Christmas, Christmas, Christmas – once nothing but a joyful season has become a rushed, intense and exhausting time as I grew older. It is not Christmas’ fault. I know that. It’s people’s perception of celebration, expectations, and superficiality. When I was in college, I used to strive to complete all nine mornings at three in…… Continue reading Preparation for a Meaningful Christmas for Kids
In a few days, I will be a year older. And, in a few more days, a new year will come. Time is reallllly fleeting! O.M.G! I have three young children who I stared at over the last long weekend and boy how I got sentimental. Too senti I caught myself teary-eyed. I could not…… Continue reading What Do Children’s Young Minds Remember?
The second quarter exams of my two schoolchildren are finally over. We can now prepare for their sembreak! It’s one of the reasons why I’m MIA the past weeks. That and the deadly quarter work deadlines. This particular quarter was challenging for us. Jonath had a bad cough. I had a bad cough. I was…… Continue reading How to Prepare Your Kids for School Exams?
I have confessed that I suck at following video tutorials. So, when the bento baon became a trend, my mama heart got a little broken because I could not prepare one for my children. At that time, buti na lang bata pa sila and they do not care about their classmates’ baon. Well, until now…… Continue reading Un-Bento Mama? No problem! Baon Tips for Kids
Hi, mamas! My last and youngest child is now a seventeen-month toddler. A toddler is one tiny human being who is oozing with awesomeness because he/she cannot talk back clearly just yet. And, all he/she does are cute antics (okay, sometimes he/she also does annoying tantrums) with her infectious smile showing his/her little teeth and…… Continue reading Quick and Easy Solutions to Your Toddler’s Messy Hair
Rainy season is here! Flu season is here, too! Huhu. We just had our flu shots so we can be better protected. However, Jonath was not spared. Thankfully, his condition was not severe because of his vaccine last year is in the works. Even if he was not very ill we still decided to…… Continue reading ♥ What Will Your Doctor Ask About Your Sick Child? ♥
My faith in humanity is restored by the eighteen-day epic rescue mission of the twelve members of Thailand’s Wild Boars soccer team whose ages range from eleven to sixteen and their twenty-five-year-old coach Ekkapol Ake Chantawong. They were trapped in Tham Luang Nang cave complex on June 23 when the exits were blocked by floodwaters.…… Continue reading ♥ Stress-busters for Children ♥
I was appalled by last night’s epic basketball brawl between Gilas Pilipinas (host) and Australian Boomers. It all started with the offensive foul by Pogoy (Filipino player) on Goulding (Australian player) which Kickert (another Australian player) saw, prompting him to hit Pogoy on the face (or was that his jaw?). The rest, they say is…… Continue reading ♥ When Your Child Makes a Big Mistake ♥
My two school kids have breezily become more technology savvy than I am. The truth is that we never deprived them of gadget use but between me and their father, he is the more tolerant while I, the mother, regulate. To be honest, I am guilty of turning to gadgets for help when it comes…… Continue reading ♥ House Rules on Children’s Gadget Use ♥
Most of us were shocked and still in disbelief of what has been in the news weeks ago about the deaths of two prominent personalities, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. God bless their souls. Kate Spade is, as you and I know, the woman behind the Kate Spade fashion brand which bags are adored for…… Continue reading Let’s Talk About the Mental Health of Our Children