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Being a parent is a huge responsibility and while I have my parents as my role model, I still look up to other people as my guiding stars when it comes to parenting.
Today, I came across this wonderful photo by Kate Winslet discussing perhaps one of the most controversial issues in parenting- homosexuality.
I believe that sexuality or gender identity is a choice that we give to our children. We only provide them all the necessary information, knowledge and experience to help them find their way. I do not want my child to be naive with the 3rd gender in our society. I want her to embrace them as I did.
More so, I do not want my children to grow up thinking that homosexuality is bad or something to be scared and keep a secret.
How about you, what’s your take on this?
Before plunging in to a crazy Thursday, let’s watch a very touching but short cartoon clip.
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At 5, kids outgrown their chubby cheeks and become the lanky and slim grade schoolers. Most of them loose their baby fats and start growing muscles. Those are a 5 year old’s physical development but how about emotional development?
I grew curious about a 5 year old’s emotional development as I see my own child’s display of various emotions and feelings that are new to me too. These are things that I learned that hopefully will help you understand your child better.
I swear I am in the brink of considering that my daughter is an alien. LOL.
She’s had her first baby teeth pull out when she was 4.11 years old. It had to be extracted by the dentist because it was not loose enough to fall by itself and the new tooth was coming out already.
Today, 1-14-13, her 2nd lower incisor had to be pulled out again because new tooth is again coming out and pushing the baby tooth but not loosening it. I find it really weird because I remember I had my first tooth fell off when I was 6 or 7. It didn’t help that my Mom and Dad kept telling me it was way too early for Peaches. Plus the fact that Peaches LOVED going to the dentist and having her gums injected by anesthesia and go through all the shebangs of tooth extraction.
I want to believe that I’m not the only parent who lies to her child. Recently, my 4- year old daughter has a clearer view of what lying is and I realized that it’s time to stop using “sweet” lies when I need to make her do something I want or just to shorten things and avoid the long WHYs.
I mean my child can easily get back at me and say, ” You lie to me Mom, so why is it not okay for me to lie a little bit?” Oh, I can see her sweet smile while saying this. I’ve read several articles from Mommy boards and mom blogs and I found out that the ideas and opinions differ. It really boils down to how you handle the situation and how you explain the situation to your child. I mean is it okay to be brutally honest to a child and pop their bubbles on fairies and Santa Claus?
Where is the line between hard lies and more subtle lies we tell kids to to mislead them?
Elitedresses.com is a trusted online store for girls’ party dresses, little girl’s holiday dresses, Christening gowns and First Communion dresses too. They offer affordable, age-appropriate and high quality dresses for your daughters. In celebration of the Halloween, the Elitedresses staff came up with board inspirations for Moms like us to use flower girl dresses or party dresses as Halloween costumes.
Look how grand the photos are and let me just say it’s very smart of them to have think of these:
My little girl goes to school early which means I have to whip up breakfast and her snack box in a flash. She does not like eating the same baon within a week so I looked for an alternative on the usual hotdog and sweet ham brand that we buy and I’m super lucky to have tried Frabelle food products because the taste and the quality of the meat surpasses my expectations.
These are the Frabelle frozen products that we tried:
Frabelle Yummy Cheesedogs
Frabelle Foods Yummy! Cheesedogs are made from combination of pork and beef stuffed and cooked with the right blend of creaminess of cheese and spices. The meat blend is reduced to a homogeneous mass called emulsion, stuffed into clear cellulose casings of different diameters, and then cooked to the required internal temperature.
The finished product has a distinct brown skin color. It has a tender skin, is firm and meaty. It is smoked with 100% natural imported wood chips that give the cheesedogs their natural smoky aroma and flavor.
