Mental Health talk: Signs parents should watch for and when to seek help

Pia Piquero 05/16/2024

Parents play a crucial and fundamental role in every aspect of their child’s life. They provide physical care by ensuring their child is healthy and safe, nurture spiritual growth through instilling values and beliefs, and support their…

Ten types of Filipino families. Which one best describes your tribe?

Immae Lachica 05/15/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Filipino families are seen as one of the most loud, joyful and affectionate families around the world. Filipinos have their own way of sharing who they are through the kind of bond they share…

From heartbreak to joy: A mother’s journey through a miscarriage

Immae Lachica 05/08/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Almost two years ago, a young mother bravely shared her miscarriage story in the hopes of helping mothers like her recover from the setback. For this year’s Mother’s Day celebration on May 12, 2024, the…

‘Tambag’ from our Bisaya mothers about our love lives

Immae Lachica 05/07/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Love makes the world go round. Love makes people laugh and feel butterflies in their stomach. Love gives us headaches and heartaches. Love according to our mothers is a deep feeling and connection with…

Why fall in love with the iconic thresher shark? Read on!

Immae Lachica 04/29/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines—How can you not be captivated by an elusive creature with an iconic feature? In this read, let’s get to know why one should be mesmerized by one of the underwater treasures, the thresher sharks.…

Understanding ‘chismis’ and why people do it

Immae Lachica 04/17/2024

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Gossips. Here in the Philippines, it is considered one of our favorite pastimes. According to a study by the Psychological and Cognitive Sciences, gossip is simply an exchange of personal information. If you…

Crowds picnic to see Tokyo’s cherry blossoms at full bloom

04/08/2024

TOKYO (AP) — Crowds gathered Friday to enjoy Japan’s famed cherry blossoms in Tokyo, where cold weather has delayed their bloom. Cherry blossoms, known as “sakura” in Japanese, are the nation’s favorite flower. People often have sakura…

Fascinated with palindrome dates? April 2024 has 10

04/04/2024

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—In the realm of calendrical curiosities, few occurrences capture the imagination quite like palindrome dates.  These are dates that read the same backward as forward, an elegant symmetry in time that occurs only occasionally. …

Here are simple tips to conserve water

Charen Alegres, Nikki Medalla 03/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At a time when water scarcity is becoming an increasingly pressing issue, conserving water has never been more crucial.  With the growing population in Cebu and changing climate patterns, it’s imperative that we all take…

What makes Cebuano athletes happy?

Immae Lachica 03/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Happiness is simply defined as a feeling of contentment and immense joy and fulfillment. Happiness comes in waves, in different shapes and sizes and for others, happiness comes after being able to endure long…

My New York story: Anything is possible if we dare to dream

Carl Lorenciana 03/18/2024

Every traveler’s heart beats the desire to see and explore the world’s most iconic destinations. For me, one of those destinations had always been New York City. Who isn’t familiar with this historic city? NYC’s iconic presence…

Postpartum Depression: Understanding the silent cries of mothers

Pia Piquero 03/16/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Many new mothers around the world are unaware that they might be experiencing postpartum blues or, in some cases, depression. It is one of the most overlooked aspects of motherhood, as many women…

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