Cotton Ball Reward System

Simplest Reward System Ever for Kids Positive Behaviour

Let me put my thoughts in the open… I am not a fan of rewarding kids’  E-V-E-R-Y  S-I-N-G-L-E  GOOD BEHAVIOUR… Aside from the fact that it is going to be COSTLY…obviously with money, time, and attention but it could unwittingly cost our child’s positive growth over time. I find it a bit empty when we have to …

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Family Living Room

9 Practical Home Improvement Tips That Will Save You Money (with Real-life Cost Breakdown Examples)

Around Au$6500… According to Houzz, that’s the amount that could potentially set us back to update a living room with the size of our living space. Around Au$5000… That’s the initial max budget I guesstimate to do our living room makeover. Updating any room in the house could be a daunting project due to the …

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Phalaenopsis Orchids

The Test of Time

Nature’s beauty always reminds me to gracefully stand the TEST OF TIME. PATIENCE coupled with HARD WORK and CONSISTENCY can bear fruits. I don’t have to know everything now, I learn as I go. These Phalaenopsis… were over 1-year-old birthday gifts given to me by my “Ate” (big sister) and close friend.  They were bloomed in their …

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Santa on a beach

Tale of Two Traditions: How to Celebrate Filipino Christmas on a hot summer day in Australia

How do you imagine your perfect Christmas? Do you dream of a white Christmas? Just like Bing Crosby and Michael Buble crooned in the song? I used to dream about it but then moving in the Great Southern Land, where the season runs opposite the northern hemisphere, I could not help but feel alienated when …

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