• Some Things To Remember During A Cemetery Visit With Kids and Babies
    Events,  Family

    Some Things To Remember During A Cemetery Visit With Kids and Babies

    It has been a Filipino tradition to visit our departed loved ones at the cemetery during the “Undas” season (All Saints Day and All Souls Day), with the whole family. As a kid, I grew up “tomb hopping” as we visit relatives and I enjoyed collecting melted candles. The cemeteries in Manila get so crowded that some LGU had to limit and sometimes no longer allow cars inside, people had to walk. I did experience a tiring walk as a kid. If you are to bring kids with you at the cemetery, what should you prepare and expect as well? How do we keep them safe and at the same…

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    Thanksgiving: Wherever You Are!

    My childhood friend married a US citizen but their family is based in Japan. It just proves well that wherever you are, you can still celebrate Thanksgiving and any other celebrations, right? Look at these photos and you’ll definitely feel the spirit of Thanksgiving. Thanks Marilyn for the photos. It was when I worked for Convergys that I learned more about Thanksgiving Day. That it is being celebrated every 4th Thursday of November and it’s well celebrated just like Christmas. For some, it’s more grand. And, did you know that the first Thanksgiving Day lasted for 3 days? Interesting, right? Baked or roasted turkey is normally the center of attraction…