Life Has Detours


“The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. That’s what we were taught in school, isn’t it? In any geometric problem, you can count … [Continue reading]

You Are Treasured


I was counseling a young woman over the weekend who confessed that all her life she was trying to prove her worth and value to herself and others. She … [Continue reading]

What Homeschooling Is Really About


I talk a lot about homeschooling, but I want you to know that my children aren’t always cooperative, there are days when I don’t feel like teaching, … [Continue reading]

Halloween Hullabaloo


“Mom…don’t fight. You tell us not to fight, right? You and daddy shouldn’t fight.” Titus Mendoza. We weren’t really fighting, but we were engaged in … [Continue reading]

Modeling Womanhood


Tiana, my four year old daughter, likes to copy everything I do. I am her reference for womanhood. The other day she was talking about her hair when … [Continue reading]

Date Your Spouse


Edric planned a surprise date for us on the balcony last night. I didn't suspect anything until the boys said they needed to roll down all the blinds. … [Continue reading]


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Most of us are pretty clueless when it comes to rearing children, especially at the beginning. My younger brother epitomized this when he stepped into … [Continue reading]

The Benefits of Homeschooling With an Accredited Program


There are many ways to go about homeschooling. Sometimes I get enamoured by the idea of homeschooling without accountability. Just going about it on … [Continue reading]

Do’s and Don’ts for Living with Househelp


One of the reasons why I’m writing this is because some readers thought I came across as unreasonable and demanding about my househelp in my entry, … [Continue reading]

Strike 3!


Dealing with househelp issues. Sigh. Not my favorite. Here I am trying to deal... I really appreciate the ladies who work for us. They are an … [Continue reading]

Obeying Your Husband = God’s Bountiful Blessings

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Edric and I usually don’t spend alot for birthday parties. With five children, that kind of expense can add up. However, we do like to celebrate their … [Continue reading]



My beautiful sister, Candy, is visiting from the U.S. with her family. She gave her testimony about purity to a group of young people two weekends … [Continue reading]