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

Greeks!

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

Masha and the Bear is our first kiddie live show!

We would have probably watched Disney on Ice this holiday season, like many other Filipino families that have made it a part of their Christmas tradition. After all its latest line up now includes the likes of Ana and Elsa, and Dory – characters that Akira loves – but it wasn’t until we found out that a show our … More Masha and the Bear is our first kiddie live show!

Toddler swimming lessons

Swimming! A popular summer activity that’s also a fun activity during 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. It took … More Toddler swimming lessons