Reading Stings

A bug has just bitten my daughter. No, luckily it’s not the creepy crawly type. It’s the reading bug! I am fascinated at her love for the printed word. Every time I come home from work, she asks me not for toys, but for books. She bawls out whenever … [Continue reading]

Sunblock 101

Pop quiz: What is one thing that’s just as important in life, but often neglected? No, it’s not your possessive boyfriend or your pet goldfish.  It’s none other than sunblock! With summer in the air and that white beach beckoning, we must not forget … [Continue reading]

Weekend Blog Follower Caravan 9

[ad#wbfc] I am not one who is comfortable having the spotlight to myself, but since I’m interested in joining this Weekend Blog Follower Caravan, I guess I do have to introduce myself  The first thing I often get asked when people meet me for … [Continue reading]

Macho Men Love Single Moms

The reason I am growing my hair long is not that I want to do an impression of Rapunzel and star in my own Tangled movie. I don’t intend on luring a prince with my long, braided locks, at the risk of getting split ends if I let him use it as a … [Continue reading]

Have cheap fun with your kids

If taking your kids to the mall is something you dread (like I do), it’s a consolation to know that there is a fun – and not to mention, a low-cost - alternative to it. A couple of bean bags, and huge throw pillows on a carpet are enough to set the … [Continue reading]

Blogging for Fitness

Washboard abs, a toned tummy, firm thighs… these are the images which usually come to mind when we hear the word “fitness”. Fitness is not limited to the physical, though. There is also such a thing as mental and emotional fitness. Blogging helps … [Continue reading]

How cough and cold medicines harm your child

Whenever our little one gets the sniffles, we’re often compelled to remedy the situation they way we would if we ourselves had colds. We’d grab a bottle of cold medicine from our trusty old medicine cabinet and give a spoonful of it to our kid. … [Continue reading]

Top 10 things your boyfriend or husband isn’t telling you

It is a well-known fact that men are reticent beings, often keeping emotions to themselves. We women are then forced to become Criss Angel wannabes, trying to read men’s minds. Understanding their body language likewise becomes a painstaking struggle … [Continue reading]

How to give your kids an awesome summer

You can almost feel it in the air-well, not really, given the current unpredictability of climate change-summer is fast approaching. Kids are gearing up for their final exams. School bags are getting nonchalantly tossed around like pizza dough, … [Continue reading]

TV shows for kids to watch

Newsflash: An asteroid just hit the earth and selectively wiped out Barney and his friends from the face of this planet. Well, that’s wishful thinking for me. Nothing used to annoy me more than seeing that purple dinosaur singing while shaking his … [Continue reading]