Dear Tired Mom,

This is how busy February has been especially in the morning. All these tasks are happening at the same time; online class for my youngest, finishing orders, studying, snacks, and…

Family Game Night

While we were playing, I was reminded of how kids learn better when playing because they are more relaxed and not under pressure.

Photography| Rain

I was with my family traveling to Madinah around May this year when I saw this view: At first, I thought there was a sandstorm in that area until I…

Life |Summer Morning Routine

The routine in our house changes from time. It all depends on the major activities happening in the day or that season. This post was written when the kids were…

The Happy Memory Pod

While preparing to sleep, my second son excitedly stood up and started a very interesting conversation: Migs: I have an idea!!! Daddy, when you and mommy are old, I will…

How To Digitalize Your Kid’s Artworks Using Procreate App on IpadPro

I want to preserve my children’s artworks, but as neat as possible. I keep some of the sheets of paper or notebooks, but I’m pretty sure they might get lost…

Kids| Developing Problem Solving skills

Kids develop problem solving skills whenever they play in groups. As an adult, there are times that we want to solve the problems they are having while they are playing…

Jeddah Workshop | Convert Your Skills To Cash

To register: Pathways Jeddah | Skills to Cash Workshop

As Canon Sees It + Inspiring Kids of the Future

EARLY DREAMS I was at a friend’s house and saw this National Geographic magazine. I remembered how I used to read it. It was actually National Geographic’s Wildlife As Canon Sees It page that…

CRAFTS| DIY Minimalist Notebook

Most filipino moms here in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia buy the basic school supplies like notebooks, pencils, and crayons from the Philippines (if there’s a chance). Mainly because the supplies in…

How Unstructured Play or “Free Play” Can Help Kids Develop Better

We often hear old people say “let them play” or “it’s better for them to play”, but what kind of play is good for kids? Should we just let them…

The Woman in the Balcony

Standing in the balcony, there she stood looking as far as she could. I was stuck in traffic when I saw this old lady in the second floor of her…

7 Ways to Encourage Kids to Read

Reading is probably one of those skills that we parents set aside until our kids go to school. We think that reading starts at school and that teachers are the…

From Crumbs to Cake

“I know and I feel that I can do this.” (First week of March 2017) That was during our first Wilton Cake Decoration Class. Before the class started, I browsed…

How to Make NO-SEW Tassel Earrings in less than 5 minutes

Tassel earrings have been on trend lately. I’ve seen actresses wearing them on TV and people I run to in the mall have them as well. I thought of making…

Victoria’s Secret GIVEAWAY!

I previously posted about the new Victoria’s Secret PINK store that recently opened in Red Sea mall, Jeddah. I mentioned in that post that I was going to give away…

Twist and Learn

If you have kids who are starting to read, you can try using their toys with the words they need to learn. Here, I used old plastic egg toys. I…

Baking My Patience

I was planning to bake bread/sugar cookies with my kids, but I was craving for butter cookies as well. So I ended up with what looked and tasted like buttered…

Don’t Remove the Fun in Playing (and learning)

I found my kids building a robot out of toys and boxes this afternoon. My eldest kept on calling out his brother’s attention whenever a piece was not placed in…

10 Online Courses to Grab at Udemy this August

Udemy is having a $10 sale for new users. $12 for all the other 5000+ courses. If it is your first time to hear about Udemy, well, it is an online…

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