We live too far out from the town proper, the price we pay for being out here is that our internet connection sucks! It is slow, sometimes it will take me five to ten minutes to open a website with limited gb. We are allocated only 50 gb per month and paying twice the price than what we are paying for in Fort Worth.
In the city, we pay $70 per month on unlimited 100 mbps internet service. You see there is a big change there when we decided to live out here. Although the place itself is quiet, peaceful and nice, guess, we just have to put up with slow internet service then.
I can best describe it the same as the third world country like the Philippines, I have gone home several times in the past and I wasn’t happy with how behind they are in terms of technology. Out here in the country though is understandable why it is slow. It is very expensive to get that superb connection for just a few families out here, so for now, that is what we’re getting. Pablo, from exede who provided us the service told us that in three or four months, we should have an increase of our gb to 150 once the company is able to establish a satellite from above. We shall see if it is true or if it is gonna happen.
Getting home with your first baby can be incredibly exciting. You’ve baby proofed the house and picked out the perfect stroller. Then, after a few sleepless nights you realize that you need a plan for getting the baby to sleep.
The Ferber Method or Ferberization is a training exercise invented by Dr Robert Ferber, which encourages your little one to cry himself to sleep. Please be assured that this is in no way as terrible as it sounds. There are a number of misconceptions about this training which are mostly unfounded as parents have embraced this strategy for decades. It’s understandable that most new parents would have fears of allowing their babies cry for long periods of time but rest assured that your baby is on a learning curve and is perfectly safe. Before embarking on this training, ensure you seek the advice of your baby’s doctor to be certain that your baby’s respiratory system is in top condition. This exercise for most babies involves crying, and some babies cry a bit more than others. During Ferberization, you are allowed to check in on your little one at intervals without any physical comforting.Make sure your baby is well fed, is wearing comfortable clothing and is in a safe environment before commencing training. A baby with a full tummy would sleep much better. The time durations to let your baby “cry it out” should range from 3 to 5 minutes with a 5 minute increase each night. But it is not meant to be rigid so you are allowed to alter the time intervals to suit your baby. This training could last for a few days or even up to weeks, depending on the temperament of your little one. If your baby is still resistant to the training after several weeks then take a break for awhile before starting again. Practise makes perfect so be ready to give up some personal sleep time to help your baby during this learning phase. For more information on Ferberization, here’s an infographic to help you understand it better:
At first my daughters were so fond of FNAF (Five Nights at Freddy’s) Youtube videos. They would watch tons of videos all day without getting tired of it. They would come to me and talk about this game but of course I could not relate because I am not familiar with it nor do I care to watch the videos with them. So when they speak to me, I would just hear and nod as if I understand them.
Later on, when they have watched all of the video episodes of the game they moved on to another game called “Undertale”. They know all the characters in this game just like FNAF. They are so into it that they pretend and play like one of their fave characters of the game.
My first born would accuse her little sister that she has a crush on Sans… geezzz really girl? Anyway, one time my first born came to me and asked if I could buy her at least one Undertale book. I tried looking on Amazon briefly and told her that I’m gonna do it later and that if she can ask her dada to buy her one at a local book store. They went but could not find it there so he went online and bought more than what she asked for. Spoiled girl, she got four books!
Well, it’s good though since it’s summer and to get this kid to read. There is no excuse she wouldn’t read it since she is a big fanatic of the game!
A revolutionary microphone that changed the way people sing and get entertained at home or wherever. I proudly introduce to you this cordless bluetooth microphone or karaoke system that I just bought on Amazon! You can have fun and begin singing in less than a second once you turn it on. All you have to do is charge it first and once done, go turn on your phone, connect it through your phone’s bluetooth.
Select a song of your choice on Youtube (at least that is how I find my fave songs with lyrics) and sing along with it. No more tv and karaoke set up for you that takes a long time to be done! No more flipping through songbooks and no more dangling of cords!
