Category Archives: Kid Problems

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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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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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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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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5 Important yet Unconventional Questions to Ask BEFORE You Marry

Husband and I have joined more pre-marital counseling sessions more than average. We’ve gone through at least 15 separate sessions both one on one and as a group, but after we got married, there was still some adjustment. Apparently, most … Continue reading

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When your Child gets Less than Outstanding

Readers of my blog know that I have been highly satisfied with my daughter’s schooling at Mother Goose Playschool, so much that I have written an extensive blog post about it, Why I Highly Recommend The Mother Goose Nursery as a … Continue reading

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Why it’s ok to see our daughter crying after coming home from kindergarten

Our 3-year old daughter came home crying from Mother Goose Playskool. Apparently, her teacher brought down her star from the board. Her offense? My daughter has not been very behaved and had not finished her seatwork because of her walking … Continue reading

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Why I Highly Recommend The Mother Goose Nursery as a Kindergarten for Metro Manila Kids

My 3.5 year old daughter will start school as a Junior Nursery Student at The Mother Goose Playschool this Wednesday. This is the third time I am enrolling her. So much is my confidence in the school that I have … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Ask and Answer: Paternity Leaves in the Philippines

The question was: 1. Mother – Employed in company A; de facto separated from husband 2. Husband – works in Company B 3. 3rd Party (Boyfriend of Mother): Sired a child with #1. 3rd party cohabits with Mother and works … Continue reading

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Kids are funny

My daughter took part of our church’s DVBS last week. At the 3 year old age group, here’s her with her growing group of friends. As you can see, she’s a bit taller than her barkada but feels comfortable with … Continue reading

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