Things I Wish For Dad

I wish Dad… could be more patient with the kids. would always remember that the kids are still just toddlers, and well, they would act like toddlers. would know that the kids look for him everyday when he’s at work. would realize that the kids will not be toddlers forever and soon will not need […]

working from home during the holidays–not so bad

we currently have a long weekend here in the Philippines because we are celebrating (more like commemorating) the Lenten Season. the holiday started yesterday, Maundy Thursday and will end on Easter Sunday. however, i have scheduled make-up classes for one of my students yesterday and today. he won’t be able to “attend” class (meaning he […]

Originally posted on LadyRomp:
A Mother has so many things to do,From washing, ironing, cleaning to tying a shoe.She scrubs, she mends, she cooks and sews,She bathes the children and washes their clothes.When they forget to wash their faces clean,And their clothes are the muddiest you’ve ever seen,Who repairs the clothes and scrubs them like new?Of course, that is…

i’m not just a mother, i’m also a wife

i enjoy reading a lot of parenting blogs because it’s fun knowing how other parents handle very familiar situations and i also get a lot of tips and also, because it’s nice to know that you are not the only one who feels that way about something. however, i just realize now that it’s also […]

and just like that, it was 2002 all over again…

remember that scene from Sex and the City 2 when after being frustrated by Big‘s seeming preference for a couch-tv-and-takeout marriage, Carrie decides to stay at her old apartment for two days to write? at the end of day 2, she receives a call from Big asking him out to dinner and she discovers that […]

??!??!!-rite of passage? taboo?

i was supposed to write a new post when i came across this page No Circ is WholeSon! from the blog Our Homeschool Journey. now i’m not sure if i’m just stupid or if i have just unintentionally buried the knowledge in the depths of my mind about routine circumcision of baby boys. i mean, […]

The Grudge and Me: Parenting Politics

There comes a time in your life as a parent when you need to employ strategic politics.  It has come to mine several times already and one in particular happened some months ago. Both my kids have always been so active, always lively and very loud. I know, most toddlers are like that and when […]

even superheroes need help

one of the things i swore not to make my children feel is that they would not be able to count on me when they need help.  i think more than anything else, it came from personal experience. growing up, i guess my parents saw me as this smart, independent girl who can take care […]