The miracle of motherhood

Radel Paredes 05/13/2017

For years, since I lost my faith after reading about the Big Bang and Charles Darwin, I decided to be an atheist. Yes, it was a decision, an attempt of becoming. Contrary to my declarations, deep inside…

Motherhood, womanhood

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 05/10/2017

A story of the flight attendant and the doctor Pam Baricuatro was 25 years old when she applied for a flight attendant job at Cathay Pacific. Her story could have been an ordinary one as many Cebuanas,…

MAO BA?

Editorial 05/04/2017

SINGLE MOTHERHOOD Netizens were outraged over Sen. Tito Sotto’s remarks on Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo’s single motherhood, saying it was inappropriate. They pointed out that the senator’s daughter Ciara is in fact a single mother. But…

Safe motherhood caravans

PR 04/17/2017

Intellicare, PBSP to bring 1st of 25 caravans this month in Visayas and Mindanao The first of the 25 Safe Motherhood Caravans of Intellicare, one of the country’s leading health management organizations (HMOs), and Philippine Business for…

Kylie Padilla is three months pregnant

Apple Ta-as 01/23/2017

IT’S confirmed. Kapuso star Kylie Padilla is expecting a child. The news took fans of “Encantadia” by surprise as the 23-year-old actress is currently at the peak of her career and plays the important role of Sang’gre…

Mom chooses family over jobs

12/29/2016

Behind a present successful career is a mother longing for those times when her three children were growing up. “I’m guilty, regretful, inadequate and unfair as a mother to my three children,” Marietta Latonio said as if…

When things don’t go as planned

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 11/26/2015

IT REALLY  felt like I’ve been pregnant forever, so when Jeffrey Peter Lato Ruffolo Jr. was finally born on the 15th of September, 20 minutes before lunch time, I told myself: “That’s it! I’m done being pregnant…

Miracle baby, mother doing well in hospital

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/13/2015

The condition of the new born baby who was tossed out of a house  window in Maria Luisa Estate Subdivision  continues to improve at the Cebu City Medical Center. The mother is breastfeeding her. The newborn girl…

Unwanted pregnancies

05/11/2015

Most of the world celebrated Mother’s Day yesterday but here in the country, we have countless stories that tell  of the poverty and its attendant challenges  faced by a lot of Filipino mothers and how they were…

Iris Castillo-Cular: Finding meaning in motherhood

Orly J. Cajegas, Rob Gonzales 05/10/2015

The essence of a woman, paraphrasing Miss Universe 1993 Sushmita Sen, is being a mother.  1992 Miss Teen Cebu City and 1993 Miss Cebu Tourism Iris Jasmin Castillo-Cular knows this too well. Gifted with a loving husband,…