Sun Life Philippines x Mommy Mundo Partnership: A Practical Peace of Mind


I didn’t have to wait for a full five minutes, the moment the fluid soaked the paper stripes, two solid lines appear – I’m gonna be a mom! 

I was filled with excitement, and a new kind of emotion that suddenly made my heart miss a beat.

You see, there’s two sides of being pregnant every time, as aside from looking forward to the new member of the family, something morphed inside me that I know I will never be the same again.

I tried to contained it ever since, but the monster grew in a substantial form, and I called it, Fear of the Future.


It’s a real thing, and some times, the paranoia this monster is creating is very surreal, it used to kept me up all night.

Once a Mom, Forever a Mom

There’s no such thing as working moms and staying-at-home moms; because all women, when become mothers are working moms – 24/7, no break-time, no SL, no VL, no resigning. It may feel like a tiresome responsibility and it is, but you won’t understand the sweet rewards (wet kisses, sticky hugs among others) when you’re not yet a mother – I’ve been there, and I’ve done that so you are forgiven. Good thing the spaghetti-wired brains make dovetailing aka multitasking a breeze; and obviously, worrying about the future is one of the things moms freak think about on top of keeping the house out of fire, making sure that the kids are still alive and that you still got ample time to finish a project or pay the bills before the due date!

Did you know? Chronophobia is the persistent and often irrational fear of the future or the fear of passing time.

Worrying about the future can even pose risk of post-par tum depression to some moms, the future is an unknown water afterall. That’s where this “Dream came true” as Ms. Janice of Mommy Mundo described this partnership with Sun Life come in, it’s a piece of security moms can count on.

19553966_1450123325030923_8789738457972830840_n.jpgMs. Riza Mantaring of Sun Life Financial and Ms. Janice Villanueva of Mommy Mundo shaking hands to officially start the partnership.

Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc., the number one life insurance company in the Philippines, and Mommy Mundo, Inc., a community of moms dedicated to making motherhood easier, happier and more fulfilling through various avenues and activities, recently inked a partnership that would provide Mommy Mundo members easier access to affordable insurance.

Moms never leave anything by chance.

We always keep on reminding our loved ones on important matters things, mothers are usually tagged as naggers – and I’m telling it in a good way. I used to like how my mom is so kulit whenever I tell her I have to go. If I got my wallet, handkerchief, phone, umbrella and house keys with me and I will tell her yes. And so on and so forth until I had to really stop her or I’m gonna be late – and I was in college.

Moms never leave anything by chance. So, do not leave anything by chance, protect the ones you love with life insurance and if this is your first time to consider insurances, having Mommy Mundo’s Sun Life’s PA TXT Card is one foot forward at the door.



Half a decade later, I still got that weird sense of fear, it won’t completely disappear. Sometimes, its there floating somewhere inside my head, but sometimes it faces me. I learned to make it manageable though; attack it from its weak point and I got another weapon to help me battle this fear aside from buckets of containing hazard and having a relatively safe environment – the PA Txt Card.

Mommy Mundo members under the age of 65 can avail of Sun Life’s PA TXT Card, an easy-access card to Sun Life’s personal accident insurance that provides Php50,000 worth of insurance protection against loss from accidental bodily injury for only Php50.

The PA TXT Card comes in a design especially created for Mommy Mundo members and may be easily activated by just using a mobile phone. It provides protection for one year, and members may also opt to enroll up to two cards for a total coverage of Php100,000.

PA Txt Card contains instructions to follow. Carefully read and do instruction and patiently wait, until you receive similar text messages. Note that the process may take 40 minutes up to 1 hour. Don’t panic, just wait.

Convenient, hassle-free, affordable and with no complicated application process, the PA TXT Card will surely come in handy for moms who have their hands full attending to their families while pursuing their own passions.

Mommy Mundo

I’ve attended a lot of Mommy events and campaigns that focuses on either the newborn, the toddler of the kid. What I like most about Mommy Mundo is their efficient effort to the well beings of THE mothers – the Mom’s Day Out the Mindful Mom Retreat Sessions for the soul, and now Sun Life PA Txt Card for financial support.


Starting today, when avail of Mommy Mundo Membership for only Php500.00, you will get a complimentary copy of Mom 24/7 Planner, a Mommy Mundo Passport Card for Discount and Privileges to partner brands and stores, Free or discounted passes to Mommy Mundo events like Mompreneur and Mommy Milkshake, a Mommy Mundo Journey Box and a Sun Life PA Txt Card all valid for 1 year. What a jam-packed deal!

Sun Life Financial

19510137_1450123051697617_8446304725514405327_n.jpgFrom left to Right: Ms. Karen Casas of Sun Life, Mr. Alex Narciso of Sun Life, Ms. Riza Mantaring of Sun Life, Ms. Janice Villanueva of Mommy Mundo, Ms. Jing Lelano of Mommy Mundo and Ms. Regine Chua of Mommy Mundo signing the partnership contract.

The press conference was held mid-morning of June 30 at Sun Life Financial building in Taguig with delegates from Sun Life, media and mommy bloggers.

Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate Clients.

The Future

19433392_1777928912220461_266183508_nNow, the future is indeed brighter with Mommy Mundo to mompower me in my mothering journey and Sun Life to secure our future.

Sun Life Financial has operations in a number of markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of December 31, 2016, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management of $903 billion. For more information, please visit

Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and the Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the sticker symbol SLF.

I wish for this partnership to never end, to grow and be prosperous and hence, be the practical piece of security for Filipina moms.


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