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Are you a cool mom to your tweens and teens?

August 27, 2008 Pearl 2

I don’t think I am, but I’m trying to work on it… really. What are tweens? Tween period is characterized by crucial social and emotional development. According to psychologists, children at this stage are establishing their own competence, which they often measure in school terms: how well they do academically, how their teacher sees them, and how well they are able to do tasks by themselves. Tweens are also discovering the importance of peers. They need to feel a sense of belongingness not just in their family, but also among their friends. The social skills they are developing revolve around Read More

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Sibling Bonding – how is it possible?

August 27, 2008 Pearl 0

I have two teens, 15 & 13, and an 8 y.o. and believe me, they are a handful. It’s not easy to deal with their constant bickering, and it really takes a lot of patience on my part. Personally, it’s doubly difficult for me because I didn’t have my own siblings so I didn’t have the chance to experience the same scenarios that are part of our everyday home life now. It’s really a struggle especially when all of them needs my attention all at the same time. But as parents, I know that most of us would be concerned Read More

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In transition

August 25, 2008 Pearl 1

After pondering and dilly-dallying as I have posted three days ago, I have now purchased my own domain,, so my blog is currently in transition… it says, I should wait for at least 3 days before it goes live, so hopefully, before the end of the week. I’m so excited and I now have plans of setting up my first Blog Giveaway to launch my new domain, so watch out for it!

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Can Music Make Our Children Smarter?

August 23, 2008 Pearl 2

There are studies that yes, music can really make our children smarter. Start e’m young, like, when they’re still in the womb and chances are they will be smarter than most of their counterparts. Although several mothers are unsure of this, they still, however, expose their unborn infants to music while still in their womb. In the studies conducted by several distinguished companies, they found out that indeed classical music can really help in stimulating brain development in babies. The effects are either in intelligence or in character development. Another bonus would be in child’s temperament as he grows up. Read More

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I got my first ever Blog Award!

August 22, 2008 Pearl 6

I got my first ever blog award from PinayMom, and I’m so happy! The rules of the award are:1. The winner can put the logo on her blog.2. Link the person you received your award from.3. Nominate at least 7 other blogs.4. Put links of those blogs on yours.5. Leave a message on the blogs of the girls you’ve nominated. Now I’m passing this to: 1. La Bubbly Chica2. Brown Pinay2. Ivory Tasks3. A Moment to Exhale4. Memories Frozen in Time5. Hipncoolmomma6. Mhar’s Display7. Round and Round it Goes

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