I’m Going to be a Mom? Now What?

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Moms have to develop a full range of skills to guide their children to maturity and ultimately, a successful future. From nursing to teaching them and setting a positive example, a mother is her child's first and longest-lasting tutor. She is also her children's security guard, counselor, and cheerleader, among many other roles. 

Health and Wellbeing 
From the day a child is born, the mother will take full responsibility for monitoring the infant's health and safety. Checking for a fever, comforting when ill, and taking the child to the doctor as needed are all part of a mom's duties. Routine checkups and periodic vaccinations also fall into this category. Although a mother is not expected to know much about medical issues, she knows her child well enough to see when something is wrong. A call to the doctor's office or a visit to the ER for critical problems can be arranged by a competent and caring mom who keeps a close watch over her babies. 

Risky Behaviors 
Preteens (even elementary school age) and teens are prone to experimenting with social cliques and engaging in risk-taking behaviors, such as smoking, drinking, or using drugs. Caring moms inform children who are spending more time away from home with friends about the dangers of alcoholism and drug use. If an addiction problem develops, a loving mother will help a child explore alcohol detox center options to get professional help, if needed. 

As toddlers grow older and eventually start school, a mother will teach children how to treat others with respect. She will also train her kids to deal with bullies when parents or teachers are not around. This may mean sticking up for themselves or reporting bullying behavior to an authority figure. Committed moms anticipate and prepare children for antagonistic people and situations in the world beyond the front door. 

Do It Yourself: 5 Steps to Siding Your Own House

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Whether you are acquiring a new home or merely making some adjustments, siding can make a whole difference when it comes to home improvement. This process is often recommended for property owners who appreciate aesthetic and those looking to improve the value of their homes. Additionally, siding is recommended for people who want to avoid the hassles associated with painting their home. If you are thinking of engaging in this kind of project, then here's Home Remodeling & Renovation Guide for you to check out.

1. Measure the Soffit Pieces
The first step to siding is measuring the soffit piece. More often than not, vinyl siding comes in 3.66 meters (12-foot) lengths. For you to make it work, you’ll need to cut the long pieces of siding to lengths that will be consistent with your soffit measurements. It is also imperative to note that the soffit pieces need to be 1/4 inch less than the soffit actual length. This is important in a siding project because such a gap allows for vinyl expansion during the warm weather.

4 Hacks to Stay Healthy and Fit during Christmas

The holiday season is just around the corner, and that means stuffing our faces with all the guilty pleasures served to us in giant servings. Let’s face it, Christmas is the season for eating—and maybe a bit of booze.

Still, it’s important to remember the reason for the season and of course, taking care of yourself throughout so you can live more and do more out of your day.

No need to wait for the new year to make a resolution. Below are some things to keep in mind while celebrating this Christmas so you can be fit and healthy during the festivity.

Know your Alcohol Limit

Christmas parties are all about celebration and memories but, make sure you’re sane enough to recall these things. Drinking moderately allows you not only to live in the moment but also to be kind to your body.

There’s no need to abuse yourself with alcohol. As they say, “May bukas pa!” so, knowing when to call it a night will surely have your head filled with grateful thoughts in the morning.

However, if you do find yourself having overindulged in alcohol, one way you can speed up your recovery is banana bag IV therapy. During this specialized therapy, fluid packed full of essential minerals and vitamins is directly into your bloodstream to effectively combat the effects of excessive alcohol consumption. By bypassing the digestive system, IV therapies can speed up hangover recovery to ensure that you miss no moment of the Christmas festivities.

Win a Xiaomi Mi 8 Daily by Watching Sinio and TNC Predator Pro Team’s Armel and Tims via Nimo TV

Manila, Philippines – Live streaming app Nimo TV together with the country's well-known game streamers are giving away prizes for its lucky viewers this Holiday.

From December 16 to 31 2018, lucky spectators will have a chance to win a Xiaomi mobile phone, prepaid loads or gaming items daily. To win, a spectator should watch the live streaming of the scheduled gamer of the day, and it will be drawn randomly via Nimo TV’s in-app draw feature.

