Growing up I developed some pretty bad habits. I figured it was just a phase I would go through. You know how it is though you always tell yourself “One day I’ll change”. Now I’m a 28 year old mother who’s bad habits are still living very present in my life. It didn’t bother me as much as it does now that I have a kid. Literally everything I do pops the thought into my mind of “HOW IS THIS GOING TO AFFECT MY CHILD?” I AM TIRED OF FEELING TIRED AND BLAHHHHH!! Literally I am at a point in my life where I am absolutely EXAHUSTED. I am WORN OUT. I have NO ENERGY to do what I want to be doing or need to be doing. My body is practically begging me to make some changes. So that’s what I’m going to do. Like I said I developed alot of bad habits growing up that I am now trying so very hard to change. Now more than ever. One of those habits being the way I eat. I have to admit I’ve never really been into the eating healthy or caring about the importance of what I eat. […]
I seriously meant to sit down and finish this last week. Yet every night after putting Luke to sleep all I’m thinking is “peace out world” and I am out cold. Exhausted. We absolutely love hanging out with this kid. It’s unreal how much funner your kid is to hang out with than other people haha. I’m probably saying that right now cause he can’t talk back to me right now. Anyway, I will probably repeat this like 100 times, but I seriously LOVED Singapore. Everything about it was amazing. Thursday of that week we were there we got to go to Universal Studios. I was kinda nervous cause I had no idea how Luke was going to be that day but he was GREAT. He laughed and smiled 90% of the time we were there. Took about 7 naps. Whenever we would find a pole or something he could grab onto we like ran to it because he would get all giddy and happy whenever he got to play with something. It was fun watching people laugh or smile when they would see him having fun. It makes me happy that he made people smile. We took a taxi […]
Once a year me and my sister are required to go out of the country for visa reasons. Everytime we re-enter the country we are given a one year free stay. Last year we went to Hong Kong. This year we chose Singapore. It was AMAZING. I am dividing this up into TWO post because I took soo many picture and I feel like there’s so much to share! We ended up flying through Cebu this time and flying out of their new international airport. All I can say is I will never be flying out of Manila again to fly international haha! The customs + immigration + the people were so friendly. They were so helpful in getting us through quick. And their new international airport is AMAZING. So so beautiful. I think the airports were the best part of the trip haha. Luke did SO GOOD too! I was so proud of him. I was so worried his ears were gunna pop or he was gunna go crazy wacko on the plan and have to be asked to get off. haha. But he did GREAT! He absolutely loved playing with the seats in front of us. And every […]
This kid had to have been chugging down energy drinks while he was inside me. He is so hyper + he takes 10-15 minute power naps! i literally feel my body deteriorating into a taco shell. I’m craving tacos now. I’m not even going to give some inspirational pep talk about how I’m trying to soak this time all in cause one day it’ll pass and I’ll miss it. Cause I’m just not feeling that at all. I love this kid but man!! what I would give for a 3 hour straight nap :) On the plus side, he’s the best and makes me laugh all the time. So we’re good.
I’ve been wanting a hammock outside our house forever. I always love going to Filipinos houses and being able to chill out in their hammocks. This morning while me and Luke were out running errands with Mom, Ryan went and bought us a hammock. I know where I’m going to be hanging out for awhile :)
I love living here. I say it all the time, I know, but I really mean it. I’ve seen so many different mothers here go without or do with what they have and be so happy + their kids be so happy at the same time also. These people keep me humble. A couple of weeks ago a mother came into our nursery without a diaper bag or anything. She didn’t even have a bottle for her baby. When the workers asked her where it was I could tell she was embarrassed..she just said that she had forgotten to bring it. One of the mothers then went and got some formula milk from her own baby bag and filled up a bottle and gave it to her for her baby. She gladly accepted it but she was embarrassed. I don’t know why but that whole scene really struck me. It made me sad. I felt for that mother. She was embarrased. I know she probably sat there feeling judged or unworthy. But as i watched her, she lovingly held that child close and fed her. I could see in her eyes she loved her baby girl. She, in that moment, […]
I literally can never find straight cut skirts that fit me the way I like. NEVER. But I actually liked the fit of this one. I found this one at the thrift store when I was shopping for our boutique-but decided to keep it once I tried it on. I also found this shirt at the thrift store. High five to me for getting up and getting dressed today :) Also I i just noticed that my left eyebrow looks way more fuller than the other one hahaha. Enjoy that image for awhile!
How in the world has it already been 5 months? Time has never gone by so fast in my life. I wish time went as slow now as it did when I was PREGNANT haha! These have been the best 5 months of our lives. This kid makes our lives so happy!!! He has changed already into so many different ways. He is such a happy baby. I always hoped I’d have a happy baby. The best part is he is at that stage where he is so clingy to me and I am milking it big time. I know one day when he’s older and thinks he’s cool it won’t be this way. He recognizes people now too! It’s so funny to watch his expressions when he sees someone he’s familiar with. Last Sunday I walked into church and I was holding him and noticed he kept smiling at someone-when I looked over my shoulder he was looking at my mom. It was the cutest thing ever!! It’s so fun watching his personality change. I feel extremely blessed.
There really is not point in doing your hair here-especially when it comes to wanting to take pictures of it. I always have to redo my hair everytime before we take pictures because the humidity is brutal haha. We had our hair done yesterday for a wedding-and mine went flat before the wedding was even half way through. Oh and I borrowed this dress from Hannah. She has better style than me + a fuller closet so I just borrow.
It rained the other night and we were headed to eat dinner at the little store near our house. The lady that owns the store cooks bbq, so we ordered some. We made our own rice and just took it with us. Anyway, so it rained hard so the mosquitos are so bad when it rains, so I like to bundle Luke up if it rains or just finished raining. So he ended up in this outfit to go out. haha It’s so fun having a kid-especially when they’re this little-they have no idea what’s going on our what you dress them in. I post alot of pictures of him in cute outfits..but this is how I really dress my kid. :) jk! Poor thing even his socks were put on wrong. The heel part was in the front. I think he still looks SO cute.