Mom's Day Out : A Treat To Moms by Sun Life Financial

Motherhood is a gift and I consider it as my life's greatest blessing. It's a lifelong career where resignation is not an option and vacation leave is a rare opportunity, so little pauses once in a while is more convenient. Being a mom, a wife and a career woman can be very challenging at times and a little pause is all I need to regain the strength and inspiration I need to keep going. By pause, I mean taking time away from the kids for a while and giving myself the most needed care. ☺




It has been a while since I went out and indulged myself to some pampering and "me time", so Sun Life's Mom's Day Out event is really a perfect opportunity for me to go out and enjoy an afternoon of pampering and learn about financial freedom as well as creating a balance as a mom. It was truly an event designed for moms to feel relaxed, pampered, and learn more about parenting, money management and a lot more.


Enjoying back massage by Elysia Wellness Spa
How lucky can I get? I won a gift voucher from Elysia Wellness Spa! It's an hour of pampering again!

Ms. Michelle Alignay, an author and Family Life Specialist shared about  The Balanced Motherhood. She also talked about how we, as mothers, should give value to ourselves and prioritize on giving the self-care that we need. By doing so, we are also caring for the welfare of our family particularly of our children. If we are reinvigorated and our strength is renewed, we also have the new energy to share quality time and do the much need work for our family. According to Ms. Alignay, the goal of self-care is to live a balanced life. And a well-balanced mom has more to give.








Ms. Mylene Almonte, Sun Life Mindanao's cluster head talked about the rising cost of college education and how we can prepare for it. Her talk excites me and it was very timely because I've been looking for an investment vehicle I can use to prepare for the college education of my daughters. While Bella is still 6 years old and Cheska is 2, I think the best time to invest for their college education in NOW.




Ms. Almonte introduces My Future Fund, an investment vehicle that can help parents prepare for the future of their children. MFF can also be paired with a variable life insurance that suits the family's budget. I believe it is wise to utilize My Future Fund because it is an investment that beats inflation. I can’t wait to discuss this with my husband. ☺




It was indeed an awesome afternoon as I get to see my blogging mommy friends and learned so much from the speakers on top of feeling relaxed and refreshed!

Thank you, Sun Life for thinking of moms like us!





Here's an inspiring video from Sun Life Financial Philippines:



To know more about My Future Fund and other SunLife's products and services, please check out the links below:

Website: Sunlife Financial Philippines
Facebook Page : Sunlife Financial Philippines
Instagram: @sunlifeph
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DDI Celebrates Its First Founding Anniversary!

I've been blogging since the year 2010 as a way of fighting boredom during my first pregnancy. It was very challenging for me at first but I finally got the hang of it especially when I started following blogs and got to know the faces behind those blogs. Blog comment exchanges are very fun and I found genuine people and develop friendships with them as well,  as we all become more active in our blogs and social media accounts.

Today, I am just so happy and honored to be a part of the Davao Digital Influencers, Inc. I may not be as active as the other members of the group in attending events but I am one with them in achieving the organization's objective to Engage, Influence and Make A Difference. Established in July 30, 2016, the group is a composed of passionate bloggers, video bloggers and microbloggers organized to take full advantage of its members’ respective influence in creating positive impact in the community particularly in promoting Davao region.



DDI has encouraged me to be a better blogger and social media influencer where truth, accuracy, impartiality, fairness are given emphasis on every blog and social media post. I am also one proud member of DDI because it is not just another blogging group but it is also registered in Securities and Exchange Commission. The organization maybe considered new but it has already done and achieved so much on its first year.

As DDI celebrates its first founding anniversary, I would like to thank and congratulate our founding officers on their unceasing hard work and devotion in bringing the organization to where it is right now and for truly making a big difference on its first year. A job well done, guys! ;)

DDI would like to thank the following sponsors for their love and support:

Platinum: Smart Communications, Inc., AirAsia, FWD Life Philippines
Gold: PLDT Home
Silver: Jolly Canned Fruits and Vegetables
Bronze: Abreeza Ayala Mall
Benefactors: Lachi's Sans Rival Atbp., Cecil's Snack Inn & Restaurant, Seda Abreeza Hotel, Marco Polo Davao, Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Davao, M Magazine.



Happy Anniversary, Team DDI!

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Chasing Wonders With Air Asia's New Summer Destinations for as Low as P788

On April 22, 2017, the World's Best Low Cost Carrier Air Asia, has launched  new routes from and to Davao, Cebu, Clark, Palawan (Puerto Princesa), and Boracay (Caticlan).


In celebration of its new domestic flights from Davao, Air Asia is offering promo fares from as low as Php 788, all-in available at www.airasia.com for booking today until April 30 and valid for travel between September 5, 2017 to February 8, 2018.


For you guys to be able to discover the new summer wonders of our country, I will be giving away three (3) Round Trip tickets for two from Davao to Caticlan (Boracay).

Please stay tuned for more updates on the mechanics of  this promotion. 

Kindly visit www.airasia.com for more information about the flight schedules.

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Outfit Ideas for Busy Moms


Whether it's at the office or a family gathering, it's important to dress your best. However, when you're a busy mom, and you may find it hard to devote lots of time to your outfit choices. Here's a list of chic outfit ideas that are also functional for busy mothers.

Easy yet classy career wear:
Numerous types of relaxed fit slacks are wrinkle and stain resistant. Additionally, you can find many tops that come with layering pieces such as twin sets and button-ups with built-in faux vests. These clothing options are easy to maintain and accessorized.

Comfy and cute at home styles: 
Yoga pants and other active wear have long been this a trusted mom stable due to being comfortable. And because of this fact many manufacturers have taken notice and now there are many sophisticated active wear styles. You can pair these separates with relaxed fit T-shirts for a look that's comfortable yet trendy.

Reach for a Bohemian Chic style when going out: 
Whether you're having drinks with the girls or having a night on the town with your husband it’s always best to reach for a style that’s effortlessly chic. Try a gorgeous floor-length maxi dress paired with understated jewelry and fashion flats. This style is a quick way for busy moms to be on trend without having to waste a tremendous amount of time getting ready.

Additional tips:
  •   When you find a style you love such as cropped pants or peasant tops tries getting the same       style in a number of different colors.
  •  Opt for an extensive makeup palette in place of multiple standalone makeup options this will  cut your morning routine in half.
  • Whenever possible, choose comfortable slip on shoes and keep your favorites in a designated location just in case you have to make a Mad Dash in the event that you're running late.

Who says you can't be stylish and practical at the same time? These amazing outfit choices aren't just stylish, they also accommodate the lifestyle of busy moms. You can find all of these outfit ideas and much more at express.com.


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Being Optimistic In Life

Learning how to do a psychic reading is an innate talent to some but can also be acquired if the individual is interested to learn. The psychic ability of a person can be developed over time if he only pays attention to his intuition. People who consider themselves as psychics are very sensitive in identifying different signs and symbols that they see anywhere they go. They consider that the ability does not just come from inside them but also from external sources that surrounds them.

The interest and the eagerness to know and see the future is what led most people to believe in psychics and their prediction of the future. The religious and believers are usually skeptical about psychic readings because they think that no one knows the future except God. But personally, I believe that every person has its own faith and beliefs and it is every person's choice whether they will believe it or not.

It is just actually all about respect on other people’s belief and differences on their culture and practices. It is still best to just live with the fact that there are people who really possess that kind of ability. As individuals, we can make this world a better place if we will just look on the positive side of every situation. It pays to be optimistic in life for it is proven to attract positive things in almost every situation.
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