• Birthdays

    Leia Valenciano turns two

    By Jane Kingsu-Cheng When a cute little girl dressed in pretty crocheted Buzz Lightyear outfit appears on your feed, you double tap it and click on some more. Who is she? Who are her cool parents? Born on November 2, 2016, this adorable not-so-baby girl is the daughter of Paolo and Sam Valenciano. Her name is Nataleia Martine Godinez Valenciano. “Paolo wanted Leia, because of his love for Star Wars, Princess Leia. But I wanted to make the name a little longer. So I thought I invented the name “Nataleia” pronouced as Na-ta-le-yuh (not Natalia), but apparently it’s a stream in Nampula, Mozambique. I added Martine as her seconnd name,…