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21 Essential Tips for Hiking With a Toddler

After my baby was born, I was very excited to take her hiking with me. It was easy. All I had to do was pop her in the carrier and off we’d go! She’d either fall asleep or sit passively, happy to be snuggled up against me and be outside at the same time. As she got older, things got …

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Sublian Festival Batagueño pride

By JASER A. MARASIGAN September 3, 2006 Updated January 2, 2020 Most Philippine dances were originally patterned after European dances during the Spanish regime. “Pandango sa Ilaw,” “Rigodon” and “Cariñosa” are just some of the dances that Filipinos are now known for. Aside from these western-influenced dances, we were also able to produce our own, ethnic-inspired dances like the “Tinikling,” …

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How Sharp Should a Machete Be?

am an outdoors kind of girl who loves the wilderness, fresh air, and getting dirty. Machetes seem to me to be the kind of knife that someone would use in that sort of situation. When you think of a machete, the first thing that comes to your mind is probably Paul Bunyan whacking at trees and bushes to clear a …