Life after homeschool

Life After Homeschool: Our First Homeschooler Completes High School

Today, our first homeschooler graduates in senior high school. Next month begins a new season as he enters college. This graduation is a long time coming, but we are still grateful to celebrate his progress and achievement for two years. Jacob started homeschooling in first grade. He was my first student, and I admit I …

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How Motherhood Helped Pursue My Dream

Who would have thought motherhood would help me pursue a dream? At 10 years old, I dreamt of becoming a writer. Our high school counselor suggested I take any of the arts and letters courses, which I did after high school. However, after the second semester, I received a passing grade in a major subject. …

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How to Maintain Lasting Friendships with Women

How many friends do you have on Facebook? Hold on, let me rephrase that. How many genuine friends do you have on Facebook? If we took time to inspect our friends’ list, only 3 to 5% are the real deal. It’s one thing to find good friends, and it’s another thing to keep them. Our …

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The Bleeding Woman

The biblical account of the bleeding woman spoke to me recently. She received instant healing the moment she touched the hem of Jesus’s cloak. He asked who touched him because he felt power coming out of him. Oh, no! It’s perimenopause Perimenopause is the time in a woman’s reproductive journey where we transition to menopause. …

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How to Look Back at 2020 with Hope

How can we look back at 2020 with hope? If we could only reset this tumultuous year, right? But we can’t. The most Googled word of the year crippled the world. This COVID-19 virus took millions of lives, shut down businesses, and locked us at home. The quarantine tested our relationships, challenged our sanity, and …

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Why We Love Homeschooling with Peniel

In our 12 years of homeschooling, this year is our eighth year of homeschooling with Peniel. ‘Peniel’ or Peniel Integrated Christian Academy of Rizal Inc (PICAR) is one of the leading homeschool providers in the country. Peniel started as a small school providing a Bible-based academic curriculum to students in 1996. In 2008, they opened …

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Teach your Kids How to Read with Alpabasa Reading Program

Are you struggling to teach your kids how to read? You can now partner with Alpabasa, a play-based reading program designed by a Filipino for the Filipino learner. There is a surge in the number of new homeschooling families because of the pandemic. The role of teaching now falls on the shoulders of parents. And …

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7 Worst Misconceptions About Stay-at-Home Moms

There are so many misconceptions about stay-at-home-moms (SAHMs). My mom stayed at home throughout our growing up years. She had periods of employment but she defaults back to the home. But I never heard anyone speak down on her because she stayed at home with us. I became a SAHM when our first child was …

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Setting Healthy Relationship Boundaries

The pandemic fostered more online connections. We gather in different digital platforms for work meetings, bible studies, school, and hilarious online gatherings with friends and family. This an advanced way of keeping connected. But are we setting healthy relationship boundaries? Our 24/7 connection with others has a downside. When we become too comfortable with each …


Unexpectedly Homeschooling

The covid19 locked us all in our homes. As a parent who has heard about homeschooling from friends and celebrities, find yourself unexpectedly homeschooling. The role of teaching your child fell on your lap without any warning. It all happened so fast and everything is a blur. Help! I’m a homeschooling mom! What did I …