There Will Always Be Somebody Taller

When one of my sons heard a relative say, "You are so short!" he teared...not in front of her but in private. The comment picked at an insecurity that … read more

The Gifts of Pain

For the last six months I have dealt with excruciating monthly periods, something I never experienced in my teenage years or adulthood. When it first … read more

Setting Yearly Goals for Our Children Part 1

With the New Year fast approaching, it's time to think through setting yearly goals for our children. This post is divided into two parts to make it … read more

Setting Yearly Goals for Our Children Part 2

This is the second part of Setting Yearly Goals for Your Children. Previously, we covered Growing in Wisdom and Stature. If you haven't read about … read more

Just Say Sorry

Lately, I have been practicing how to say sorry when I make mistakes, especially in marriage. I often expect my husband, Edric, to humble himself … read more

Anya Resort

We spent the last two days at Anya Resort in Tagaytay. It was our first time to visit this place as a family thanks to our friends, Lou and Thea, … read more

Mossimo Kids End of Season Sale 

Don't miss this chance to get amazing deals on Mossimo Kids' End of Season Sale which starts today, October 27!  The themes revolve around … read more

It’s Not About the Status

Our church, spearheaded by my friend, Riva, challenged married couples to mentor singles through an intimate gathering called Truetorials. These are … read more

Tell Your Story

When my parents asked me to divulge how I was sexually assaulted as a fifteen year old, I felt very embarrassed. It was hard enough to say the word … read more

To the Greater Things

Five years ago, Edric guested on Tina Palma’s show, "Talk Back with Tina Palma", where he answered questions about home education. After the show, he … read more

Enjoy Stillness and Quiet

It's a real sickness of our day and age to have almost zero time for stillness and quiet, except of course when we are asleep, and some of us don't … read more

Novels for Voracious Young Readers

These are the top picks of my son, Elijah, who enjoys fantasy and mystery novels that echo Biblical themes or that are morally "safe." Most of these … read more