• 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…

  • Easter 2019

    Easter Hunt Guide 2019

    It’s the time of the year again where our child wants to fill their basket with colorful eggs. So today, I compiled Events here in the South. Be sure to save this post as I will update the list from time to time. Tagaytay Taal Vista Hotel   A fun-filled afternoon of magic show, buffet lunch, Easter egg hunt, games, prizes and surprises. When: April 21, Sunday Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Where: Sampaguita Ballroom Rates: KIDS (ages 3 to 12) Early bird rate PhP600 ADULTS Early bird rate PhP1,200 Hurry, early bird rates are available until April 7 only. For more information and ticket reservations, simply call (02)…

  • Single mom

    3 Tips To Have A Stress Free Life As A Single Mom

    Being a single mom is one tough job. We’re always trying to juggle everything on our own. Thus, often time we’re having a hard time coping up with stress. I feel you, mommas. But today, let me share some tips that really helped me on this journey of solohood and hopefully will help you on your journey as well! Stop feeling guilty. As a single parent, let’s all admit that there’s always a feeling of guilt toward our children’s situation. When you’re a working mom and feeling guilty of spending less time with your child because you need to hustle every day. Or when you choose to be working at…

  • Thalera

    Thalera Unboxing

    Iโ€™m so excited to be part of Thalera Family. If youโ€™re wondering what is Thalera. It is the first-ever FREE online subscription for consumers in the Philippines! If you want to receive your own box, visit www.thalera.com My box is an exclusive box filled with special sample products. Just keep on reading to know whatโ€™s inside my box. Gluta-C products Your skin deserves better and itโ€™s time to let it glow. If youโ€™re aiming for a smoother, healthier and younger-looking skin. Be choosy and try out the following products from Gluta-C. Gluta-C Papaya Soap It Claims: Intense Whitening Glutathione and Vitamin C defend against photoaging and intensely lighten dark spots…

  • 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…

  • Twinkle Toes Ballet and Music Academy

    Last January 19-20, 2019, some of the students from Twinkle Toes Ballet joined the Asia Pacific Arts Festival held in Ho Chi Mihn City, Vietnam. Twinkle Toes won Overall Top Awards and bagged 15 Gold Trophies, 4 Silver Trophies and 3 Bronze Trophies. We are so proud to all the young ballerinas who truly conquered the International Stage and gives honor to the Philippines. What is Asia Pacific Arts Festival? Asia Pacific Arts Festival (APAF) aims to pursue harmony, peace, and global friendship through cultural exchange programs, workshops, and Performing Arts competitions. APAF has been successfully held for the past 6 years with participants from Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong,…

  • Slime

    Slime Recipe without Borax or Liquid Starch

    Zoe loves sensorial activities since she’s a baby, because several of her senses are stimulated at ones and it builds her creativity and imaginative skills. So for today we will share how to make a glittery slime. Glittery Slime Ingredients 5oz Bottle of Glitter Glue 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1-2 Tablespoons Contact Solution 1/2 Cup Water* I just used 1T water because Zoe wanted a thicker slime.* How to make the slime: 1. Add the bottle of glitter glue to a medium bowl. I used Elmer’s glue. 2. Add the water or omit this step for a thicker slime consistency. 3. Add the baking soda and mix well. 4. Finally,…

  • Breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding my 3 years old daughter

    Yes, Zoe is 3.7 years old and still exclusively breastfed. I know, breastfeeding this long might not for everyone. I totally get that. And I am not forcing anyone who wasn’t comfortable to do extended breastfeeding. So I hope the same goes to all the people who shames me for choosing to breastfeed Zoe until she self wean. We are breastfeeding anytime and anywhere since birth til now. Because for me, it is natural, it is love and it’s our bonding. Everytime she sees me sitting, it’s always an opportunity to latch. Sometimes for only 30 seconds, sometimes til she fell asleep. She’s still unli latch at night and that’s…

  • Life wtih zg

    Painting with a 3 years old.

    I’ve been on hiatus for the past couple of weeks. But today, here’s a new episode of Paint with Zoe. Painting makes Zoe so happy, she can paint for hours. And I’m so happy to see how her creativity flow. So if you have a 3 years old too, encourage them to do art. Don’t be afraid of the mess, it’s always a beautiful mess for us. Watch how Zoe Paints here: Tools that we used: Tempera Paints Watercolor Paper Paintbrushes Containers (Because Zoe love to mix colors) To be honest, I just let Zoe do her thing. Before she starts, I always ask her what she’ll paint. But it’s…

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