Archive of ‘Homelife’ category

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…

Training for Life


Training is defined by Webster as a process by which someone is taught the skills that are needed for art, profession or job. Athletes go through training to prepare them for a competition. Everyone goes through training whatever our background is. And the cool thing about it is that learning and training never stops. There […] Read more…

On My Own


I was 11 years old when I took public transportation on my own to go to school. Travel time from our home was about 20 to 30 minutes then. Traffic was free-flowing during those days and only a few cars and jeepneys would traverse the major thoroughfares. We didn’t have a helper growing up so my […] Read more…

What Kind of Mom-Friend Are You?


As a mom, I have encountered and made friends with moms in different shapes, sizes and forms. These were the souls I met in church, in a seminar or conference, in school or kids’ extra-curricular activities.  Added to the list are old high school/college friends who have embraced motherhood too. I look at myself and my mom-friends […] Read more…

An Update on Changing Family Rules


I shared in my previous post that my husband and I decided to change one rule in the house. We changed the kids’ computer/gadget use from weekends only to TWO HOURS, Mondays through Fridays. This Saturday was the first weekend the kids had no digital indulgence. Their obedience was set to the test because Peewee and I were also […] Read more…

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