Lola’s Girl

I always cherish the fond memories I have for grandma, I called her Mamá Pedeng. I have always been her little helper – in the kitchen, in her mini-grocery store (sari-sari store), in household chores and every time she went to supermarkets every Thursday afternoon and Sunday to attend the 6AM mass as well. NoContinue reading “Lola’s Girl”

Mama’s Embrace

Every birth story is unique. It was on Thursday dawn, during Simbang Gabi in 1982 when a healthy little one was brought into this world. The number six and youngest in the family. She was 39 when she gave birth to this child. Her family and neighbors were excited of her birth and so sheContinue reading “Mama’s Embrace”

A Letter to my Mamas

“It is not how much you do, but how much love you put into the doing that matters” – Mother Teresa Indeed, what Mother Teresa said is exactly the best way to describe our mothers. Being a mother isn’t easy, it’s the hardest job in the world that comes with no instructions or manual onContinue reading “A Letter to my Mamas”