Quality as promised by Frabelle:
Made from choice meat cuts and the right blend of spices
Passes through abrupt special freezing method
Naturally smoked using imported woodchips
Has a diameter of 23mm for regular / cocktails, 28mm for super-sized and jumbo variant
Pinay Mommy Adreamer Comment:
- Superior taste; meaty and firm; does not wrinkle even when boiled and fried
- Can taste the flavor of the meat and smell the smoky aroma
- Fuller to the bite
- Perfect baon for cheese lover, Peaches
I am a huge fan of CS Lewis especially his Chronicles of Narnia books. I’ve encourage Peaches to read more because reading has broaden my imagination and my general emotions. We do have our daily book readings but I thought I’d let her try podcasts and audiobooks. She’s ready for her first CS Lewis so I looked for a nice audiobook on Narnia.
I found http://ancientfaith.com/podcasts/grapevine and we couldn’t stop downloading since then!
Here’s the first link to download Narnia – The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe 1-2 http://ancientfaith.com/podcasts/grapevine/readings_from_under_the_grapevine_-_the_chronicles_of_narnia_-_program32
Browse through the entire site and find a gold mine
I’m always online and I appreciate that most of the banks and service providers such as Meralco are now online. I don’t even have to go out and brave the traffic to pay our bills anymore.
Ladies and gentlemen, Meralco took us yet again to another level. They launched their Meralco Apps which has all the things we need to help us with:
1. Apps that offer location help
a. Meralco Office Directory –You can find the nearest Meralco office in your area
b. Bayad Center – Find out where you can conveniently pay your Meralcobill
2. Apps for consumption control
a. Meralco Appliance Calculator- Easily compute the amount of electricity an appliance consumes
b. Bright Ideas – Learn better ways to use and save on electricity
3. Apps that help in planning ahead
a. Power Maintenance Schedule- Stay up to date on the power maintenance schedule in your area
b. E-Meralco bill –View your latest bill even when you’re on the go
I downloaded the apps on my mobile phone via Google Play store and Ipad via Apple store. It’s very convenient since I am able to check on our electricity bill consumption anytime. Their brigh ideas app is also cute and informative! You should try it.
It’s also available for download via the Blackberry app world. For details, check www.meralco.com.ph, like Meralco on Facebook, or follow @meralco on Twitter.
August- September is usually the time when Kinder schools open their applications for the next school year. I looked around, asked around and called some of the schools I short listed since we’re planning to transfer Peaches for 3 reasons. I would not want to be specific on what school she’s enrolled now but here are the reasons:
1. Incident #1 happened a few weeks after the first day of school. Peaches couldn’t find her lunchbox during recess (they have this cubby hole outside each rooms where they place their bags and lunchboxes) and told her teacher about it. The teachers (adviser & teacher aide) looked at the cubby hole and confirmed it was not there. What did they do? NOTHING. My daughter would never had eaten if not for a friend who shared her baon.
Got this cute photo from my social network and decided it’s going to make every parents smile.
These are awesome parents! I wonder why it was posted on prenting.failblog though.
Now I wish I have twin boys so I can do this too,LOL.
On second thought, nah…. scratch twin boys. I’d just settle for a baby boy in the future. LOL
Peaches and I enjoy reading stories together. It helped that her school sends 1 story book per week which we both enjoy reading and dreaming about. Reading broadens your child’s imagination and creativity. It allows them to think outside the box too which I have seen with my little P. Here’s an article sent over to me that I know Moms like myself would love to know and read about too.
Some people daydream about being fairy princesses with long golden hair; others pretend to be superheroes on a mission to save the world. And if you have an active imagination, it could easily take you places.
“My daughter Isa and I would have such wonderful adventures before bedtime,” says 35-year old Mia, an HR manager at a multinational firm and doting mom of two. “One night, we would be two bears on the search for food, and then the next time, we would be walking down the hallways of Hogwarts,” she adds.
My kids’ health is very important, and I often do what I can to make sure that they’re ok by eating the right foods and staying away from things that are bad for them. I do the same, and steer clear of things like junk food and cigarettes. There was a time when I smoked regularly, but stopped after learning about the damage it was doing to my own health, not to mention that of those around me. Using an electronic cigarette from ecigarettedirect.co.uk, I was able to quit in next to no time.