Posts Tagged ‘homeschooling’

10 Things I Learned in 10 Years of Homeschooling

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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 […] Read more…

Thank You Teacher!

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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 […] Read more…

Seven Truths about Homeschooling

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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 […] Read more…

Math Problem Still Unsolved

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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 […] Read more…

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

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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 […] Read more…

Quitting Homeschool—Not!

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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 […] Read more…

Homeschool Funnies and Quotes

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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:                   […] Read more…

Being Uncommon

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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 […] Read more…