I am amazed of this little thing here because even when I am cooking, I can easily turn it on and sing! My 5 year-old girl can also use it conveniently anytime she wants and just enjoy using the mic for herself. If she gets tired of it, she can turn off the power button and put it aside! There are plenty of types and features of microphones of this kind on Amazon, you just have to search for the one that best suits you.
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I know I already have 3 other cases for my Iphone yet I can’t seem to stop buying more. I have an otter defender case with built-in screen protector yet I am not using it. I used it for a while and got tired of it so I bought another one and another one…
The latest purchase is this Studded Rhinestone Bling Hybrid Dual Layer Armor Defender Protective Case because it is so stinky cute! I love the color combo as well as the cute owl design on the back. Another plus is that it has a round opening on the back that does not cover the “apple” logo of the original casing of the phone.
I also bought a glass screen protector to provide extra protection for my phone for I know full well I am gonna drop this phone in the future due to clumsiness. It is just right that to get the protection it deserves for I bought it with my own money from my own hard work.
For just $8 on Amazon, I got me the cutest iphone case cover on earth!
Ever wonder why some singers are nicer to her than the others when they sing? Maybe aside from a natural talent, they also use the best microphone and other sound equipment. First, choosing the best microphone is one thing. You can browse tons of choices at Guitar Center, mxl for that. You can start searching on featured products on the page given to you or choose top seller or star-rated products on their website.
I was amazed how some people who live in the country are so laid-back and just finding ways to kill their time. The day we arrived in Avery for a short weekend getaway, one of our friend’s neighbors gone fishing to his bigger pond. I asked the friend why he bothers fishing and releasing the fish when he caught one, he said that he does not allow for the fish to be eaten. There are not too many of them in the pond yet, that’s why.
So, back to this neighbor of his, he just go fishing in his property to kill time. You know, when in the country the hours seem longer and you just have to find something to do to entertain yourself.
Fishing is just one of the many entertainments my children can do when in Avery. It is therapeutic at the same time fulfilling when we catch a fish. It also allows them to appreciate nature, breathe that fresh air and feel the cool temperature on our skin.
Added sugars are terrible for you and that’s a fact that a lot of people already know but what most people do not know is that they hide in plain side. So you may be thinking, “not my business, I don’t eat cake”, “I stick to one teaspoon of sugar a day so I should be alright”, “I have stopped eating ice cream so this post does not apply to me”, you couldn’t be more wrong.
You need not stuff yourself full of cakes or ice cream to consume excess added sugars. Look around you, they are everywhere; in your BBQ sauce, your yogurts, energy bars …those demons are out to ruin you. According to the American Heart Association, men are supposed to keep their added sugar intake to under 37.5 grams while women keep theirs’ under 25 grams. However, when we take a closer look at all the foods we consume daily, you would be shocked to realize how much sugar we consume on a daily basis.
The AHA are worried about our sugar consumption rate and they should be rightly so because those demons overload your liver thereby causing severe damage to the liver. When you eat too much sugar, it causes what the doctors or nutritionists like to call “classic metabolic dysfunction”. This is a scenario where the individual starts to gain weight, while experiencing high blood pressure and elevated blood sugar. These can see you booking a room at the hospital pretty fast.
The good news is, we know where those slick little fellas are hiding, thanks to this awesome infographic we ran into. Check it out here!
I can see the big difference between living in the country and the city. In the city, we mainly stay indoor when there is no school. Children refuse to play outside. While in the country, in our friend’s place, he’s got this 56 acres land in Avery, my children has got all the wide open space where they can walk, hunt for little bugs, go fishing in his ponds and or have fun swinging on a tree branch like the one pictured below.
There was almost no time for electronics, I tell you. Maybe when we move out to the country, our lifestyle will drastically change but it is for the better I believe. Children will be happier, communicating with nature and most of all getting a lot of fun just by exploring their surrounding. Looking forward to that, if not soon but later.