Archive for September 2018


ADHD Executive Age

Mr. Bee sent me this chart about the average adjusted executive functioning age for children with ADHD, and it blew my mind. Charlie is 8, but according to this chart, he has an executive functioning age of 5.33, which is younger than Olive! It really made sense to me because when Charlie and Olive have […]


Books for My Kids

Finding new books is one of my favorite things to do. Books were my escape as a child from the lonely solitude of my house, and I love how my children enjoy reading as much as I do. As long as I can, I always hope to fill their lives with new words, adventures, and ideas […]

Life Update

After Mr. Bee’s mom died, my first instinct was to leave the Philippines immediately. I didn’t feel safe and I had kids to protect. We got 24-hour a day armed guards. I researched moving to Korea because we still had many business affairs to settles in the Philippines, and the US is on the other […]

Little Bug Goes to Preschool

I officially have two kids in school and it is AMAZING! Little Bug started at the same preschool as LeLe, and so far it is going great. I am super lucky to have such an amazing place to send my kids because the experiences I have had, and the experiences the kids have had with […]

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The Lead Up to Potty Training

The idea of potty-training two twinbling toddlers at the same time has always felt a touch terrifying to me. I wrote a post in the past about all of the groundwork that I did to ease my anxiety about this coming developmental event, and I’m happy to report that we recently began training and the […]

When Siblings Collide

Well, we’ve had a good run in the Cereal household and it seems to be coming to an end. My kids are officially fighting every.single.day. I guess I didn’t really expect this because they have gotten along so well for the past three years, but now they are both so cranky with each other. The […]


Feeding Our Families: Plated Review

I am going to get straight to the point here. I don’t enjoy cooking. I have plenty of family members and friends who love cooking. And I respect that. To them, spending time in the kitchen after work is relaxing and they find some cool zen in the experience. I’ve tried in my past to […]

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