Just Passing Thru

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Site Description: Just Passing Thru is the written equivalent of my life's journey as represented by my beliefs, my views, my causes, and the stories of people who form a valuable part of its entirety.
Date Joined: Oct 13, 2012

Tags: school activities, costumes, parenting, family, children

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Saving the Environment One Dappy Diaper at a Time
on Apr 12, 2013 in Dappy diaper events and product reviews Bamboo Dappy environment-friendly diaper I am way past the diaper days of my children, my youngest being 8 years old.  This doesn't stop me however from appreciating a good product when I see one. Today I was introduced to Bamboo Dappy diapers, a must-have for environment-loving mother...

Why it is Difficult to Find the Perfect Gift for My Husband
on Apr 9, 2013 in perfect gift husband's birthday perfect gift for husband home and living gift-giving Why is it so difficult to search for the perfect gift for my husband?   It has to be that one thing that could put that elusive smile on his face without breaking the bank. Although I am again clueless as what to give him for his birthday today,...

Declutter Homes for Improved Quality of Life
on Apr 4, 2013 in improved quality of life home decluttering declutter homes home and living Decluttering homes can be one of the most important keys to improved quality of life.  Households tend to accumulate an extraordinary amount of possessions over time.  Most families don't notice that they are actually drowning in...

Salubong - a Filipino Easter Tradition
on Mar 31, 2013 in Salubong legacies and traditions Easter Vigil Resurrected Christ Filipino Easter tradition. Easter Salubong is a Filipino Easter tradition that has been observed in the country for a long time.  It is a Filipino word that translates to "meeting" because it is a ritual that reenacts the meeting of Jesus Christ and His mother, Mary after His re...

Just Passing Thru Anniversary Month Commenting Contest
on Mar 31, 2013 in creative writing and thinking Just Passing Thru anniversary month Just Passing Thru commenting commenting contest In honor of my father, April has been designated as Just Passing Thru's anniversary month.  In connection with this, this blog will be holding a commenting contest from April 1 to 30, 2013. Only one comment will be chosen as the best.The Va...

Weekend Treats for Your Children
on Mar 25, 2013 in family and parenting weekend treats for children Image: Wikimedia CommonsAny parent knows that finding a way to keep their children entertained on weekends can be tricky. Not only that, it can be expensive as well. These are some ideas on how to keep the kids from climbing up the walls an...

Graduation Day - Closing One Door to Open Another
on Mar 21, 2013 in graduation legacies and traditions graduation rites graduation day Graduation Day to most people is like closing one door to open another.  It is completing one level of education to qualify for the next.  A Filipino student will undergo at least three graduations in his lifetime for elementary, high schoo...

Recognition Day - The Day When Students' Hard Work are Recognized
on Mar 16, 2013 in Academic Award Conduct Award. Attendance Award Special Award Recognition Day At the end of every school-year, students who have worked hard in their academics, conduct, and attendance are given due recognition for their efforts.  When one thinks that these efforts have to be maintained for almost  a whole year...

My Son's First Sleepover with Friends
on Mar 8, 2013 in first sleepover children's friends sleepover with friends family and parenting I knew my son was entering a new phase in his life when he asked our permission for him to sleepover in a friend's house together with another friend.  I did not take what he said very seriously at first as I wasn't sure if his friend asked the...

A Toast to a Life Well-Lived - In Memory of Renato Abueg Martinez
on Mar 2, 2013 in Uncle Tato legacy and traditions Attorney Renato Abueg Martinez Renato Martinez death Attorney Renato Abueg Martinez passed on to the other life last February 28 due to a lingering illness. Uncle Tato, which we call him being the youngest brother of my father-in-law, has always been filled with humor in life.  So even if his pass...

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