Sofia will turn 10 in a week but I'll be away then, so we planned an early celebration for her 10th birthday. While the chinese tradition of 10th birthday is a big party, we opted for a low key one. She invited her best friends from school, fewer friends mean playing together in the party. … Continue reading Early birthday celebration for Sofia: double digit!
We had a wonderful Sunday that started with egg hunt organized by our building. Filipinos really get into festivals and the functional room was decorated for the occasion. Girls got excited for the hunt The eggs were hidden around the pool and the garden. We went out a bit later than others, so they only … Continue reading A surprise party for Lizzy’s 6th birthday
As I was reading Sofia's essay on "when I grow up" for the school application, my heart felt warm and couldn't help be smile for a long time. She was practicing piano and I was a proud mama When I grow up I want to be an economist in the xx (where I work). I … Continue reading Heart warming essay and colorful salads