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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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Together, We Build Family: The 1st Mobile Community Centre for BGC Families

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

Together, We Build Family: The 1st Mobile Community Centre for BGC Families

Come and join us for an afternoon of fun activities, food, and valuable learning with friends and family at the 1st Mobile Community Centre for BGC Families! There will be a series of family-oriented talks by our guest speakers, each one an expert in their field. Child & Baby First Aid by Dr. Camille Sta. Cruz of Emergency Intervention Management Experiential Learning by Owie dela Cruz of School in a Backpack Parenting 101 by Mr. Bong Macasaet of Field Partners Inc. There will also be an exhibit for home-based family businesses, play area for the kids hosted by Naethan’s Library of...

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Fun, Inspiration, and Magic Through The Sound of Music!

Posted by on Aug 4, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

Fun, Inspiration, and Magic Through The Sound of Music!

After three grueling rounds of auditions, the producers of THE SOUND OF MUSIC are proud to announce that 18 of the Philippines’ most talented young actors and actresses have been chosen to play the roles of the young von Trapp children in the forthcoming international production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC. “Children bring FUN and INSPIRATION… an authenticity and openness that is raw and genuine.” – says Carmen Pretorius. “They bring MAGIC to the show!”, she remarks with a big smile as she excitedly talks about her lead role and working with children in the acclaimed show THE SOUND OF...

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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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