What Motherhood Has Taught Me So Far

Now two years into motherhood and looking back at all the things I’ve done, I can’t help but be proud of myself.

Despite my lack of experience, maturity, and even maternal instincts, I was able to survive the first overwhelming year of motherhood and now still continue to kick motherhood in the ass! (My toddler would probably disagree; it’s he who kicks me in the ass most days now. haha)

And while I’m not done yet, probably never will be done, with motherhood, I’ve sure picked up a couple of lessons along my journey.

10 Tips for a Fun and Frugal 1st Birthday Party in Cebu

Like most new mamas, I was also pretty damn stressed about planning my kid’s first birthday in Cebu.

But with a bit of research and with the help of my ever-supportive family and friends, we managed to throw a simple yet memorable celebration to mark the occasion.

And because it’s that time of the year again for planning parties (can’t believe my kid’s turning two in a few days), I thought it would be great to offer some advice for parents who are planning their tyke’s first birthday in Cebu. I’m no party planning expert but I’m pretty sure you could use these tips to throw a simple, meaningful, and most importantly frugal first birthday celebration for your tiny tot.

Top 3 Child Friendly Restaurants in Cebu

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They say your priorities change once you become a parent. Truer words have never been spoken – especially when it comes to eating out.

Back in the old, pre-baby days, my Partner-in-Crime (PiC) and I used to go on this thing called “dates”. We would watch a movie or maybe stroll around, and then dine at whatever restaurant was nearest or whatever we craved that time.

Five years later, with a little bundle of joy and mischief in tow, our dining habits have changed – to say the least.