Family

How To Discuss Money as a Couple Without Committing Murder

Every June and July, Ces and I go through some heavy expenses— insurances, property taxes, tuition, etc. When these times come, we plan a schedule to pay them. The conversation gets heated as all good conflict should be. Sometimes, our helpers and kids think we’re in a fight, but we’re really just “passionately discussing” our …

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fathers

Why The World Needs Better Fathers and How You Can Become One

I was listening to Gary Vaynerchuk’s podcast the other day of an old “#AskGaryVeeShow” episode. One of the callers, a public school teacher from Philadelphia, was about to get the treat of a lifetime by getting access to some time with social media expert, CEO and keynote speaker Gary Vaynerchuk. But he wasn’t going alone. …

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presence

A Thought On Parenting, Leadership And The Power Of Presence

Today includes three intertwined events: Alexa’s “Buwan Ng Wika” presentation, a prayer rally for my persecuted Mayor uncle and my dad’s Birthday. All three of these events overlap around the idea of presence and the power it holds in relationships. I am blessed to have a father who was good at what he did. Whether …

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A Few Thoughts In The Span Of Our Little Vacation To Hong Kong

Hong Kong Disneyland- I’m writing this halfway through what’s going to be our small families first (of many!) out of the country travels. This is also Alexa and Ces’ first vacation abroad. As I write this, a few thoughts are running through my head mostly excitement and nervousness. Excitement because of the itinerary and nervousness …

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