As much as possible, we wanted our children – in my case, my nieces – to stay indoors so they won’t be exposed to those things that our eyes can and can’t see. However, it shouldn’t be that way. We should let them be exposed to the bad so they will be protected.
Being home base will also bring some disadvantages (Talking about food and watching weight here). I am just walks away from street foods as there are some neighbors of mine who use to sell them as part of their ways of earnings. I am also near sari-sari stores where fattening foods and drinks are near — one best example is instant coffee.
Yakult is one of those drinks that is a favorite of Filipinos, regardless of age, gender and walks of life.
I believe in the saying “Men are Rice, Women are Sandwich,” idiomatically and literally. Women are softer, but harder to make while men are harder, but easier to cook. And since I belong to a group composed of both men …
One thing I’ve proven, if you wanted for quality pay price. The desktop computer my sister brought us way back 2008 was worth P35,000.00. But, until now we are still using it and have only changed the hard disk. Same as to my shirts, the Divisoria-bought outfits are now used as “pambahay” or my house clothes while those branded with hundreds to thousands price still look good.
Here in the Philippines, rice cake is a general term used for a sweet delicacy made of rice. If you’ll look for rice cake we can come out with thousands of them. The products only differ from taste, texture, color, sizes, packaging and smell. Generally, they are called rice cakes.
I never met a kid who hates sweet things. If one of them existed, I will invite them to my house and have some vegetable salad and paella. Just kidding! Anyway, sweet tooth among children is perfectly normal. Why? It is because they have more than 10,000 taste buds with majority are sensitive to sweetness. Also, there are findings that children, specially those who are breastfed, are getting used to the sweetness of the milk on a way that they looked for it until their toddler years. Cool, right?!
This same goes with my childhood. I am one of those kids who always crave for sugary bites. However, being the one with little money, I can only munch on those very cheap sweets.