out from Wild West Roadhouse one time, and husband and I loved the nachos which I seriously thought was a nachos flavored pizza. Lol!
I love nachos and pizza, so I thought it was such a perfect combination! Unfortunately though it was not a nachos flavored pizza, so let's move on.
We've dined in there for a couple of times already, and I must say the staff was really accommodating and are really nice to children! They give children twisted balloons! Love it! Not all restaurants does that these days so as a mother, of course I'm really touched by that sweet gesture. ;) And oh, they also give you peanuts to snack on while you wait for your food.

Speaking of food, I think it's good (well that rhymes!) , as what I've said, my favorite is their nachos. I like that the cheeses are melted on every nacho chip! The downside though is that you only have less than 15 nacho chips! But the good thing is, their nacho chips are big! But still, I think i…

TriSoPure Giveaway Winners!

Hello there, mommies! 
First, I want to thank everyone who joined the giveaway! If I could just give each and everyone of you who joined, I would, but unfortunately, I can't. :'( Don't worry though, hopefully there would be more giveaways soon! Fingers crossed! ;)

Now, here are the 5 lucky winners of the giveaway!

If you're from Metro Manila, you could claim your prizes via meet-up. Meet-up points would be at Glorietta, SM Makati, Landmark, Market! Market!, SM Aura or Serendra on weekends. If you're from the province, kindly message me at Hey Mama C's facebook page.
Oh btw, winners were chosen via Rafflecopter
Again, Congratulations to y'all!

Keep Calm and Play with Your Toddler

When Maco turned 1 year old, I was so happy as I can't wait to have a mother-daughter bond with her. Like this on the photo below...
But wait, I think I totally forgot about the toddler phase.
The toddler phase meaning the super hyper stage. Yes, my little girl's like that! She would try to go up the stairs, up the sofa's armrest, would always go out, and even spank our dog, Max, and everything else you could imagine! They would often say that good thing she's a girl because if I had a son, it would be twice of Maco's energy or kakulitan. Uhh-okay. Well, as what I always say, she's just a curious little girl that would want to explore anything and everything!

There was a day I was so exhausted I put it out on my husband. And he was clueless as to why I was mad at him. But, of course I explained it to him afterwards. There was even a time I cried because I was so frustrated with my little girl. Some work and chores has to be done but I can't even start with …

I'm a Maarte Mom

Everywhere I go I always, always, always make sure I bring our trusty alcohol with us! Not just now that I have a baby, but even before I have Maco, and even before I was pregnant! I just can't take the thought of germs living in my hands, and eating without sanitizing my hands first. You might say, don't restaurants/fastfood have sink so you could wash your hands there? Yes, they do. But wait, how many people have touched that door handle before you could open the restroom so you could go out? And are you 100% sure that that liquid soap inside that dispenser is clean? And speaking of that liquid soap dispenser, it's filthy. So yeah, I'm a freak in that way. And yes, I'm maarte like that. Even when I just go to the nearby palengke, I bring a small bottle! Hahaha!

Sometimes, I feel like I'm offending other people because I spray too much hand sanitizer on my hands. I really am sorry to the people that felt I offended them, seriously I'm trying to offend you.…