From time to time, I still look back to our Boracay vacation, and it gets me thinking of having another vacation this summer with my family. Here’s Z enjoying the sand and the beautiful sunset scenery at Boracay.Read More
Yesterday, we dropped our first born to his grandma’s house. It was his first ever vacation without us. My wife suggested it and to our surprise he was very open to the idea. Maybe it was because he wanted to learn how to bake – his lola tita has a bakery – or maybe because he was simply bored at our house. Being home schooled, he has a lot of time free time because it meant no homework for the kid. Normally, he would be happy playing with his toy cars. He had loved cars since the beginning and dreamed of driving around in the best atv or a side by side utv with his brother. Since my wife and I are very busy during the week we try to make up by taking them to places on weekends. Our eldest particularly loves driving atv side by side with his uncle at Quezon Circle.
However, during the week his company is his iPad. He has enough kids to play with but all of them have gadgets so they will play side by side together. Of course we want him to enjoy life and not be glued to his gadgets so when we visited my mother-in-law last weekend my wife got this idea.
To make the long story short, yesterday we dropped him off at his grandma’s house. We happily said goodbye to one another but on the way home my wife and I were already missing him. We talked to him through Skype as soon as we got home and he was as cheerful as ever. It seems he was enjoying his stay there. He already ate his dinner and was looking forward to sleep.
It will be 5 more days before we pick him up.We hope he enjoys his stay with his grandma and his grand aunt but hopefully he doesn’t enjoy it too much to not want to go back home. haha!
We miss you, Z!Read More
I’m not the type that thinks food and gifts can substitute for quality time, however I understand that I have to set my ideals aside from time to time to please my wife. And so this Valentines, my Z helped me prepare a special dinner for his mom. We rushed in the afternoon to buy my wife’s favorite food – Ice Cream and Cake, and we ofcourse picked out flowers. When we got home, we prepared the table and setup to candles to make it a solemn dinner. When she came home, she was greeted by the candle lit table with the cake and dinner, and my eldest gave her the flowers. The smile on her face is priceless, and up to now, she smiles when I tease her about being materialistic when it comes to special days! Here is a picture that she took of the cake:
I don’t understand why my first born loved cars so much, and while I’m busy trying to figure it out, our youngest is following the trail of his older brother. He simply loves his toy cars, from the small ones to the big ride-on cars that his Kuya used to play with. Well, whatever the cause maybe is not important as long as they are both happy.
We recently went to MOA with a mission to finally get a new phone. We’ve been using our old old Sony Ericsson phones for years and we’re hoping to finally get a new one, that my wife can also use for quick internet browsing at home when she can’t sit down in front of her laptop.
Before checking out the latest phones, we had to make sure that our kids are happy and satisfied. And so we gave them what they wanted.
Kuya got to be an astronaut: