Alexa Montecillo
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When the Coronavirus lockdown loosens
by Alexa Montecillo - May 4, 2020 - 12:00am
The recent government announcement of plans to loosen the present enhanced community quarantine to general community quarantine has been met with glee everywhere.
Lung disease: An ever-present threat an ever-present threat
by Alexa Montecillo - November 4, 2019 - 12:00am
There is a health threat that seems so stubborn as to be put out completely – lung disease.
Baby-Proofing the Home
by Alexa Montecillo - June 29, 2019 - 12:00am
In the light of the current economic hurdle, both husbands and wives have to go to work in order to earn enough to cover the needs of the family.
The Umbrella as Fashion Accessory
by Alexa Montecillo - June 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Umbrella is one of the most important fashion accessories in everyone’s wardrobe, both woman’s and man’s. It’s a very handy weather tool – useful in both sunny and rainy weather –...
Relaxing and Invigorating Family Summer
by Alexa Montecillo - March 23, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s official – summer is here! With the kids off from school, the family may now look forward to enjoying the sunny days together, grilling out, and watching fireflies at dusk. The longer days can mean...
Quick and Safe Weight-Loss
by Alexa Montecillo - January 28, 2019 - 12:00am
The common challenge after the long holidays is getting back in shape.
The Sinulog Aftermath: Foot Blisters
by Alexa Montecillo - January 21, 2019 - 12:00am
The Sinulog is mainly over. The sound of the drumbeats has petered out. Yet for sure the grand parade has left its merry marks in the revelers.
How Kids Can Build Self-Confidence
by Alexa Montecillo - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
May be all parents wish their children to grow up with self-reliant and with good sense of self-confidence.
Precautions against rainy-day diseases
by Alexa Montecillo - June 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Certain diseases are common in certain seasons.
A Good Book on a Sunday
by Alexa Montecillo - June 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Many people reserve their Sundays for certain chores that they do not have time for on other days. Sunday is generally the “off” day, meant for rest and relaxation, but it usually turns out to be a busier...
The Special Bond of Mothers and Their Children
by Alexa Montecillo - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Mothers are generally perceived as having that “special bond” with their children. This general perception is continually and increasingly strengthened by such human devices as the arts, like literature...
The Doctor– in Sickness and for Health
by Alexa Montecillo - April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
It is common knowledge that doctors trained for long years to be able to save lives.
Growing a Small Home Garden
by Alexa Montecillo - April 7, 2018 - 12:00am
As summer approaches, people tend to spend more time outdoors.
Lee Miller, Renaissance Woman
by Alexa Montecillo - March 8, 2018 - 12:00am
In a world dominated by men, it is rare to hear of a woman achiever. And if a woman ever stands out, it is almost certain that she has achieved more than the men. This is true in every life endeavor.
Why kids love to play games
by Alexa Montecillo - June 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
Kids love to play games. Young as they are, kids like to explore possibilities in life by engaging in play. They love pretending to be grownups and assuming make-believe roles. They also love to test the limits of...
Working Out in Hot Weather
by Alexa Montecillo - May 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
An outdoor workout session during the dog days of summer may seem like a far-fetched idea. But, actually, it can be a big fitness advantage.Pushing oneself in the summer heat could help improve performance in running,...
No Time for Exercise?
by Alexa Montecillo - February 26, 2017 - 12:00am
One of the biggest downside of the modern lifestyle is that people are getting less and less physical. Most of today’s jobs keep workers sedentary. And there are now tools and equipment that do the chores that...
The importance of oral hygiene
by Alexa Montecillo - January 30, 2017 - 12:00am
Most people think that brushing and flossing the teeth is all about having a healthy smile. Some say they do it in order to prevent dental carries and gum disease; others do it to keep breath fresh and minty.
Protection from rainy-day ailments
by Alexa Montecillo - January 23, 2017 - 12:00am
It looks like the cold wet days are here again. These past weeks there have been weather disturbances that visited the region and Cebu, although at most times a little off their paths, is not spared from the effects....
Between fitness and health
by Alexa Montecillo - November 21, 2016 - 12:00am
To most people, having a fit body means being healthy. But, strictly, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), these are two different states of being. One may be fit but not healthy, and vice versa.
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