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Blog Review: Little Finds Manila

Blog Review: Little Finds Manila

Back in the Box Unbox a better kind of playtime July is independent retailer month. Before it comes to an end, I want to make sure I write about one of my favorite family-friendly start-up suppliers, Oli’s Boxship.  There’s a good chance you already know about this cute and quirky monthly subscription box designed for kids 4 to 9 years old. Since they sent out their first box in late 2016, sisters and business partners Stef and Bem Lim have garnered quite the following. Their growing fanbase already includes prominent social influencers like Joy Mendoza of Teach with Joy and Jackie Go of Go Jackie...

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Blog Review: Mama Adventures

Blog Review: Mama Adventures

Creative Play by OLI'S BOXSHIP Today's kids are highly influenced by modern technology. Tablets, laptops, phones have always been a necessity not just to adults but also to kids, even younger ones. When we were still kids, the era where internet is not so accessible, we always find ourselves playing with other kids outside our home. Sometimes, if we have enough art materials at home, we do pretend play. Create your own characters, imagination is the key! OLI'S BOXSHIP is all about creative play. It is a monthly subscription box delivered to your door step, curated every month with different themes...

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Blog Review: Michelle Lao of Party Magic

Blog Review: Michelle Lao of Party Magic

Oli’s Boxship: Teach Your Kids Through Creative Play! OLI’S BOXSHIP: A UNIQUELY FUN AND EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY FOR YOUR LITTLE ONE  Now that we are right in the middle of the summer season, I thought that it would be fun to talk about something relevant for every mom out there: summer activities! Come the month of March, there is this dreaded question that every mom faces: what will my kid do during the summer? I mean, they can’t just play with their iPads all day right? What if I told you that there is something that the kids can do that is...

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Blog Review: Momma Club

Blog Review: Momma Club

Oli's Boxship "Creative play was never lost - perhaps drowned in the digital sea - but has always been around. We just need the right medium. We provide the flint, you do the play."I was never crafty and I don't consider myself creative, either.  I always wished I was both.   As a mom, I would like to encourage creative play for my child.   I think  one of our jobs as parents is to help our kids fulfill their creative potential.   I really wish Arya would grow up creative.  I believe that being creative and thinking out of...

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Blog Review: Go Jackie Go

Blog Review: Go Jackie Go

OLI’S BOXSHIP: IGNITING CREATIVE PLAY I admit my kids have been using their iPads now more than ever. Too hot to go outside every day and on most days, we’ve exhausted all possible indoor activity for my kids–art, pretend play, read & write. Nothing gets my kids excited as much as tinkering with a new toy or a trying new activity. But let’s face it, it’s not practical (and hello, we have no space to accommodate) to buy them toys on a weekly even monthly basis and trying a new activity more often than not may require traveling and scheduling (logistics,...

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