Oct
28
  • 5 fantasy heroes your kids could dress as for Halloween

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    Pin It Kids love superheroes – from the sweeping cape of Superman to the attitude of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, there’s something about having superpower that really appeals to kids. Perhaps because, as a kid, you’re often powerless and have to take orders from adults, so pretending to have ultimate super powers is really appealing. So it’s no surprise that superheroes are some of the most common kid halloween costumes. And the great thing is that these costumes can […]

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Oct
18
  • Day Camp @Samila Sheep Farm

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    In the morning I just mentioned “Sheep Farm Day!”, Summer and Derick woke up without any fuss at all, none whatsoever.  They were very excited.  This is their first camping together with their friends.  What made this even more exciting for them is that they had to wear rubber boots because it is rainy season, and the soil is wet.  Just like Peppa Pig and George, they wanted to jump in muddy puddles. They had been asking me to bring […]

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Oct
17
  • How Important Is A Child’s Formative Years?

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    Pin It Changes in children during the formative years are remarkably dramatic and fast pace.  The changes which include motor, language, cognitive, social, and emotional developments are unmatched in any other human developmental stages. A child’s behavior during these years, from birth to 8 years old, is an essential bit and parcel to his entire development.  The formative years have the most critical moments which could either make or break a child.  According to UNICEF and other studies, 90 percent […]

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Oct
14
  • Money-Saving Tips for New Parents

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    Pin It Under the best of circumstances, being a new parent can be as challenging and stressful as it is rewarding, and if you’re struggling financially it can be especially stressful. Even if you’re not quite at the point where you’re borrowing money from your own parents or taking out payday loans to help cover emergencies, you may still be worried about how you’re going to provide a good life for your child. But don’t fret; there are many ways […]

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Oct
12
  • Two Absolutely Important Reasons Why Parent Should Engage Kids In Outdoor Activities

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    Learning is achieved when one is able to apply the concepts and theories learnt in the classroom in real life scenario. Major chunk of classroom learning is concentrated on acquiring of knowledge from teacher lecture and class discussions.  Although these are undoubtedly and inevitably important teaching methodologies, these alone could not achieve the kind of learning we aimed for in our kids.  Otherwise, learning will remain in the cognitive level which is bound to be forgotten sooner or later. This […]

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Oct
10
  • Parenting Challenges: Favoritism

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    Favoritism is everywhere, in the work place, among colleagues and friends. It is a reality. Favoritism exists even in our family. When asked parents would automatically say that they treat their kids with fairness, which is ideal. But being ideal does not necessarily mean it is being followed by everyone. Whether parents are in denial or are totally oblivious, it is a family issue that may seem insignificant but in actuality has great emotional impact on the child. It is […]

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Oct
5
  • Reading Corner: Splash and Squelch

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    Splash and Squelch is another Oxford Reading Tree book. This is more than just a reading video. Summer could not keep herself from sharing her thoughts about what she’s reading. I just let her be, she seemed to enjoy it anyway. Do you have any thoughts about the video?   – Mitchelle – Be Connected Facebook Twitter Google +       You might also like Pin It If I have a magic wand.. Pin It Fruitshakes for a healthy […]

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Sep
27
Sep
27
  • If I Have A Magic Wand…..

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      Pin It I am tempted to say “magic wand make me the richest woman in the world!”. But on second thoughts, it is very shallow and egocentric. In the long run, I’m thinking, would I be truly happy inundated in all beautiful and comfortable things my money could possible give me while others do not even have a penny in their pocket? Would I be truly happy while others rummage through trash for food? Would I be truly happy […]

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Sep
17
  • H.E.R.E Are Essential Buying Tips For Mommies

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    Pin It Nowadays, one needs to be vigilant on what to spend their money on.  Whether you are spending something for the house or for the office, there are essential things to bear in mind to assure your money’s worth.  Here’s HERE. Hardy.  Is it strong enough to survive and withstand the wear and tear of everyday usage?  Especially with kids around, durability and longevity will really be tested. Enjoyable.  The ease of use and over-all performance should bring pleasure, […]

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