A Good Night’s Sleep

For nearly a week now, Justin has been sleeping soundly through the night. Gone were those days of both mommy and baby waking up two to three times more for his milk feedings after he’s put to bed at around 9 to 9:30 pm. Finally,

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Baby Vaccines, Anyone?

We went to Justin’s pediatrician two Saturdays ago for his pneumonia vaccine, his final shot in a series of four, each costing a whopping Php5,000.00. Boy, I didn’t know immunizations cost much these days! Just one shot and in a snap, my husband’s hard-earned bucks

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Fill in the Blanks

This is a rather late posting, but I’ll post it anyway. I can’t resist it. I really must write about this. Last Monday, January 20, 2008 to be exact, while I was dressing Justin straight from his morning bath, I cooked up a little game.

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Justin’s Mommy, Officially!

Two days ago (January 7, 2008), I am officially Justin’s mommy. Let me make that clear. Biologically, I am Justin’s mommy, but he doesn’t call me that term, not just yet, anyway. Last October 2007, after I finished putting all of my son’s pictures in

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Justin’s First Twelve Months

Like most first-time moms, I made a journal of my son Justin’s monthly progress for his first year. This included not only what he was able to do each month, but other significant details, such as when he had his “infant measles,” when he was

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This blog was originally put up to document my son’s growing-up milestones, all for posterity’s sake. But there are other things to write about, aside from “mommyhood,” that merit my attention, and I’m including them all here. This blog now chronicles my life as a mom and a wife and everything else in between. For collabs, please email tgfiguerres@yahoo.com.



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