Public Speaking Workshop

Last month, our group of pastors’ wives had a basic public speaking workshop led by our church mate, Tisha Timbang, who is a member of the Toastmasters Club! To be perfectly honest, I am terrified of speaking in public. I get too nervous even when it’s just a classroom setting, and I’m the student andContinue reading “Public Speaking Workshop”

Pinoy tayo!

One of my kids was saying that her “Filipino friends” talk a certain way. Me: umm Filipino ka din, anak. 😂🤦🏻‍♀️ One of my kids overheard my mom talking about Baclaran Day. She quickly interrupted and seriously (innocently) asked, “What’s that? Gay day?” 😂🤦🏻‍♀️ Gianna asked our Manang to get something in the car. G:Continue reading “Pinoy tayo!”

Lessons from Frozen

Lessons from Frozen 2? No, actually :D. Let′s start with the first one first. I′ve been watching it lately, and Gianna has been listening to its soundtrack all year, like practically each time she rides our car. I loved the story from the very first time I saw it because of true love between sisters.Continue reading “Lessons from Frozen”

Out of the Blue Comments

A few days ago, Gianna and I were walking in the mall… Mall radio: 🎵santa claus is coming to town…🎶 G: No he’s not….. because he’s DEAD. 😂😂😂 we told her that he was an actual person who loved giving gifts, but that it was a long time ago. A few weeks ago, I wasContinue reading “Out of the Blue Comments”

15 Years <3

Today we celebrate our 15th wedding anniversary. ❤  I cannot thank God enough for first giving me the best husband, and then for sustaining us all these years. When I married King, I was sure that it was God who ordained everything for us to be together. But he isn’t perfect, and I am notContinue reading “15 Years <3”

Culture of Gratitude

King and I had another opportunity to teach engaged couples in our church yesterday, at our wedding prep seminar called Before I Do. And one of the principles that we teach, though it is not in their manuals, is the concept of low expectation, high appreciation. In simpler terms, low demand, high appreciation. Demand less,Continue reading “Culture of Gratitude”

Funny Gianna

It’s exam week and as I was reviewing Gianna for Science, this conversation transpired…. Me: How about the spoon? Is it living or non-living? G: Non-living. Me: What about the electric fan? G: Non-living. Me: Puppy? G: Living. Me: How about a robot? G: Non-living. Me: Ok why? G: Because it has a battery. Me:Continue reading “Funny Gianna”