Bridging the Gap: #DadsWhoPlayBarbie Challenge

Let's face it, Barbie has had big impact to kids since 1959. The iconic character has been kids' number one toy on their to-buy list. The company Mattel has expanded from the dolls to the dolls' clothes, accessories and even houses and cars. Mattel created a campaign called #DadsWhoPlayBarbie to bridge the gap between genders. Allowing how a father and child relationship can make positive effect. In the videos, the dads play with the Barbie dolls together with their kids to uphold the creativity and imagination. Three dads were interviewed on how they think instilling a little Barbie time and playing with their...

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Top 10 Kids’ Clothing Online Shops for Stylish Moms!

Admit it, if you’re a parent, or more specifically a mom, you take great joy in making sure that your kid’s outfit is on point, and take even greater delight when people notice it! And with the advent of social media, you can now document your toddler’s day-to-day outfit with just a couple of clicks. (OOTD for Tots, anyone?) We know these OOTDs for your young one is for posterity’s sake, and you know, in case your kid turns out to be the next fashion icon someday. You can just dig up your social media to prove that your kid...

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10 Ridiculous Things I Thought To Be True As A Child Part 2

So I posted a list of things I used to believe as a child a few weeks ago, and I wanted to add to it because of the other things I was able to recall over the past few days. If you enjoyed reading my previous post, read on to find out more things that were true to me as a kid and you may find that you could have shared the same ideas. All dogs were boys, and all cats were girls. Needless to say, I figured out that this wasn’t true pretty much as soon as I got the notion...

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One Amazing Craft Box that will Transform Your Kids

As adults, there will come a point when we will realize that the future is in the hands of our children and grandchildren. Therefore, we should see to it that they are prepared as early as possible. Children nowadays are preoccupied with all the latest technology, they have the latest iPhone model or the most recent tablet. They watch foreign shows in YouTube, movies, or play games. Honestly, as to what I have observed, it is the parent's easiest way to contain a child. This made children appreciate  the Filipino culture less since they do not get to enjoy what...

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Banana Sushi Roll: The Most Awesome Thing that Happened to Bananas!

Bananas are known to be very nutritious and at the same time it curbs your hunger instantly . When I was learning how to swim years ago, my coach would often tell us not to eat bananas before training or else we sink to the bottom.  Also a big source of potassium, it gives us the energy we need to last throughout the day. I used to eat bananas every day until I got tired of the usual fried and sugar coated ones but then when I was surfing the net I saw these sushi bananas which made me want to...

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10 Things I Used To Believe As A Child

I got inspired to write about this after watching this Jenna Marbles video with her explaining the stuff she used to believe in as a kid. When you’re young and still so innocent, and the world has too much information for you to comprehend in your expanding mind, you tend to get things mixed up. Hilariously, at times. Not to mention, you'd tend to have an overactive imagination. So I tried to remember the things I used to believe as a child that makes absolutely no sense now. I hope you enjoy this post.   If you leave shampoo in...

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Young And Cool Pinay Moms Showing The Real Beauty Of Motherhood

To be a mom in your 20's is tough. You're in the middle of having fun like any normal 20+-year-old and at the same time you are blessed with a little bundle of joy. All of a sudden your priorities change. I dedicate this article to three young moms who are enjoying life to the fullest. Their lives are proof that having a kid at a young age does not mean the end of the world. In fact, it opens your life to more adventures. Sacrifices for your child does not mean not having fun at all. Jescel Regner and...

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PWC launches scholarship program for the underprivileged: “The Seemingly Hopeless” are our “Hope of the Future”

Striving to get a shoot at saving our young people from drug-related and dysfunctional family problems, the Provincial Women’s Commission’s Paglaum project was launched September 14, 2016 at the provincial capitol a month after it was ratified by the Cebu provincial board. The said scholarship program (which means “hope”) aims to provide for the academic needs of the qualifying beneficiaries who are Cebu province residents male or female as young as 16 to 30 years old who are victims of abuse, illegal drug surrenderers or children of the like, the marginalized, the economically-deprived, as well as the differently-abled who desire...

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A Letter For Those Who Know Someone With Special Needs

Dear Reader, First of all, I am not an expert on people with special needs, and these are more based on my own experiences with the people I’ve interacted with in my life. Now that we have that out of the way, here are some things that I just wanted to say regarding this subject. "Being different meant you were a target." There are moments that I am not proud of when talking about people with special needs. I will admit that in highschool, I did think that being different was bad. Being different meant you were a target. Being...

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10 Classic Traditional Games That You Should Probably Teach Your Kids

Long before Ipad, xbox and Psp bombarded us with visually stunning games, we're just simple kids playing simple toys. Back then a group of children could easily find ways to kill time by using creativity, strength and enthusiasm. These days, safety and time constraints limit our kids’ options for active play. Because of that, studies have shown that our kids today may not be getting enough exercise – and it’s usually linked to our own inactive lifestyles as adults. Your child is missing out on a lot of fun if he or she can’t play these Pinoy games with you...

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12 Year Old Filipina Teaches Basic Coding

A 12 year old Filipina is changing the world, through basic coding, one child at a time. When I was 10 years old, I was most probably busy with playing outside with my friends. Codes, computers and math would be three of the farthest things from my mind then. To be fair, computer was just starting to take root in the Philippines then. One girl from Antipolo City, Philippines is different. By the age of 10 years old, Isabel Sieh started teaching herself how to code. [caption id="attachment_23828" align="aligncenter" width="592"] Isabel Sieh teaches a room full of kids how to code....

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Ate Speaks: What It’s Like Growing Up With A Younger Brother

Any Ate can write volumes upon volumes about their experiences growing up with a younger brother, and how much they've learned from those experiences. Here are some of mine, that are hopefully relatable to other fellow ates out there. Limiting it to a 10 item list was rather challenging, but here it is:   When you were younger, you either loved or hated each other. There was no IN BETWEEN. And my parents only remembered the good stuff. My friends, on the other hand, know the TRUE STORY.   You have a system when dealing with your parents. He deals with asking...

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