Alphabet Letters Writing Practice

This is a shot of Princess M practicing how to write her alphabet letters. Next year she will be starting kindergarten so it is just right to get her to start practicing how to write. I remember, this big practice book was given to us by a Filipina neighbor. It is what Princess J have used before she went to school also. It truly serves its purpose and now my second born is it too.

It is convenient for them, they can just erase the writings and begin again if they wish too. Not only they can trace the broken lines but also fill up some space in the bottom or if they get bored, they start drawing eyelashes on the animal drawings.

I am glad I introduce this to my second born, she is interested and is coordinating with me. Even just one letter a day can make a big difference compare to not doing anything the entire year. Although she has ample screen time, just one letter a day is good enough for her and learn the strokes and curves of the letters.

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Modern Parents Adorn their Babies with Team Gear

As it turns out, there’s not an age minimum for being a fan of major sports teams. While cheering on the Panthers, Lions, Yankees, and Celtics might seem like a purely adult activity, there are kids who are doing it, too. You might believe that, of course, if you see the clothes of the kids. Parents around the country today are getting their children into the act with their favorite team gear. This has been made much easier by the Internet, where people can search for tons of baby sports apparel ranging from full body gear to beanies and socks.

The Internet has made it much easier to find baby gear from a host of different teams. For newborns, there are little skull caps that feature the logo of the favorite team. For slightly older kids, there are even full jerseys. A kid growing up in New York might be able to wear a mock Mets jersey as the team makes its run through the National League East and the playoffs. The options are almost endless today, as more clothing manufacturers are making items that suit the needs of sports-crazed parents.

One of the upsides of this baby gear is that it’s less expensive than normal clothing, even though it features the legitimate logo of whatever team you might like. This is important, too, because parents will have to replace baby gear on occasion. What the baby wears at six months will be very different from what she wears at two years old. The solid price makes it possible for parents to buy items without having to worry about the child growing out of something that was very expensive. The Internet has helped to keep prices down by heightening competition among various firms. In addition to that, it’s made things much cheaper for people who want to sell these items. Their lower costs end up being passed down to the customer in some ways.

Sports fans today come in all sizes and shapes. They can be babies and toddlers. For parents who love their team, it’s highly necessary to dress the kids in gear, too. Whether you’re packing up the car and taking the whole family out to tailgate or you’re just watching the games at home, you can turn sports into a true family activity if everyone is decked out in proper gear.

Shower Me with I Love Yous!

Princess M at 4 years and two months is showering me with much “I Love Yous!”. As a mother, it is so heart warming to hear that your child must love you that much. It’s like she says it ten times  every hour plus the words ” because you are the most beautifullest girl in the world or “because you bring me to fun places.”

I can tell by the reasons she give me why she loves me is that she appreciates the things I do or have done to her.  Whenever she tells me she loves me, I would tell her back I love her and that she will still tell that to me when she is thirteen or sixteen because you know, that is when children starting to be rebellious and stubborn.

I HOPE MEGAN YOU WON’T CHANGE, I WILL TREASURE THESE MOMENTS YOU SEEM CAN’T STOP LOVING ME EVERY MINUTE!

Reading Books is One of Our Fave Time

As a mother, I juggle between household chores, caring for my children, grocery shopping, online tasks and other motherly obligation. I get very busy at times and go to bed very tired. But despite of my obligations, I somehow find time with my girls even just for a couple of minutes. I try my best to be with them, talk to them and just listen what they have to say.

One of my favorite times with them is reading a book before bedtime. I am glad that my girls love listening to me reading aloud. And if we don’t get too sleepy after bedtime stories, I try to teach them to pray by saying a couple of things we are thankful for to Jesus. It is important that they acknowledge God’s blessings at the end of the day because if they don’t start now, when?

I told them that just by getting up alone in the morning is such a big blessing that God has given us and the food, and the comfy bed we sleep on, etc.

So what do you guys do with your children to bond together?

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Eminence Drivers

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The Eminence PSD:3006 is a replacement high frequency compression driver with a 2″ throat. It features a titanium diaphragm with a geodesic design, has a power rating of 80W and will handle an 8 ohm load.

Pizza Helpers

Nothing beats homemade meals. That’s what we do in our house. We rarely go out to eat. Instead, we choose our own food to cook and select the ingredients that will go in our food like making pizzas at home. Although, I can’t call it “from scratch” because I buy ready made pizza dough and pizza sauce in the grocery store. But the toppings and other flavorings are from our fridge.

