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…

Our Hand Foot and Mouth Disease ( HFMD ) Experience

“Mommy, carry me. I feel sick,” said my daughter on a busy Monday morning. I thought it was just her cough and colds making her feel bad. Little did I know it was the start of our long quarantine period due to the dreaded Hand Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD). Watch out for symptoms I’ve…

Kidzania Manila’s Halloween Funfair

On its greatest HalloWEEK yet, KidZania Manila transforms into a ‘carnival’ for a grand “Halloween FunFair,” giving families a lively bonding experience from October 29 to November 3. BGC’s premier play city holds thrilling games for this year’s All Hallow’s Eve celebration, incorporating carnival games like buzz wire, target shooting, tic tac toe, and ring…

Laundry Tips for Busy Millennial Moms

I have to be honest. I’m no pro when it comes to doing the laundry. When I was single, I honestly had somebody-else do the laundry for me. While I willingly did other chores like home cleaning and dishwashing, I never attempted to do the laundry as I felt that it would consume too much…

Personalized Name Labels for Kids’ Stuff from Sticker Kid

Decades ago, the “back to school season” made my mom extra busy. She spent several hours patiently and lovingly writing our names on our new books and school supplies.  I never understood my mom’s OCness when it comes to putting names on our stuff until I became a mom. I now admit I have inherited…

Tips on drying clothes during rainy days

In my grandmother’s days,  I bet doing the laundry didn’t give moms a problem.  First, drying was easy peasy for they had a backyard to turn into a “sampayan”.  Second, they had a slow-paced life that can patiently wait for the rain to end and the clothes to dry. Today, moms like me have a…

4S to protect your family against Dengue

Yesterday, the Department of Health (DOH) declared a national dengue alert because of the growing number of cases of the mosquito-borne disease.  The DOH recorded 106,630 dengue cases nationwide from January 1 to June 29, 2019.  (Source: ABS CBN News) With a huge number of dengue reported, many of us parents are surely worried. We…

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…

Nurture Your Child’s Gifts of Generosity and Gratitude

Are gifts starting to pile up under your Christmas tree? 🙂 Surely, we can never escape receiving gifts this joyous season.  Why? Because Christmas is the season of giving, a season of sharing, a season of love! 🙂 No matter how grand or simple, gifts are people’s “concrete” way of showing their love and care….

Pampers shares how choosing quality diaper is important to child’s motor development

Every parent knows how crucial walking is for a child’s growth and development.  Her first steps will lead to the first dance, the first run, the first climb.  In his book Understanding Motor Development in Children, David L. Gallahue states that “Movement is at the very center of young children’s lives. It is an important facet of all aspects of their development, whether in the motor, cognitive, or affective domains of human behavior.”

Usanimals: Sugar-free Chewable Multivitamins for Kids

Millennials like me will surely remember the yummy Flintstones chewable vitamins our parents required us to take back in the 1990s.  The orange-flavored Fred Flintstone was my favorite! As a child, all I knew about vitamins was it prevented me from being sick, it’s sweet, and it’s cool coz it’s Flintstones. Today,  the millennials who…