Ara Aguilar

Hi, Im Ara, author of the "Mom from Lucban" website (www.mylucban.com), from where I share my aha! moments and missteps on my journey as a wife and a mommy.

Most of the time, I write about my daily mommy experiences, on occasion, however, I branch out to other topics related to my personal life including my ehem.. weight issues, love, marriage, family, parenting, on having a baby, health, food, entertainment, and the amusements of the small beautiful town of Lucban, Quezon where my family currently resides.

Dear Mother-in-Law: My Spaghetti Is Better Than Yours

We just had our three day vacation at my in-laws. It was a memorable, fun experience, but I wasn’t able to rest there that much simply because I was in my in-laws house. I was just a bit restless because of thinking too much on how I want to do things perfectly -- especially when I’m with my mother-in-law. I still have this feeling that I still need to prove myself and impress her, and because of trying too much to impress her, I tend to do things that are not so impressing at all....more
nope...my mil is june cleaver. almost literally...she's very old fashioned in the way of having ...more

Random Things I Learned from my Marriage

It’s hard to believe that is was only three years ago I married my bestfriend. The last three years has been full of good days and mad days. We’ve disagreed and fought many times, (God knows how many!) and most of those fights happened after our daughter was born. We’ve faced true adversities and together we’ve learned how to make a marriage work and what true love is all about.Here’s some of what I’ve learned along the way:...more