Fifty First Lessons

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It sometimes feels like fifty first lessons when I am teaching my sprightly and sweet daughter, Tiana. At four years old, she struggles to remember … [Continue reading]

You Don’t Have to Know Everything…

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Being able to educate our own children in a day and age when resources abound is an advantage we must absolutely take advantage of! My personal … [Continue reading]

A History To Pass On

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Over lunch I shared with the kids how blessed I was that a reader of my blog was introduced to Jesus Christ through my site. I went on to explain that … [Continue reading]

Fun Filipino Books For Young Children

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My kids are loving these books by Ana de Borja Araneta and Krie Reyes Lopez, which were published by Anvil Publishing: … [Continue reading]

Say, “Thank You, Hon.”

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I woke up to a husband who called me to his bedside just to tell me, "I appreciate you, hon. All you do as a wife and mother. If I don't tell you … [Continue reading]

Love and Joy

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I need someone like Edric in my life, someone who is spontaneous, quirky, silly, and totally corny. Contrary to what my name implies, I can be serious … [Continue reading]

Cozy Cabin Honesty

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It’s a miracle when twenty-three people can live in a cabin together for four days and not go crazy. Soon after Christmas day, my parents along with … [Continue reading]

Bike, Scooter, Rollerblades

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During our vacation Titus learned to bike, use the scooter, and rollerblade. "Hey, mom! Look at me!" He would say as he whirred past on a bike, or … [Continue reading]

The Motivated Learner

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Edan might have fractured his wrist yesterday. I am taking him to the doctor just to make sure. He was jumping off our backyard swing when he slipped … [Continue reading]

Four Weeks As a REAL Housewife

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I get it now. Being a home maker is backbreaking work. I mean, a homemaker in North America. By the end of the day, my idea of a reward is a hot … [Continue reading]

Forty Years From Now

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I watched them embrace one another, old friends…people my dad referred to as “antique” friends, which could have been interpreted as politically … [Continue reading]

Birthday Blessings

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I turn 38 this week. Hoowee. That sounds old. It's hard to believe I am almost 40! Edric asked me what I wanted for my birthday and I told him I … [Continue reading]