Archive of ‘Homeschool’ category

A Daughter’s Blessing: Bat Barakah


Two Sundays ago, my family, along with our fellow D-group members (Discipleship group), were invited to witness a unique sixteenth birthday celebration.  There were no balloons hanging from the ceiling nor was there a DJ filling the house with loud music.  There was only an LCD projector, a laptop and a karaoke system. About twenty […] Read more…

I Have a Teenager at Home!


I was a teenager in the 80’s. My concerns then were stiffening my hair with Aquanet Hairspray, listening to Janet Jackson’s songs on my Sony Walkman and reading about Craig and Darcy in my Sweet Dreams pocket books. My parents, particularly my mother, didn’t have a hard time disciplining or raising me and my younger brother… Oh, […] Read more…

Knitting for Kids


Our daughter celebrated her 8th birthday last week. This girl has been the countdown to her birthday ever since I celebrated mine last August. Over the months, she has repeatedly told us the gifts she would like to receive, from a new bicycle with a pretty basket to the Minecraft papercrafts. My husband and I […] Read more…

2014 Book Fair On a Shoestring Budget Plus Great Homeschool Finds


On the sixth year of my family’s pilgrimage to the Manila International Book Fair, we not only bought quality books and magazines but inexpensive homeschool finds as well. We didn’t want to miss this year’s event so we had to tightly hold on to our wallets and close our eyes on some items. As we […] Read more…

Homemade Exams


It’s crunch time for this homeschool mama. After celebrating my 41st birthday last Sunday, I’ve been glued to my chair preparing the kids’ first quarter exams.  If you’re not a homeschooler and you’re reading this post, you might ask, do homeschoolers have exams too? Yes, we do have exams, quizzes, and projects too. To the […] Read more…

Homeschool Crossroad


The homeschooling journey of our eldest child stands at a crossroad. Let me give you a background… When friends and family ask me how long I intend to homeschool the kids, I don’t give them a definite answer because I too have no clue as to how long. A very wise consultant advised me not […] Read more…

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