#DeGuzFam at 2 Years: Ramblings of a Millennial Wife

When I was young, I didn't want a husband. I just wanted a daughter from adoption. And we will live in a fairytale cottage surrounded by pollenless flowers and bake lemon blueberry muffins in matching gingham aprons. Now with our beautiful Sprout and our tiny house, my childhood dreams could come true - plus there's … Continue reading #DeGuzFam at 2 Years: Ramblings of a Millennial Wife

Time Management for Moms Who Love Their 8 to 5

It's a struggle for parents to balance the demands of work and family life. And, it's especially tough if you have small children at home. But there are ways to manage time well when you're busy with your toddler: Set reminders.Prepare things in advance.Prioritize your to-do list.Let go of perfectionism.Meal prep.Exercise for energy.Batch similar tasks … Continue reading Time Management for Moms Who Love Their 8 to 5

Keeping the House Clean with a Toddler and an 8 to 5 + FREE Chores Template

As a mom to a toddler, a government worker, and now a new homemaker, keeping the house clean does seem overwhelming at times. After all, I'm not someone you'd call tidy and I'm super clumsy, too. (I spilled cold water all over my shirt as I typed this.) But I always remind myself that countless … Continue reading Keeping the House Clean with a Toddler and an 8 to 5 + FREE Chores Template

Nativity Fast: 40 Days of Preparing the Spirit for Christmas

For many of us in the Philippines, Christmas and fasting don't go together. After all, this predominantly Christian nation has the longest Christmas in the world, starting from September 1 to well beyond December 25. Even non-Christians have reasons to celebrate, as this season is the perfect time to gather the family or hold class … Continue reading Nativity Fast: 40 Days of Preparing the Spirit for Christmas