• Top of the Morning: And Now, Breastmilk Jewelry

    There's a new way to immortalize your bonding moments with your child
  • 1. Breastmilk jewelry, anyone?

    Parents have thought of a lot of ways to immortalize and preserve their baby’s, well, babyhood. Aside from saving baby’s footprint, bronzing baby’s shoes, to name a few, you can now add breastmilk jewelry to that list. Moms can now purchase pendants, baubles, and trinkets created with beads made from their own breast milk. “Mom’s Own Milk” is the brainchild of Vickie Krevatin who wanted a special memento of their special bond while nursing. Breast milk sample is petrified and then encased in resin coating; you won’t even notice the jewelry is made of breast milk. (mashable.com)


    2. “Inside Out” directors to visit Philippines
    The award-wining director of Pixar’s “Monsters Inc.” and “Up” will be visiting the country to promote the animation studio’s newest movie offering. “Inside Out” is a movie about a team of emotions inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl named Riley, as she and her family move houses. Filipino-American animator Ronnie del Carmen, who also co-directed the film, will join Peter in walking the red carpet on Friday, at SM Aura, Taguig. (abs-cbnnews.com)


    3. Couple donates solar lamp to boy studying under a streetlight

    boy studying under streetlamp

    Photo from Joyce Torrefranca's Facebook page

    The boy whose photo while doing his homework near a fast food establishment and under a streetlight went viral, received aid from generous donors. Rumy and Marj Mohta, who participated in the Ambassador’s, Consul Generals, and Tourism Directors (ACGTDT) donated solar lamps to the boy when their stay in the country was extended due to bad weather. Rumy, who is also the principal director of Thrive Solar Energy Philippines (TSEP), said, “It turned out to be a blessing as Marj and I visited Daniel Cabrera at his school and donated Solar Study Lamps from #ThriveSolarEnergyPhilippines for him and other similar kids in his school.” (inquirer.net)


    4. More evidence that prove gay parents do just fine parenting
    Four new studies presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association in Toronto assessed the psychological and sociological health of children raised by same-sex couples, and they showed that children raised by gay parents are well-adjusted and resilient. Researchers also found that less than 60 percent of these kids felt that they had been stigmatized because of their family structure; 70 percent tend to respond to adversity with resilience, displaying upbeat attitude about their family life. (usnews.com)


    5. Zoey Deschanel gives birth, also marries!
    The “New Girl” star had welcomed her first child with now husband Jacob Pechenik. Zoey Deschanel gave birth to a baby girl late last month in Austin, Texas. The two announced in January that they were expecting and said that they were both “over the moon” and excited to meet their little one. Zoey's rep also confirmed that she and Jacob are already married! Double congratulations! (people.com)


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