The Monkey and the Turtle

Once upon a time there was a turtle who was very kind and patient. He had many friends. Among them was a monkey, who was very selfish. He always wanted to have the best part of everything. One day the monkey went to visit the turtle. The monkey asked his friend to accompany him on a […]

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Juan and The Crabs

Originally posted on Children Story:
In many parts of the Philippines, there are stories about the funny adventures of a naughty, lazy and stupid boy. He is called by different names in different parts of the Philippines. In this story, he is called Juan Pusong, the name by which he is known among the Visayans.…

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First Quarter Hooray!

It can certainly confuse anyone who doesn’t look at it in a technical perspective (especially for those like Brook who have just graduated from using the plastic echoing microphone from Toys R Us).

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Homeschool Crafting: Brook’s Shoutbox

Brooklyn is a gamer. If you know how gamers are nowadays, they have this term called ‘raging’ — this refers to their wild reaction to losing or getting shot at — basically, anything that pisses them off during the game. Brooklyn rages all the time and it gets into my nerves more than it bothers […]

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Cookie Decorating with Brook

I never knew how ineffective I am at the kitchen until recently. I am not the ‘cooking mom’ — I am more of the ‘let’s play a game mom’ or the ‘kisses and hugs party’ kind of mom… but never ever the queen of the kitchen. I do cook but not like most moms who […]

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Crafting in Civics

The Philippines is an archipelago, or string of over 7,100 islands, in southeastern Asia between the South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean. The two largest islands, Luzon and Mindanao make up for two-thirds of the total land area.

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