Homely in the kitchen, which is also the family living space. Christmas decorations have been hanging ready since October.
Quezon City, Manila.
The family has decorated the kitchen. Here it is good to be, the atmosphere is relaxed and there is food in the fridge. There is not much space, but having a kitchen-dining room and adjoining bedroom is a distinct upgrade from the slum and is naturally sought after. However, it requires a stable income in the family.
Here mom and dad are present and not on a long term contract like overseas workers in, for example, remote Oman.
For some families, they succeed.