Homeschool, Parenting

Thankful We Homeschool

A day like today makes me feel so thankful we made the decision to homeschool. Everything the kids and I did today reminded me that learning is special, magical, and fun. Many times I've been guilty of bringing the classroom to our home, thinking that I have to conform to what's the "norm".  I've called Kristo… Continue reading Thankful We Homeschool

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Homeschool, Parenting

{Homeschool} A day like Saturday…

When I woke up this morning I secretly wished it would be just like Saturday - the kids and I had a good time at breakfast, started devotions by a little after 9 and we were done with 3 subjects by before noon. Kristo had a happy heart and he was excited to work on… Continue reading {Homeschool} A day like Saturday…

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On Great Finds: Pediatrician, homeopathic remedies and a few things parents should know

As parents, we're always on the lookout for awesome finds for our kiddie winkles. One of my greatest 'finds' is our pediatrician, Dr. Cricket Palanca-Chen. Kristo, my seven year old, was already 4 and a half or 5 years old when our friends told us about her. Kristo had been suffering from a series of… Continue reading On Great Finds: Pediatrician, homeopathic remedies and a few things parents should know

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Homeschool: “What’s he gonna benefit from that?!”

On our way to my mum's a few months ago, our cab driver asked where our son goes to school. I told him that Kristo is home-schooled. His reaction: "Anong mapapala nyan?!" (What's he gonna benefit from that?!)  Ouch. Really? Wow. I can't blame him and many others who still think that families that choose… Continue reading Homeschool: “What’s he gonna benefit from that?!”