Atticus Turns One (Part 2)

In case you missed the first part of this birthday party story, read here. Food Packages She, the very accommodating branch party-in-charge gave us packages ranging from PhP 220.00 per head and above, but they are very flexible. We just have to hit the minimum consumable rate. So, the tipid mom side of Abi went…

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Atticus Turns One (Part 1)

We planned ahead for Tikoy’s first birthday and dedication for about a year. Normally, child dedication happens soon after the baby is born, but in the interest of our finances and the time and effort to put together an event, we decided to have it coupled together. First birthdays are one of the major milestones…

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How We Got a Philippine Passport for Baby (2018 Edition)

Getting a passport has always been a challenge for Filipinos.  Abi’s passport was expiring soon and she needed to renew it to reflect her married name. Fortunately, she can “ride along” when we apply for our baby’s passport. Documents to bring: Accomplished application form Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Birth Certificate Parents’ Marriage Certificate Accompanying parent’s…

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