Category Archives: children

Business Talk: Which S.O.B. Are You?

A Millenial son of a successful tycoon shared his frustration on working in his father’s successful business. The business has been there over the last 30 years, and has grown in size. Due to its age and the father’s management … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Another Weekend, Another Work Day @ Kidzania Manila

We are back at Kidzania again! Yes, the Tiger Mommy in me wants to get an upgraded passport. In return, I also want her to feed her curiosity and learn the values of hard work. So that’s why we are … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended: Kidzania —- Where Kid’s Ambitious Dreams Come True!

We are back in Kidzania Manila, a fun place for kids 4 years old and above, who are given the chance to try out different “adult” careers and get paid for it. Kidzania Manila is found in a non-descript building … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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How Poor are Filipino Students in Studying?

There is a running joke that’s going around recently that the Philippines is deserving of the award of being lowest in terms of reading comprehension: “HM po” means “How much po?” which means that the typical Filipino do not even bother … Continue reading

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Second Day: Krems Monastery and Wine Tasting Tour

Krems is a twin city: Stein, the place where the toll was collected and Krems, the market town. It was a trading hub. Currently, it has 26,000 permanent inhabitants. It boasts of 3 private universities and an additional 10,000-12,000 students … Continue reading

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The Story of the Vending Machine

During our layover in Istanbul, my daughter wanted to buy at fast fashion store JC Waikiki. The vending machine was cheap at EUR 5.95 but after buying her a nice red jacket and a Frozen Bluebooth headset, I was NOT … Continue reading

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Layover at Instanbul and onto our Final Destination

We used Turkish airlines this time, and it’s an 11.5 hour ride to Istanbul where we will have a lay over to Prague. Turkish Airways had a decent legroom, an average meal and so-so service. They gave the kids a … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended: Ocean Park Hong Kong

Today, we’re going to Ocean Park! Hong Kong is still very convenient and we got to the Ocean Park MRT station in record time. Even with the protests, the MRT is still efficient, bravo! Security check We are surprised to … Continue reading

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Touchdown in Hong Kong for the Long Weekend

We have once again touched down in Hong Kong to avail the cheaper hotel rates and go to Disneyland and Ocean Park for the kiddo! She’s excited. The Cathay Pacific flight is almost full. A lot of Filipinos are traveling … Continue reading

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