Category: Family

What is a Filipino Marriage Proposal

The traditional marriage proposal takes the form of the pamanhikan or pamamanhikan or the “parental marriage proposal”, a formal way of asking the parents of the woman for her hand. The would-be groom and his parents go to the would-be bride’s home, and ask the parents for their consent. Once the woman’s parents accept the […]

Saturday January 7th, 2012 in Culture, Family, Filipina Weddings, History | No Comments »

The Value in Todays Filipino Family

The Filipino family is unique, most households in the Philippines differ considerably from what is considered normal to most westerners or anywhere else around the world. While most families elsewhere are composed of a father, a mother or the parents and their children, a Filipino family would normally go beyond this in one household. The […]

Tuesday July 12th, 2011 in Culture, Family, People | No Comments »