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    Subway’s 12 Subs of Christmas

    Subway has always been special to me. This was my go to meal with Addy while I was pregnant with him. My cousin Anjel would always bring Subway sandwiches where she works. Now, Subway wants to make our holiday season extra special as they give us the 12 Subs of Christmas which will surely lift up the Christmas spirit through a 12-day promo discount deal. For 12 days starting December 16, 2020, until December 31, 2020, Subway will feature 12 different discounted sub deals. With 12 Subs of Christmas, @subwayphilippines hopes to give everyone another more reason to be thankful for this year. GENERAL MECHANICS Buy (1) 6-inch sub +…

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    What’s In My Hospital Bag | Mommy Planner Ley Hospital Bag Check List [ FREE DOWNLOAD]

    I have several friends who were asking me to send them a copy of my hospital bag checklist. I posted this before in my instagram stories. Feel free to download the excel copy and edit it based on your preference. On my 26th week, our bags are already packed especially during Amanda’s time because I have several preterm contractions since 14 weeks. I also included my post delivery food request because FOOD IS LIFE! Please note that brands mentioned can be changed BUT these are the ones that we use. Hospital bag check list excel

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    How Much Does It Cost To Give Birth?

    Last March 2016, I gave birth at Makati Medical Plaza. I was so grateful that my OB Dra Joanne De Grano-Marave is very kind. Roughly, Normal delivery can ranges from 120-160k at that time but my OB offered a package for PHP 75,000. What’s included? 2 days semi private room stay Delivery room fee Baby care fee OB fee Pedia fee Anesthesiologist fee Last April, I gave birth to our 3rd child. Normal delivery now ranges from 150k-200k. Our package now is at PHP 113,000 but unlike with Arriana, we choose to stay in a small private room for a bigger space. It also includes the following: 2 days small…

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    Bacolod Part 1

    It will be our first flight as a family. Technically, it is Addy’s second time to ride the plane while it is Arriana’s first time. We will be in Bacolod from Friday until Monday for our good friend’s wedding, Nescy and Christian. #NesC2017 #NesCyoNaAngLahat. Our flight was delayed and I somehow expected it already since we took the mid day flight. Domestic and International flights share the same runway. It took us 45 minutes before we had the take off clearance. Overall, the plane ride was very smooth except that JB is not seated beside us. Normally, I will fight for what I know is right and can be done.…

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    Batangas Long Weekend

    Last June 24-25, we spent our long weekend in Batangas. Together with my mother-in-law’s side, we went to Calubcub Bay, El Jardin De Zaida, Basaliya and my in law’s property in Abung. It was a perfect weekend for my homeschooler. Addy was able to appreciate the beauty of Batangas. Here are some of our activities with our integrated lessons. ROAD TRIP Our convoy is pretty long, 5 cars in total. Jeep- Popsie, Momsie, Ninang Thatha, Ninong Raul FJ Cruiser – Kuya Jeff, Ate Agi, Tantan, Kirsten, Addy Wigo- Me, my husband JB, Ed and Keisa Avanza- My inlaws, Tita Che and Teo Strada- Joey and Cha Going around Batangas is…

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    The Power of A Praying Wife

    Two Sundays ago, we had a mini LG (Light Group) with our Ninong Mario, Ninang Gina and our kinakapatid from the Feast. It was a very fruitful night as we share our marriage experiences. JB and I were so happy to bond with Clark & Len, Dearden & Camille, Kiko & Larr and we are excited to have our regular LG’s with them. Marriage is sacred for me. We may had a secret simple one ( will write more about this tomorrow) but we are happy. #BuhayMayAsawa #PaLGniMarioAndGina We asked for each couple’s prayer intentions. So now, we have our prayer couples <3  My take home from the LG was,…

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    Pregnancy | Mommy To Be Must Haves

    Carrying another life for 9 months can be exciting, challenging and overwhelming. With Addy, I had no symptoms at all! 9 months was easy peasy! I was actually expecting to have the same with my second baby however, as they say, no babies are alike and no pregnancy is alike. I had morning sickness with Arriana. Let me correct that, ALL DAY sickness! I will be able to eat without vomiting around 6pm. Yes, during day time, I will vomit even just a sip of water. Here are some products that I used while I was pregnant with Arriana 1. Sanicare Portable Travel Bidet Pregnant or not, this is a…

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    Breastfeeding | #TheStruggleIsREAL

     Just to be clear, No! I am no expert when it comes to breastfeeding. Just like the rest, I had to read a lot of articles and forums while I was pregnant. I am just lucky to have friends who had successful breastfeeding journeys. They are my great support system.  Back in 2009, Addy was considered premature in size because in Canada they follow of course the average size for Canadian babies. Addy had to mixed feed because he was jaundice and I gave birth winter time so no luck to sun bathe him.  So with Arriana, I want to breastfeed her full time while I can. As early as…

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    Parenting | Arriana Janelle

    So we welcome my second child named Arriana Janelle. For those who know my back story, I always wanted the name Arriana. If Addy was a girl her name will be Arriana Laurene. But as we all know, Addy is a boy. See what happened to Kuya Addy’s name here Fast forward 2015, when I finally knew the gender of my second baby, I am 100% sure that her name will be Arriana. Whenever someone asks if I already have a name, I would say,” Yes,  Arriana.” Everyone will always say, Arriana Grande? I will just smile politely and say “No, it’s after my mom who’s name is Arrian” Arriana means Holy …