Filipino-American Girl 2014

Meet our FIL-AM delight 2014, her name is Lady Morgana and is mommy, dada and big sister’s little baby. This was taken last November 16,2014 posing for mommy after she had touched and felt the snow outside. I asked her to smile for me to show her happy face and this is what she did for me.

I love my FIL-AM baby and her sister, they are a perfect combination of Filipino and American offsprings. Just the right mixture of two people from different races combined into one. She looks like a model in this shot, isn’t she? It’s mommy’s wish that she’d get into modeling or acting someday in the Philippines.

How about you? Do you have a child/ren from different mixes? You are welcome to share your photos in the comment section below.

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I’m Raising Good Princesses

I am raising good Princess, there is no doubt about that. Many times in the past they proved to us how good these girls of ours. For instances, we take them for a 22-hour flight to the other side of the world and they did not give me any problem. We’ve taken them to grocery stores, schools or in other public places including the church, they remained quiet and behaving good like what they want them to. Also, when mommy is sick and wants to rest, I will just tell them to not fight, be quiet and be good because mommy is going to sleep in the bedroom, not once they bother me for something when I tell them that.

One most significant situation when we brought our 3-year old girl to the court and attended a trial of an ongoing lawsuit, she stayed quiet and behaved for the entire 3 hours we were in the court room that the lady who works for the judge was amazed and truly admired our girl for behaving like she supposed to behave that day.

There were so many situations that they had proved to us how good girls they can be but I will not bore with those in here. One thing I can say for certain, I am very proud they are my children and they came from me flesh and blood.

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Princess J Joined the Gifted/Talented Pool Program

Yesterday I attended a meeting right after school, this was to let us know what our kids do during their 90-minute class with Mr. Slater every Thursday. This program is dedicated to allow selected students to participate in lessons and activities that are designed to nurture and build potential they have demonstrated. Gifted/Talented Pool Program is not an accelerated program. It is is an enrichment/thinking skills program.

I can’t help but be proud of my daughter, we know she is smart and ahead with most of the students in her class and I am glad the teacher sees that, she nominated our girl to join this program. Take note, there are only two of them from her class that get pulled out every Thursday to attend this class.

J has been telling us about how this specific class is so fun and that his favorite teacher is Mr. Slater, the teacher in charge. I was curious and am glad I finally got to meet him yesterday at the meeting and made known to the teacher how my girl likes the program.

At the meeting we were informed what they have done so far, what are they gonna be doing for the rest of the year and showed us a bit of their project. It was nice to have attended the meeting.

Halloween 2014

Here are just a few snaps of my girls’ Halloween this year. I believe this year was more fun than last year. Firstly, because Princess J saw her “favorite” at EV City hall during the festival. Just 5 days ago she told me that she missed Albert and there they were, they saw each other. She was happy, of course.

Secondly, her close friend in school got to join us for a firetruck ride and went to trick or treating later in our neighborhood. It was the first time she’d done it with a friend and her little sister. You see, it’s always fun when there are so many of them walking around the neighborhood going houses to houses for candies.

Looking forward to next year’s Halloween. I already bought my little Princess’ her costume for next year, she will be little Dorothy while the big Princess will be the Genie. This year’s costumes are, the Witch and little squeaky mouse.

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Bekoru Car Seat Back Protectors

Kids are kids, no matter what you tell them to not do this and that, they’d only listen for a while and then back to doing things again that you don’t want. Whenever we get in the car, our two Princesses will do things just so they can entertain themselves by kicking the car’s back seat. It annoys me, not only because it is noisy but also they leave shoe prints on them. Thankfully, there is a company that invented Bekoru travel kick mats. For the price of $24.99, you will get two mats per pack plus free shipping if you are a PRIME member.

With these kick mats, rest assured, they will keep our car seat back protected from dust and or mud from our children’s shoes. They are easy to fit in the car’s seat with adjustable straps for easy fitting and removal. It didn’t take me long to put these mats to use. And they will are easy to clean, just wipe the dirt off then they are clean again. I wished I knew this product before.

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Fun at Mainstay Farm

Our entire family celebrated our tenth wedding anniversary twice last weekend. Saturday, our feet brought us to Mainstay Farm, about 19 minutes away from our home located in Bethesda, Tx. It was our first time to have visited the farm, my firstborn’s second time for they had a field trip there last year with her kindergarten class.

I am glad we found this farm nearby. Not only it is accessible to us but also it is a great fun place to bring the entire family to have fun, enjoy the outdoors, get real physical activity that every child needs. They have all kinds of activities there like, pumpkin paintings, dug in the sand area, hay play, swing, slides, Mainstay speedway suitable for all ages, they also have a a bike track for little children, zip lines, hay ride, train ride, foods and drinks are available for purchase and a whole lot more.

Our two Princesses really had a blast that day, Saturday, October 18,2014 although they were already tired and insisting on staying so they can play some more. I took tons of photos but of course, I won’t bore you with all of these so I am just sharing a few to you all.

Mainstay Farm is a place where we can go back each year for fun. Hopefully it won’t be too hot next year when we come back!

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Recent Shots of the Princesses

Curious what the Princesses have been up to? Well, the same old usual routine, the big Princess is going to school everyday, mommy and the little one take and pick her up there. But before we go home every afternoon, we make sure we drop by the school playground and play for ten minutes. That somehow make them exercise and content.

At night, it’s either they play some more or sit down eat dinner, watch t.v, take a nightly shower, play a bit more and go to bed. Same goes the next day after that.

On weekends, they have all the time to play indoor and outdoors. Or get to let their imagination wander by doing some painting. We have not gotten out to have fun lately except doing grocery shopping, huh… how fun is that? Anyway, we are still pretty much alive and kicking…

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Me and My Dollie

I feel blessed and the luckiest on earth for having two girls instead of two boys. No offense to those who have boys though. It is because, with girls, I can dress them up with matching attire and buy them the cutest trendy and most fashionable stuff available.

Aside from that, I will have girls that will share the same interests as me, shopping for clothes, beauty products and perfumes. Also, in some occasions, we can wear the same outfit together like the one pictured below. This isn’t the first time I dressed like my girls.

I garnered at least 77 photo likes on Facebook for this one. Maybe a lot of them finds this shot cute. This was taken during my dual citizenship last weekend and it just happened I found a dress just like mine that fits for my little Princess. With no hesitations I picked it up and paid for I knew I can find an occasion or event where we can dress up the same together.

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