Hey, 38!

I burst into tears as I thought of all the things that have happened since my blog entry on my birthday a year ago. So much has changed, so much has happened and I am grateful. This is my first birthday without mom and I wish she were here. I miss her so much. She…

I Don’t Know What’s Best for Them…

“Mother knows best.” I’ll be very honest with you. I’m a mom to a 14 and 7-year-old and nope, I don’t always know what’s best for my kids. Hang on, momma. Hear me out. I used to believe that I had to be in control of everything because….“Mom knows best.” Man, I was such a…

Of Abot Tala, Trust and Taking Risks

We’ve spent many late nights these past two weeks working on our very first round table discussion/orientation materials. It’s for families who want to know more about Abot Tala, the Self-Directed Learning center we’re putting up here in Metro Manila. Yesterday was the big day and it was interesting to see different reactions as I…

Of Dreams Coming True and Turning 37

I have a story to share. It’s the kind that has given people goosebumps. It’s made some people cry and it has definitely encouraged so many to start dreaming and believing again. I had a dream so big and so seemingly impossible. It felt like I was reaching for the stars. A voice inside me…