Eating Right During Pregancy

When I was pregnant, I was feeling a lot of mixed emotions. I was extremely happy with the thought of bringing a new life into this world, but also awfully worried for my baby’s health and safety while inside my tummy.

Since the very beginning of my pregnancy, my doctor strongly advised me to focus on proper nutrition and eat in moderation. I just could not eat whatever food I crave for, neither could I fill my belly with snacks high in sugar and sodium.

I made sure I consume a lot of fruits and veggies. Luckily, I learned that I could get a nutrition boost from potatoes, one of my favorite veggies! This was amazing because I love potatoes, which meant I could still enjoy eating them while I was pregnant.

60 lucky winners scratch their way to ‘Disney On Ice’

Wave hello to your favorite Disney characters as SM Supermalls, together with Walt Disney Philippines, treats 60 lucky winners with passes to the well-loved Disney On Ice via a digital promo that will run until December 16 in select SM malls!

“Everyone is very excited as Disney delivers yet another show-stopping masterpiece for all kids and kids at heart,” said Joaquin San Agustin, SM Supermalls senior vice president for marketing.

Beauty Without Pain and Needle Injections

Biotulin Brings Similar Results as Botox But Simpler and Safer to Use

The search for the fountain of youth has gone a long way. People today are willing to push their limits to defy aging—even if it means taking risks with needle injections. This is what happens with Botox.
Although widely popular for wrinkle reduction, Botox has its drawbacks too. It reduces fine lines by invading nerve cells to temporarily paralyze the muscles. When done wrong, Botox can be damaging and you could suffer from facial freeze.
Looking young does not have to be risky and painful. So, a team of scientists led by pharmacist and chemist Dr. Claus Breuer developed a supreme natural skin gel that can make the skin young again with no risks and side effects. This is when Biotulin was born.

How I Make My Kids Hapee? #GoTheExtraSmile

What makes kids hapee? I can say a new toy, an ice cream or going out and some surprises These things can bring easily smile to children.

Every Child is different on what makes them happy, I'm glad that my kids are not more on toys and gadgets thingy. Simple going out here in our place an afternoon walk makes them happy.

15 Squads to Clash for the Final Round of the Biggest Rules of Survival Tournament in the Philippines Hosted by Nimo TV


After weeks of exciting playoffs happened in 3 venues. Fifteen squads are set to claim supremacy in the Rules of Survival – Nimo TV- Philippine Champions League Season 1.  

With over 300 squads who tried their luck during the qualifiers and 45 squads who advanced in the dreaded playoffs, 15 squads are set to face each other in the final round of the biggest Rules of Survival Tournament in the Philippines this Saturday, December 15, 2018, at Mineski Infinity Taft.

 “We are delighted in the turnout of our first event in the Philippines, and we are excited to know who will represent the Philippines in the upcoming Rules of Survival Southeast Asia Tournament” Henry Zhao, Overseas Executive.

The 15 squads who will compete this weekend are the following: Bakunawa B, Savage.ROX, Savage Gaming and Bakunawa A of Mineski Infinity Taft; Kudos Gaming, CLG, Comeback <3, Evo Groundz and Team Marshall of Mineski Infinity Morayta and Representing Mineski Infinity Cubao is Young Blood, Sealteam Peenoise, Chupon Gaming, XO-ideas, and Cheater Slayer Nambawaa; completing the line up is the crowd favorite Team Mix of Mineski Infinity Cubao.

Winners of the tournament will bring home Php 100,000 for the 1st Prize, Php 80,000 for 2nd Prize and Php 50,000 for 3rd Prize. Aside from the Cash Prizes and in-game items, the Top 5 teams will also represent the country in the Rules of Survival Southeast Asia tournament.

Watch the exciting and the exclusive broadcast of the biggest Rules of Survival tournament in www.nimo.tv/rosph

Download the Nimo TV app at Apple app store and Google Play store. Click the link here. https://nimotv.onelink.me/B6cW/25ba46b7

About NiMO TV

Nimo TV is a leading global platform that allows millions of gamers from all around the world to play and broadcast their games to other like-minded players building a community of players, gamers, and fans that drive conversation, and allows peer-to-peer rewards and recognition. Utilizing a high-quality interactive technology, audiences can interact with streamers, and gain access to exclusive esports events and tournaments, along with unprecedented access to the top streamers from across the region.

