Highlights of Dubai & Abu Dhabi


Visiting the UAE last month was an amazing experience. The last time I was in Dubai was six years ago, after a trip to Israel, and while I was seven … [Continue reading]

Reborn: 1 Walker Concert 


On April 3, 2016 at 7 PM at the Mall of Asia Arena, Ogie and Regine Alcasid, along with Jaya will perform in Reborn: 1 Walker Concert. This is a … [Continue reading]

Submission to My Husband Is a Heart Issue


      I never quite graduate from learning what it means to submit to my husband’s authority. Just when I think I’m doing all … [Continue reading]

How to Get Kids to Be Motivated Learners


I often get the question, “How do you manage homeschooling 5 kids?” To be honest, it isn’t always easy. And my default answer is to say, “It’s God’s … [Continue reading]

Global Home Education Conference

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Edric and I will soon be in South America to attend the Global Home Education Conference (GHEC). Although I'm not thrilled about leaving our little … [Continue reading]

Lessons From Climbing the Tallest Mountain in the Philippines


Entry by my son, Elijah Mendoza. My dad had been planning a rite of passage for me for a long time. He said we would have it when I turned 13, and … [Continue reading]

Homeschooling Interview on Mommy Hacks

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In case you missed this episode of Mommy Hacks last year, I am posting the interview I had with beautiful moms Rica Peralejo Bonifacio and Cheska … [Continue reading]

A Father’s Letter to His 13 Year Old Son


Since Elijah officially turned 13 today, Edric gave me permission to share this with you all...a letter which he wrote to him to read at the top of … [Continue reading]

The Benefits of Group Learning


I think it's possible to have the best of both worlds when you homeschool -- customized and individualized instruction, as well as the advantages of … [Continue reading]

I Am Glad I Married a Man Who Didn’t Sleep Around


Edric and I will be fifteen years married in July. That’s not a milestone by some standards, but in a day and age when many marriages don’t make it … [Continue reading]

Rags 2 Riches Launches a New Line of Decor


Rags 2 Riches, the home and design store that taps local craftsmen and women to weave their products recently collaborated with designer, Marilen … [Continue reading]

Whom Do You Love More?


For all my young readers out there, this post is for you. I shared it during this morning's church service and I hope it will bless and encourage … [Continue reading]