• Nurture Network Introduces Three New Experts This Summer

    Check out the parenting website, "Nurture Network" and read some summer articles by Dr. Leticia Ho, Ma. Isabel Dionisio and Chef Carina Guevara
    by SmartParenting Staff .
  • This summer, Nurture Network introduces three new experts on their website. Check out the profiles of their new experts below and a preview of what to expect from them.
     
    LETICIA PEÑANO-HO, Ph.D
    A clinical psychologist, neurotherapist and professor at the College of Education of the University of the Philippines, DR. LETICIA PEÑANO-HO is also the current Chair and President of the Philippine Association for the Gifted. She has spearheaded programs for the identification and nurture of gifted children and adolescents. Her clinic Neurotherapy Center, Philippines is the only clinic that offers this intervention mode to children, adolescents and adults with Attention Deficit Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and other disabilities as well.

    Dr. Leticia has had plenty of experience with kids, personally and professionally. She spends much of her free time playing, reading and drawing with her grandson, Xavier, when the family comes for visits. 

    She talks about nine practical summer activities that you engage your child in. Check it out in the Nurture Network site .
     
    MA. ISABEL O.  SISON  DIONISIO
    Ma. Isabel or Maribel has a Master's Degree in Theological Studies with a major in Family Ministries from the Ateneo de Manila University and is actively involved in parenting, marriage and family programs. n 2009, Maribel co-founded the Love Institute where she does marital and family counseling. She and her husband Allan, whom she has been married to for 25 years, also help prepare couples for marriage in the Discovery Weekend as Speakers and Lay Chaplains.

    Maribel spends her free time, watching videos like West Wing with her family, exercising with her husband, and chatting with her 3 kids about their day when they come home from school or work.
    In the Nurture Network site , Maribel shares her tips on summer outings, sleepovers and sports activities.
     
    CHEF CARINA GUEVARA
    Having traveled around the world, Chef Carina possesses a vast knowledge of different cuisines. After finishing her college degree in Ateneo de Manila University, she took up further studies in culinary in the Culinary Institute of America. She currently owns a catering business and is partner/chef at The Stock Market and Chili Willys. She has also taught several classes and writes occasionally on cooking. She definitely appreciates all kinds of food, from simple comfort food to gourmet food. 
    Chef Carina takes her passion home with her, bonding over eating with her family, and is eager to show you how to cook up a healthy but tasty homemade meal for your family.

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    Chef Carina prepared a whole slew of summer recipes for Nurture Network that moms can try out at home. From frozen fruits like mango, grapes and watermelon to chicken and potato salad and pasta salad that kids are bound to enjoy.

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