Jun 16, 2015

Plantation Bay, Cebu

We were in Cebu over the Independence day weekend for our department's offsite planning. The resort was huge, all 11 hectares of water, trees and restaurants.  There were so many things to do from wall climbing, to archery,to biking and  of course, swimming and eating!

Rooms start at US$160++ to US$220++ per night. A bit pricey, but you get your money's worth! Check it out! More pictures of my stay on my travel blog

Jun 8, 2015

Managing Stress When Your Kid is Starting High School

My second son is starting high school (grade 7) at Polytechnic University's Laboratory High School. It means he transferred from the school where he started out in elementary where everything and everyone is already familiar, and where it is only a tricycle ride away from the house, to one of the biggest colleges in the Philippines, and where he had to commute via a jeep and then walk by himself to school.  If that is not cause for stress for any well-meaning parent, then I don't know what is!

So here are just some tips on what I have been doing to manage my stress: