Dragon Unboxing: Anvil Publishing’s 30th Anniversary Haul

Hello Sweeties,

I am not certain if it is precognition but I feel I have been shopping for books like crazy preparing for days like this enhanced community quarantine in entire Luzon.  Last month Anvil Publishing has a month long on-line discount for their online shop. I took the opportunity to check out their books and see if I find anything interesting. Who am I kidding ? I will always find books interesting. (lol)

I don’t usually buy my books online, because I love touching, browsing, and sniffing if  you believe  the books personally.

You just need to register on line and you have the option to pay via card or via bank deposit. Alas, they only have BPI as their bank hopefully soon they would have other means to register like PayMay or GCash, to make it easier for all of us who have started to go cashless and careless, mobile banking is really the wave of the future.

My first haul took more than five days to reach me.  I got most of them at discounted prices, for as much as 30% off.

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Parenting from a Distance: How an OFW Family Keeps Things Together In Spite Being Apart

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It is no secret that my husband Rory is an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW). He has been for the for the past 13 years.  He only gets to spend time with my children Raffy who was 4 at the time he left and Jarod 2 years old, 1 month each year since he left.

Parenting is a challenge event when both parents at home; Making our situation more daunting.

My eldest Raffy, was a relatively quiet child, always with her nose in a book, She is shy around people, I was worried because she was not sociable that she would not have any friends once she starts school. Jarod, my youngest was diagnosed with PDD-NOS Pervasive Developmental Disorders at the age of 3, a year after my husband left to work abroad.

We didn’t plan on being separated so early in our marriage,  We were both working but when my husband found himself unemployed for an entire year and with no suitable prospects in sight at least here in Manila. In the end, we agreed that this is a temporary and a hurdle we have to get through.

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