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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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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 …

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10 Things I Learned in 10 Years of Homeschooling

This year our family celebrates 10 years of homeschooling. This is not a brag. It’s more of a pinch-me-please-I-can’t-believe-it-either. Our family’s homeschooling journey has been a pivotal point in my life as a mother and as a woman. Teaching our kids at home is never easy but it is enjoyable. I have doubted myself and …

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Thank You Teacher!

Last Sunday, the teachers and kids of NextGen Ministry of CCF Alabang capped the year with a short program called “Christmas Carol”.  Each grade level sang a Christmas song to the delight of the audience. Each class wore coordinating colors of green, red and white. As usual, the preschoolers stole the show as they danced, unmindful of choreography …

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Seven Truths about Homeschooling

You’ve probably heard about homeschooling recently from a friend or read a blog post somewhere. Your heart races and tell your husband that you want to teach your child at home. Before you jump in, let me give share with you seven truths about homeschooling. Truth #1. Homeschooling is not for everybody. When I first …

Homeschool Inspirations

Math Problem Still Unsolved

I had a brief meeting yesterday with the principal of our current homeschool provider. I sent her an SOS text message the other day because Coby and I had couldn’t figure out the solution to his Math problem.  She obliged by spending a few minutes of her time with me.  After her quick explanation, I …

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Homeschooling Spells P.P.L.A.N.

When Peewee and I decided to teach Coby at home in 2008, we were not that aware of the responsibility we have put upon our shoulders. First of all, the decision was not made on impulse. I researched about it, attended orientations, talked to other homeschooling families and prayed to make the right decision and God …

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Quitting Homeschool—Not!

In my four years of homeschooling Coby, I could no longer count the times I said, “I’m done!” “This is over!” or “It’s just too hard, I can’t do it anymore!” I guess I’m not the only homeschooling mom who felt this way at least once in their entire homeschooling life. Until one day, I …

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Homeschool Funnies and Quotes

I was laughing so hard recently when I saw a cartoon on homeschooling. The image portrayed the frustrating yet funny part of homes education. So I took some time to search for some homeschooling funnies on the web. Here are some of the things I found:                   …

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Being Uncommon

When people find out that we are homeschooling our children, we get varied responses and they are as follows: “Homeschooling? What is that?” “Really? How do you do that?” “Oh… (pause) why?” “Who teaches them? You? Are you a teacher?” “I just don’t have the patience to do that!” “What about socialization?”   Since I …