Since the vacation started, I found it harder to limit my kids’ use of their gadgets. Just last year, I did my list on how to enforce gadget discipline on my kids. However, I think I needed to revise them as some do not or cannot be applied anymore today; the eye-protection rule, one-battery-life a…… Continue reading Limiting Kids’ Time on Gadgets
It’s school break!!! Yeah! For most students whose schools still follow the old/traditional school year, like my children’s schools, vacation mode is on! The first month of the school break is usually a time for our family to: Relax in the evening. No homework and exams. Chill in the morning. Enjoy our breakfast. Extend our…… Continue reading How to Effectively Get Your Kids to Help with House Chores
Last night, my six-year-old son asked me one tough question – pang beauty pageant level!!! Hehe. Well, he asked me how he would know if the person he wants to be friends with is a good person. For a good minute or two, I was speechless to the point that he repeated his question to…… Continue reading My Child Asks Me How to Know If a Person is Good or not
I just realized that among my three planned posts for a week, the hardest one to come up with is the Monday Momday post. And, it’s not because I’ve run out of motherhood/parenthood topics. As a matter of fact, I often find my brain cluttered with mommy matters. The reason is, coming out from a…… Continue reading Working Moms’ Contributions
This week I will have to skip my regular posts as per planned schedule, instead, I will come up with only one but encompassing all three – parenthood, money matters, and my own random musings. Hehe. Let’s begin! One of our major responsibility as a parent is to provide for our children – food, clothing,…… Continue reading Baby Steps in Securing your Little Ones’ Future
Today is not the best day. My two children are sick. My eldest doesn’t have school today as well, in connection with the feast of Sto. Nino. So, we all stayed home. Masaya sana kung wala silang sakit. But, with them being sick, my stress and exhaustion multiply. They’re on medication naman na, so, I’m…… Continue reading Keeping Toys at the Minimum
If there’s one thing I want to cultivate in my children aside from keeping their faith to the Lord, it would be the attitude of gratitude. No doubt about that. Why? Because I believe that a grateful heart will always lead you to God’s immeasurable love and consequently, to the most wonderful blessings in life.…… Continue reading Raising Grateful Children
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?