My little school boy {First Day High Stories}

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Today was Lyndel’s First Day in School. I’m thankful that Becca and I have been discussing Lyndel’s logistics for weeks now that when I got home last night, all his school essentials were already packed and set aside. Well, all except for Lyndel’s snack box which was my assignment. I was also happy that Lyndel was already inside the room, getting ready to sleep at 8pm – he fell asleep at around 8:45pm or so. It was a good start for us, coming from a kid who usually sleeps at 10pm. As working parents, we had our reasons for keeping Lyndel late at night as that was the only time we could play, read stories, sing songs etc. As Coach Pia Acevedo said in last year’s Expo Mom, it’s okay for young kids with office-working parents to sleep late just so we can bond. Anyway, he doesn’t have to get up early the next day. But now, things will be a little different as Lyndel needs to wake up at 6am everyday.

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My Sunday Watercolor Crafternoon

Last Sunday, I had the most fun and relaxing Watercolor Crafternoon with Alessa of Life After Breakfast. As soon as I learned about this workshop last month, I signed up right away! When I was a kid, I used to believe that I am creative with watercolor. But then, I grew up. I wasn’t child-like anymore. Good thing there are crafternoons like this. It makes you believe in the power of colors and imagination again. It reaffirms life’s simple joys.  [Read more…]

You Are Your Child’s Best Teacher: A Workshop by The Learning Basket

Ever since I became a Mom, I’ve always been searching for blogs, resources and communities that educate parents on how to teach their kids. It’s even my dream to homeschool Lyndel! But that’s another post altogether :) I am happy to share that there’s an upcoming seminar for parents this March 23 (Saturday). It covers the basics on how to support your precious tot’s development.

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One Sweet Sunday

This Sunday afternoon was my alone time with Lyndel. His Yaya went Christmas shopping while Daddy went to Divisoria to check on something (Heck, he braved the Sunday Christmas shopping crowd! But that’s a different story)

Lyndel and I started our date over lunch. I just woke up from my once-in-a-blue-moon Sunday morning nap. I rustled up a quick lunch from whatever was available in our pantry (our grocery shopping was set in the evening!) I was actually pleased with the results of our super fast pasta dish. I used Century Tuna with Calamansi as the sauce and it turned out great! A light and refreshing lunch indeed! Here’s what I did: Sauteed garlic and onions, added the tuna, a dash of paprika and salt, and a pinch of chili flakes, tossed in the cooked pasta, and viola! Lunchy lunch! [Read more…]

Books I want for Lyndel

Here’s my initial list :)

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