Biz Kidz Version 2

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Our kids participated in the Biz Kidz event of TMA Homeschool last Saturday. It was such a well-planned event. I am not tooting my own horn here … [Continue reading]

It’s So Hard to Say Sorry…Sometimes

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With five kids who are dual citizens, US and Filipino, Edric and I have to visit the US Embassy and Department of Foreign Affairs more often than most … [Continue reading]

Daddy Flashcards

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Our family gift to Edric for Father's Day was a set of "Daddy Flashcards". I asked the kids to give descriptive words or phrases about Edric as a dad, … [Continue reading]

Consider Wearing and Using “Belly Armor”

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I wish I had known about Belly Armor by RadiaShield while I was pregnant, especially since I was on electronic devices quite often, using my IPad and … [Continue reading]

You Are My Kryptonite

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Edric threw his work bag into the back of the car, and plopped himself beside me. “You are my Kryptonite,” he said, throwing his arms over his head … [Continue reading]

The Magic of Unconditional Love

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The kids and I spent the morning at Splash Island with my siblings and their kids a few days ago. We were having a belated celebration for one of my … [Continue reading]

From the Heart the Mouth Speaks

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I was sitting across from Elijah while he finished his curry and noodles over lunch. He said, "My eyesight is getting worse. I can hardly read without … [Continue reading]

Enjoying Our New Home

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“We can be a family here,” was something I said to Edric tonight as we watched the kids run around the island in our kitchen. (I think I gave them too … [Continue reading]

Husband vs Family

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Edric and I have this "in-law" rule which we apply when we have to deal with our respective families and protect our own relationship. If Edric has an … [Continue reading]

The Friend Hat

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I have put on the "friend hat" many times in marriage, when Edric needs someone to be vulnerable with and open up to. It's not always easy to remove … [Continue reading]

Courtship and Dating

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I was going through my old files and I found this talk on Courtship and Dating. For my single readers out there…this is for you… Edric and I would … [Continue reading]

When Bullies Become Friends

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It's always interesting to see how my kids will respond to children who pick on them. Although it doesn't happen often because it isn't easy to gang … [Continue reading]