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No Hood like Motherhood
Aug22

No Hood like Motherhood

By Anna de Leon     There is no hood more OG than that of motherhood. Try reasoning with a 3 year old and you will see why.  Try raising a teenager and you’ll know why there is nobody more gangster than a mother!   “There is no job more rewarding than that of being a mother.” This is true, however, unlike other jobs out there, you don’t have a contract, you can’t resign and you most definitely can’t be fired from being...

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I Fight Like a Girl
May17

I Fight Like a Girl

I Fight Like a Girl By Anna De Leon,     With the tournament season officially closing last weekend, I can’t help but reflect on my jiujitsu journey. The bruises collected, hours spent on the mats, and of course my promotion to blue belt. What does it mean to be a woman in a sport dominated by men? It means that I can move as fast as they can or even faster, execute positions to gain control and eventually submitting my...

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Beauty Tips for Teens
Apr03

Beauty Tips for Teens

  Beauty Tips for Teens By Anna De Leon   What would you give to be 16 again? Probably a lot, however I see more and more 16 year old trying to look 24. I always tell teenagers, “You have your entire life to be an adult, enjoy your youth.” But I understand that there is always an urge to tinker with make up so I came up with my must do’s for the young ones and the young at heart. Do let’s face it. Being young means raging...

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The Fight Life With Anna De Leon

  The Fight Life With Anna De Leon Mixed martial arts is a relatively new sport, but undoubtedly, it has arm-barred the world into subscribing into a new standard of fitness: the ability to physically overcome those who would cause harm to us and ours. It is a primal instinct, the need to protect one’s self and territory, but now more than ever, people are seeing the practical value of taking up what is now commonly referred to...

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Kagandahan 101: Styling Secrets – Back-to-Basics with the Tank Top
Jul30

Kagandahan 101: Styling Secrets – Back-to-Basics with the Tank Top

Styling Secrets – Back-to-Basics with the Tank Top By Anna De Leon   We’re going back to basics! Looking fabulous and put together 365 days a year doesn’t have to be expensive and you don’t have to have a closet as massive as, say Carine Roitfeld’s! All it takes are what I would call – The Stylist’s Staples. From these basics, you can build your wardrobe. To make looking polished even simpler,...

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