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Leon Learns To Bike

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I never realized that seeing your son ride the bike the first time could be as emotional as seeing him do his first step. Today just gave me that feeling again when I see my son ride the bike for the very first time. While we usually allocate our weekend mornings to household chores, we make sure that we go out in the afternoon to unwind from the busy work week we had. So for this Saturday afternoon, we decided to go to Centennial Parklands (which is really close to the city) to have a quick meet-up with our friends and have our much-deserved family time.  It was also our first time to hire a bike for ourselves. Leon was initially reluctant to ride the bike - 'cause he'd rather push his pram all around the park (my kid is so into pushing stuff). However, forcing him many times and letting him try out a red bike (which I know he'll like), he finally said yes and asked to hire one for each of us. (An hour for a kiddie bike is $10 while $15 for the adult bike). Expectedly, L…

A Day in The Kidtopia Festival

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Attending a music festival has been part of my bucket list. Yung tipong ma-ala coachella ang peg tapos nakafestival outfit ako, ganon. Since motherhood and migration happened, I never really had the chance to attend one. And now, why am I not surprised that my first "semi-festival experience" would be kid-friendly? Luckily, I have an amazing friend (let's call her Ria) who was able to score FREE tickets for us to attend the Kidtopia festival. So instead of spending $30 per head to enjoy the festival, we were able to gain access without spending for anything! Bongga! It was scorching hot when we arrived there last Saturday, around lunch time. The sun was so up, everyone had their hats on and trying to keep their cool. Yet, despite the weather, you'd see kids running around, falling in line to the rides, gathering on different play areas and even dancing on the stage area. There was even a point where the performers on the stage asked the kids to dance! Syempre, Leon …