My daughter is not conscious of her looks YET. She trusts me so much that she allows me to tie her hair even she doesn’t have a mirror to see what I am doing. I do not know if I need to dread the day when she asks me for makeup allowance. I know I would be more than happy to accompany her when shopping for girly stuff. It will be one of my joys as a mom to a girly girl. But I hope it won’t be soon!

My daughter knows that she is beautiful. I let her know that I think she is beautiful. Some people even call here “Ganda” (Beautiful). But I always, ALWAYS emphasize that physical beauty is nothing if she is mean, unkind and disrespectful. What’s inside is far more important than being pretty outside. I hope she gets the message because really, I do not tire of reminding her about it.

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Batman No. 1

Batman This is a news for the young at heart.

A rare copy of Batman No. 1 is being auctioned through Heritage Auction Galleries in Dallas. Reports say that this is one of the almost 300 copies still in existence. This item is expected to bring in more than $40,000. As of press time, online bids have reached $35,000.

Mike Wheat of Fairbanks, a retired city wastewater treatment plant operator, believes that it’s high time that someone else takes possession of this highly-valued book.