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  • LOOK: Miriam Quiambao and Rochelle Pangilinan Glow In Their Maternity Photos!

    Plus, Pokwang is thankful for having a toddler who's not 'pihikan sa pagkain'; Scarlet Snow wins People's Choice Award; and Kylie Padilla talks about career and family life.
    by Rachel Perez .
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    Rochelle Pangilinan's maternity photos are dance-inspired

    She's due to welcome her baby very soon — by the end of February or early March — but this doesn't stop Rochelle Pangilinan from doing the things she loves like acting, and dancing, which was evident in her maternity photo shoot.

    "I’m a dancer, actor, and wife, now soon to be Mom," Rochelle wrote as a caption for one of her dance-inspired maternity photos on Instagram. She also added a Bible verse to give thanks to God for this blessing. "Thank you for making me so wonderfully complete! It is amazing to think about. Your workmanship is marvelous," she added.

    Rochelle also gave a shoutout about embracing a pregnant woman's changing body, and shared what her baby's kicks in her womb feel like. The images were shot at The Concept Room Studio by Nice Print Photography.

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    Miriam Quiambao uses nature as backdrop for her maternity shoot

    The beauty queen-turned-inspirational speaker didn't need much to hold a maternity shoot. Miriam Quiambao, 32 weeks pregnant at age 43, only relied on nature for her pregnancy glow to shine through — and it did! Her husband Ardy Roberto couldn't help but awe at his wife's beauty with nature as her backdrop.

    "I honestly am still not used to my wife's celebrity life moments," Ardy wrote as a caption for outtakes from the photo shoot which he took using his phone. He was reluctant to join the shoot, but he needed to for their family portrait with son Josh.

    "But once I saw my wife @miriamq888 in her element and shining, I was happy, and we were all having fun," Ardy said, adding that he's excited to see the official photos by Nice Print Photography. "But much more than that, can't wait to see our Elijah boy!" he added. According to the couple, there's only 42 more days before Miriam gives birth!

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    Pokwang's daughter Malia loves veggies!

    Nothing compares to the enthusiasm of a toddler who's just been introduced to new tastes and is loving it. Malia O'Brian, Pokwang's 1-year-old daughter, loves her fruits and veggies! "She loves broccoli with matching toink, toink, toink!" the comedienne wrote as a caption for a video she posted on Instagram. Malia literally chomped on a broccoli flower with no hesitation!

    "Napaka sarap pakainin! Walang pili-pili. Basta nga-nga lang. Paakk!!!" the mom of two wrote. Malia ate a stew of salmon, cauliflower, potato, tomato, onion, and carrots. Another lunch combo the little girl loves is chicken stew. And she's into fruits, too! Pokwang said her daughter was " nabaliw sa sarap" when she ate strawberries, and likes freshly-squeezed orange juice. Yum!

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    Scarlet Snow Belo accepts her People's Choice Award!

    Drs. Vicki Belo and Hayden Kho, Jr.'s daughter, Scarlet Snow Belo, is the youngest to be included in People Asia's People's Choice Awards. Vicki shared on Instagram a video of Scarlet's acceptance speech, which she delivered backstage. "She was a bit shy to deliver it on stage last night," Vicki shared.


    This is what Scarlet Snow said in her speech: "Hello peoples! My name is Scarlet Snow Belo, and thank you for choosing me to be your newest People's Choice awardee. And thank you to God for loving me and caring for me. Oh, and mommy and daddy, too! Bye!" She capped it off with a flying kiss!

    "Thank you so much @peopleasia and for everyone who voted for me. I love you all, and I hope I can bring more happiness to you as I get older!" Scarlet Snow's Instagram caption read. She was joined by her parents onstage as she collected her "first real" special award. Congratulations, Scarlet!

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    Kylie Padilla shares how she juggles career and family life

    During the press launch of her new show, "TODA One I Love" on GMA, Kylie Padilla shared how she approaches the challenge of having work-life balance now that she has many roles to play on- and off-screen.


    "I don't think there's a number, kasi ako, I really challenge myself," Kylie said of her priorities. "Right now, ang priority ko is showbiz kasi nga dito ako," she told GMA News. "Pero pag-uwi ko, switch na naman ako, si Alas, tapos switch na naman ako, asawa ko, tapos ganu'n na. Talon-talon lang ako 'cause I believe kaya ko 'yung ganu'n, 'yung challenge na 'yun," Kylie explained.

    Life has never been busier for Kylie. She got married in December 2018, she is a mom to 18-month-old Alas, and she's now back on TV. The actress credited the changes in her life for her growth as a person and her ability to look at things from a different perspective.

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