The Mommy Bloggers Philippines Halloween Party

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I’ve only been a part of the Mommy Blogger Philippines community for a few months, but I already feel so welcome thanks to the awesome mommy bloggers in the group. I met a few of them at the recent Blogapalooza event, but there was an even bigger event that brought all the mommy bloggers and their kiddos together – The Mommy Bloggers Philippines Halloween Party!

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The Little Troublemaker and the Clingy Morning

I woke up still sleepy from working a few extra hours last night. My head was killing me and my back hurt, probably because I was sleeping in an awkward position to make way for Ethan.

Tch. Bed-hogger.

He wasn’t there when I woke up, meaning someone let him out of the room while I was asleep. It was most likely my mom – we’re spending a few days here at my parents’ house – and she’s always excited to greet Ethan in the morning. I dragged myself out of bed and made my way out of the bedroom. As soon as I opened the door, I saw Ethan with my mom’s maid sitting on the couch watching TV. When I greeted him and turned to head to the bathroom, he stood up in a hurry and ran after me – crying!

We were so surprised because he’s not like that, I mean, he’s clingy but not THAT clingy! I told him to wait for me because I had to use the bathroom, which of course, he understood PERFECTLY, and stepped into the bathroom with me. Haha. My mom pulled him back so I could use the bathroom and do my business, and he cried even more! Goodness, where did that come from?! When I opened the bathroom door, he clung to my legs and would not let go!

So I was walking back to the bedroom with this 13 kilo bed-hogger strapped to my leg. Everyone was laughing because he looked so silly, but when I looked down he was dead serious and did not want to let go. Soon after we were jumping on the bed, taking selfies and laughing hysterically at our silly antics, and all was well with the world.

Too sweet.

Ethan’s a sweet little guy – he loves kisses and hugs and putting stuff on my head pretending they’re all hats . But I’ve never seen him get upset over something like what happened this morning. Was he just being sweet for wanting to be next to me? Or should I just call it as it is – clingy? I guess it’s just one of those days. He’s not that clingy when I leave him to run errands or go on movie dates with my husband. In fact, he doesn’t make a scene. So yeah, just one of those days.

How about you, mommies? Any clingy moments with your kids lately?

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Gymboree Sta. Rosa Pumpkin Patch Party

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Greenfield City hosts Children’s Pumpkin Patch Craft, Parachute Event and Costume Parade. Featuring prizes for voted best costume!

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Santa Rosa City, Laguna – Prior to its grand launching in November 2014, Gymboree Sta. Rosa will give children 1-5 years old a taste of how fun Gymboree Play & Music is!

On October 26 (Sunday), Gymboree Play & Music will offer a hands-on Pumpkin Patch Halloween project and costume parade for kids and parents at Laguna Central and at Paseo de Sta. Rosa. Guided by Gymboree Play & Music instructors, children will create crafts to take home, as well as sing songs and participate in a fun “Parachute Time activity.”

Session times are at 3:30 p.m. (Laguna Central Atrium) and at 5 p.m. (Paseo de Sta. Rosa 4). These activities are FREE OF CHARGE, but slots are limited. Space is first come first served, and each child must be accompanied by an adult.

Prizes will be given for kids with the best costumes! For further information about the event, please visit us online at www.gymboree-ph.com or call (049) 576-0595.

See you there!!!

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The Clueless Mom Goes To Blogapalooza 2014

Yesterday, the biggest blogger event of the year took place at SMX SM Aura, and I was so excited to be a part of the 700 bloggers who were invited to join. Yes, I’m talking about Blogapalooza 2014!

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Blogapalooza 2014 was organized by the people behind When In Manila and Our Awesome Planet to bring brands and influencers together. Indeed, bloggers got to interact with different brands, participate in activities and games, and bring home bags of freebies and prizes!

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Smart Parenting Best for Baby Awards 2014 Winners

Smart Parenting, the authority in raising bright, happy and healthy kids, has finally announced the brands and products that won this year’s Best for Baby Awards. These products have been tested and approved by experts and fellow moms, so that we can quit guessing and instead head for these trusted products when we shop for our little ones.

These are the winners of the Smart Parenting Best for Baby Awards 2014:

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