Science & Art TV Show MIND S-COOL TV premieres Aug 22 on CNN Philippines

Bonifacio Art Foundation, Inc. (BAFI), the non-stock, non-profit organization behind The Mind Museum and the BGC Arts Center, will air the first episode of its educational TV program MIND S-COOL TV on August 22, 2020 on CNN Philippines.  The Science & Art TV show will be aired every Saturday at 8:30 AM.  MIND S-COOL TV…

Joy Antibac Dishwashing Liquid as Disinfectant

Do you know that you can use your dishwashing liquid to disinfect things? 🤓 Here’s a household hack that we can all benefit from. Do your DIY solution for disinfecting things using:🚰 500 ml water🥄 1 tsp of Joy Antibac Dishwashing Liquid According to a recent study conducted by Japan National Institute of Technology and…

ABS-CBN’S STAR MUSIC LAUNCHES ONLINE KIDS CHANNEL TUTUBEE

ABS-CBN gears up for another digital venture as its premier record label, Star Music, introduces its YouTube channel for children’s learning called TuTuBee.   Star Music seeks to provide educational yet fun content in the new channel intended for young viewers and help fill in their learning needs now that they should remain in the…

Yoga for Kids at Kids Yoga Corner

I tried Yoga for the first time when I was pregnant with our daughter Tash. My prenatal Yoga sessions really helped me relax and feel healthy throughout my pregnancy. I can say that it also helped strengthen my preggo body. Back then, I told myself that when my child is already a grownup, I’ll encourage…

Chuckie Icecream Recipe from Nestle Cream

I’m no pro in the kitchen, but I surely enjoy creating easy-peasy culinary creations for the family, especially when I do it as a fun activity that enriches my bond with my daughter. Nowadays, this 3-year-old loves mixing things together and creating something from scratch. So I thought that this is a good opportunity to…

The Library Heiress

More than two decades ago, I was a child growing up in a world with no internet, no fun mobile games, and no video calls. Other than television (Hello Batibot!) and my plastic kitchen toy set, my favorite form of entertainment was my humble collection of storybooks. 📚 Best childhood ever! For decades, my little…

You’ll be safe here

Dear Tash, Mom is scared of the virus that I tell you about. Sometimes, Mom is still feeling weird about our new setup. Most of the time, Mom is tired, trying to balance work and taking care of our home. Despite all that, Mommy will do her best to protect you. Just like Rylie of…

Let your heart design

“Mom, let your heart design,” Tash said to me yesterday while I was busy working. ❤️🖍🎨 I’m not sure if she heard it from one of the children shows she’s been watching, but I really think it’s a catchy tagline or an empowering mantra for the second half of our memorable 2020. 🤓 Surely, the…

Scent of coffee beans and handwritten love notes

Scent of coffee beans ☕️ and handwritten love notes 📝 Whatever it is that makes you smile genuinely, enjoy it. 🧡🤎 Allow yourself to get a taste of those simple pleasures — warm hugs, genuine laughter during a Zoom call, unexpected food delivery from a friend, milktea or that indoor plant you just bought. When…

DIY Hair Removal and Pampering Products from Strip It

Three months in quarantine, how are your underarms, mommies? 😆 I know it’s not a great topic to talk about, but underarm hygiene is one of our womanly concerns (well, at least in my country). For a woman living in a tropical country, I just feel that hairless underarms are better for personal hygiene. Especially…

Toddler Playgroup with Teacher Ella

Three months ago, we were planning to enroll our three-year-old in a pre-Kinder class. Then Covid 19 pandemic happened, and our plans for our toddler’s education were suddenly put on hold. Just like other parents, our priority is our child’s safety. We don’t want to rush things and push with what was planned if it’s…

Coping with anxiety during quarantine

“Motherhood is driving me crazy!” I used to think this statement is an overstatement…until I got quarantined…during a pandemic…with a toddler. It’s been 55 days since the Philippine government declared a community quarantine, which evolved into “enhanced community quarantine” to “extreme enhanced community quarantine” due to the Covid 19 pandemic. Whatever it’s called, this lockdown…

Creating Cookies and Cream Ref Cake with Nestle All Purpose Cream

I saw a photo of Millennial Moms PH creating Mango Graham Icedrops, and it inspired me to #createwithcream once again. 👩‍🍳 I’ve been using Nestle Cream to make ref cakes since I was still single. Of course, it’s the easiest dessert to make, right? 😅 But with the right amount of Nestle cream mixed with…

Life lesson from a quarantine summer

This magnificent mango tree is the scenic view closest to Masungi Georeserve that we can enjoy this quarantine summer. 🌳 🌤 Every morning, Tash and I will open our room window, stare at this beauty, greet it good morning, count the birds that fondly nestle on its strong branches and marvel at the many fruits…

Missing my fearless, carefree self

Imagining the adrenaline rush of our thrilling ride in the middle of the majestic Paoay Sand Dunes 🤩 How I wish I can shout my heart out like we did back then, willingly embracing the unseen wind right in front of us, joyfully surrendering to every unexpected bump and turn. Yes, we all want that…

PHOTOBOOK GIVEAWAY: Turn your family photos into Disney Photo Books

With the Enhanced Community Quarantine extended in the country until May 15, one of the things we can do at home is to reminisce and bond with the family by looking at our digital file of old photos and turning them into our family photo books. Thanks to Photobook for giving away 1,000,000 “Kids Fun…

iWant app’s new section can help keep kids learning and entertained at home

While schools are closed and parents are looking for ways to keep their kids busy, iWant has launched a new section packed with shows and movies that facilitate learning and fun.  Embark on exciting adventures in animated TV shows such as “Peppa Pig,” about the well-loved cartoon pig’s escapades with family and friends, “Monk,” about…

HiPP Organic Kindermilk for children 3 yrs and above

When my daughter was 1 year old and I was still a full-time working mom, I used to give my child HiPP Organic baby food. I discovered the brand while checking out the drug store for organic food for little ones.  As a first-time mom, I did my online research about it and found out…