Posts by janatupas

Living Well is Both a Discipline and an Art

Posted by on Jul 2, 2018 in Features | 0 comments

During my quiet time this morning, I stumbled into this verse: He dug it up and cleared it of stones and planted it with the choicest of vines. He built a watchtower in it and cut out a winepress as well. Then he looked for a crop of good grapes, but it yielded only bad fruit. ~Isaiah 5:2 As I meditated on this verse, it dawned on me that parent-educators — all parents, in fact — are what this verse actually describes. When it comes to the lives of our children, we are dedicated, committed and passionate in making sure that our children will find fulfillment and success in life...

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Libraries Allow Imaginations Go Wild!

Posted by on Dec 28, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

Libraries Allow Imaginations Go Wild!

We chose to go to the library the day after Christmas 2017, and it turned out to be a great decision! Every nook and cranny inside Cerritos Library is inviting for imaginative explorers. Our two-crew ship voyaged into the Children’s Library, which is conveniently located in the first floor. Look for a stack of giant books… They’re hard to miss! Help is just around the corner. There’s a digital catalog area that is absolutely kid-friendly… … and the reception area welcomes a child’s (or parent’s, for that matter) FAQs. The shelves are referenced...

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Welcome the Season

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

Welcome the Season

We welcomed the 2nd year of School in a Backpack with a new life season: We are now officially in the USA! In celebrating, my family went to 2 events: indoors for Breakfast with Santa at Camp Ta-Ti-Yee in Lakeside, AZ, and outdoors for Winter Wonderland in one of the neighborhoods of Snowflake, AZ. Our ANNIVenture was filled with warmth from loved ones and the spirit of merry-making around us… the season of joy, hope and love is truly upon us! As we countdown to 12 days til Christmas, here are some simple things we experienced over the weekend you and your kids can also enjoy together:...

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iArt Fest Manila 2017 – Admission is FREE!

Posted by on Jul 19, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

Inspired by the abilities of truly amazing artists, iART FEST MANILA’s spotlights will shine on attractions such as the art gallery, visual arts, photographs, and crafts filling the exhibition hall. Visit Art Nebula PH booth for more surprises and PopUp, Art Demos, Workshop! Watch out who’s gonna teach us BASIC CHARACTER DESIGN this July 21, 2017, 3:00 PM at World Trade Center!  Guest Artist by Wacom Philippines Ready, Set, Draw! Wanna be the creator of the first ever Wacom Mascot? Join the 2D Art Contest on the spot to win Huion 1060 plus pen tablet. Witness how art flows in the blood...

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The 34th National Children’s Book Day Celebration

Posted by on Jul 2, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

The 34th National Children’s Book Day Celebration

Literary Summit, Illustrators’ Fair, Storytelling Festival, and Book Fair — The four-in-one 2017 Philippine Children’s Book Summit is the ultimate! And the best part about it? It is absolutely FREE! The National Children’s Book Day ceremony will be at the Cultural Center of the Philippines on July 18, 2017 at 10AM, followed by the Philippine Children’s Book Summit on July 22, 2017 at GT-Toyota Asian Center, UP Diliman from 8AM to 6PM. The summit’s workshops are lined up with great speakers: Listen to a talk about writing for young adults, and a discussion...

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