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…

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…

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…

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…

Children’s Swimming Lessons with Coach Chito Rivera

One of my “frustrations” in life is not being a good swimmer. 🏊‍♀️ Well, if we will stick to the basic definition of “swim” which is to propel one’s body through water, then I can say that I can swim. However, I never learned the proper way of swimming — the correct breathing, arm movements…

The Learning Library’s Summer Workshops 2020

Looking for a summer workshop that will help your child develop the love for reading and appreciation of the Filipino language? Check out The Learning Library’s workshops and enrichment programs. The Learning Library has 9 summer branches in Quezon City, Makati, San Juan, BGC, Alabang and Sta. Rosa, Laguna. For more information, you may check…

I am the Best Children’s Story Book

While we want to encourage our children to do their best in everything they do, we also need to make them understand that, in reality, there will be times that they’re not the superstar…and that’s totally fine. 🤩 How do we make little children learn that it’s good to do their best but it’s OK…

McDonald’s Stripes Run 2019: A Fun Run for Literacy

McDonald’s Stripes Run is back on its 10th year! On December 1, 2019 at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds, join McDonald’s run for reading at Stripes Run 2019! For the past 10 years, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) in the Philippines has been the beneficiary of McDonald’s Stripes Run. Proceeds of the annual…

New adventures and songs await kids in REP’s The Quest for the Adarna

The story of the Ibong Adarna has captivated children across the Philippines for generations. Repertory Philippines is bringing the colorful tale to life for families everywhere with a new English version called The Quest for the Adarna. Produced through RTYA (REP’s Theater for Young Audiences), the vibrant original musical will be running from September 14…

Superbook is super back! Superbook Season 4 on ABS CBN every Sunday morning

As children, my brothers and I enjoyed watching Superbook cartoons on television. I must say that aside from the Church and our parents, Superbook cartoons played a big role in teaching us Christian values by telling Bible stories in a way that’s enjoyable and understandable for little children. When I found out that my favorite…

Bikes with no pedals from Kiddimoto

Ever heard of bikes with no pedals? 🤔 Yes, there’s such a thing! 🚲😎 Kiddimoto, UK’s original balance bikes, have no pedals but for a good reason. Without any pedals or stabilizers, Kiddimoto’s balance bike teaches children the key balancing and control skills needed to seamlessly progress to pedal bikes. 🚲 Their bikes can be…

2019 Easter Events for Kids in Metro Manila

Easter is one of the many occasions many families look forward to every year.  As a Christian nation, celebrating the Easter joy is our way of thanksgiving.  While it is not that easy to explain to kids the resurrection of Christ, it is our role as parents to make them see the real reason of…