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Monthly Archive for June, 2009

deconstructing jon & kate

I AM a big fan of “Jon & Kate Plus 8,” a reality TV show focusing on “ordinary” days in the lives of Jon and Kate Gosselin and their eight children, aged 8 and 5. Note that there is no typo there, no grammatical error whatsoever. Eight children aged 8 and 5 years old. Kate […]

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fazed and booked

I became a member of Facebook in 2007, when Mike’s cousin, Melanie, who is based in London, invited me through one of her (rare) e-mails. At the time my Facebook profile “wall” was like how most folks describe old Baguio – bare (as in, no houses), full of lush greenery and tree-covered mountains – my […]

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school mom dossier 2

(Previously on the Serendipity Couch: Your couch pal started sharing with you several tried-and-tested ways of making the school year less stressful, as “stress-free” seems to be a figment of one’s imagination in a mom’s life.) Homework is an essential part of a child’s education, and of his attitude toward school work. I consider homework […]

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