12 signs you grew up Pinoy
MANILA, Philippines – What were you favorite things growing up?
For a lot of Filipinos, their childhood memories–and current plans–consist of big family gatherings, strange but long-standing advice, as well as lots and lots of food.
On Wednesday, July 15, 2015, Filipinos got nostalgic on Twitter and shared their memories using #GrowingUpFilipino.
Here are just a few of the best tweets:
1. The balikbayan box
#GrowingUpFilipino if your clothes don't fit anymore, get ready to pack all of them in a balik bayan box because that's your cousins now— T-Rome (@tyroneeehh) July 15, 2015
#GrowingUpFilipino when you spend over $1000 on bath and body works just so you can give it away when you get home— dr. angus (@vvyynniieekkaa) July 14, 2015
2. Things you get from the sari-sari store
#GrowingUpFilipino Mango with Bagoong— sam (@scl0002) July 14, 2015
3. The 'parol'
4. Family gatherings with tons of food (not only in the Philippines, of course, but family means a lot to Filipinos)
Grandma: "are you hungry?" Me: "not really, I just, ate, but thank you" Grandma: "there's food in the kitchen, go eat" #GrowingUpFilipino— ♋️ JULY 16TH ♋️ (@allanidacanay) July 15, 2015
#GrowingUpFilipino the grandmas will tell you to" balon" or pack the extra food with ziploc when at parties— Josiah (@josiaho_) July 15, 2015
5. Pinoy snacks
7. Things you find in every Filipino house
9. Showing respect to your elders and listening to their words of wisdom
#GrowingUpFilipino can't sleep with your hair wet or you'll get sick— janae antoinette (@JanaeMaligaya) July 15, 2015
#GrowingUpFilipino if you have pimples youre inlove, haysss— Lah. (@llmsb_) July 15, 2015
10. Things that caused you pain
11. The cure for everything
There's always a nurse in your family #GrowingUpFilipino— It's College (@rizelle_santos) July 15, 2015
12. Dance fever
#GrowingUpFilipino having to dance the ocho ocho and the spaghetti pababa at every party— jizelle (@justjizelle) July 15, 2015
Do you agree with their comments? Let us know what your thoughts are about growing up Filipino. – Rappler.com