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Ever since the Little One was born, my attention has been divided.  But there came a time two weeks ago that made me stop in my tracks and look at my little girl in all her budding four year old … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Learned while Raising 2 Kids

  1. The second one will never have that photo album. (Sorry Little One!) Little Libra had four printed albums of her first year. (That’s one album per quarter–excited much?!)  The Little One has ZERO. His “album” is a folder in … Continue reading

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Pedaling

Little Libra learned to pedal today. It’s even more basic than teaching her how to ride a bike. This tricycle has been in her life since she was a baby and she grew so accustomed to being pushed, she didn’t … Continue reading

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Tiger Shark

Because I don’t have photos from last last week’s graduation… Because I never had a reason to learn how to make a video until now… Because this deserves to be documented… Indulge me for just 2 minutes. She made me … Continue reading

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Getting Your Toddler to Sleep in Their Own Bed

The bottle was half-empty and another one was being chilled. Psychedelic Furs’ Heartbreak Beat played softly in the background. No hubbies or boyfriends, just me and my girls basking in much needed girl time. Giggling, confiding, venting, joking. The night … Continue reading

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Impromptu Graduation

I don’t usually do this but I scheduled a swimming lesson right after exploring class. So we ran from one venue to another in fifteen minutes and had to change into our swimsuits. Well, Little Libra changed. I forgot my … Continue reading

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Birthday Suit

I was tinkering around the kitchen when I realized that I was tinkering away uninterrupted for far too long… Look what I found: My thoughts in chronological order: Naked again?! Oh gad, she wants to be Cocoa. That time she … Continue reading

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Trophies

The teacher handed me an envelope of Little Libra’s artwork and immediately after skimming through it I ask, “Are you sure these are hers? She has a classmate by the same name and these are too good.” There. It’s on … Continue reading

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First Friend

After all the training in ballet and exploring class, a real life test of her social skills… I can tell when Little Libra wants to make friends. She smiles with her lips and lingers. That’s my cue to introduce her … Continue reading

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The New Addition

Little Libra fell in love over the weekend. We spent a wonderful weekend in Batangas– sunshine, breeze, beach, massages, and yummy homemade food. Little Libra hardly ate a thing or slept a wink. She was busy hanging with our hosts’  … Continue reading

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