PayMaya redefines parenting and adulting in the Digital Age

Look, I am not a parent yet (except if you count my feline mommyhood) – but like all parents, I know how it feels to juggle bills, a career, various side hustles and even me time. That’s why I felt right at home during the recently-concluded PayMaya event held specifically for millennial moms and dads….

Freedom & Foreboding (Days 36 & 37/Project 365)

Day 36 What are you most conscious about? Me? It’s not the huge junk-on-my-trunk or the protruding belly which I developed after gaining a few pounds. Oh no, I am most conscious about my feet. Ideally, a woman’s feet should be dainty, nice looking especially after a cute pedicure and smooth. Well, mine were none…

If it’s meant to be, it’s meant to be

Just when I thought I am not going due to too many reasons why not, something inside me snapped and said, “what the eff, you might as well try”. I know it’s hard to even try going to where I want to go, due to the pressing need to have a visa, that I don’t…

Anywhere but here…

I don’t know if you can still call me the “ideal, patriotic Filipino”, especially when I say that if given the choice, I’d rather be anywhere (ON A FIRST WORLD COUNTRY at least) than suffer here in the Philippines. Earlier, while grappling with a very tricky situation with one of my media invitees for her…

That VISA commercial that made me cry

It’s just 11:30 in the morning and I am fighting back tears. Work is just about to start. Checking the email, surfing CNN and other news source. Then I came across the story of legendary Olympic gold medalist speed skater Dan Jansen, a heavy favorite in the 1988 Winter Olympics. The day of the race,…