• Review

    Bahay Kubo and Other Filipino Books

    Olivia’s library is composed mostly of English story and educational books. I thought it will also be good if I put a variety to her bookshelf, so I got this idea of including Filipino books in her collection. I bought three books that I thought she would be interested in. “Bahay Kubo” I would have to give a huge credit to my daughter’s yaya who had taught her how to sing “Bahay Kubo”. It’s just adorable how she sings it, especially towards the end wherein she holds a very long note to the word “lingaaaaaaa”. She either repeatedly sings it on her own, or we could tell her to sing…

  • Places & Experiences

    Meet the Big Bad Wolf!

    I have always wanted to have a library. I usually acquire an average of 5 to 6 books a year. Although e-books are readily available online, nothing really compares to the feel (and smell) of book pages on your hands. One day, I was scanning idly through my IG feed and saw the Big Bad Wolf Books video ad. Curiously, I clicked the link, and became immediately excited when it said that it will arrive in the Philippines for the first time. Big Bad Wolf Books originated from Malaysia. It has a huge following in other countries such as Thailand, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. It’s an annual book fair that…

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