Tag Archives: child development

Dough!

Before I had a child, dough meant slapping my hand on my forehead a la Homer Simpson (Doh!). Clearly, I have never been inclined to anything culinary and still struggle with it to this day. But these days, dough means … Continue reading

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Macaroni and cheese

And the theory still stands: kids eat what they prepare – even if all they do is sprinkle the cheese on top. They ate so much the snack was equivalent to dinner! What does your child enjoy making?

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Toddler Go Kart Racing

Schumacher and (ma)Claren met up on the racetrack today with brand new machines (toy containers), ready to burn some rubber. Their engines (the yayas) were revved up for a win. But alas after two rounds around the track, their engines … Continue reading

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Ay Naku!

I don’t speak Tagalog to my daughter enough. It’s not my first language and my accent is “questionable.”  Luckily there’s a variety of bilingual children’s books in the market now. Among my favorites are Tahanan Books.  They recently launched, Ay … Continue reading

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On Videos and Vaccinations

Last Thursday, we got her flu vaccine. Since she turned a year old, the vaccines have really started affecting her. Meaning, she gets really PMS-y (Please! Mama! See!). It’s non-stop attention seeking, whining, faking tears – the works. But there … Continue reading

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Bag of Surprises

A friend of mine told me that an easy way to entertain kids is to give them a bag of stuff and let them explore it. They love the element of surprise along with the different shapes and textures.  Well … Continue reading

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Let’s pretend!

Why don’t we do this more often?

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5-Step Playdate Program

The day started with a buzz. The house was tidier, the kitchen was brewing, the toys were laid out. It’s playdate day and we were hosting. Everyone was busy doing something, least of all my little co-host. She napped on … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Girl

Sometimes, I forget to give my husband more credit. For all the idiosyncrasies that he has slowly revealed in the past several years, there is one revelation that I am most thankful for: he’s an awesome dad. My daughter lights … Continue reading

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Tea Party

Sometimes I forget to pretend. I’ve become consistent with the playing because of this blog. But I need to remember to use my imagination too. (This is what happens when you’re a experiential personality.) So today, we used our stacking … Continue reading

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