Baby Teething Survival Guide: Schedule, Symptoms And Remedies

Baby Teething Survival Guide: Schedule, Symptoms And Remedies (

It’s the middle of the night and my toddler of 21 months woke me up crying and pointing at his mouth and cupping his cheeks as if to say that he cannot sleep because it hurts.

But what can I do? I cannot take away his pain even If I wished it to be mine instead. So I just did what every mother would do at the moment. I hugged and breastfeed him until he fell asleep…

What a sad scenario.

And what is the cause of this sad moment? A TEETHING BABY.

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The Pros & Cons Of Extended Breastfeeding To A Toddler

The Pros & Cons Of Extended Breastfeeding To A Toddler

First of, we define toddler age as 1-3 years old

We all know that breastfeeding is good for your baby but what if that baby becomes a toddler and has decided to pinch and pull your nipples? Ouch! right? you may think of stopping but please hold your horses first and let me convince you to push a little longer and do an extended breastfeeding for these reasons…

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Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

2013 has not been a healthy year for me. Just before the year ends I’ve seen myself in and out the hospital. Last week, Me and my sister had Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever – spending five days confined in a room is boring. I even just looked in walls for an hour one time.

Tracing back the place where we get bit by that female mosquito, we tracked it to Cainta Church. We’ve sat on a rock where mosquitoes fly at five in the afternoon, seeing us as food… bam! A few days after we got the fever.

Being a dengue patient got me thinking that we really need to be careful. There’s no exception. We are all at risk.

And so, I’ve gathered some DENGUE INFOGRAPHICS to share and I hope this’ll help us to get a clear understanding of the danger of this mosquito bite.






The Anxiety of Going Under the Knife for the 2nd Time

My tolerance for pain has always been low, but I guess I can never escape it. At the age of 26, Once again, I’ll be sedated and surrender my body in the hands of a surgeon. Going under an operation for the second time is just like the first time but I guess with a little maturity on my part that “That’s life!… you just take in what it offers and learn from it.” Having been in this situation reminds me of my experience seven years ago. I had a major operation which leads me to lost something precious ūüė¶ but anyway I wouldn’t get into details.

And so back to where am I now, tomorrow at 3 pm I will sleep and wake up with a change. I am envisioning a positive result, so please state a silent prayer for me If you’ve read this ūüôā I feel this way because I think I am in good hands. Go Doctor! Make me well.


After this, I’ll be declaring a change in my lifestyle. A better, stronger and healthier me will be born.

good health, better me.



Learn a thing or two about your health. The list is completely random. Best to be read and if its worth it, share!Untitled-1


  1. Apply apple cider vinegar twice a day to improve your pH balance of the skin, and it’s very good to get a very light skin.
  2. Helps whiten teeth- rubbing the banana peel on your teeth for a minute everyday consistently for a week. You will notice whiter teeth.
  3. Fingernails grow faster than toenails. It is thought that the reason for this might be that sunlight stimulates nail growth, and feet are often covered.
  4. People have the tendency to chew the food on the side that they most often use their hand.
  5. Gently massage the space between your eyebrows to induce deep sleep.
  6. People with darker skin will not wrinkle as fast as people with lighter skin.
  7. Research has shown that when people exercise by walking, they walk 30% longer if they walk to music.
  8. Just two bananas will provide you with enough energy for an intense 90-minute workout.
  9. In some parts of the world, they protect their babies from disease by bathing them in beer.
  10. It is possible to go blind from smoking too heavily.
  11. The acid in your stomach is strong enough to dissolve razor blades.
  12.  It is not possible to tickle yourself. The cerebellum, a part of the brain, warns the rest of the brain that you are about to tickle yourself. Since your brain knows this, it ignores the   resulting sensation.
  13. Scientists say the higher your I.Q. The more you dream.
  14. Gardening is said to be one of the best exercises for maintaining healthy bones.
  15.  People generally read 25% slower from a computer screen compared to paper.
  16. Although uncommon, there is a condition called ‚Äúhematidrosis‚ÄĚ that can cause one to sweat blood. It is caused by too much stress and high blood pressure.

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Toxic Foods for your Best Bud (Woof! Woof!)

Dogs love food, they can’t get enough of it. Us humans tend to be taken away by their dopey eyes and eager stares whenever they see us eating something. But adorable as they are, we have to toughen up because we’re in charged of their health and what is best for them.




So, let me give you a few points on the good and bad foods for you pet.

(The foods stated below applies to dogs only. If its applicable to cats and other pets, that I am not sure…)

1. Avocado (Based from experience, I gave my dog this forbidden fruit, he spits it out).

2. Milk and Other Dairy Products

Ice cream is a no-no. Milk and milk-based products can cause diarrhea and other digestive illness.

3. Alcohol

That’s because alcohol has the same effect on a dog’s liver and brain that it has on humans. But it takes far less to do its damage. Just a little can cause vomiting, diarrhea, central nervous system depression, problems with coordination, difficulty breathing, coma, even death. And the smaller the dog, the greater the effect.

4. Onions and Garlic

Onions and garlic in all forms — powdered, raw, cooked, or dehydrated — can destroy a dog’s red blood cells, leading to anemia.

5. Grapes and raisins 

These can cause kidney failure in dogs.

(When my dog was only 6 months old, I gave him a raisin and he seems to really like it, I’d given him close to 1 box before I learned that It is poisonous to them, Imagine my horror when I read the articles about its effect on them. This really got me worried, But fortunately — the food didn’t give him any illness or reactions.)

6. Coffee, Tea, and Other Caffeine

7. Macadamia Nuts

8. Candy and Gum

9. Chocolate – The most famous and known of them all

The most dangerous kinds, though, are dark chocolate.

10. Persimmons, Peaches, and Plums

11. Raw Eggs

There are two problems with giving your dog raw eggs. The first is the possibility of food poisoning from bacteria like Salmonella or E. coli.

12. Raw Meat and Fish


13. Salt and Sugar

Like for us humans, too much is bad for the health. Sugar –¬†It can lead to obesity, dental problems, and possibly the onset of diabetes.

(Somehow I am worried about this item, as Bobot’s favorites include Cheetos, Cheesecake and Ensaymada – Why I do is to give him these foods every 2 weeks alternately).

14. Yeast Dough

Before it’s baked, bread dough needs to rise. And, that’s exactly what it would do in your dog’s stomach if your dog ate it. As it swells inside, the dough can stretch the dog’s abdomen and cause severe pain. In addition, when the yeast ferments the dough to make it rise, it produces alcohol that can lead to alcohol poisoning.


And as for the Safe foods:

1. Fruits

Be sure to remove any seeds first, though.

2. Vegetables

3. Cooked Rice and Pasta

a serving of plain white rice with some boiled chicken can sometimes provide welcome relief from gastrointestinal upset.


So, there goes the list… Just to share. My Dog have eaten most of the foods listed in the Bad section. He’d eaten raisin, milk, ice cream, cheese, cheetos, cheesecake, sweeten bread, avocado and there are other foods that I cannot enumerate anymore. Guess he has a strong stomache or I am just really lucky.

But knowing this now, I am enlighten and will change his diet for good.







Love our pets and they’ll love us more than they love themselves! They really are man’s best friend as they give joy and happiness to us humans… ūüôā



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