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Pauleen, Camille, and More Celeb Moms Answer Questions on IG!Instagram's Questions Sticker feature became an avenue for celeb moms to share advice about anything and everything.by Rachel Perez .
The new feature "Questions Sticker" that social media platform Instagram recently launched works like an online Q&A, and naturally, celebrity moms tried it and had a blast! The questions they got from their followers range from simple to profound, from me-time to marriage, and of course, motherhood.
These may not be expert answers, but moms do learn a lot from fellow moms' experiences, celebrity or not! Other times, they're just amusing to read!
Let's start with their thoughts on motherhood.ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
"Mahirap, hindi ko ide-deny. Pero the best feeling ever and maging mommy. Kahit antok na antok ka 'pag nakita mo lang siya mag-smile, okay na lahat" -- Kaye Abad-Castillo
"Finally finding a purpose. #AnditoAngForever. Kaya siguro matagal na akong Mother Becky. Yun pala talaga ang destiny ko." -- Divine Lee-Go on her favorite thing about being a mom.ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
"I have not been away from her more than an hour total since she was born. Enjoying every single second!" Alyanna Martinez on being a hands-on first-time mom
On trying to get pregnant:ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
"We just kept on praying and placed everything in God's hands. Just keep on praying." -- Isabel Oli-Prats
"Hindi ka dapat ma-pressure. I know it's hard na hindi ma-pressure. Isipin mo na lang may plano si Lord kung kelan. Pray lang." -- KayeADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
On coping with morning sickness:
"For nausea, I just had to avoid oily dishes, and I would always take ginger ale." -- Patty Laurel-Filart
On combating postpartum blues:ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
"Listen to music. It will definitely help you stay calm and centered. When I was experiencing the blues after giving birth to Theo, Pat would play Spotify playlists for me then we would just hold hands, say nothing, and cry together," -- Patty
On traveling:ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
"A good camera, running shows, blowdry/iron/barrel (must have nice hair), light sling bags, and snacks/bao, and my husband," Pauleen Luna-Sotto on her traveling must-haves
"It's actually easier because all you need to being is a nursing cover. I direct feed, so I don't bring my breastfeeding pump, containers, sterilizer, etc. Also, I've discovered that it's the best way to calm a baby in a plane," -- Kelly Misa-Fernandez on breastfeeding while travelingADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
On keeping a fit body:
"Breastfeeding, diet, and workout," Camille Prats-Yambao swears by these to get her pre-pregnant weight back.
On marriage:ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
"Respect. Loyalty. Honesty. You're stuck with each other. Hindi naman renewable and marriage certificate. So always be mindful of each other's feelings. Put each other's feelings first." -- Divine
"Rest your eyes on (1) Jesus, (2) the child. Try not to look at others to either copy or belittle what they are doing. Your business is already in front of you. Put your energies toward that." -- Rica Peralejo-BonifacioADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
"Surround yourself with positive, non-judgmental, chill, and grounded mamas. It's good to get some good vibes from good people." -- Patty
Here's hoping more moms could use this feature to make raising little ones easier!