MANILA - The widow of Arvin "Tado" Jimenez described their youngest child, Tila, as a carbon copy of her late husband during their appearance on "Bet On Your Baby" aired Saturday.
Lei Jimenez, who dubbed their daughter as "Tado Liit," admitted that since her husband's sudden passing, Tila became the "ama" of their family as she never fails to brighten up their day.
"Siya yung talagang nagpapangiti sa amin everyday. Hindi ko ma-imagine kung wala si Tila ngayon," Lei said.
Tado was among the victims when a bus heading to Bontoc, Mountain Province, fell into a ravine last February. He is survived by Lei and children Tila, Taja, Katrina, and Indi.
"Si Tila, matalino po talaga siya. Pag may mali ako, tinatama niya ako kasi gusto niya iimpress yung mga tao. Gusto po niya may approval ni ina kasi, of course, kapag natutuwa si ina, masarap sa pakiramdam," said Taja, the eldest of the four.
Lei, on the episode, also explained that she was pleasantly surprised on how her children reacted to the death of their father.
"Natutuwa ako na they are stronger. Pag kinakausap ko sila, mas binibigyan pa nila ako ng mas tamang insight kung ano ang nangyayari," she said.