My Reply: 8 Questions to Ask Your Spouse

When it comes to marriage and my role as a wife, I don’t talk about it often because I still feel like a new wife with less than a decade of experience compared to many of our friends’ double-digit marital years. I got married without knowing a lot of things about being a wife. When […]

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Playful Kiddie Adventures

What’s good about my childhood in the 1980s was the weather because it did not matter if the sun was blaring hot or it was raining cats and dogs, my siblings and I and our friends were always playing outside. The only thing that could stop us from going out at that time was the threat […]

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Homeschool Curriculum 2016-1017

A big chunk of my time was put towards planning my kids’ homeschool curriculum this SY 2016-2017. Even with all the homeschooling planners and organizers that are available, I found it rather overwhelming to even know how to start. I had been searching for a curriculum that best fits our lifestyle and beliefs. When it comes to homeschooling, I am […]

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The Importance of Family Worship

Imagine a home — the whole family is gathered together, singing, studying the Word, sharing stories, praying, embracing — that’s family worship. I am excited about this topic today. It is one that’s very dear to my heart and it is also my favorite memory in my parent’s home. Daily Rituals Each morning, as early as 4:00 am, my folks […]

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Homeschooling the Family

We ‘officially opened’ our Cool School Homeschool this year and had our first day today with our one K5 student and one day care student. Then there’s mommy and daddy who are also students of life and for life. So together, we embarked on this journey to homeschool the family. 😀  It was fun and not that messy as I […]

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Story of Healing: My Son Had Severe Eczema l

It was a day full of mixed emotions, two days after my pregnancy due date. The only option given to me was to have an emergency c-section after several hours of grueling labor. My vital signs looked fine but my son’s was showing some distress on the monitor. I wanted so bad to give birth naturally […]

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8 Questions to Ask Your Spouse

It’s our 8th wedding anniversary this week. My husband initially wanted to make a stopover at the beach but we were on a planned trip to the grandparents 16 hours away to celebrate my son’s birthday which is 3 days after our anniversary. Instead of 2 stopovers (overnight stay in hotels), we opted for only […]

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Facing Fear: Letter to My Parents

Dearest Pa and Ma, Fear looked at me in the eye. It stared me down. I looked away as tears touched my cheeks soaking down my broken heart. You won, I said. It was my greatest fear — the fear of losing both of you. When it came, it shocked me, rocked me to my core, and mocked […]

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13 States 13 Days On the Road

How did you do that with two little ones? A friend of mine asked when I informed her that we were on a 13 days-13 states-family-road-trip back in March. I know it’s already summer but it’s also vacation time for a lot of families. And so, I am sharing this little adventure that we did just in […]

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21 Days Detox Challenge

Are you one of those being taught by your parents not to waste food? Raise your foot. Yup. I was raised by my parents not to waste food just like everyone else. So even if all of the calories from the yummy whip cream icing on my daughter’s birthday cake went to my waist, I did not mind. […]

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