Friday, August 26, 2011

Mommy Moments - Nutrition Tips

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I am glad that my kids loves to eat fish and white chicken meat. My problem is that they are not so fond in eating fruits and vegetables. They only eat banana, apple and mango and watermelon (for my youngest son). I let them drink fruit juices to compensate for their lack of fruit intake. For vegetables, I make soup out of different kinds of vegetables. If they wont eat the veggies, I compromise with just taking a sip of it.

Since they are bringing pack lunches is school, they mostly like to bring nuggets (fish, chichen, or pork). Instead of giving them nuggets which are readily available, I try to make our own nuggets. We buy ground chicken or lean pork and make our own nuggets. I let them watch me do it and taste if its okay with them. Now, there's this new trend wherein nuggets have bacon and/or cheese. I'll try to make those variety as well.

My youngest always puts egg in his rice. So, his lunchbox always consists of rice mix with egg and a choice of either chicken, fish, or lean meat. He loves tuna so much, especially if its tuna omelet!

Water, I let them drink plenty of water. You'll know if they're short of water when their skin starts to dry up.

We will have a long weekend and I'll try making a menu while they're here at home.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Mommy Moments - Filipino Ako

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Hello there, mommies! I hope I'm not sooooo late in posting my entry for our MM: Filipino Ako.

Here's the photo of my youngest son when he was still in pre-school. Celebrating the "Linggo ng Wika" week. He is dancing the "Maglalatik" (if I still remember right).

They also danced the "Tinikling"

Now, he's in Grade 2, their celebration include that they memorize the song "Ang Bawat Bata" sung originally by Apo Hiking Society but revived by Aikee.

I still have to look for its lyrics...

My two "tweens", on the otherhand, says they were asked to composed a tagalog poem which they've done already but won't show it to me. (I'll post it when they've allowed me to get hold of it.)

We're all proud to be pinoy! FILIPINO KAMI!!!
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