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Essential Oils: The three wisemen were clearly on to something…

A friend told me the other day, “Oh in the end you will fall for that din pala. Sa dami ng tinanggihan mong alternative treatment sa cancer, dyan din pala bagsak mo.” My dear, my stand regarding cancer treatment is still the same. I continue to trust and follow whatever treatment and medication Bianca’s doctor deem best for her. I haven’t abandoned Science, for this same Science has kept Bianca’s health stable all these years. What attracted me to essential oils is the fact that it never asserted itself as something that can replace Bianca’s current treatment and management for her Thyroid cancer. If anything, it only promises to make her, and my family, feel good which in essence is what makes any Science based cancer treatment effective as well. 
  

Eversince we’ve used essential oils, we’ve managed to significantly reduce Bianca’s dependency on chemical drugs for minor health issues such as cough, colds, asthma, allergic rhinitis, migraine, pain, and dysmennhorea. It has also helped boost her immune system and manage her energy and stress levels. She’s been through a lot of medical procedures and huge amount of chemical drugs have gone through her system. When you come accross something safe, aromatic, and topical but gives the same relief as chemical drugs based on experience and research data, won’t you embrace it as well? 

Again, we have not traded Science for “chance.” I still have complete confidence that it will heal my child, but then, I also believe that these essential oils whose benefits and use can be traced back to as early as 4500 BC can also improve the general well-being of my child. The three wisemen had a good enough reason for gifting Baby Jesus the essential oils, Frankincense and Myrr. They were clearly on to something when they did that. I guess I’ll take my cue from them, they aren’t called wise men for nothing. Anything spritual, you have me. 🙏😌 

The Best Year Yet with the new Mommy Mundo Mom 24/7 Planner this 2018!

Repost from Mommy Mundo! I can’t wait to get my hands on one of these planners!

To say that moms have a lot on their plate is an understatement! There are days when 24 hours don’t seem to be enough to manage kids, household, and work. Mommy Mundo’s Mom 24/7 Planner 2018 is designed to help mommies make time for what matters most. A planner made by moms, for moms, it helps keep supermoms organized in managing the many roles of motherhood. We’re on our 6th edition, with our very first having launched 2012.

The Mom 24/7 Planner 2018 comes with special pages that moms will definitely appreciate. It contains a Child’s Info Sheet, a Meal Planning Page, Immunization Tracker, and more, that help keep moms on top of every detail of their family.

This planner will do more than keeping you organized. It’s a powerhouse in mommy management with mommy-themed pages that let you journal those precious moments you live day by day. That way, you can savor the ups and downs of your motherhood journey, and everything in between.

Mommy Mundo’s Mom 24/7 Planner 2018 comes in three planner designs. This way you can choose which cover suits your personality.

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No matter your personality, Mommy Mundo’s Mom 24/7 Planner 2018 is made just for you.

Mommy Mundo Passport Holders can only claim their COMPLIMENTARY COPY at Expo Mom Holiday on November 10 to 12 at the Glorietta Activity Center. All you need to do is go to our community booth & show your passport to claim your planner.

If you don’t have your Mommy Mundo Passports yet, sign up at mommymundo.com/join. If you want to order for your #TeamMom after Expo Mom Holiday, you may get it at the Mommy Mundo HQ in Fun Ranch, or order online thru mommymundo.com/shop for only Php515.00.

Make 2018 your best year yet with the Mom 24/7 Planner 2018!

Expo Mom Holiday 2017: #TeamMom Wrap Up making your way this November!

Expo Mom Holiday 2017: #TeamMom Wrap Up making your way this November!
We’ve come a long way, and finally, we’re nearing the end of 2017!!

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At the start of the year, Expo Mom kicked off its celebration of #TeamMom!

Expo Mom is the banner event of Mommy Mundo, a community of moms dedicated to making motherhood easier, happier, and more fulfilling for every mom. Mommy Mundo’s various events and activities are meant to answer the needs of moms, empowering them towards positive action. Since 2003, it has pioneered a variety of initiatives to achieve its goal of #mompowerment.

THIS IS IT!! It’s our last Expo Mom for the year and the culmination of our year-long #TeamMom celebration! Introducing Expo Mom Holiday happening this coming November 10-12, 2017, 10 AM – 10 PM at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City!

Expo Mom Holiday promises to be an exciting event showcasing both practical and whimsical product picks perfect for the coming holiday season as it welcomes new partners and reunites with beloved ones!!

We will be having a #MMRoadtest Area where you, your family and your #TeamMom can test out up and coming products, perks for our #MommyMundoPassport holders such as freebies from some of our partners!!

Also, we’re launching our #Mom247Planners here for 2018!! To the passport holders, all you have to do is go to our community booth and claim your complimentary copy! For those who don’t have a Mommy Mundo Passport yet, apply NOW at http://mommymundo.com/join!

More details coming your way as we approach the biggest celebration yet!!

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For Mommy Mundo Passport Holders:
Show your valid passport and claim your free Mom 24/7 2018 Planner at the Mommy Mundo Community Booth!

For those who want to renew, or apply for the Mommy Mundo Passport, applications will be accepted onsite too!

Beat Acne With Proactiv

Filipinos are very particular about the types of products they use on their skin. They like to research about various brands and in their quest for that one product that works best for their skin type, they aren’t afraid to try different ones. Trust me, I know! I cannot count the number of times I did so, hoping against hope each time that it is “THE ONE” that would miraculously transform my skin from flawed to flawless.

Everyone wants to have that, flawless skin, but then, we Filipinos most specially, are forever haunted by pimples. Indeed those little bumps can make or break one’s confidence. In fact, it has been identified as one of the root causes of insecurity among teens. Add to the fact that they are hormonal, pimples are what makes them stay at home and withdraw from any social interaction.

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Good news is, America’s #1 acne treatment system has been around to help Filipinos with pimple problems regain their confidence. The 3 Step Proactiv Solution clears problematic spots and prevents acne before it starts giving users fresh-looking and blemish-free skin. This trued and tested brand is composed of several products developed by top international dermatologists.

If you want to try out this amazing brand, it usavailable at any Watsons and SM Department Stores. Proactiv has a 30-Day kit (Php 2,495) for first time users who wish to try the product and a 60-Day kit (Php 3,995) for those who have been enjoying Proactiv’s many benefits. What’s great about this product is that it offers a money-back guarantee. Do check it out. 

Take An Afternoon For Yourself at the Mindful Mom Re-Treat this September 16!

Mindful Mom Re-Treat makes a comeback next month on September 16, Saturday, 8:30 to 11:30 AM, at Makati Diamond Residences.

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While it’s almost second nature for moms to help others, it takes a little prodding for them to care for themselves. At the Mindful Mom Re-Treat, moms have a few hours not only to enjoy the company of other mothers but also to delve into their present priorities, past issues, and future goals. It’s going to be a physically, mentally, and spiritually refreshing day as moms take the time to rediscover and re-center themselves. Facilitating the re-treat is Michele S. Alignay, MA, Registered Family Psychologist and mom of two.

We will also be joined by The Oil Natural Project who will be doing a quick talk on the benefits of essential oils in living mindfully and will have samples for you to try.

Sponsored by Belo Baby, PLDT Home & Goodbag, the retreat is a takeoff from Mommy Mundo’s award-winning Mom Manifesto campaign in 2015. It was conceptualized and created by Mommy Mundo Founder Janice Villanueva, in collaboration with Alignay and Mommy Mundo Content Head Jing Lejano.

Mommy Mundo passport holders gets 30% off from the registration fee!

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Register by texting 0908-865-7245 or go to http://mommymundo.com/mindfulmomretreats/. Pre-registration is a must! The P800 participation fee covers snacks and the workshop kit.

Remain Zit-free with Proactiv! Is it your favorite acne treatment too?

My struggle with acne has finally reached its tail end…well, I think and I really hope that this is finally it this time. So far no major pimple breakout for the past one and a half months. I am hoping that in this territorial dispute (my face, my territory) with acne, my pimples have finally surrendered on me.

Thank God for effective, Proactiv Solution, clear skin is just a beauty counter away. Proactiv Solution’s acne clearing system has garnered a loyal following in the country since it’s successful release in the local market. It’s proven effectiveness in elimanting even the most stubborn pimples has made it the go to brand of people with acne.

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I know for a fact that Filipinos are pretty discerning when it comes to beauty choices. I guess, what made this U.S. brand so popular here is their collection of products that complements the skin care needs of Filipinos struggling with acne and blemishes. Each item in the Proactiv kit is designed and developed to treat even the most stubborn, problematic spots. In fact, it actually stops the growth of acne even before it starts!
Great isn’t it?

Whats more, Proactiv Solution is easily available in any branch of Watsons and SM Department Store nationwide. It comes in a 30-Day or 60-Day kit. You can choose which one fits your budget and need. And, it still continue to offer a money-back guarantee just in case you are not satisfied with its result.

What are you waiting for, get your own Proactiv system at (Php 2,495) for the 30-day kit and Php 3,995) for the 60-day kit at any Watsons and SM department store branch near you. Trust me, this is your ticket to clear, beautiful skin.

Mindful Mom Retreat: Find Your Flow

Last Saturday, January 28, I attended the fifth Mindful Mom Retreat at Earth Kitchen in Bonifacio Global City. I personally think this is a good way to jumpstart 2017 that is why I made sure not to miss this one.

An offline version of Mommy Mundo’s award winning Mom Manisfesto Campaign, the Mindful Mom Retreat uses modules to guide moms to uncover and (re)discover their purpose and passion so they could live better, fuller lives, and parent more intentionally. It is especially designed to equip moms with tools that would help them be more mindful and conscious of their thoughts and actions.

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This retreat is facilitated by Michele “Ichel” Alignay, Registered Family Psychologist and co-founder of the Mom Manifesto Campaign. An expert when it comes to creating an open and inviting atmosphere, Ichel always manages to keep things light and fun. Main reason why moms who attend this retreat are never shy to share and participate in the well crafted activities and insightful discussions that have become the trademark of Mommy Mundo Parenting Events. Since participants receive a lot of support and encouragement in this retreat, they always come home re-fresh, re-energize, and re-centered to their mommy mission.

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And true enough, after sitting for three delightful hours listening to Ichel lead and facilitate the discussion on finding one’s flow (your strength) instead of one’s flaws (your limitations), of focusing and harnessing one’s strengths instead of one’s weaknesses as a woman, I felt truly empowered and affirmed. I must admit, I spent a significant part of my life as a mother trying to overcome, to no avail, my weaknesses until I simply just quit trying because truth to tell, I don’t really have the knack for them baking, cooking, Math, and even breastfeeding. Ichel’s fresh take on self-improvement made me feel truly good inside. It drove away any guilt feelings I have for delegating such tasks to the other members of the household and made me stop feeling like a total failure in the motherhood department also. It made see that if I just take the time to acknowledge the skills and talents that I have, I would realize just how much I can (still) share and give despite my limitations. It completely drove this point straight to my heart as well: I do not really need to be a perfect mom, just a mindful mom who deliberately and consistently work on improving myself for the better through constant and mindful reflection (self-check, visioning, goal-setting) and action.

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There is definitely a lot to learn from this retreat. But perhaps the most valuable lesson I got from this Mindful Mom gathering is this, to live a life of meaning and purpose, one must always take the time to recharge, reflect, and re-center. The Mindful Mom Retreat I tell you, is the perfect venue for that.

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In case you are interested to catch its May run this year, simply follow Mommy Mundo to get heads up on its latest schedule. Hope to see you there.????

Photo credit: Mommy Mundo

Too much exposure to mobile phone heat, not good for the skin 

I am sure most of you will agree with me when I say, cellphone is that one thing that we can’t live without nowadays. Our whole life practically depends on it. Okay, maybe I am exaggerating here a bit but lets admit it, there’s some truth to what I am saying. To prove my point, what’s the first and last thing you do everyday?! Of course, check your cellphone. See. 

While cellphone was created primarily for communication, it didn’t take long before they added applications and other features that allow us to do more with it. Now we don’t just use it for calls, we use it to get information, run our businesses, and even entertain ourselves.

While its true that cellular phones have given us the power to do things with just a swipe or touch of our fingertips, did you know that the constant use of mobile phones especially for taking selfies, can cause our skin more harm than good. Studies show that the heat coming from mobile phones promote a number of antigens that could cause moderate to severe allergic reactions especially to those with long standing history of allergies. The heat from cellphones when combined with the metals, nickel and cobalt in the phone trimmings can cause the skin to turn red and itchy. When such skin irritation occur, acne and blemishes (may) soon follow. The dirt and bacteria that accumulate in our cellphone can also get in contact with our skin and mix with the sweat and oil in our face. Once they get trapped in our pores, they too can cause breakouts. 

Luckily, America’s #1 acne treatment, Proactiv Solution, has a 3-Step System that is dermatologically developed and designed to help clear existing acne and prevent future breakouts. Proactiv 3-Step System guarantees smooth, flawless skin that is always selfie-ready. Absolute no need for filters before posting it online (*wink*).

Proactiv’s 3-Step System starts with the application of the Renewing Cleanser which contains Benzoyl Peroxide that helps kill acne-causing bacteria. These ultra-fine, micro-crystal BPO penetrates pores fast while being gentle on the skin. These exfoliating beads also help unclog the pores of impurities such as excess sebum, keratin, and dead skin cells. The Proactiv Revitalizing Toner which refines and purifies pores through gentle exfoliation, on the other hand, contains soothing botanicals that gently remove excess oil for a more refreshed and clearer skin while the Repairing Lotion helps heal breakouts and prevent new ones from forming. 