Flexisource IT

Flexisource IT

Outsourcing has been an increasingly popular solution for business that wants to get more done without spending too much.

Instead of spending more resources to look for and interview candidates for full-time positions, outsourcing is presented as a better solution since there are less time and money wasted. In addition, the overall cost for outsourcing is generally less expensive than having to compensate full-time employees.

What services can be outsourced?

  • Website Development
  • Desktop Application Development
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Enterprise
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Quality Assurance
  • Project Management: Scrum
  • Project Management: Agile
  • Project Management: Waterfall
  • Project Management: Kanban
  • System and Website Maintenance
  • Cloud Computing Services
  • Database Management
  • Legacy Systems Maintenance and Migration
  • Inbound Marketing
  • Outbound Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Technical Support
  • Sales Lead Generation

With demand for outsourcing increasing every year, there are a lot of companies that now offer the service for both local and international clients. It may not always work out all the time. Thankfully, there are some outsourcing companies in the Philippines that know how to handle business properly.

Below is a free video on how to avoid outsourcing horror stories which tackle the crucial components of successful outsourcing.

Mega Prime Joins the Biggest Christmas Sale of the Year, the Shopee 12.12 Big Christmas Sale

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Get as much as 21% in discounts when you buy Mega Prime products from Shopee

With the holidays upon us, so are the many parties, reunions, and get-togethers where everyone bonds over well-loved holiday dishes, posing a challenge to moms who want to prepare a memorable Christmas spread.

To help moms whip up something truly festive this Christmas to delight loved ones, Mega Prime has launched its Tropical Fruit Cocktail, an indispensable addition to every holiday spread. Other new Mega Prime products also include the three different Flavored Nata de Coco as well as the Mega Prime Choices sauces such as the oyster sauce, spicy oyster sauce, and sweet chili sauce made from high-quality Thai spices.

The other existing and well-loved Mega Prime products are the canned Whole Mushrooms, Cream Style Corn, Green Peas, and Garbanzos.

How to Improve Your Well-being Naturally

Due to our hectic lives, busy schedules and daily stress we experience, we tend to become exhausted and drained, both physically and mentally. As a result of our unhealthy lifestyles and lack of exercise, we tend to feel tired and lacking in energy. There are many ways to improve our health and boost energy, and we've listed just a few of them which you might find useful.

Improve your immune system with garlic and honey

Although this might sound like an odd mixture, there's no better natural treatment that gives you so many benefits at once, without any undesirable effects. All you need is one head of garlic and some raw honey. First, peel off the garlic and cut it into small pieces. Then take one spoon of honey and mix it all together in a small cup. Add a few drops of lemon and some lukewarm water. After you have made your magic potion, drink it quickly and repeat the process every morning.

Acne Prone? Try These Skincare Tips


When we are in our teens most of us will go through a phase where we are prone to breakouts. At this time in our lives, our hormones are going crazy and this is why we end up struggling with our skin so much. However, as we get older this usually stops and we are able to live life not worrying about the odd spot here and there. But what happens if you develop acne as an adult? It can be damaging for our confidence and it is something none of us want to go through. But today we are going to share some simple skin care tips to keep these spots at bay.

Wash twice a day

It might seem a little excessive to wash your face twice a day, but if you have acne prone skin this is exactly what you need to do. Think about your regular day and how many times you touch your face. Every time you touch your face you are spreading bacteria around and this can make you much more prone to spots. Washing your face when you wake up in the morning and before you go to sleep is the best bet.

Don’t forget toner

When we are looking for a skincare routine that works for our sensitive or acne prone skin it can be difficult to find the right balance of which products to use. You may have heard people say to stay away from astringent and this is totally right, but toner is different. Toner is water based and it’s job is to balance the pH of the skin and help tighten pores. Bacteria thrive off certain conditions and toner is able to change these conditions to make it harder for them to grow. Apply toner after you cleanse and before you moisturize.

