Family, Travel

Sydney attractions we regret not having visited

Cathy / October 28, 2016

A one-week stay in Sydney seems so short to fully experience what this diverse city can offer. From beaches to museums, you have several options to choose from. Regrettably, we were not able to visit all that was listed in our planned itinerary. Here are those we missed: Manly beach A sunset ferry ride from Circular Quay to Manly beach,…

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Travel

Our family’s Visa 189 Initial Entry to Sydney, Australia

Cathy / October 20, 2016

The husband applied for Visa 189 (Skilled Independent) about more than a year ago, which was afterwards followed with medical checkups, on-and-off processing of our requirements, some downtime, prayers, prayers, and prayers. Last March, we submitted the last requirement, which was my NBI clearance.  It only took a month to come out with the result of our two-year journey of visa…

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Motherhood

5 Ultimate Cliches of Motherhood

motherhood
Cathy / October 14, 2016

My list of posts to write is mounting up. And when i finally had the time to sit down and write, the cursor on the screen just keeps blinking, looking at me, and waiting on what my first word would be. Just when i manage to type, word after word, i would press delete, and then type again. ‘Can’t you…

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Motherhood

8 Things I have let go in this Momhood… and counting

Cathy / October 8, 2016

I came across an article titled 8 Important Lessons Older Mothers have for Younger Moms. I found it timely for this post I’m currently writing, especially the first lesson: Letting Go. So I’m in the right direction afterall, fortunately. *exhales* You see, when I was still pregnant with Lil One, I had this notion that i should be running a…

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Our Everyday Moments

Silent Nights

Cathy / September 28, 2016

Taking care of a newborn is not easy. My hormones seem to ebb and flow as they hear this understatement. All these memes and articles about newborncare seem to be only a scratch to the surface, tip of the iceberg, or a mere glimpse to the reality. Nothing could have completely prepared me for the journey, not even the gazillion…

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Blogging

Why I started this blog

why i started mommy cathy blog
Cathy / September 27, 2016

Every time I would chat with friends, i found myself always saying the same things: momhood is hard, hormones, new milestones from the Lil One, happy smiles, challenging sleep schedules, etcetera. Different friends on different occasions would mention about blogging. ‘Go back to blogging’ one would say. ‘You should blog about it,’ another said.  I wanted to, but there were…

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Travel

Philippine Tarsier Foundation says ‘Tarsiers are not display objects’

Philippine Tarsier Foundation
Cathy / December 29, 2012

The Philippine Tarsier Foundation aims to help the endangered specie Tarsier, which can be mostly found in the province of Bohol. Tarsiers have become the iconic symbol of Bohol tourism, along with the Chocolate Hills and Panglao Beaches. The Man behind the Philippine Tarsier Foundation: Carlito Pizarras Last December, our family went to the Corella Tarsier Sanctuary during our Bohol…

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