- Kapamilya star Melai Cantiveros-Francisco shared wisdom about being a mom of two
- Melai said she doesn’t have “me-time” but it is important to take care of herself also
- She also admitted that sibling jealousy happens sometimes but she just gives advice to her eldest daughter
Kapamilya celebrity Melai Francisco disclosed some witty insights about being a hands-on mother of two children.
KAMI learned that the Magandang Buhay host often have struggles in time management since she has to be a mother and a celebrity at the same time.
Melai hinted, however, that working in showbiz should not supersede parents’ obligations to their youngsters.
As a mother, the Kapamilya star shared the importance of taking care of herself despite having no “me-time.”
“Minsan, kailangan mo din bigyan ang sarili mo ng time kasi paano kung ikaw naman ang magkasakit so ako, eto, getting stronger,” she explained in an interview with PEP.ph.
The Pinoy Big Brother Grand Winner even expressed how she works hard to manage her time for her kids and for television shows.
"Talagang nagche-check ako na parang, 'Okay ang mga anak ko, na-check ko sila.' Bago matulog, nakapag-usap kami (ng asawa ko) ng ginawa niya the whole day,” Melai said.
"Tapos nakapag-pray bago matulog. Ginagawa ko yun day by day, ginagawa ko ang best every day sa pag-balance ng time," she added.
Despite Melai’s efforts to make her daughters feel that she is a hands-on mom, the TV host admitted that sibling jealousy happens sometimes between baby Mela and baby Stela.
"Meron nang konti kasi minsan ang time ko nabibigay ko lahat kay Stela, e,” she revealed.
"Pag-uwi ko, Stela agad ako. Tapos yung isa naman, puro, 'Mama, mama, mama!' she added.
To solve this issue, Melai always tells her eldest daughter Mela to be humble to her youngest sister.
This way, the celebrity mom said her youngest child can learn and imitate the humility that is being shown to her also.
“Ang mga bata kasi, hindi ginagaya kung ano yung sinasabi mo,” she further remarked.
"Ginagaya kung ano yung ginagawa ng elders nila. So yun ang ginagawa ko sa kanila," she concluded.
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Melai is a Filipina actress, comedienne, and host. She married Jason Francisco on December 9, 2013 and they were granted two lovely children, Mela and Stela.
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