I guess, this what makes our pizza a bit healthier than frozen ones and way cheaper than bought at a pizza house. When I make a pizza, the number one person that loves to help me put toppings on is my Princess M. She’d volunteer to help me in the kitchen, needless to invite her for she’d come and do just that. I hope this Princess will learn to love the art of cooking.

Meanwhile, the big Princess would just help if she feels like she’s in the mood. When she does, I will not stop her or hinder her from doing it so she will have an idea how pizzas are made. So, here they. Photo below is of my girls in the kitchen one time putting the toppings for our pizza.

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How to Edit Your Photo with the Movavi Photo Studio

Make no mistake, editing photos is far from an exact science and in order to do so you’re going to need to tap into your inner artist to a degree. That being said, while it may often seem like it is difficult and complicated – you’ll find that the Movavi Photo Studio (http://www.movavi.com/photosuite/) makes it actually quite easy.

At the end of the day, the key to editing a photo is to be able to tweak it until it looks the way that you desire. The Movavi Photo Studio recognizes that, and ensures that all the tools and features that you need to tweak your photos are accessible within a few clicks and intuitive to use. Even if you’ve never done any photo editing in the past, you’ll be able to jump right in and figure out how to use these features in a matter of minutes.

But what you need to know is exactly how you can improve the look of your photo with the features provided, and the best way to do so is by taking it step by step and going over the ways in which you could possibly edit your photo.

First you should look to the framing and composition. If you’re unfamiliar with these terms, think of the central element of the photo – the other elements that surround it make up its composition, and the manner in which it is oriented within the ‘frame’ of the photo is its framing.

By using tools to crop, rotate, resize, level, and flip your photo you can alter the framing as and how is needed. Furthermore with the Movavi Photo Studio you can even remove unwanted elements entirely – thereby changing its composition.

Once that is done, you can look to the appearance of the photo. If you want to drastically transform the look and feel of the photo you can choose to use filters that would change it to black and white, sepia, oil painting, and many other styles. Alternatively you could alter its color, brightness, contrast, hue and saturation if you’d like to perform smaller tweaks instead.

All of this is ever so easy with the Movavi Photo Studio and the more you experiment and try out new things it will become even easier still. In no time, you’ll feel comfortable editing any and all of your photos and have them look the way you want with complete ease.

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Princess M Likes to Dress Up

This is one of those days when my Princess M likes to look beautiful and dressing up good. She chose to wear that little rainbow dress of hers going to Goodwill. And then, she saw this very cute pink and black tutu skirt there for just $1.99, I did not hesitate buying it for her since it fits very well on her and the price is reasonable. As soon as we got home that day, she wore the tutu skirt right away and did not take it off.

So here she is in the picture, looking cute and feeling like a fairy with her outfit. I asked her to wear tights though because I did not want her panties to show. Gladly, the white tights complimented with her dress and skirt. I don’t mind dressing up my two Princesses for I want them to look good, wear good clothes as long as we can afford to buy them for our girls.

Growing up poor, I did not have nice clothes. I could not have everything I want due to the lack of budget. But now, there are plenty of ways to save on clothing and a husband who works hard for his family, I make sure I buy things for our girls that I didn’t have as a young child.

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Grant Door Hardware

It would be awesome if someday we will be able to finish all the works that need to be done in this house. There are still a lot of things need to change or replace like the old windows that are not sufficient, energy-wise. Doors that looked chipped and old-fashioned. In the kitchen area, there is this big window that someday I wish to be replaced with a sliding door for a clearer view in the backyard and you know for sophistication.

Talking about sliding doors, if one of my wishes will be granted, I will be the luckiest housewife in the universe. Anyway, I am talking about sliding doors right now because I am currently looking at a
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Mommy and the Princesses by the Pool

We had an unlimited dip in the pool at the condo we stayed in while in the Philippines. It was our first time to stay at a condo out of 9 trips we’ve made to the Philippines. Although, it cost us $300 for the entire month, but the peace, privacy, quiet and comfort we had was worth the money, plus the girls got to have fun in the pool anytime they wanted.

The space we occupied was a decent unit with its own kitchen, a private bathroom and a good view to the street and adult heart-shaped pool by the balcony. Whenever we stand at the balcony my girls would ask me if they could swim, depending on my schedule and free time, I’d let them. Of course, it wouldn’t be fun with out their little auntie and uncle to play with in the water.

We didn’t care too much of our skin getting darker, all we could care about is the bond and memory we created together while we were there. Took a lot of pictures of them for keeps for I know it will be a while before our next trip to the Philippines.

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