Summer Ideas from S&R

The heat is on! It's time to think through our summer plans with the kids. I am sure going to the beach will be on everyone's agenda.  Here's … read more

Standing in Front of Others

Some of my kids get terrified about performing which is one of the reasons why I really appreciated the recently held open house activity for … read more

Helping Kids Work Through Their Emotions

On the day I took my second son, Edan, to renew his passport, the event turned into a mom and son bonding time. Troubled by an incident with his … read more

When My Honey Gave Me Honey

On one of the days when Edric, the kids and I took a trip to Abu Dhabi Mall we lunched at the food court. After many days of Arabic food, Kentucky … read more

Candid Moments of My Youngest

Catalina, my three year old, is one of those kids who is candid and honest. She is also strong and fearless in many ways. She certainly isn't afraid … read more

NATIONAL HOMESCHOOL DAY, A DAY FOR BETTER EDUCATION: PANGILINAN

“There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent” – Mahatma Gandhi In support for the Filipino homeschooling … read more

What to do About the Entitlement Mentality

The phrase "entitlement mentality" gets thrown around a lot as emblematic of today's younger generation. Merriam Webster defines entitlement as: the … read more

The Importance of Gut Health

Only recently, I discovered that the stomach functions like a second brain. Gut health is so important, you can actually cure yourself by eating the … read more

Before the Love Month Ends at S&R

  I’m still away, very away, in the Middle East in the world of camels and enjoying the desert. It's been a wonderful time with Edric and the … read more

First Homeschool Conference in Dubai

If you have friends and family who are interested in home education, please invite them to this first-ever homeschool conference in Dubai! This is one … read more

Extreme Patience Required (EPR)

I have a son, who will remain unnamed in case he reads this someday, who likes to take his time...all the time. He has little sense of urgency. This … read more

Conquering Mt. Pulag

Climbing Mt. Pulag, the second highest mountain in the Philippines, was one of those bucket list moments for me. Edric and I decided to join the … read more