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Posts Tagged ‘Family’

Space to Breathe

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Create space for your soul to breathe. – Emily P. Freeman On Thursday night, I finished reading all 246 pages of Emily P Freeman’s book, The Next Right Thing. No, this is not a book review. Although I might do one too. But Emily’s words taught me to create space for my soul to breathe.  […] Read more…

Benefits of Family Road Trips

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When was the last time you went on a road trip with your family? What do you remember most about that trip? Was the trip memorable or was it disastrous? The first road trip we had as a family was hiking trip in Batangas. It was also the first time we took our small car […] Read more…

The Silence of the Mom

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I have been under the weather since Friday. I came home from a coop meeting with colds and a splitting headache. Today, I am coughing incessantly that I avoided talking.  As much as I want to tell the kids what to do or reprimand them, I resulted to pointing and whispering  instructions. They thought I was […] Read more…

If Only…

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Yesterday, I bid farewell to my mommy who went back to her temporary home in the US. She came back to Manila last month after finding out that her half-brother was dying of cancer. She, together with her father (my grandfather) came to attend to a family emergency. Though my mom’s stay was short, we […] Read more…

Big Brother

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My husband and I are blessed to have a boy and a girl. it’s fun to see them grow up. Coby, who just turned 10 last April 5, is becoming more mature in his ways. He is more confident and at times makes decisions for himself. He used to go with us to the supermarket […] Read more…

What is God’s Will for Me?

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Aside from being a homeschooling mother of two, I am a dentist by profession. No, I was not fascinated with the oral cavity when I was still in pigtails. At 17, I was still unsure if the current course I was enrolled in at that time was the one for me. Nobody gave me sound […] Read more…

Opposing Emotions

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I was emotionally drained last weekend. My husband and I together with my younger brother visited two close relatives who are stricken with a debiliating disease. My uncle, who is in his late 40’s discovered just a few months ago that he is only living on a fourth of his liver. Three-fourths of this organ […] 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…