Learned The Three N’s of a Well- Nourished Child at the Appebon Kid Event

Appebon Kid Event

Every Year in the month of July, we observe National Nutrition Month. During this month we focus on health and nutrition. This also gets highlighted in our children’s school. I was very glad to be a part of #AppebonKid #BatangGanado event last tuesday. The event’s focused on health, nutrition and wellness of our kids.

We all know how important good nutrition is, specially for our kids. Introducing them to a healthy lifestyle and eating habits while they’re young means they will grow up as adults with healthy lifestyle and eating habits as well. This will help them avoid illness and diseases caused by unhealthy eating habits.

When Ykaie was two years old, she was thin. I gave her Appebon Kid Syrup to help improve her appetite and provide her with essential nutrients that she needs. I also made sure she eats different kinds of fruits and vegetables. Now Ykaie has grown up and she’s a healthy kid who is not a picky eater. Appebon Kid Syrup is a dietary supplement to help provide children with nutrients essential for energy and to help improve appetite.

Appebon Kid Event

The event was held at Italianni’s in BGC where they also served healthy and tasty dishes which I’ll also tell you more about later. I got myself one of their bestseller drinks which is the Cally Lychee, a unique mix of lychee, calamansi and lime juice topped with apple and watermelon balls.

Appebon Kid Event

The bubbly Dra. Florianne Feliza Valdes, MD, FPPS. was the speaker at the event. She gave a talk about the importance of good nutrition and the characteristic of a well-nourished child. She also told us that when a child becomes a picky-eater, it’s not really about the child nor the food that is served to the child. She said that it’s about the feeding habits of the child. I was really surprised to find out that a child should be weaned at 1 year old That she should be drinking in a sippy cup at around that time. It’s one of the reasons why a child becomes a picky eater.  I was able to wean Ykaie from her feeding bottle when she was two years old. Two more reasons are: when the child is allowed to eat snacks before meals and eat junk foods like sodas, fried foods, and chips which are empty calories. Children should not be allowed to eat snacks two hours before meals.

I also learned from her that there are three N’s of well-nourished child. These are the things you should do to ensure that your babies are well-nourished.

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Footwear Girls Will Love

The fondness for footwear and the thrill of having a diverse assortment to select from is not an exclusive characteristic of women. Little girls, young girls and teenage girls can get just as excited over a new style of shoes as their mom can. They can also fall in love with a favorite pair or a favorite style and make that their most frequently worn shoe.

As a mother shopping for your daughter, you will enjoy finding a site such as SneakerKing, where you have everything from warm winter boots to colorful summer slides to choose from. When you’re shopping for shoes for your daughter, the choices you make to please her may be related to the phase your child is in at the moment. There is often a phase in a little girl’s life where she wants shoes that look like the ones mommy wears. At times during the maturing phase, she will want something totally different from what mommy wears because she wants to express her individualism. A shoe company that has selections to accommodate whatever phase a girl is in is truly a great find and can be a stress-reliever for a parent.

Just as with adult shoe styles, children’s shoes style often change to keep up with design trends or for the purpose of offering the diversity an updated wardrobe needs. Girls UGG Boots have been a popular choice of winter footwear for many years. Ugg Australia now has a boot they are calling Bailey Button which is a playful, more modern looking boot that is sure to become a favorite in your child’s winter footwear collection. It’s durable construction and level of comfort could easily make it one of those wintertime favorites your child will love.

You may find it impossible to browse around a site in search of shoes for your children without venturing over to the selections that are available for you. This is a convenient way to shop for yourself and to always be aware of the latest styles your favorite brand of footwear has to offer. With all of the demands on a parent’s time, finding a source for quality made shoes in sizes, styles and with brand names that can accommodate the footwear needs of the whole family is an incredible time-saving convenience.

Thankful Wednesdays

dinner at Cocina Luna, Malabon

Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love the quote above because it simply says that we should be thankful for everything — all the things that God sends our way. We should be thankful even for the negative things that happen to us because it makes us stronger and we learn something from it.

This month is still quite busy for us and I don’t think it will ever end. I thank God for giving us all these things to do because we are never bored and as a family, we learn to share responsibilities. I couldn’t be more grateful that we’re now having dinner together and nights out together. It’s like I’m rediscovering “peanutbutter and his complaints about everything” again… hahaha.

Life has given me lemons! Six lemons!!

My herbs died during the Summer but I’m very grateful that my little lemon tree has bore me six fruits this rainy season! Can you believe that? I do hope this Lemon Tree give me lots of lemons!

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Asian Secrets Lulur Whitening Facial Scrub

Asian Secrets Lulur Whitening Facial Scrub

I’ve been an avid user of Asian Secrets Lulur Whitening Body Scrub for as long as I can remember. It really does wonders to your skin because it helps scrub off dead skin cells to reveal new and smoother skin.

Imagine how delighted I was when I received samples of the new Asian Secrets Lulur Whitening Facial Scrub! The sample even came with with a matching aquazorb face towel and tips to ensure that your complexion stays smooth, flawless, and blemish-free.

Did you know that your skin type changes with every season? Because of this, you should always make it a point to adjust your skin care routine to give your complexion the best care possible. Follow these steps for a smooth and blemish-free skin:

  • Cleanse & Tone. Because of the increase in humidity, it’ll take longer for the sweat and water to evaporate from your face. Wash your face at least twice a day and use a toner to banish excess grime and dirt.
  • Moisturize & Protect. Since you’ll be washing your face more often, replenish the hydration level on your face by applying a light moisturizer with SPF to shield your skin from damaging UV rays.
  • Exfoliate. This is the real secret to glowing skin. Cell turnover slows down as you age, so polish your skin with a gentle facial scrub like Asian Secrets Lulur Whitening Facial Scrub. Doing this at least oncea week gets rid of the skin-dulling, dead skin cells and give your complexion a youthful, radiant glow. It’s the best way to keep your face clean, unclog pores if you constantly wear makeup, and reduce breakouts.

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peanutbutter♥’s Birthday Dinner at Vikings

peanutbutter♥'s Birthday Dinner at Vikings

peanutbutter‘s birthday was last July 2. It’s the first time in four years that he’s celebrating his birthday with us. I wanted to go someplace and celebrate it with a staycation but Ykaie has school. So I just cooked pancit (well, noodles for long life..hehehe) for him at home which we ate for lunch. Dinner was celebrated with my ILs at Vikings SM North EDSA.

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