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Sleep training for kids: Why and how it works

By ASSOCIATED PRESS July 23, 2019 For thousands of years, mothers have sung lullabies to help their babies and children fall asleep. In more recent times, gadgets and devices have been invented and marketed to help the tired child and weary parent. One of these devices has been linked in …

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How to select the right washing machine

By The Manila Times July 23, 2019 Choosing a washing machine is a big investment and for many, it’s not easy to know which is the right one. When you’re faced with a daunting array of washing machines with different features and designs, how do you find the appliance that …

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A cool, classic and happy celebration

By BECKY GARCIA July 22, 2019 We went on a trip down memory lane during the grand 81st birthday celebration of Louie Ablaza, the honorary consul of Zambia. Coincidentally, the family unveiled their private museum at Hacienda Amelia in Alfonso, Cavite. Dubbed as their “happy place,” the imposing two-storey edifice …

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An upscale lifestyle up north

By CHRISTINA ALPAD, TMT July 19, 2019 Well designed spaces, top of the line amenities, superb food choices and discriminating interiors all curated within an exclusive space generally comprise the luxurious draw of membership country clubs. By definition, a country club is a privately owned club that offers a variety …

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A hotel for adventurers

By CHRISTINA ALPAD, TMT July 19, 2019 Whereas most hotels offer relaxation and recreation, Le Charmes Suites in Subic Bay Freeport Zone chooses to offer adrenaline-pumping activities perfect for active vacationers. This hotel maintains that it is not made for staycations, rather, it combines business, leisure and sports amenities for …

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Chairman Pinili turns over reins to PNP Col. Royina Garma

By SHELLY BUSQUE July 19, 2019 The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) — the principal go­vernment agency for raising and providing funds for health programs, medical assistance and services, and charities of national character — officially welcomed its new general manager (GM), Royina Marzan Garma, in ceremonies held at the …

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Kilometer zero of every delicious flavor imaginable

By ARLO CUSTODIO July 18, 2019 Beyond its immensely rich history, the Philippines’ most iconic architectural landmark on Kilometer Zero, The Manila Hotel, can also be considered the starting point of every delicious flavor imaginable. Built in 1912, the Grand Dame celebrated its 107th anniversary on July 4 and pulled …

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Dine intimately with the ‘Perfect Pair’

By NIKA ROQUE July 18, 2019 An intimate dinner is always best had with the perfect person and the perfect pair of food and wine. However, unless you’ve got quite a bit of knowledge on which specific wine brings out this particular flavor in such and such and dish, then …

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How depression affects cancer caregivers

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE July 17, 2019 WASHINGTON: Ashley Sumrall was an early career brain oncologist when she got a case that would stay with her for the rest of her career. Losing a patient is far from rare in her field: 90 percent of the people she sees will go …

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