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5 Lessons from the EDSA revolution we need to share with our kids

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5 Lessons from the EDSA revolution we need to share with our kids
If we want our children to remember one of the most meaningful events in our country's history, the teaching needs to come from us -- their parents. We can start by telling our kids of the different lessons we can learn from the EDSA revolution.

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7 unique Filipino words on love

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7 unique Filipino words on love

Tinatangi — A special someone   Kilig — A feeling of exhilaration or elation caused by an exciting or romantic experience   Ligaw —Traditional Filipino courtship   Harana — A tradition where a suitor woos a lady by singing by her window   Lambing — To be affectionate, to caress    Kundiman — A genre of Filipino love songs   Humaling — Extreme fondness  

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A chat with Cel Tria, author of 'Francesca, Isa, Dalawa, Sorpresa!'

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A chat with Cel Tria, author of 'Francesca, Isa, Dalawa, Sorpresa!'

Wife, mom, author, entrepreneur and career woman. Is there anything Cel Tria, the author of 'Francesca, Isa, Dalawa, Sorpresa!' can't do? ⁠

We had the pleasure of meeting Cel a few months ago and her passion and energy is contagious! Learn more about her, the inspiration behind the 'Francesca' book, and Philip & Ana.

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20 Classic Filipino Toys That Will Make You Super Nostalgic

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20 Classic Filipino Toys That Will Make You Super Nostalgic

Shout out to FilipiKnows for the original article! Kids (and adults) today are often too absorbed in playing digital games, so much so that we no longer know or remember how to play with traditional Filipino toys. Unlike their virtual counterpart, the old-fashioned Filipino toys nurtured our creativity and built a sense of teamwork among our peers. Heck, you can even create your own toys by using what was already available around you. Necessity, after all, is the mother of invention. Although we now live in a high-tech world, it makes sense to find a perfect balance between allowing our kids...

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GIVEAWAY | Buwan ng Wika

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GIVEAWAY | Buwan ng Wika

We are doing a giveaway in honour of Buwan ng Wika! 🇵🇭🎊 To enter:- Like the Ali-Bata Facebook page - In the comments of this post, tag a friend AND tell us what Filipino dialect you speak or would like to learn Prizes:- 1 x Sungka- 1 x Larga! Travel kit- Choice of: 2 x Adarna storybooks OR 2 x board books More information:- Giveaway closes Thursday, 22 August- Giveaway is only open in Australia- You must tag and comment on this post

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