Yearly Archives: 2011

Surviving ‘Til Christmas Morning

It is a few more days before Christmas and I bet a lot of the little ones are quite excited to open all their gifts and presents on Christmas morning. So while entertaining your tot who is mulling over whether Santa will bring him his secret Christmas wish this year, and apart from being incredibly busy, what else keeps you occupied in between shooing the kids from sneaking under the tree while no one’s looking to peek at one of their gifts? Updating you blog or staying online late at night to keep abreast with current events? Or online bingo sites perhaps?

If you are a full-time working mom who keeps a healthy balance between a 9 to 5 job and running your household, chances are you are probably swamped by now. Since there are still a number of things to worry about after having finished your Christmas shopping and wrapping all your entire brood’s gifts, a major headache is probably underway. There are probably numerous children’s Christmas parties to attend to which you have to insert to your already-full itinerary. Or you most definitely have got the Christmas Eve dinner to worry about, too. Before you go bonkers on deciding which food and meal to prepare or which dessert to serve your annual guests, maybe you can take a few breather and escape to a brief and quiet me-time, just to unwind and relax. You might find respite in one of those online games, just try not to be that much competitive lest the otherwise harmless and something-just-to-pass-away-the-time activity turns out into another chore you have to finish.

Surviving the Christmas season while raising children is a quite feat and you can get away with flying colors as long as you stay on top of the situation and refuse to be overwhelmed by it. Organize, make a list, delegate if you must. Am sure you will always find a better way of doing things and going your way around.

Assistance for the victims of typhoon Sendong

Food, drinking water, clothes, and mat. These are the basic needs of our kababayans who survived the wrath of typhoon Sendong on Dec. 17. The natural disaster has affected parts of Northern Mindanao Region particularly Iligan and Cagayan de Oro City.

If  you wish to extend help in any form, you can send them via the following links provided here:

Kapuso Foundation Cash Donations and Drop areas for relief goods such as food, medicine and clothes. Check out this site.

Philippine Red Cross: Text REDAMOUNT to 2899 (Globe) or 4143 (Smart).

Cebuana Lhuillier Pawnshop (Nationwide) accepts cash donation

Direct deposits may be made online from any BPI branches, pay to:

Bank of the Philippine Islands (Loyola-Katipunan Branch)
BPI Peso Checking Account Number: 3081-1111-61
BPI Dollar Savings Account Number: 3084-0420-12

ABS-CBN Foundation Sagip Kapamilya Warehouse #137 Mother Ignacia Ave., Quezon City Warehouse – donations in kind

Our fellow blogger and PMC co-members in Mindanao are also affected by the fury of typhoon Sendong and we are also requesting some help for them. You can send your donations here.

* More than 600 people perished from the worse flood and several hundreds more were left homeless as of latest count.

For your printing needs

Kids have school projects almost everyday. Most of which require printing so we often run out of ink. This means we have to replace printer cartridges frequently and its time-consuming going to the mall to buy one. Good thing you can order original printer cartridges online. There are different ink and toner cartridges for the type of printer that you have at home or for your office need.