• The Special Delivery of Our Little Champion
  • Your Guide: A Roundup of 2015 Summer Workshops in Metro Manila for Kids!
  • Free Printable April 2015 Calendar by Shining Mom
  • The colorful 2015 Monthly Calendars by ShiningMom.com are here!
  • Free 2015 Printable Calendar by ShiningMom.com: Fun and Colorful!

Daloy Dance School Summer Workshop + Giveaway!

(1) Jazz

Do you want to rekindle your love for dance? I am happy to share that this summer, Daloy Dance School opens its doors to dance enthusiasts with its first ever Summer Dance Workshop! Not only that, the company tied up with the blog to give away free dance sessions! Just to give you a little background of the company, Daloy sees dance as a powerful medium that reflects a deeper human language. It is composed of a mix of artists with diverse backgrounds in theatre, music, ballet, jazz, folk ... [ Read More ]

8 Refreshing Designs: Free Printable May 2015 Calendars

Download and print your free printable May 2015 calendar!

May is one of my favorite months of the year. If you'll ask me why, it's because it is my birth month! And not only that, here in the Philippines, it's summer time in May! This month means having to spend more time with the kids, more family outings, hence more fun! And because May is a special month for me, I made sure that the calendars I am sharing are all pretty! Ready to view Shining Mom's May 2015 calendar set? Cute May 2015 Calendar The first one in this set is this cute free ... [ Read More ]

ELLE Kids Summer 2015 Collection


This summer, ELLE presents   its   stylish   hot weather wear with its vibrant and colorful collection for kids.  For the girls, bright casual dresses in red and navy blue hues keep them fashionably dainty and elegant while relaxed, cool vibes rule the ELLE Kids collection for the boys! Here, I am  sharing with you ELLE's latest summer collection for our kiddos that are perfect for their casual and summer play ensemble that will definitely make them look chic despite the summer ... [ Read More ]

10 Recommended Caterers for Kiddie Parties


Looking for a caterer for your child's birthday? I have listed down some  trusted favorites that offer catering services for kiddie parties here in metro Manila. These caters are referred by relatives, friends and even fellow moms online. Yes, I've sought out the names with reputation for delectable menus and great services! And to ease you in deciding which caterer to book, I've included the caterers' menus (with rates) plus their contact details so you can make further inquiries.  I have ... [ Read More ]

The Special Delivery of Our Little Champion

Taken a few days after your birth day. You got your dad's eyes! My heart melts just by looking at you!

Three weeks ago, I gave birth to my second child. Once again, it was my moment of glory. Ah, what can be more beautiful than escorting a tiny human being out into this world? The tiny human being who, after that unforgettable push, was placed on my arms and was tagged--Baby Boy Macalinao-- my little champion!     I gave birth to another wonderful addition to the family. It was just a mere three-week walk since that day but amazingly, all the challenges I had gone through ... [ Read More ]

Book Sale Alert: Scholastic Sizzling Summer Sale!

Flyer Whse Sale

I have several happy announcements to share but for the mean time, I am making a quick book sale announcement! Scholastic, one of the leading publishers and distributors of children’s books, is having its most awaited warehouse sale on March 23 - May 24, 2015! Check out Scholastic's wide selection of picture books, fiction and nonfiction books, popular series, references, inspirational, arts and crafts and interactive products that are offered at up to 80% discount! Take advantage of the ... [ Read More ]