Archive of ‘Homelife’ category

Marriage Mystery Revealed Part 1

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Living with a person who is an opposite of me is  not easy. Imagine putting two different individuals in one roof. Two individuals each with their own unique characteristics who came from different family backgrounds and make them stick together till forever. My husband and I have been married for ten years and we have […] Read more…

While Waiting

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Being married to a teacher has it’s perks.  Hubby usually comes home with bags filled with gifts from parents, students and co-teachers especially at the end of school year and before the Christmas break.  One memorable gift from the class was a box of Twinings tea. I love tea! The bags were encased in this […] Read more…

Two Peas in a Pod

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My husband and I are blessed to have a boy and a girl. When I was pregnant with Coby, we prayed that it would be a boy. God blessed us with a happy baby boy. The second time we found out we were having another child, we again prayed for a girl to complete the […] Read more…

Taming the Tongue

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The greatest influence our children would have is us, their parents. We taught them how to talk and guided them as they started to walk. It’s funny when I see kids walk and talk like their parents. It’s like looking at mini versions of Mom and Dad. Not only do we pass on physical traits […] Read more…

How We Won an iPad at the Philippine Homeschool Conference

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If we built a school from the ground up based on how children learn best, we’d build a HOME. – Debra Bell The Homeschool Association of the Philippine Islands (HAPI) recently concluded the 4th Philippine Homeschool Conference last May 19, 2012. Throngs of homeschooling dads and moms along with prospective homeschooling families flocked the 5th […] Read more…

Free Milk for Babies

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I was a senior in high school back in the 90’s when our English teacher asked us to visit the library. We were told to search for subjects that might interest us for our term paper. As I rummaged through the old books and encyclopedias, I stumbled upon an article on breastfeeding in a woman’s […] Read more…

Winning and Losing

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 Galations 6:9 Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. (NIV) Three weeks ago, Jianne, our 5-year-old, attended her first Daily Vacation Bible School (DVBS) in our church. It was a 2-day affair with a culmination activity on the third day. […] Read more…

Mom’s Milk

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Created June 24, 2011Breastfeeding is still best for babies…I was a young girl when I first a mother breastfeed her child.  I was shocked to see our helper exposing her breast while her little baby boy tried to latch on. I tried to figure out what she was doing then I realized she was feeding […] Read more…

What I Learned This Summer

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“The word of the Lord came to me saying, Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” Jeremiah 1: 4-5 He was a typical one-year-old boy.  He was full of energy, strong and loved to laugh […] Read more…

“Look Ma, No Mess” — How to Preserve your Kids’ Artwork

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When you enter your kids’ room, do you open to a room filled not only with toys laying on the floor but of papers filled with your their drawings? How about when you open your favorite notebook or notepad, do you see some pages drawn with cars, stick figure people, flowers or house? How about […] Read more…

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