Please take a good look at this boy. He is charmingly manipulative. Be careful. You might end up like his parents, phone-less but deliriously happy.
I can’t draw but I can paint! That is what I proved to myself last month. I have found another creative outlet and it is very forgiving.
Last April 20, Aki’s friends, Buwi and Maia came over for a painting playdate that I have been wanting to organize for ages.
Time really files. These were taken during our first playdates in 2010. Continue reading
Happy Labor Day! May we all have that restful weekend that we deserve.
We are bad (but fun) parents. We introduced Aki to our favorite fighting shows from our childhood and he loves all of them. His newest favorites? Dragonball Z :)
I have been regularly going to Booksale ever since Aki was born. The sections that I love are 1) children’s books, 2) magazines 3) cookbooks and 4) parenting books. I discovered late last year on one o those nights when traffic was so bad, you’d rather wait until the mall closes before leaving, that there are other sections, waiting to be discovered.
There’s the assorted topic section. Here you’ll find books about pop culture to painting, history to horses, carpentry to cancer and many more. My last good find was for Aki. He likes science so this Weird but True by NatGeo Kids is perfect for him. Continue reading
How did you celebrate Valentine’s? Our little family stayed at home. I was still in bed when I heard footsteps rushing down the stairs. In a minute, Aki gave me the loveliest bouquet, handpicked from the garden. Later that day, we tried our hands again at stamp painting.
Materials: canvas, acrylic paint, disposable bowl and spoon, and a box wrapped in string Continue reading