MANILA - Tears flowed inside the “It’s Showtime” studio on Saturday when Vice Ganda paid tribute to moms everywhere in celebration of the Mother's Day. The host-comedian began his message by narrating the instances when moms shed tears for their children although unknown to the latter. In the end, Vice Ganda reminded everyone to always take every opportunity to tell their mothers how important they are to them. “Sa bawat luha ng mga magulang natin, sana kapag may pagkakataon, makuha nating bumawi kahit sa mga simpleng bagay,” he said. Here’s the full clip of Vice Ganda’s touching speech about mothers: Watch more in iWant or TFC.tv … [Read more...] about News Tears flow as Vice Ganda delivers touching speech for moms
Gary V’s mom was the perfect endorser for unconditional love MANILA, Philippines — My mother-in-law was always a joy to be with and the stunner of every gathering. She was like a sunny day, and would brighten everyone’s hearts and make us laugh with her witty humor when she walked into a room. Everyone knew she was a “queen” the minute she entered the door, and her outfits and her bags matched her shoes and so did the fashion jewelry that filled up her drawers. But more than all that, she was the perfect endorser for the term “unconditional, selfless love.” To us her children and children-in-law, she was simply Mom, the one we could all count on, every step of the way. She memorized phone numbers, birthdays and addresses. She was the glue that mended strained relationships and she had gifts for everyone including my yayas for birthdays and Christmas. She … [Read more...] about Gary V’s mom was the perfect endorser for unconditional love
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
Since Mother’s Day was two weeks away, Laurice Guillen was asked at the presscon for Man and Wife if she had ever failed as a mother. “In a sense, yes, I did fail as a mother and that was when my daughters were small,” Laurice admitted in all candidness, referring to Ina and Anna, her daughters by her late husband Johnny Delgado. “Most of my life, while they were growing up, I was always out of the house shooting movies. Ina would make things hard for her yaya (nanny) so that her yaya would give up at mapipilitan akong alagaan siya. “So I consider it as my failure as a mom because I was never a 100 percent hands-on mom to them, even if every now and then I would bring them to the set so they would know what kind of work I was doing. Luckily, my daughters grew up independent.” They both followed in their parents’ footsteps into showbiz. Besides an actress, Ina Feleo is a figure skater, dancer and writer; while her sister Anna is an opera singer, … [Read more...] about Laurice on why she was a ‘failure’ as a mom