Archives for October, 2010

Leave it to my kids to find ways to amuse themselves on what would otherwise be a boring day. They found an empty can of Diet Coke on top of Manang’s “kalakal” heap and decided to play Tumbang Preso. Never mind that they didn’t understand the intricacies of the game. All they knew was that […]

On a the ride to school this morning, as is the usual practice, I threw drill questions at my kids to practice them for the day ahead. Today we were practicing homonyms or words that are pronounced the same but are spelled differently. For those of you who have forgotten what you studied in grammar […]

On the way to school today, I was tuned in to one of the local news radio stations to hear updates on the coming super typhoon. The Deped had just issued a directive cancelling classes for preschool due to Metro Manila being placed under Signal No. 1. Reporter : “Kinansela na po ang klase sa […]

If there is one thing that truly comforts my kids, its a good dinner. And as much as possible I try my best to concoct dishes that will fill both their hearts and their tummy. I’ve had my hits and misses, I must admit. But my kids know how to tell me straight up if […]

Overheard…. Gaby : “Papa, you know that utot in English is called, gas.” Papa : “That’s right, very good Gabs.” Me : “And did you know that making utot is called passing gas?” Gaby : “Yah!! And Adi when you make utot you can also say, I’m passing fuel.” *********** Note : Gaby is currently […]

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