Each Proactiv kit comes with a free Refining Mask that helps keep skin clear and acne-free. Formulated with sulfur, this proven acne-fighting ingredient, reaches deep into the pores where blemishes begin. It unclogs pores, pampers inflamed skin, and softens the skin’s texture.

Nothing beats natural remedies of course. Taking a break from long heat exposure from mobile phones will definitely improve our overall skin health. Trimming down hours of phone calls to a minimum, lessening the amount of time spent on playing games on the phone, and taking a few selfies in a day can go a long way in improving the condition of our skin. With these natural remedies plus Proactiv’s 3 Step-Systtem, we are guranteed a blemish free skin that is simply selfie perfect.

To know more about Proactiv Solution visit http://my.proactiv.com.ph/

Proactiv+ Green Tea Moisturizer

You have probably heard about Green Tea by now. It is considered one of the healthiest beverages on the planet since it is loaded with powerful antioxidants and nutrients that are known to address common health issues such as high cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes, and even cancer. But among its many incredible benefits, what probably got women truly excited about it are its natural anti-aging and moisturizing properties.

In a bid to improve its product line and to continuously provide its consumers with safe and effective skincare, Proactiv Solution came up with Proactiv+ Green Tea Moisturizer. A lightweight, nongreasy formula especially designed for blemishprone skin. Rich in mineral and botanical extracts, this product acts as the perfect moisturizer since it soothes dry skin without clogging pores.

Proactiv + Green Tea Moisturizer is ideal for men and women suffering from dry skin associated with acne medication. It helps maintain the moisture, tone, suppleness, and softness of the skin. It contains hydration ingredients, minerals, and emollients that nourish skin as well as Green Tea EGCG, a potent antioxidant known to fight free radicals that helps soothe and calm dry, irritated skin.

It perfectly complements the Proactiv 3 Step system. It can be applied daily as needed after Step 3-Repairing system to alleviate dryness and can be worn alone or under makeup. It contains the following natural ingredients : Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Sodium Polyacrylate, Iris Florentina Root Extract, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Epigallocatechin Gallate, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Trideceth-6, Zinc Sulfate, Retinyl Palmitate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Squalane, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, PPG-2 Myristyl Ether Propionate, Alcohol, Allantoin, Propanediol, C12-15 Alkyl Lactate, Polyquaternium-11, Disodium EDTA, Ethylparaben, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, FragrancParfum), Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Citronellol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Hydroxycitronellal, Linalool.

You can grab it at any of the following stores/kiosks:

a. Proactiv Online Shopping: http://my.proactiv.com.ph
b. Proactiv Door-to-Door Delivery Hotlines: Metro Manila Landline: (02) 729-2222 Globe Provincial: 1-800-8-729-8888 PLDT Provincial: 1-800-10-889-4444 Mobile No.: 0917-801-8888
c. Proactiv Mall Kiosks
Ground Floor, Glorietta 2 – Contact Number: (02) 512-5885
2nd Floor, Trinoma – Contact Number:(02) 512-5981
d. Selected Watsons and SM Department Stores:
G/F, SM Cubao Department Store (Beauty Section), Cubao, Quezon City
G/F, SM Makati Department Store (Beauty Section), Ayala Center, Makati City
Level 2, SM North Edsa Department Store (Beauty Section), North Ave. cor. EDSA Quezon City
G/F, SM Megamall Department Store (Beauty Section), Building B., Ortigas, Mandaluyong City
Level 1, SM Fairview Department Store (Beauty Section), corner Regalado Avenue, Quirino Highway, Quezon City
G/F, SM Southmall Department Store (Beauty Section), Alabang – Zapote Rd, Almanza Uno, Las Piñas
G/F, SM Mall of Asia Department Store (Beauty Section), Seaside Blvd, Pasay City
Level 2, Watsons, SM Megamall 4, Building A., Ortigas, Mandaluyong City
G/F, Watsons, SM Mall of Asia, near Starbucks, Seaside Blvd, Pasay City
Upper Ground Floor, Watsons, SM Aura Premiere, near Hypermarket, McKinley Parkway, Taguig

It has suggested retail price of Php999 for the 30ml 1fl.oz. Delivery Fee (Hotline and Online Order)of Php150 for Metro Manila and Php330 for provincial apply. FREE delivery is also available for Online and Hotline order if purchased along with Proactiv Solution Combination Therapy 30day or 60 day kit!

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