Family Talk: Top Baby Items You Should Purchase (And NOT Buy)

Shopee and Lazada have been a godsend to many new mothers. Compared to the last time I gave birth where I was forced to buy more expensive baby items from prestigious online sellers and the mall, going completely online is giving mothers cheaper yet as convenient buying options. What’s more, several credit cards have provided […]

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Ge-Lai is Over!

Happy to announce that I’ve finished Ge-Lai! 30 days is over, and happy 30the birthday to this little one! Finally, I can now wash my hair and nobody is happier than my suffering husband who wants me to take a bath every day. What is Ge-Lai? Ge-Lai is the Chinese method for post partum healing. […]

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Mommy Hacks: 8 Reasons Why Home Schooling and Online Learning is Not for Us

Trumpets Playshop texted me today about the possibility of enrolling into an online workshop. The workshop fee would be lowered and there will be no additional fees for recital, costumes and script. The price will be around 2/3 of the regular price. Classes will be available live via an online app. I texted them that […]

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How to Teach Kids to be Street Smart…

HOW TO TEACH KIDS TO BE STREET SMART, EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE, DECISION MAKING, SOCIALIZATION, ETC. No, it’s not too late to teach children to be the above, regardless of age. However, my belief is that the above mentioned qualities stem more from time and attention of the parents, than the school itself. I will send my […]

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The Many Faces of my Daughter

My daughter loves to be on costume. She uses and reuses them, and pretends to be in character. It’s nice that she has a good imagination and since costumes aren’t too expensive in the Philippines, we support her fun hobby. Can you guess which characters she is? She’s been asking for this since watching Aladdin […]

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Highly Recommended: Eight Educational Apps for Toddler (2.5 to 4 Year Olds)

We allow our 3-year old daughter to use the iPad several times a day. And while I am not in favor of letting kids use Youtube to randomly view videos, I do credit a handful of apps for helping her improve her vocabulary, math skills, Chinese and general knowledge. Technology does help in educating our […]

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A Semi-Comprehensive List to Manila’s Summer Classes (Sports, Staff Crew, Sensory Play)

Summer is once again here and everyone wants to enroll their child to an interesting activity that can further their child’s holistic development and well being. But where do you start? Personally, I want my child to develop more academically, so I’ve enrolled my child to CMA (Math), The Reading Station (Reading and Comprehension), Bless […]

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10 Practical Tips when Visiting Universal Studios Singapore if you have Kids 3 Years Old and Above

If you’re in Singapore, the best attraction to go to if you have kids 3 years old and above is a day trip to Universal Studios. It’s fun, something different and definitely an experience to remember. In short, it’s a great reasonably priced way to spend time with the entire family. Here’s my top 10 […]

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Big Bad Wolf Haul this Year!

We went to The Big Bad Wolf book sale last night at The World Trade Center. The book sale runs from February 22 to March 4, and is open 24 hours a day. Admission is FREE and the crowds have significantly thinned when we went, which made for a comfortable shopping experience. This year, I […]

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When your 3 Year Old gets Stubborn

My daughter refuses to finish her lunch because she wants to open up her new gift, a Cinderella castle made of Lego. So she’s at the floor moping, whining and refusing to eat her lunch. It’s dirty on the floor, but she doesn’t care. She wants to play Lego with her daddy, and SHE MUST […]

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