MANILA -- Jerika Ejercito has found her source of sunshine amid the country's gloomy weather. On her private Instagram account, the celebrity mom shared a touching close-up shot of her fourth baby, Moises. "As somber as the weather so is this little angel of ours," Ejercito said in the caption of her photo. "He slept through the night as if it was not his first night in this wild, wild world." "Moises, you have brought so much light into our lives amid this melancholic season. For this we are eternally grateful to you, our little Sunshine," she added. This is the first time Ejercito shared an image of her baby son since she and Spanish partner Miguel Aguilar Garcia welcomed the arrival of their bundle of joy last Saturday. Moises is Ejercito's fourth son, her third with Aguilar following twins. She also has a son with former boyfriend Bernard Palanca. Ejercito is the daughter of former President Joseph Estrada and former actress Laarni Enriquez. … [Read more...] about LOOK: Jerika Ejercito shares first photo of newborn son Moises
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray shares Election Day checklist Jan Milo Severo (Philstar.com) - May 13, 2019 - 11:25am MANILA, Philippines — Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray has a message for her fellow Filipinos this Election Day. In her Instagram story, the beauty queen from Bicol encouraged fellow Filipinos to exercise their right to vote. Screenshots of Catriona Gray's Instagram stories. Philstar.com/Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo “To all Filipinos, I encourage you to do your part in deciding the future of our beloved Philippines by exercising your right to vote,” Catriona wrote. She also listed down questions to ask oneself before casting a vote for a political candidate, and these include values, vision, priorities, position on issues, track record, source of funding and service. “What values this candidate’s vision for the Philippines? What advocacies does … [Read more...] about Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray shares Election Day checklist
Mom’s the word at SM Malls (The Philippine Star) - May 12, 2019 - 12:00am Some of Manila’s loveliest moms share their Mother’s Day celebration plans and gift list. Kaye Tinga Mother’s Day is always a very special day in our family. We celebrate with my mom, my siblings and their families. We always have a meal together at one of our favorite restaurants. That would either be Tim Ho Wan or Little Flour in SM Megamall, or The Food Hall in SM Aura. And right after, because according to my children, they never know what to get me, we will go around the mall and I get to choose my own gift in either Uniqlo, My Home, or Power Books. If any of my kids are reading this, I would love to receive bamboo drawer organizer trays from My Home for my accessories and knickknacks, they’re pretty, practical and sustainable. Issa Litton with daughters Bella (left) and Chasey Issa Litton For this Mother’s … [Read more...] about Mom’s the word at SM Malls
MANILA, Philippines — Most can attest to moms being the nurturers of families, and providers of affection, love and care. But through the years, they continue to reinvent themselves — breaking stereotypes in society, taking on multifaceted roles, and showing strength amid tenderness. So when it comes to making and saving money, moms surely can. In celebration of Mother’s Day, meet two moms who have bravely stepped up, brought their A-games, and raised their children while providing for their families. Mommy Chrys: The wise spender Chrys learned to be a wise spender by minimizing spending in small things that add up. Photo Courtesy of Chrys Esguerra del Monte Imagine separating from your husband at the height of the Asian Financial Crisis — a period that gripped most of East and Southeast Asia in the late 90s — with two very young daughters to raise alone. Sounds difficult? Maria Chrystia Esguerra del Monte, now 50, went through all these … [Read more...] about When it comes to saving, managing and growing money, moms can!
MANILA, Philippines — There is a day in a year wherein children get to show their appreciation for their selfless and untiring love that only a mother can provide. There is really no way to match the amount of love that flows from the heart of a mother, but it is always a good idea to reciprocate by treating mom to the gifts that match her heart’s desires. For the pretty in pink mom Cara Delevingne for Dior Addict Stellar Shine Pink, according to Peter Philips, Creative and Image Director of Dior Makeup, is the color of happiness, freedom and femininity, which is why it was among the most favorite colors and the “lucky color” of legendary designer Christian Dior. As such, the brand recently launched Dior Addict Stellar Shine, a new collection of 24 luminous pink hues, ranging from subtle nudes, to fiery corals, seductive reds and bold plums. The range also boasts of a new formula with micro-pearls for shine; natural beeswax for a lightweight … [Read more...] about LIST: Mother’s Day treats for ‘it’ moms