Needle Fear – not just for kids but also their parents!

  Just arrived from a week of confinement in the hospital. My son Philnand needs to undergo a biopsy to confirm if he has Hirschsprung’s disease! As a mother of two kids who experienced going to the hospital of a similar procedure, the fear of the needle hasn’t changed. It was a challenge to show to our…

Barium Enema for Hirschsprung’s disease – How to calm child’s fear during the procedure?

It was two years ago when my eldest son was diagnosed with Hirschsprung’s. Just as age as my eldest, now my youngest needs to undergo tests for possible Hirschsprung’s disease! He already had gone through Barium Enema and sad to say, the white chemicals did not flush out after 24 hours. Hirschsprung’s disease was said to be a rare disease but in my case, it’s not rare anymore. My two offspring’s are vulnerable to this kind of disease.

Virgin Coconut Oil for Healing Purposes.

In the Philippines, virgin coconut oil is very common because we can just make them in our own home. Not sure with millennials because they are already available in the market. But I remember 30 years back when our grandparents used to have this homemade virgin coconut oil with some roots inside the bottle in Bisaya…

Christmas: I need to get fit! – OFW wife.

December is about to pop! It’s also the time most of the Overseas Pilipino Workers are booked to go home with their families. I came across with few of the wive’s of OFW in my son’s school. Moms who choose to look after their kids full time while husbands earn a living. I had some fun knowing that…