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If you’ve been following my blog from early days, you know that WanderMom started as a random idea. I wanted to share my experiences as a first-time mom and also talk about my travels. It was more like a side project for me and I did it mostly for fun. So you can imagine my […]

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Kurt’s First Photoshoot at The Picture Company

A few months after Kurt was born, I was asked if I could do a family shoot with The Picture Company (TPC). I didn’t have to think twice – we tried TPC before when Kyle was a baby. As a family, mahilig talaga kami mag-photo shoot (we really like having photo shoots). We’ve tried different […]

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Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Sydney

I know some of you are wondering what we did in Australia. I’ll share some notes and tips from our trip to Sydney in this post – hopefully, these will help you prepare for your trip down under. Before I go into the details of our trip, I’d like to share one thing that made this […]

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When Your Kid Doesn’t Want to Eat

As a mom, you want your kid to eat right and eat well.  It’s probably every mother’s dream to have a kid that will eat anything, especially the food that’s healthy and good for their kids.  But what if your kid turns out to be a picky eater and doesn’t eat much? When I was […]

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Stokke – the Best Baby Stroller for Me

The first baby stroller we got for Kyle was the Stokke Xplory, and after four years, we’re now using it for Kurt. I fell in love with it the first time we saw it in Mothercare BGC. Stokke is known for making products that are beautiful and versatile. From the photos, you can see that […]

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Tips on Applying Positive Discipline

Last year, I shared the principles behind Positive Discipline in a talk at Kyle’s school and in a blog post.  I promised to share tips on how to apply the principles, so here they are 1. Create rules that are fair and applicable to everyone.  When I make a rule, I make sure it gets […]

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Paul’s Birthday Surprise at Shangri-La Boracay

Ever since Paul and I were together, I try to surprise him in different ways. Last year, I decided to stage a surprise that involved riding an airplane – the first time I did anything that ambitious.  This is the second getaway surprise I’ve done – in 2017, I brought him out of town on […]

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Kyle’s 3rd Birthday – Adventures in HK

  AfterKyle’s 1st birthday, Paul and I decided that we won’t be throwing large birthday parties for Kyle anymore.  Instead, we’ll focus on building family memories through travel. So for Kyle’s third birthday, we decided to go to Hong Kong.  Initially, we planned going to Japan, since we already went to Hong Kong for Kyle’s […]

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Organizing Your Child’s First Birthday Party

  The firsts in your child’s life are always memorable – the first word, first step, even first tooth! (especially memorable for breastfeeding moms!)  It’s only natural to want to have a memorable first birthday celebration. For first-time moms, though, this may feel like a big challenge. Your child will not have any preferences, so […]

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