Christmas of 2007, I was 19 years old when my then boyfriend, Mike, knew he wanted to marry me. Instead of giving me what most teenage girls would like to get as a gift, probably shoes, make-up or a bag, he gave me an old book. There I was thinking I should break up with… Continue reading The Promised Spouse
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