Simple Christmas joys

I suppose my kid will have to take note of the finer points of being a non conformist from mom and dad on a different occassion. It seems that grandma couldn’t stand hearing her granddaughter constantly ask her parents about a non existent Christmas tree and decorations. Christmas is for the children indeed, and there is … More Simple Christmas joys

Summer gymnastics

(Updated) My daughter had a classmate that practiced gymnastics. For a petite girl, she was agile, and could do backbends already (the yogi in me cried inside a little). She’s also around 4 years old. Personally I’m not very familiar with gymnastics and don’t know a lot of kids who practice the sport, or grownups … More Summer gymnastics

Happy 4th

As an April celebrant, my daughter doesn’t get to do birthday parties at school. School’s out by the time her birthday hits. While my wallet rejoices at the thought, I also couldn’t help but feel sad somewhat. She should be able to experience a class birthday celebration at least once. Especially since she has become … More Happy 4th

Toddler swimming lessons

Swimming! A popular summer activity for sure, but also a fun activity in the nippy-sometimes-stormy -ber months (very Filipino reference for months that end with ‘ber’), who would’ve thought. J has been bugging me about swimming lessons for Akira, and it took me a while to pursue any leads since it wasn’t exactly the right season for it. … More Toddler swimming lessons