Saturday, October 9, 2021

Unique Online Activities for Teenagers


It’s been a month now since the new school year started and in the Philippines, we’re still on distance learning mode of delivery. It’s been the second year of this kind of school set-up and I know how hard it is to cope up especially if you’re a teener who wants to go out and socialize. Aside from the physical health concerns brought about by this pandemic, I am also concerned about the mental health of my students.

Monday, July 19, 2021

Things To Consider When Choosing Your NYC Apartment


One of the major decisions that you have to make as an adult is to look for the perfect place to live in. Apartment hunting may be exciting at first but when you realize how difficult it is to match the lifestyle that you have with your home, it can be really challenging.
 

Monday, July 12, 2021

Six Tips on How to Handle Debt Collector Calls


Nobody is excited to receive a call from a debt collector. Generally, it’s always an awkward situation to deal with them especially when they use technical terms which can be overwhelming and intimidating. But if you know how to handle debt collector calls properly, then it will be less stressful than what it usually is.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

A Lesson from the Future

Dear Pre-Pandemic Carla,

Hello, I’m your future self. I know, it’s freaky. 

Now, calm down. That jam-packed armpits-to-face MRT ride and the long queue to the mall you endured a while ago, it’s nothing. Believe me, your concerns right now are nothing compared to what you’ll go through in the coming years.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Fun Things to Do in Toronto During the Summer


Toronto is a cultural cornerstone that has something plucked from each quadrant of the world.  Unfortunately, we don't have unlimited time, so we have to narrow down our decisions of what we can do.  If you're ready for fun in the sun and a chance to kiss the snow goodbye, summers in Toronto are like nowhere else.

Friday, June 11, 2021

Why “Me” Time is Important to be a Happy Mother


I kinda expected how motherhood can be challenging yet rewarding at the same time. But never did I imagine that it could be so hard that having a “me” time would only mean your time spent in the bath. And with my work-from-home set-up, I’m actually having a difficult time separating work life from family life which leads to me having feelings of resentment and sadness. In the process of juggling all the roles I have to fulfil in my life, there’s this one simple thing I need right now—a dedicated “me” time.

Monday, May 24, 2021

10 Things I’ve Learned as a First-time Mom


It’s been over a year now since I became a full-time mom while working from home because of the pandemic. On the other hand, I just celebrated my tenth year of blogging and it feels like I'm forced to have a travel hiatus to take care of a little human being. But then, I must admit that I miss the good old backpacking days. I am not complaining though, I still consider myself blessed to have my two boys with me (the husband and the child) for twenty-four hours a day—all day, every day.