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate

Our skin is like any other part of our body, it needs to be kept hydrated to be healthy. Our cells are full of water and if you don’t give your body enough hydration you’ll likely start to see cells taken over by bacteria. The reason for this is that water flushed out toxins, and moisturizer does the same thing for our cells. Make sure to hydrate both internally and externally each day for the best results.

Use a mask

A lot of us see a face mask as a rare treat on pamper night, but they should be used much more often and are integral to the health of our skin. You can find the 7 best diy acne-fighting face masks | sio beauty online and apply one of these once a week to keep your skin healthy and fighting against spots. You will also be able to find acne specific masks such as charcoal face masks in stores.

REX Team gets lauded at Oxford education conference

During the International Conference of the International Association on Educational Assessment, a gathering of researchers and professionals in the field of education and learning technologies held in the U.K., a Filipina researcher´s presentation was cited by the conference´s keynote speaker, Dr. Arthur Graesser, as being ¨very contemporary,¨ a citation which reflects the Philippine education sector´s ongoing forays into developing 21st-century learning methods and tools for today´s young learners.

The Filipina researcher lauded at the recent conference was Dr. Marilyn U. Balagtas, current Director of the Center for Research and Development in Education at the Philippine Normal University (PNU), the country´s foremost academic institution for training future educators. As a research consultant for the REX Institute for Student Excellence (RISE), the assessment arm of REX, Dr. Balagtas has worked to help REX Book Store Inc. gain insight on the latest trends and developments in learning technologies, as well as new approaches to teaching based on education research.

The paper, entitled ¨Development and Use of the 21st Century Standards-based Assessment for the K to 12 Curriculum: Towards Building a Database for Knowledge Creation,¨ was co-authored with two RISE officials, Ms. Danda Crimelda B. Garcia, and Mr. Dexter C. Ngo. It was presented to a panel composed of educators and education industry assessors at the International Association in Educational Assessment (IAEA) last Sept 14, 2018.

Budget Busters: Three Places Most of us Overspend

Do you forever find yourself with too much month at the end of your money? All of us feel the pinch from time to time, but if this is a regular thing then it could be a clue that something needs to change. There are a number of places that most of us overspend without even realizing, and putting these right can mean extra cash in your pocket. Here are some ideas to look into.

Unfortunately, we all have to pay bills, it’s a sad fact of life. However, you want to make sure that you’re not overpaying. If it’s been a while since you made any changes, it might be worth looking through and making sure you’re getting the best deals. This article can help you find the cheapest phone plan https://budgetboost.co/cheapest-unlimited-data-plan-comparison/. You could do checks for the cheapest broadband, insurance, and even utilities by running quotes through a price comparison site. Rather the extra money stay in your pocket than go to these big companies when it doesn’t need to!

Just about all of us are guilty of wasting food, and if you look at the statistics of what goes to waste each year it’s really quite shocking. As families, we’re literally spending money on food just to throw it in the bin. Getting organized with your groceries is one way to avoid this. If you plan your meals, you won’t overestimate the number of fresh items you need, for them to later end up in the bin. You also won’t find yourself running out of things midweek and having to call an unhealthy and expensive takeaway. Simple changes like taking your own packed lunch and coffee to work instead of buying them every day can add up in a big way. If you’re forever wondering where all of your money is disappeared to, comb through your bank statement. Much more than you might realize will be going on food!

New Skin Care Products From Sunday Riley Are Coming Soon

Sunday Riley Why Everyone Is So Obsessed with the SkinCare Brand Right Now

Sunday Riley is a popular line of skin care items. The company headquarters are based in Houston, Texas. The company was founded in 2009 by a woman who bears the same name. Sunday is a talented entrepreneur, and her brand has been attracting a lot of positive attention since its onset.

The products are scientifically created with a blend of active ingredients and powerful botanicals. Sunday believes that these are what is needed to maintain younger looking skin, and her customers are reaping the results. There were no other companies that were using similar ingredients, so Sunday decided to launch her own line. The company is the maker of Good Genes, and they just announced the launch of the product's limited edition kit.

Her company is behind some of the best selling products at Sephora. It is expected that any new launch by Sunday Riley will be widely received, and there will be long wait lists in anticipation for it. Sunday's launch of the new set even took some experts in the beauty industry by surprise.
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