Kris Aquino on work versus parenting: ‘When in doubt, choose the kids’
Kris Aquino may have been so busy with her jam-packed schedule but it doesn’t mean she’ll prioritize work over her two sons. The Queen of All Media stresses the importance of Josh and Bimby’s health over “everything else” in her life.
Aquino shared a text photo via Instagram yesterday, July 15, with the words: “When in doubt, choose the kids. There will be plenty of time later to choose work.” Apparently, Josh has been “hiccuping nonstop” since 8 p.m. of July 14.
The Queen of All Media said that they tried remedies readily found online and had made “nonstop calls” to their family’s pediatrician. Josh is scheduled for an executive check-up on July 19.
“Kung ako lang ‘to- kakayanin dahil sa trabaho BAWAL sumuko. But this is my panganay,” wrote Aquino. “Finally napatulog ko na si kuya. Kuya has been having stomach problems for this whole month.”
(If it were only me, I’d be able to take it because in work, there is no such thing as giving up. But this is my firstborn. Finally, I was able to tuck [Josh] in. [Josh] has been having stomach problems this whole month.)
Aquino then stated that she will “forever” choose Josh and Bimby over work: “Because no matter how much [I] need this work to support my sons [and] our KCAP [Kris Cojuangco Aquino Productions] team by honoring commitments- my priority is the well being [and] health of the [two] most important people in my life. [I’m] a mother [and] it will FOREVER be my [two] sons over [and] above everything else in my life.”
The Queen of All Media ended her post by asking fans to help her pray for the well-being of Josh.
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i tried my very best to not reveal this- BUT it is after 3 AM & i have to be 100% honest. Kuya has been hiccuping nonstop since 8 PM last night, more than 31 hours na. Name the internet remedy we tried. Nonstop calls to our pediatrician… He is scheduled for an executive checkup on the 19th of this month. Kung ako lang ‘to- kakayanin dahil sa trabaho BAWAL sumuko. But this is my panganay. Plan B for later- thank God for Bimb- so ready to save our work commitments, we’re a #team & it will be a #BCAP takeover for Sunday’s shoots. Finally napatulog ko na si kuya. Kuya has been having stomach problems for this whole month. And forced to good ako- i had to tell all of you the truth. Because no matter how much i need this work to support my sons & our KCAP team by honoring commitments- my priority is the well being & health of the 2 most important people in my life. i’m a mother & it will FOREVER be my 2 sons over & above everything else in my life… Please help me pray maging healthy na my panganay? #priorities #faith #truthADVERTISEMENT
In another Instagram post yesterday, Aquino wrote that their doctor stated there’s a probability that Josh’s hiccups were a “manifestation of an anxiety attack.” Moreover, she expressed her appreciation of how blessed she is for her two sons, particularly for Bimby waking up early and preparing immediately for the shoot because he doesn’t want to burden her.
“[Of] course mama because kuya needs you,” Bimby remarked, which the Queen of All Media quoted.
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Thank you to all of you who shared prayers for my panganay. He woke up 9 AM still hiccuping. i found out from bincai & gerbel he’d been watching on YouTube the procedures he’ll have done for his checkup (endoscopy, colonoscopy, bloodworks, etc) and our doctor said most likely the hiccups were a manifestation of an anxiety attack. I followed Dr. Oz & made him drink water with his chest on his knees & then i let sugar dissolve on his tongue. Then i gave him a mild sedative & now watching over him finally sleep. Our doctor said soon as we get home we go directly to the hospital for admittance… i’m learning to focus on the positive- isang gising kay bimb kanina, shower agad & ready to shoot. All i could say was THANK YOU. He said- “of course mama because kuya needs you.” Super blessed w/ these 2 sons. #family
Kris Aquino and her two sons are filming in Hong Kong for KCAP, as of this writing. JB
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