Don’t Settle Now Because It Will Matter Someday

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After declaring to a group of friends that I hardly get sick, I was hit with a strange virus that left me physically weak and mentally impaired. It … read more

First Grade Curriculum

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Tiana started First Grade this September and I have customized her curriculum based on what she is inclined to and how she learns. She is still an … read more

S&R’s Biggest Sale Is Coming Up!

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One of my favorite errands to do with my daughters is grocery shopping. It's my bonding time with them. As often as possible, I take both of them. … read more

Visit to Saipan

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Saipan is one of those places you want to get lost in. Okay so you really can't get lost. It's a small island, part of the other 13 that make up the … read more

Letting Siblings Shine in Their Own Way

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I used to think it was a great idea that our three boys were taking up the violin together. However, as our oldest son, Elijah, began to show … read more

Speak Life Words to Your Spouse

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For the last few months, Edric and I have been on this romantic high. It's been amazing to cross the 15 year marriage mark and still feel like it's … read more

From Arch Enemy to Friend

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My daughter, Tiana, and her cousin, Teegan, are only months apart. Teegan is the big American version and Tiana is the petite Filipina one. There is … read more

Why Our Kids Don’t Play Pokémon Go

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I don't want to sound like a legalist who is imposing her convictions on others. However given the number of queries I have received about whether … read more

When Disappointment is a Good Thing

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I like to rescue my kids from consequences and problems, and this probably echoes the sentiment of most parents who are well-meaning. Who wants their … read more

Homeschoolers Conquer Science 

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Homeschoolers tend to enjoy science because they have time to explore and learn about different fields they are interested in. Today's event, … read more

I Just Want to Be With You, Mommy

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 Girls, girls, girls. I’m not used to dealing with the drama of daughters. For a good many years it was just boys and their havoc-wrecking … read more

God Finds Our Children

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Our children have their own timetables when it comes to their faith journeys. We can do our best to raise them in the ways of the Lord and to teach … read more