Earthquake Drill | Drop! Cover! Hold On!


I believe that we all have experienced earthquake at least once in our life. I was still studying then when I felt my school building shaking. Teachers and students were running around in every direction. I remembered that I gathered my stuff and ran down the stairs as fast as I could to the nearest open ground. It was truly a terrifying experience!

Shake Drill | Drop! Cover! Hold On!

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Earthquake is the perceptible shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that creates seismic waves. - Wikipedia

Fast-forward to today, parents are comforted by the fact that the local government agency, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), and schools are annually conducting Earthquake Evacuation Drills to prepare kids as young as 2 years old. 

Princess Aurora aka Sleeping Beauty | Birthday Party


My daughter turned four years old last week and she had a wonderful time celebrating her birthday with her classmates and friends in her preschool. She enjoyed it so much so that she can't stop talking about her Princess Aurora birthday party until today.  

Sleeping Beauty | Princess Aurora

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Planning a birthday party for a toddler was pretty easy because I already have several trusted suppliers in mind. It also helped that I was once a party organizer before I became a homemaker ; p

Science-in-the-Park | BGC


It was still early in the afternoon when my family and I finished exploring Dino Play so we decided to grab a snack at Krispy Kreme before heading home. While we were walking back to where our car was parked, I spotted Science-in-the-Park by the Mind Museum.

Science-in-the-Park | Nature's Artful Play

 This outdoor science complex has four themed pockets namely Math, Music, Living and Water.

Brachistochrone Slide | Math Pocket


 The brachistochrone problem from the Greek terms brachistos (shortest) and chronos (time), was solved with a curve called inverted cycloid. 
Cycloids are arcs generated by a point on the circle rolling along a straight line.
Although longer in length due to the curvature, the object increases in speed as it falls, allowing it to reach the end quicker.

Designed by: Reginald S. Yuson

Verleo Catering Services | Choc-Nut Buchi + Halo-halo Turon


 VP Leni Inauguration Food Menu | Verleo

When news broke that Philippines' Vice President Leni Robredo will be having a separate venue for her inauguration last June 30, 2016, I was not surprised at all. The president and the vice president belonged to opposing political parties after all. President Rodrigo Duterte took his oath at the Rizal Hall in Malacanang Palace while the vice president took hers at the Quezon City Reception House.

Leony Chan-Ang, owner of Verleo Catering Services with Vice President Leni Robredo at the Quezon City Reception House

When I learned from online news portals that my good friend (owner of Verleo Catering Services) was the one who catered for VP Leni's inaugural, I was not surprised at all. Her catering company has been known for serving quality food at reasonable price since 1998.

Now, how do I taste the much talked about Pinoy merienda fare?! By organizing a mini get together at the caterer's home, of course!

Dino Play | The Mind Museum


Days before our visit to The Mind Museum's latest traveling exhibition- Dino Play: Explore the Mind-blowing World of Dinosaurs, my daughter kept on asking me if dinosaurs are going to eat her. I told her she's so tiny, the dinosaur would not even notice her even if she's standing right in front of it. That calmed her a bit but she's still wary that the huge creature would eat us (her parents) instead... eeeep!

Dino Play | Explore the Mind-blowing World of Dinosaurs


Fast forward to our visit two Sundays ago, she ran towards one of the empty dinosaur eggshells and asked me to snap a photo of her as soon as we were at the entrance of the exhibit area. Clearly, she was so excited that all her apprehensions before visiting the exhibit were now gone.