Mar
22
  • KidsEmail Review: Protect Your Child

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    As the internet becomes an essential part at work and the household, the safety and security of children are put on the line.  Young children to teenagers are hooked up in the internet.  May it be for school use or just to go with the trend, the truth of the matter is that, the internet is as alluring to children as it is to grown ups. It, being an open source of virtually everything under the sun, puts children in […]

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Mar
19
  • Improve Spoken English through English Conversation Strategies

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    For ESL students who have less to zero exposure to English, teachers have to create an environment where they can practice as much as they can and overtly teach the strategies which native English  speakers would acquire naturally growing up. So it is important to be conscious about these conversation strategies. Wh-and-H questions are one of the basic ways we use in a conversation like Who?, What?, Why?, Where?, and How?. Aside from these though, there are several Conversation Strategies where […]

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Mar
15
  • Kids Academy Educational Apps Review

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    ● This post was created in partnership with Mom Buzz Media. ● Connecting Bloggers & Brands in Perfect Harmony All views and opinions expressed are my own and not influenced in any way. Educational Apps from Kids Academy Available on iTunes & Google Play Free for a limited time! For busy Moms, these educational apps are heaven sent. Let’s take advantage of this. Here are two of the many apps in Kids Academy. Preschool & Kindergarten Baby Books, Songs, and […]

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Mar
13
  • Dads are Parents Too, Right?

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    Dads nowadays have surely evolved.  They have become more concerned and involved in rearing their children. They have become real Dads in the truest sense of the word. They’re no longer just the father figure who works to provide the needs of the family. Now Dads are seen doing things like, cooking breakfast doing the grocery dressing their daughters doing their daughter’s hair wearing matching shirt with Mom and the kids doing the dishes or laundry sending kids to school […]

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Mar
12
  • Ice Cream Maker for Summer

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    Ice cream maker toy is one of the many awesome toys marketed in Youtube nowadays. What makes this really awesome is that, it gives children the feel of making a real ice cream.  The ice cream set comes with play dough in 4 different colors, ice lolly molders, several colorful popsicles, and the ice cream maker itself which needs to be assembled. I think it is a great toy for the following reasons. 1.  It promotes fine motor movements and […]

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Mar
8
  • International Women’s Day: Make It Happen

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    I am a mother. I am a wife. I am a teacher and a blogger. I am a friend and a sister. I am also an alarm clock, a messenger, a masseur, a janitress, a driver, a secretary, a cook, a domestic helper, a doctor, an accountant, a researcher, a planner, a bouncer, a seamstress, a singer, a dancer, the worrier, and the antagonist. I am a woman I made these happen!   Be Connected   Facebook Twitter Google + […]

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Mar
4
  • World Book Day 2015

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    I remember an incident when I was young, my father and an American traveler were exchanging facts about the countries in Asia.  They, particularly had a long discussion about Singapore.  After awhile the American traveler asked my father about other places he has gone to.  My Dad said he has never been to any places outside the Philippines. The foreigner was like “damn, you talked as if you’ve gone to those places!”  Then he answered, “I read them from Reader’s […]

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Feb
28
  • 11 Tips When Traveling in a Car with Your Children

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    1. Bring a small, handy bin or barf bags I don’t agree with giving kids drugs like Benadryl to sedate them when traveling. The risk is just too high.  I don’t want to jeopardize my kids health over my own comfort. When traveling in a car there is a possibility that kids get seasick…carsick ^_^.  So, we always have this bag in the car. It saves us the hassle of cleaning and then travelling with those pukey-after smell, that’s left […]

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Feb
28
  • 4 Reasons Why Traveling by Car Is the Best if You Have Kids

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    Pin It Interstate travel especially with toddlers is best by car.  We have tried traveling both by public transport and recently by our own car.  So, we were able to compare and decided that by car is the way to travel with our young kids.  We live in Thailand, which is one vast country where states are connected by land.  Traveling cross country like Malaysia, Singapore is also possible by car as these countries are connected by bridges.  For archipelagic […]

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Feb
28
  • Unbeautiful Side of Being an Expatriate

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      Being an expat has both beautiful and unbeautiful sides to it. One of these is, we get to enjoy special occasions of loved ones like birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, reunions, and weddings on photos and videos.  Although there are real time videos like skype, this could never replace personal, physical interactions. Second, what’s in and new back home, we only get to know these from photos and news feeds.  We’d have to wait for a vacation to actually see, feel, […]

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