Skip to main content

Pouting face

There was a pouting hex on Cj's face during his McDonald birthday six weeks ago. I don't know what triggered it but as his guests started arriving he was no longer in the mood. Perfect timing. Nowhere in this entire blog can a post about his 5th birthday celebration be seen (nainis kasi ako). I speculate it was his cake. He didn't say so but he probably didn't like this girly cake. Well, excuse Mommy for not finding a Lion King or monster truck cake on time. This is not the Philippines, dude where elaborate Goldilocks abound.


Anyway, where were we? Ah...pouting. A signal that something is wrong. (I talk with Cj like always). Unfortunately this one escalated to a tantrum which went on for more than an hour into the party. I didn't have the patience of Job for such behavior. I got short-fused here and gave him a secret telling off. The guilt made me promise him Hongkong Disneyland for his next birthday. That if he behaved. Nevertheless I have just gotten myself into something I need to fulfil, oops. And I thought I was organized. Life. A mom learns everyday.

Find out how other mommies deal with pouting faces at Mommy Journey.

Comments

Tetcha said…
Cj doesn't really look like he's in the mood to celebrate his birthday. Anyways, his next birthday will definitely be a blast, so mommy, you better prepare for that.
Den said…
Ayan mapapahongkong tuloy kayo. :)

next time na lang ang pang-boy na cake..

Mine's here Pouting Face.
SASSY MOM said…
Magastos na tantrum LOL! Next time will definitely be a blast!
Mauie Flores said…
Napasubo ka, hehehe. I know you'll have a great time with Cj though.

See my son's pouting face here: http://www.the24hourmommy.com/2009/07/mommy-moments-pouting-face.html
chubskulit said…
hahahahah wawa man, oo nga kung sa pinas sya madaming designs dun..
karen said…
mag-gi-give-in ka talaga sa mga anak mo kapag nagpa-pouting face na.
Jacris said…
Maybe he likes the lion cake talaga that's why na sad sya.In fairness the cake looks so yummy!!
Have a blessed weekend btw, I'm following your blog already!
Chris said…
yeah.. sometimes i am like that too! napapasubo!
Meikah said…
Ooh - yeah young kids are so big on character cakes! :) Naku sa HK Disneyland, he'll get his fill of characters! ;)
Twinkie said…
"This is not the Philippines, dude where elaborate Goldilocks abound..." Hahahaha! pero I can feel the irritation ha. In the end, we always try to understand pa rin. :D
Anya said…
LOL
He looks not friendly on his birthday ;)
The cake looks yummie.....
Have a great birthday ^___^
Genejosh said…
he..he..kaya pala ..I'm waiting for u to post the bday party ...i thought I miss it..baka nga sis noh ayaw nya sa cake..he..he..Wow ha HK Disneyland! can't wait to visit there...

Happy weekend...




Our Adventures Together/
Her and History
Tasty Exploration
shydub said…
Funny! thats the probs throwing party to the kids, kailangan ang bisita should be on time, at ang oras ay ayon sa time na maganda ang mood kasi pag humupas ang energy ahhh kainis na. Si mommy pala may kasalanan nag promise ng disney land hehehehe well, kiddo you have to work first para may pang disney land. lol.
Ang bata talaga hindi nasusuhulan ng masarap na cake, pag ayaw...ayaw talaga.
nel's bebi said…
hahahahah. i can't help but laugh! talagang ayaw nya nga siguro yung girly cake! hahahaha

here's mine:
http://elapot.wifespeaks.com/2009/07/lips-poutin.html
mommy rossel said…
so cj's tantrums worked for a hongkong trip. lol!

happy mommy moments!
Phoebe said…
parang kawawang-kawawa si CJ dyan ha..:D

anyway, followed your blog mommy. have a fun saturday!
pehpot said…
ahaha un lnag! lagot ka nyan.. sige para mas masaya sama mo mg akids ko sa Disneyland adventure nyo hehe

naku ung panganay namin talaga ang charmer, even his terror teacher on pre school like na like sya hehe

Thanks for visiting my pouty boys

hay naku so for sure dehins ka pede sa meet up ng mommy and female bloggers not unless e mag pa book agad ka na at bumili na ticket pauwi dito.. o sige now na.. tawag na sa travel agent mo! lol

Make or Break
Jona said…
now i feel thankful to be living in the philippines with lots of resources....save up for that disneyland trip ngayon pa lang hahaha!

visit my entry too. thanks!

Popular posts from this blog

Rumford

The Rumford is a much more efficient way to heat a room than earlier fireplaces....(Wikipedia on Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, designer of tall, shallow fireplaces which are now known as the Rumford, was an Anglo-American physicist known for his investigations of heat)Living in the tropics, I have been in close proximity with only three fireplaces in my life. There was an unused one in the home of my college professor in the Philippines. The other one from which I could feel the heat and see the fire dancing was in a hotel lobby in the Yorkshire Moors. Picture taking was quick. Two old ladies were having tea by it, but that was my first ever real fireplace experience, and I loved it. The latest I have touched is the one in Jane Austen's imaginary Northanger Abbey.
The fireplace, where she had expected the ample width and ponderous carvings of former times, was contracted to a Rumford, with slabs of plain though handsome marbles, and ornament over it of the prettiest English ch…

Q without U

These are words that begin with Q and not followed by U; in random order. Is there anything that's not new to you or have you used some in speech, writing, or word games?

1. qadi - an Islamic judge
2. qat - leaves chewed like tobacco or used to make tea
3. qabala - an esoteric or occult matter
4. qi - circulating life energy in Chinese philosophy 
5. qiang - the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Sichuan
6. qepig - 100 qupig equal 1 manat
7. qabalistic - having a secret or hidden meaning
8. qibla - direction of the Kaaba toward which Muslims turn for daily prayers
9.  qatari - a native or inhabitant of Qatar
10. qing - the last imperial dynasty of China
11. qaid- Muslim tribal chief
12. qiviut - musk-ox wool
13. qanat - underground tunnel for irrigation

More here and on crosswordsolver.
Thanks to Megan and Janet for hosting Thursday Thirteen

Sense and Sensibility: 200th anniversary

In 1811 Thomas Egerton of Whitehall, London published Sense and Sensibility. Quick math shows it has been two centuries since Jane Austen became a full-fledged author.

Quite an anniversary, indeed. A celebration, I declare.

Blogs regarding the publication anniversary of this romance novel picture Jane Austen's engagements whilst making the final touches of her manuscript from Sloane Street. In letters to her sister Cassandra, Jane gave accounts of her shopping for muslin, the party that their brother Henry and SIL Eliza gave; mentioned several acquaintances, and referred to her book as S and S.

As a fan I wonder which between sense and sensibility did JA deem more important since she portrayed both attributes equally well. I'm obliged to enthuse over my S & S reading experience. Alas, I only managed fourteen chapters before getting sidetracked by another novel, the very first that JA wrote. I will resume and complete my affair with the celebrant before 2011 ends.

This post i…