Pro’s and Con’s to a fast food birthday

Our not-so-little chatterbox had a blast of a birthday weekend in Clark, Pampanga, and was also able to celebrate with her class the following Monday. I don’t think there’s anything else she could’ve asked for. That Monday though, my husband had work and couldn’t accompany me to school for Akira’s celebration. There wasn’t time to … More Pro’s and Con’s to a fast food birthday


No Halloween gimmicks for us this year. But grateful to my daughter’s school for having trick or treat mixed in with celebrating United Nations Day. It was a fun and memorable last day of class before the All Soul’s Day break. Her class was assigned Greece. They learned how to say ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’ in … More Greeks!

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

Akira as a carabao (and how a little girl began to love books)

To be specific, Akira was a kalabaw, since it’s a reference to a Filipino children’s book by Virgilio S. Almario. The occasion was National Children’s Book Day, and Akira’s school asked the kids to come as their favorite Filipino story book character, or just a favorite book character. We picked up two Filipino children’s books when Akira was younger, … More Akira as a carabao (and how a little girl began to love books)