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Pre-schooler Nate

(This is yet another quickie… )

Tomorrow marks Nate’s third week in nursery school. He’s been doing great, except for two episodes of crying. Both were caused by a craving for the bottle. Nate is turning four in a few weeks, but he is not yet weaned from the bottle.

We’re working on that now, reducing his milk intake to just 5 ounces per bottle, at about, hmmm… maybe just 4 or 5 bottles a day. (I think Nate will feel so deprived with just 4, haha.)

Luckily, he “agreed” to drinking milk from a glass instead of the bottle when in school. (Yup, this little boy knows how to negotiate…. Negosyante in the making? hehe)

Other significant developments, aside from the bottle withdrawal-induced meltdowns, are: Continue reading Pre-schooler Nate

Summer’s over, back to regular programming

Finally, the frequent afternoon rain showers lately have given Metro Manila residents some respite from the heat. Of course when it’s not cloudy or raining, the humidity and heat is still bad. But hey, at least we get cooler air after the brief showers.

But this also means summer is officially over, and, oh yes, indeed it’s back to school soon! In fact for my kids, that’s just in *deep breath* 7 days! Arrggh! I can’t believe it. Summer just breezed through!

You know what, it’s a shame but my family did not even get to go on one beach trip. Sucks eh? Now it’s too late to be planning something like that, though actually it’s what hub and I was talking about before we went to sleep last night.

Anyway, POC Wellness has a back-to-school theme going on. I thought the parents who read my blog might want to check out the articles and find something helpful: Continue reading Summer’s over, back to regular programming