When my daughter was a tiny, teenie-weenie baby, people would think she was a boy. It didn’t help that the baby clothes I bought before she was born were of the neutral colors-yellow and green-and that she only had a tiny patch of hair. Of course, they meant well. But it seriously bothered me. I mean, she was all pink and… View Post
My Multi-Tasking Cinderella Moment (and Why I Don’t Do The Sing and Dance Thing While Fixing a Leaking Faucet)
Saturdays are my Cinderella Moments–the scrubbing the floor and doing the laundry part, not the “meeting your prince” part. Cleaning as always is a job I absolutely abhor. It is a tough job, but someone (like “the mom”) has got to do it. Unlike other households in the Philippines who have “yayas” (babysitters) and household helpers, we had none. I… View Post
Would You Live In A Haunted Dream House?
It is NaBloPoMo Day 16 and I am totally stumped on what to write. I have consistently avoided using the writing prompts, but I am trying this one out: Would you buy your dream house if the price was right BUT you also were told it was inhabited by ghosts? Now, I am a real sucker when it comes to… View Post
Raising A Child Who Loves to Read
Have you ever wondered if you could teach your child something right now that would improve her listening and speaking skills, kindle her imagination and even help her find a good job with a bigger salary when she grows up? Guess what? Yes, you can! You can teach your child to love to read. It has been a known fact… View Post
Baguio City: There Is Something About This Dog and The Kids!
If you ever head over at Mines View Park here in Baguio City, you won’t get a view of the mines anymore (and nope, I won’t even get started on how our city lost its old charm)… …but you definitely will meet Doglas there! Adrian With Doglas Doglas is a friendly St Bernard, and yes, he won’t bite or bark!… View Post