Advocating Anti-Bullying in Schools

Second Friday of the month:  Schooling / Parenting“Bullying is a form of aggressive behavior manifested by the use of force or coercion to affect others, particularly when the behavior is habitual and involves an imbalance of power.  It typically involves subtle methods of coercion such as intimidation. ” – Wikipedia (Taken from Reedley International School website; … Continue reading

Family Friday: Video Games and Spelling

Second Friday of the month:  Schooling / Kids / Parenting iPad, Wii, XBox, DSi, and cartoon shows …they did this to my boy… This post will be all about the boy. With this latest feat, it now became 1000x harder for me to deny the fact that playing lots (and I mean hours and hours) … Continue reading

World-Class Culinary Program at ADF+Enderun

“This is very extraordinary. I find myself today in front of you students and future students of the programs that we have designed in partnership with Enderun…you represent the future of our profession.  We hope to guide you in your professional careers.” – Alain Ducasse I’ve heard of Enderun Colleges several years ago when they … Continue reading

Kindermusik (Philippines) Classes & Scholarships with Teacher Suzette

2011 recipient of the Maestro Producer Award and the Maestro in Outreach Award, Suzette Yu – Kho is the first Filipina to be recognized by Kindermusik International for outreach work.  Kindermusik with Teacher Suzette and Friends is ranked among the top 5% of Kindermusik programs worldwide. I first learned about Kindermusik when my boy was in preschool. … Continue reading

Family Friday: LTO Gives Me License to Drive (again!)

Second Friday of the month:  Family Friday – ParenthoodI hate to say it but it’s back to daily driving for me (sob, sob, sob)!  For the past 18 months, and counting, we have been very fortunate to have a stay-in family driver.  And for the past 18 months, I’ve been carrying around an expired driver’s … Continue reading

Active Ambassadors Academy: Holistic Preschool Education

“Nurture and educate young children to be equipped with skills and knowledge for them to become globally competitive and successful ambassadors of positive change.” – AAA During a visit to Active Ambassadors Academy (AAA) earlier this month, some mom bloggers and I got to meet the wonderful and dedicated people behind this new educational institution located in … Continue reading

TOMATIS Method: Not Only for ADHD, Speech Delay and SPD

Second Friday of the month:  Family / Kids / HealthHaving the ability to hear does not mean you can listen.  Listening is voluntary.  When you can listen, you can learn better. Fidgety Lacks focus Easily distracted Sensitive to certain sounds Frequent need for repetition Clumsy and uncoordinated Seeks certain tactile sensations These adjectives may well … Continue reading

Fun Friday: Taekwondo Classes for Kids

Third Friday of the month:  Sports / Recreation Taekwondo (Korean) – tae means “to strike or break with foot”; kwon means “to strike or break with fist”; and do means “way,” “method,” or “art.” Thus, taekwondo may be loosely translated as “the art of the foot and fist” or “the art of kicking and punching.” … Continue reading

Family Friday: Baby Sign, Baby Talk

Second Friday of the month:  Babies and Family My baby is signing! Eat. Milk. More. Bird. Dog. It was such an amazing and gratifying experience for me and my children when they began to communicate through sign language during their pre-verbal stage. And this is something I have always encouraged my new mom-friends to try with … Continue reading

Light Up Your Own Star at The Mind Museum

The Vision:  “To build a home for science and to make it the FIRST WORLD-CLASS SCIENCE MUSEUM in the Philippines. It will be our defining legacy that will give the next generation the wings to fly against the challenge of a future shaped largely by service and technology. With over 250 inter-active “minds-on” and hands-on … Continue reading