The Department of Education (DepEd) requires the submission of a PSA-stamped birth certificate. PSA, formerly NSO (National Statistics Office), stands for Philippine Statistics Authority. Schools like Joyland Playschool Childcare and Learning Center need this when registering the student for his or her LRN or the Learner Reference Number. LRN is the 12-digit number DepEd assigns …

I was writing an article for a client yesterday about play-based learning. I am aware of this concept since Sasha’s school, Joyland Playschool Childcare and Learning Center, is an advocate of such. Play is a fundamental part of the school’s curriculum. Hubby and I couldn’t agree more that’s why we chose this school for Sasha …

July is Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme is ‘Healthy Diet Gawing Habit—for Life.’ [Apparently, you’ll see several Facebook posts about that from moms whose kids are in pre-school.] Of course, Joyland Playschool Childcare and Learning Center is not to be left behind. We’re supposed to celebrate Nutrition Month on July 28th, but the Head …