Chito Miranda shared his new-found appreciation for all the mom’s (and mother figures) in our lives who work so tirelessly but make it seem effortless.
The Parokya ni Edgar frontman posted a photo of his wife and son busy over a mixing bowl. In the caption, he talks about how the lockdown has helped him realize how hard Neri works as a stay-at-home mom.
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One thing na na-realize ko during this lockdown is sobrang hirap pala talaga ng ginagawa ni Neri bilang stay home mom. Don't get me wrong…sobrang masaya ako na nakakapag-stay ako sa bahay because of my long break from work, at masaya talaga ako na nakakapag-spend ako ng time with Miggy…pero I must admit, sooobrang nakakapagod pala talaga makipag-sabayan kay Miggy day in, day out…iisa pa lang sya nyan a! Kelangan mo talaga sabayan yung energy nya eh. Neri makes it look so easy…sa lagay na yan may work pa sya (sobrang dami nyang deadlines), tapos may time pa sya mag-luto at mag-gardening. Kaya ngayon, lahat ng pwede ko ibawi, ginagawa ko. Gusto ko makapag-nap sya tuwing may chance. Gusto ko nagkakaroon sya ng "me time" whenever possible. Pinagsisilbihan ko din sya hangga't maaari. Nagkaroon talaga ako ng better understanding at deeper appreciation sa lahat ng ginagawa nya. Saludo sa lahat ng mga nanay, at sa tumatayong mga nanay sa mundo.❤
Chito explains that while he’s happy and grateful to be spending time with Miggy, his son, it’s also very tiring.
“Kelangan mo talaga sabayan yung energy nya eh,” he says. [You really need to match his energy.]
Chito then talks in awe of how Neri regularly handles this in stride: “Neri makes it look so easy…sa lagay na yan may work pa sya (sobrang dami nyang deadlines), tapos may time pa sya mag-luto at mag-gardening.”
[On top of that, she still has work (she has a lot of deadlines), then she finds the time to cook and garden.]
“Nagkaroon talaga ako ng better understanding at deeper appreciation sa lahat ng ginagawa nya,” he continues. [I really gained a better understanding and deeper appreciation of everything she does.]
To end his post, Chito sweetly says: “Saludo sa lahat ng mga nanay, at sa tumatayong mga nanay sa mundo.” [I salute all the mothers and all the mother-figures in the world.]
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