Mother and daughter Lucy Torres and Juliana Gomez are the best of friends.
“It’s nice… and it’s good to know who your daughter’s friends are,” Lucy said.
But now that her unica hija is turning 17 soon, she confessed, “It is also a challenge because you have to be both a mother and a friend.
“I think that’s the hard part when you need to balance it.”
Lucy stressed it is “good” to form a friendship with your child but when it comes to guidance, she feels she has to assert her authority as a mother.
What is the one advice that she wants to impart to Juliana the most?
“To not leave everything to chance, I don’t believe kasi in suwerte, e.
“I don’t believe in good things happening because ‘suwerte.’
“You pray about those things. You pray for a good spouse. You pray for good friends.
“You pray to make the right choices in life.”
The 42-year-old mother spoke to PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) last Saturday, March 11, at the Bench Tower in Bonifacio Global City.