It’s has been a challenging 2 full years (and counting) since I didn’t have a helper. Last year, Mike and I decided to look for a maid in hopes of finding someone who would make my life as a hands-on-stay-at-home mom easier. After a few tries and emotional stress brought by this hunting, we found… Continue reading Home Management
How you perceive your son’s future describes how you are raising them today. It’s fathers’ day and all I can think about is Miguel’s behavior. While out for dinner last week, all he ever did was to touch everything he sees. He was like Spiderman with his reflexes that whatever the waiter puts on our… Continue reading Sons and Fathers
What is Homeschool? As defined by the internet, homeschool is a way of educating a child at home by a parent or a tutor. For most homeschoolers, homeschool is not just about academics. Most importantly, it’s about building an intentional relationship with your child while teaching him values that cannot be learned strictly in the… Continue reading Basics of Homeschool
There is a great deal of sorrow with what is happening with the world lately that is associated with killings. Terrorist groups murdering innocent people is one story, but what bothers me the most is the prevalent number of individuals committing suicide. What could have broken them so much that one day, they just decide… Continue reading What Do Children Need?
Every marriage has its bumpy roads. Our parents can easily say “we’ve been there!” without you even finishing your story as to why you were crashing on their couch one weekend. Mike and I had a bad start this 2017 too. After being tired during the holidays, he got sick for days and got sour… Continue reading Have a New Husband in 14 Days!
What do parents feel when it’s time to send their kids to college or when their kids decide to get their own place and they no longer see them everyday? Moreover, how does it feel to give away your child in marriage? I am way far from this scenario but just this weekend my 7-year-old daughter brought… Continue reading You Can’t Keep Them Forever
I remember growing up in a family who loves Christmas. My mom would dress up our house as early as November and would take down decors as late as February. I think she has like five tubs of decors, garlands that would cover the entire house, pretty glitter ribbons and her signature gold gift wrap.… Continue reading A Cheerful Giver
There are so many things to think about the morning after your wedding or after your honeymoon. Like, where do we live? How about our careers? Do we build a family immediately? Are we getting a house help? Genesis 2:24 “Therefore shall a man LEAVE his Father and his Mother and shall CLEAVE unto his… Continue reading Finances: After the Wedding
When you hear the word Finances, what’s the first thing that comes in to your mind? Money? Savings? Debt? Spending? All of that is true except that this post is not meant to talk about making more but the proper attitude each one must possess when it comes to handling their finances. Did you know… Continue reading Finances: Before the Wedding
Just when you thought you got parenting all right but actually doing it all wrong. Hurting not yourself but the future of your kids. I remember the first time we got an iPad. It was a gift from my sister and all we can think about is how cool it was to own one. It… Continue reading Rehab