Mother of three Cheska Garcia Kramer shares the challenges and delights of kid-to-tweenhood transition of her eldest daughter, Kendra.
Cheska recalled how Kendra, who recently celebrated her 9th birthday, was a loud baby.
She was called “Kendra Superstar” because “everywhere she went, she had everybody’s attention,” shared Cheska. She remembered how Kendra would “tap you and once she has your attention, she would give the prettiest and warmest smile.”
This all gradually changed, however, when she became older. The once bibo, kikay, and extroverted Kendra is now more reserved, simple, and shy.
“She doesn’t like wearing makeup and high heels anymore. She likes wearing rubber shoes now,” her mom admitted.
Despite the changes that come naturally in life, three things have remained consistent with Kendra throughout her childhood.
First is how she has a sweet tooth, especially for ice cream and chocolates. These sugary and sweet delights, however, can cause tooth decay that can even lead to tooth loss.
Second, even though Kendra has a sweet tooth, her oral health has never been affected and has always remained in tip-top shape.
“Similar to how she changed, her toothpaste as well shifted from Hapee Kiddie to Hapee Buddy,” said Cheska.
Cheska shared the change in her daughter’s toothpaste did not alter how much she loves brushing her teeth since the design, the smell, and the flavor are consistently great and kid-friendly.
Shifting to Hapee Buddy was an easy transition for Kendra since she enjoys its Kiwi flavor, while having the right protection against tooth decay due to it having the right amount of fluoride level recommended for pre-teens.
The third and most important thing in Kendra’s life that has remained ever present is her family.
“We make it a point for our family to do everything together,” shared Cheska. “Even if they are not little babies anymore, we still all sleep in the same room so we all brush our teeth at the same time. Before we go to bed, we all say ‘let’s go together to the bathroom, let’s all brush our teeth’,” shared the celebrity mother.
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