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Practical tips to protect your child from kidnappers


Last month, there was a lot of talk about kidnappings, partly due to what people thought was an abduction on Edsa. Some parents perceive a resurgence in kidnapping.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Parenting | Read More »

How difficult is it for the single mom?

THE AUTHOR with sons Mark (left) and Joshua

I was a big fan of Snow White when I was a child. My mind had probably been wired to hope for that one man who would sweep me off my feet and bring me to his castle. We’d have beautiful children so we could play games without worries in the world—nothing but plenty of food, laughter and love.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Parenting | Read More »

A badge, not a stigma


“I’ve been a single mom since 1996. The biggest challenges are how to be an effective mom and still be able to provide for the kids.   “It’s a very difficult balance to achieve because something will always give. And then, there’s yourself that one shouldn’t forget.   “I often seek guidance from my counselor […]

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Parenting | Read More »

Her in-laws have overstayed their welcome

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My husband and I had been married for 12 years when his parents decided to live with us five years ago. I have nothing against them, but this arrangement is not comfortable at all.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Make Your Nanay Proud Foundation honors 10 exemplary Filipino mothers

Make Your Nanay Proud

A Filipino civic organization built to honor mothers is in the best position to formally recognize deserving mothers through an annual awards event highlighting the best in terms of making positive impact to loved ones and community.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »