• HOMESCHOOLING ACTIVITY FOR TODDLERS

    Simple DIY Toy Targeting Many Skills

    Do you and your kids loves ice cream? We do! So we want to share this simple and easy diy toy that targets too many skills. Watch this! Materials Colored papers Cardboard Clothespin Glue Scissors Instructions Cut out circles using colored paper. (You may use stickers as well.) Draw and cut out the ice cream cone. Glue the circles in the clothespin. Benefits Fine motor skills Color Matching Sequencing Simple Counting Color Identification Color Pattern Play Pretend Verdict It took me only 15 minutes to do this DIY Ice cream toy and it’s a total hit for Zoe. She loves to do pretend plays so she use the patterns as…

  • extended breastfeeding

    5 Reasons Why Am I Still Breastfeeding My 4 year old.

    Are you one of those people who wonder why do some moms do extended breastfeeding? If yes, you’re in the right page. I always, always get this questions alot. “What’s her milk?” “What?! You’re still breastfeeding?” “Wala na nakukuha yan.” Most of the time, I just smile. Because there’s really no point in trying to explain and honestly I don’t need their opinion. Oh and if you’re a new reader, you can readย My breastfeeding story.ย  Today, let me share my reasons why I decided to breastfeed my 4 year old until she self wean. It’s a mix of emotions to be able to nurture, to comfort and to make my…

  • unschooling in the philippines

    4 Reasons Why Zoe Is Not In School At The Age of 4 years old.

    Today, most of the kids go to school at an early age. So when you’re kid is not yet in school at the age of 4 years old. They kept on asking “Why”. So I want to share the reasons why I chose a different paradigm for Zoe. And that is “unschooling”.ย  What is Unschooling? According to Wikipedia,ย ย Unschoolingย is an educational philosophy that advocates learner-chosen activities as a primary means for learning. Unschooling studentsย learnย through their natural life experiences includingย play,ย householdย responsibilities, personal interests and curiosity, internships and work experience, travel, books, family, mentors, andย social interaction. ย  Why Did I Chose Unschooling? During my childhood days, my mindset was to always excel in class.…

  • cottontouch

    What’s New With Johnson’s and why we love it.

    In this generation where the world isnโ€™t always gentle, there are times that we as a parent worry about how to best raise our children to thrive. Thankfully, our favorite brand Johnson’s believes that the transformative power of GENTLE is the answer to the harshness of this world. So they are now raising the standard of gentle even higher. Watch our Unboxig! It is now 100% gentle, free of parabens, phthalates, sulfates, and dyes, designed for zero irritation. Johnsonโ€™s removed over 50% of ingredients and retained naturally=derived ingredients in their formula. What’s new with Johnson’s? Johnsonโ€™s newest product is the CottonTouch that is designed to enhance the gentle power of…

  • buksan ph

    Fun Ways To Introduce Flashcards To Toddlers

    Do your kids love flashcards? Or they just love tearing them apart? On this blog, I will be sharing few tricks to introduce flashcards in a fun way to your kids especially toddlers. Flashcards can be boring in this age because of technology. Kids will surely prefer to hold gadgets than flashcards for sure. But as a mom raising an unplugged kid, I always make sure that Zoe will have fun while learning. Unboxing! Flashcard is a great tool to teach variety of skills. Just in time as Buksan PH just launched their new products. Fun ways to use the flashcards Unlike most of the kids nowaday, Zoe’s first language…

  • 4th birthday

    Zoe’s 4th Birthday Celebration

    Do you agree with me how crazy time flies? It seems like yesterday Zoe is just a little baby but now she just celebrated her 4th birthday. This post is 5 days late because I have too much in plate but I hope when you’re old enough, you’ll still remember how we celebrated your 4th birthday. How did we celebrate? A day before Zoe’s 4th birthday, we went to the mall to eat out and watch a movie. We’re from a small family and not really used in throwing a party. Zoe is a day shy in turning 4 years old and I guess it’s the perfect timing for her…

  • kindercity ph

    Kindercity: Our favorite indoor playground

    It’s been a week since we visited our favorite indoor playground. So today, we will be sharing our Kindercity experience. As you all know we are an advocate of learning through play. And we all had so much fun. There are mini villages for pretend plays that Zoe really love. And there’s too many kind of slides. Which Zoe all tried. Guess I have one adventurous little lady right here! And hey, we love the trampoline too! Why is Kinder City our favorite indoor playground? 1. One thing that we really love about Kinder City is that the play area stimulate child’s creativity. There’s so much to learn from different…

  • Life with ZG

    Benefits Of Bonding Through Reading.

    Instead of toys, I really invest in books because I want to raise a reader. If you want to check out my big bad wolf haul, just go here http://lifewithzg.com/big-bad-wolf-2019-haul/ So today, let me share some benefits of bonding through reading. Benefits of Bonding through Reading: 1. You can develop emotional closeness by sharing your feelings. 2. You can impart important lessons in every story. 3. Reading is great opportunity to establish a strong and nurturing bond. 4. Reading is a way of creating beautiful moments together that they will remember forever. 5. Reading develops new interests. There are so many benefits of bonding through reading so if you and…

  • Easter

    Easter Carrot Footprint

    Easter is fast approaching so we will be sharing our Easter themed activities for the week. Today, it’s a simple keepsake. Every month, I always create an art out of Zoe’s hand and feet. It’s a great way to remind us of her development. Because it’s crazy how fast she outgrow her shoes. She’s size 10 at 3 years old. So we hope you’ll have fun too! What you’ll need: Bond paper Orange construction paper Green construction paper Orange paint Paintbrush Scissors Glue How to make it: 1. Prepare your paint. We’re using tempera paint. 2. Let your child paint their foot. One at a time. 3. Stamp it on…

  • Big Bad Wolf 2019 Haul

    It’s my birthday today and the best way to celebrate it is to hoard books at Big Bad Wolf. Seeing how happy my daughter, makes me the happiest too. For those who constantly read my blogs, You all know I am raising an unplugged kid. So books are really my investments and I’m happy to raise a bookworm. It’s our 2nd year of book hunting at the Big Bad Wolf. And I noticed there’s a fewer selection than last year. But lot’s of good finds still. I bought more activity books and reading books because Zoe can read already. Price range are 60-390 pesos. Zoom the photo to see the…

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