How many are​ too many?

I am reading a lot of articles online about having fewer toys for toddlers and kids to play with – less clutter…the better… they say. I am okay with it but not 100% because my question is how less is less? A box? A cabinet? A drum or maybe a crate? An entire room? I…

Toddler Activities that Improve Motor Skills

What is a motor skill? A motor skill is simply an action that involves your baby using his muscles.”Children grow continually throughout their childhood years. Specifically, a critical period for the acquisition of motor skills is preschool years because motor skills and fundamental neuroanatomic structure show significant development, elaboration, and myelination” (Denckla,1974) Blah.Blah.Blah. I don’t…

Teaching Life Skills to Toddlers

My mom used to say  “You will have kids of your own…when that time comes you’ll know” sounds like a threat and it’s even more threatening when spoken in Tagalog. TRUTH: I appreciated my parents more when I became a parent too. Imagine…raising ME as a kid, versus ME raising a kid – the difference…

The Phone Call.

It’s one of the many things that parents are afraid of and I never thought that I’ll experience it at this early stage of my life as a mother. It scared the hell out of me. I never felt so weak and scared and helpless. Nawala lahat ng tapang ko sa katawan. It’s different when…