What it Takes to Become a Soccer Mom?

When kids find interest in sports, there is no stopping them. If you are a mom who finds yourself in a conundrum on how to render your support to sports-enthusiasts kids, then here are some tips to give you a head start to be that all supportive or soccer mom!

Tip #1: Believe

It all starts with believing. When your kiddos feel and see that you believe in them, they eventually feel motivated with surging energy.

Tip #2: Get to know the sports

Knowing the sports your kid loves will do you no harm. Be enthusiastic and everything else will follow. In the long run, you will get your share of fun too. I am slowly getting into the rule of the game though at times I get confused why its a foul. I am getting there, believe me. 🙂 read more

Five Fun Ways to Teach Kids to Handle Money

There is a saying that goes, “You reap what you saw”. Here some ways to teach kids how to handle their money wisely.

  1. Get them a coin bank

While young, the piggy bank is fun for kids. Encourage them to save money through coin or piggy banks. They can use it for the things they want. At a young age, they realize that it’s nice to get things through hard work of saving.

  1. Set a good example

Show some illustration of great men, who used their money wisely. Like how some people get rich through handling money carefully.

  1. Show them what is important.

When buying things, don’t let them just buy what they want. Teach them to differentiate the meaning of wants and needs. read more

Cornhole – Entertaining Game for all Ages

When you’re hosting a gathering, it’s common to worry about the house being clean, or having the right food. If you’ve got guests of all ages coming, it’s also important to worry about keeping everyone at least somewhat entertained. It’s always great to have a few games around the house that can easily be played by both children and adults. Whether you’re having a formal get-together, or your kids just happen to have some friends over, something that all ages can enjoy is the perfect fit. read more

Trip to Baclaran

Together with my mother and my two kids, we went to Baclaran to  buy some small things for the school. It is way cheaper to buy in bulk there than in department stores. I got 1 dozen of white undershirt for the boys and a few underwear.  Since rainy season is here, we also bought a 4 umbrellas for the kiddos.  Was looking for jackets but I wasn’t able to find a good buy yet. They were relatively cheap but I didnt like the quality.

It was their first time to visit Baclaran and they were really tired from the scorching heat today. They were unhappy so we we didn’t stayed long. Just an hour or two I guess. read more

Ways to Develop Kids’ Study Habit

Developing our kids’ study habit is a challenging job to do. We all know that most kids, if not all, love to play and have fun. Nagging and forcing them to study whenever they still want to play will not be that much help since they, normally, don’t want to be pressured into doing something that they’re not interested with. Some children even get so stubborn when they are obliged to study.

Remember that whatever has been taught to kids when they were younger, they be able to apply them as they grow up. So the best time to start developing their study habit is while they are young. Even if they don’t go to school yet, it is best to make it a habit to read to them books and, later, slowly teach them how to read. Creating activities that would require their participation such ask them easy questions pertaining to the books or lessons that you’ve read and studied and appreciating their every effort to participate in the activity would be a great way to show them that learning is fun. Making it part of their routine everyday would make it seem like a normal thing to do. The younger they are, the better time it would be to instill in their minds the importance of school and studying.

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