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Monday, November 2, 2009

The Swing here and there

How is your Monday everyone? I would like to start the week with a heart full of gratitude for those who casted their votes for my daughter. She won the Smile contest for the month of October. so thank you so much! 

We found this swing from my mother's neighbor's house when we visited the Philippines last March so Rylie tried the improvised swing. She said "Wow Daddy, this is a lot different." I am glad that my kids are not very particular when it comes to things that can make them happy, they are willing to try things even those that are new to them.
I always instill in their young minds that we may not have all the fancy things in the world but as long as we have each other, we are okay! I also emphasize the importance of getting what we NEED not what we WANT.
She missed this play area so when we came back here, she immediately asked us if they could play there.
Have a lovely day everyone and thanks for dropping by and commenting! 

34 comments:

  1. that's the beauty di ba, simple people are happy with simple things, and you are very right, it's what we need NOT what we want, well done good thinking

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  2. natatawa ako tsang iniimagine ko si rylie when she found the neigbors swing, buti hindi nagtataka, kasi dito sa merica hindi tayo basta basta makakagamit ng swing ng kapitbahay. Yan ang tinatawag ONLY IN THE PHILIPPINES hehehehe. You have such great kids tsang bakla hindi maarti, nakikibagay talagas sa paligid, nice upbringing tsang. papuntahin mo si Rylie at EJ dito may swing si jake sa backyard hehehehe.

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  3. I love what you'd said in here...

    "I always instill in their young minds that we may not have all the fancy things in the world but as long as we have each other, we are okay! I also emphasize the importance of getting what we NEED not what we WANT."

    You're absolutely right & I agree w/ you!:)

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  4. agree to seiko.. if i i am going to have my kids soon.. i will surely advise the same...

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  5. You are right, Rose.
    Instilling in our kids' minds that getting what we need is more important than getting what we want. It's teaching them practicality and right money management at an early age. :) I'm so glad someone shares my sentiment. :)

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  6. That's right,Ate Rose!!Living in simple things,simple ways,slow life is great!!Merong iba na hinde naa-apreciate how beautiful living such as simple as that!!^_^

    Hello there,Ate Rose!!Summer vacation na nila Wakaba--we're trying to go out kaya lang maulan ngayon dito(T_T)

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  7. hi rose :-) you have a really cute daughter and you are doing a good job in teaching her good values. Btw, thanks for visiting my blog :-)

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  8. ahhaha...was laughing on shy's comment....:)very different indeed...na miss ko tuloy yung kabataan ko..ganon din yung swing namin...hehhehe!

    that is good na di sila masilan sis..I guess nasa parents din yan eh....:)

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  9. hi sis.

    kids really enjoy the swing no. your daughter is having fun talaga.

    ingatz.

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  10. That's my wife, wise and lovely!

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  11. This is simply great. I love the words "importance of getting what we NEED not what we WANT"...you got cute and lovely daughter.

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  12. it reminds me of my home in Pi. My papa made a swing similar to that one for all his grandchildren. when we took our holiday the kids were having fun in it. it is something special and unique for them.

    i tell the same to my kids and they are always happy of what they got even how simple it is.

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  13. Hi Rose,
    You have brought up your kids very well that is why they can appreciate even the simple things in life. That is an excellent lesson that you have imparted to them, that they should strive for the things they need and not the things they want. God will bless you more for that. Thanks for the post. God bless you always.

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  14. masaya ako at hindi nila nakakalimutan ang mga simpleng bagay na nandito sa pinas kahit na nandyan sila sa mas magandang lugar at mas magagandang mga bagay na nakapaligid sa kanila, kudos to you!

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  15. one great mom! even if they are in far different environment, still your kids appreciate whats around them. nasa magulang talaga kung pano ang pagpapalaki sa mga anak. i salute you for always looking back and instilling good values for your children!!

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  16. btw, ang sarap tingnan di ba, when your kids are playing. looks like rylie had a real good time in that swing. i missed our province, i always stay in our swing backyard whenever im home.

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  17. You are giving her a wonderful gift by teaching her to adapt!

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  18. i agree with you... ayoko din lumaki si anzu na maarte, gusto ko cowboy hehe..

    Rylie is so pretty.. pweding pwedi maging model..

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  19. No wonder she won...your daughter is lovely!

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  20. So glad that your daughter won the smile contest. She's a cutie. I am also glad she likes the swing.

    Happy Blue Monday...

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  21. So wonderful that your daughter won the smile contest. She is a cute one!

    Happy Blue Monday to you....

    ~Ann

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  22. Yay, she won! I voted for her!

    don't you jmust love how kids can adapt so easily and just enjoy the moment for what it is!

    Have a great day!

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  23. Adults could learn from your children. Happy Blue Monday.

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  24. I'm so glad she won the smile contest. She looks like a genuinely happy child. I hope you all have a great Blue Monday.

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  25. nice touch of blue.

    did she saw the difference of playground she had?

    c",)

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  26. Hahahaha good job bakla, repost mo talaga, at tamang tama pa sa Blue Monday. talino talaga ang sistah kong badingding. hehehe mine is up na rin.

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  27. Such nice thoughts to instill in young minds...and your photography shows family warmth and togetherness! Very nice post with lots of blue!

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  28. Kids are kids! They'll try everything and honest about it. As parents we are their models. They learn from us!

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  29. ganda ng entry mo Rose for blue monday, lots of blue color around that we can see .di ko alam ang meme na ito. gusto kung mag join din..hehehe..

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  30. Glad she won, she is very photogenic! Happy Blue Monday!

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