Don’t Settle Now Because It Will Matter Someday


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


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!


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 


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


 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


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