Just A Little MORE Respect

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I am on a role with this respect series so I am going to go ahead and post what I just shared at a couples' retreat in Baguio... At the beginning of … [Continue reading]

The Respectable Husband/Father

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With permission from my husband, Edric, I am writing this entry. "If I want my family to respect me, I need to be respectable." His exact quote. … [Continue reading]

Am I Your Priority, Honey?

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I often equate respect for my husband, Edric, as minding my tone and attitude as a wife when I communicate with him, or trusting in his leadership … [Continue reading]

NOT-Afraid-of-the-Dark-Trophies

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I suppose it's normal that all kids are afraid of the dark at some point. My kids struggle with this. They don't like going upstairs alone. They … [Continue reading]

The Ugliest Thing

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We are living in an almost finished house. It's not quite done which means we still have workers around from 8 to 5pm, Monday to Saturday, doing a … [Continue reading]

A Greater Purpose For Learning

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I have often told my kids that language skills are important. Reading, writing, composition, and comprehension are all necessary and worth the hours … [Continue reading]

Project Playground: Mission Accomplished

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My back was killing me last night after Edric, the kids, and I finished building a playground in our backyard. One of our shared "fantasies" as … [Continue reading]

Motivating Children To Learn

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Wouldn’t it be great if we could have positively splendid learning days every single day…where our children have voracious appetites for reading, rise … [Continue reading]

Not In Front of the Kids

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For the most part Edric and I avoid “SHAMING” one another in front of our children. We don’t make each other look bad so that our kids are forced to … [Continue reading]

Love Beyond Poetry And Passion

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When I was married in my 20s, I knew only of young love -- the kind that inspired poetry and passion. But now that love has aged with me and for me in … [Continue reading]

Caught On Camera

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This past week, homeschooling solutions asked me to take video answers to questions posited by other homeschoolers or would-be homeschoolers. Since my … [Continue reading]

The Isaac of Money

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When my kids do anything noteworthy in their lives, I attribute it to the Lord. I know that I am a flawed mother and it is only by God's grace that my … [Continue reading]