Renovating the Homeschool Room

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Who messes up on IKEA instructions?! I do! I did! With a day to redecorate our homeschool room before it was going to be documented for an interview … [Continue reading]

You Cannot Pray and Stay Upset With Your Spouse

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I darted out the door for a 10 PM run a few evenings ago after Edric and I had a conflict. The cause of our dissension isn't worth mentioning because … [Continue reading]

Be An Honorable Parent

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As a mom, one of the principles of parenting that has stood out to me the most is modeling – how my children copy my example whether I want them to or … [Continue reading]

Family Values

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When I married Edric, I had no idea what kind of a father he would be to our future children. I hoped that he would be intentional, committed and … [Continue reading]

Don’t Give Up On Irreconcilable Differences

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 After fourteen years of marriage, I’ve come to the conclusion that I cannot change Edric to become like me (you’d think I would’ve figured this … [Continue reading]

People Are More Important Than Things

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My second son, Edan, is very conscientious about his things. As an orderly and organized person, he tends to keep track of his belongings, and he … [Continue reading]

Invest In Your Marriage

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It’s been sometime since Edric and I have been able to talk about our relationship and reminisce about its beginnings. We maintain our weekly … [Continue reading]

Money Camp for Kids

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My older boys attended a money camp, hosted by the Registered Financial Planners of the Philippines, two years ago. It was a wonderful experience … [Continue reading]

Totally Safe Art Supplies for Young Kids 

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     (Photo from Wee Too Art Supply) Do you ever wish that children can safely eat their art materials since little tots tend to do … [Continue reading]

Tree Lighting Project

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I saw this idea on Pinterest and wanted to try it out myself. It's a very easy way to light up your tree beautifully. Elijah and Titus hammered a … [Continue reading]

Disciplining Children Revisited

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  This is a follow-up article to the one I wrote on disciplining my 1-year old daughter, Catalina, which resulted in some eyebrow raising because I … [Continue reading]

Dapitan Rookie

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I may be the last person who knows about the amazing finds at Dapitan, but in case you are clueless like me, here's a place worth visiting. There is a … [Continue reading]