A Late Start It had been fourteen days since Chapter March started, and I have begun writing the third chapter just now. Why is that? It could be that I was tensely anticipating the children's final exams. I so dread these three days of assessment. I could also be nervous about getting a Visa for an upcoming trip. Who knew it could be tedious and time-consuming? Mostly, I have my nose in a book. I finally finished George Washington and the Secret Six. Currently reading The Magic … [Read more...]
5 Reasons Why Limit the Use of Smartphones for Kids and the Screen Time App, Cymplified!
For many parents, kids’ tech use and their screen consumption is a big issue. Considering this, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Pediatric Society revealed in a study 10 reasons why children under 12 should not use these devices without control. According to their study, babies from 0 to 2 years old should not have any contact with the technology. From 3 years to 5 years should only use it 1 hour a day and from 6 to 18 years only 2 hours a … [Read more...]
Guest Post: Protection For The Little Gymnast, Cymplified!
There was one time my youngest child was interested in gymnastics. I couldn't let her tumble on our hard tiled floor. The children have a play mat which she could use, but for me, it's still too hard for her body. The bed was her only option. If she's really serious about it, we could maybe invest in an Airtrack equipment. We need protection for the little gymnast. The advertorial guest post below shall tell us more about it. Children and Gymnastics Gymnastics can be regarded as a … [Read more...]
Family Day Out: Sweat It Out At Okada Play, Cymplified!
Summer vacation means bored children at home. I have joined the horde of parents who want their children to avoid using the gadgets for hours and hours. These devices are addicting and children have a hard time controlling themselves. If they are to use their eyes for something, I would rather they read books. My eldest, Ella, said that reading books without illustrations or pictures is boring... Until, she read Rick Riordan's The Heroes of Olympus series. She finished the five books this … [Read more...]
Family Day Out: KidZania Manila, Cymplified!
Kai! :-D That's how they greet people in KidZania Manila. At last! We got to experience KidZania just last year. It's the popular kids' play place that hit the Philippines in 2015. We bought a voucher from Metrodeal to get ticket discount for five people. Will the children enjoy? That was our first concern. That's why we didn't first get a passport yet. After trying out some establishments in the morning, we headed to the Pazzport Office to fill out forms, fall in line, pay and have the kids' … [Read more...]
Buds Baby Organics Help New Moms, Cymplified!
How Buds Baby Organics Help New Moms (and old!) Babies are so precious, especially the newborn ones. New moms (and dads!) desire to give them the best start in life. They research the most family-friendly hospitals to give birth in. They make the best informed decisions on whether to breastfeed or not. Products from Buds Organics that would help the breastfeeding moms are: This Organic Breast Massage Oil. Discount code below!!! Organic Sweet Fennel Oil promotes lactation and Organic … [Read more...]
Appreciating the Uncomfortable, Cymplified!
We are not put in the world to be comfortable ALL.THE.TIME. How do we go about appreciating the uncomfortable? But, who wants to be uncomfortable, right? I know I don't! Most people, if not all, want to live a comfortable life. Parents, most of all, desire for their children to live comfortably. It would break their hearts to see their offsprings in an uncomfortable, if not, hurtful situation. There are many things that could make us squirm or cringe. Change could be uncomfortable. So … [Read more...]
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