Coping with Depression, My Life in Watercolor

Painting Studio Ghibli Backgrounds and Dreamy Landscapes with Gouache

Hello, my dear readerships. It has been more than a year since this pandemic started. I know it has been hard for all of us with businesses shutting down, people losing their jobs and loved ones, and some of us being left confused and scared of life's uncertainties. Despite my usual positive posts and cheerful… Continue reading Painting Studio Ghibli Backgrounds and Dreamy Landscapes with Gouache

Homeschooling

Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights in November 2021

Hello, everyone! Can't believe the month is almost over! So much has happened since I last posted here and I'm still surprised that it's that time of the month again when I would write about Ian's homeschooling highlights. This month for his subject, Math, is all about learning the properties and application of Multiplication in… Continue reading Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights in November 2021

Coping with Depression, Homeschooling, My Life in Watercolor

My Free Online Classes for November 2021

Hi everyone! I think we can all agree that the pandemic has hit most of us hard mentally and emotionally. It was particularly hard because one cannot go out much to be with loved ones even if it was just for quick meet up. In order to cope, I studied and rediscovered watercolor art and… Continue reading My Free Online Classes for November 2021

Homeschooling, My Life in Watercolor

My Favorite YouTube Channels for Watercolor Inspirations and Lessons

I can't count the number of times that I mentioned in this website how much I enjoy painting using watercolor. I love how flexible the medium is and how prone to accidents that make each painting I did unique - even if the finished art sometimes look like a total disaster. One cannot overly emphasize… Continue reading My Favorite YouTube Channels for Watercolor Inspirations and Lessons

Homeschooling

Ian’s October 2021 Homeschooling Highlights

This post will be a short one because Ian had his first quarterly exams this month. We spent about a week reviewing his lessons from starts of this school year. He then spent 3 days finishing all exam materials as I didn't want him to do all in one day. This has been our practice… Continue reading Ian’s October 2021 Homeschooling Highlights

Geology, Homeschooling, Life, Shopping

My Favorite Homeschooling and Virtual Class Tools

I treat homeschooling and virtual class as if I'm about to be deployed on an expedition that requires preparation. One of the ways I do to prep for my class is to arm myself to the teeth with gadgets to help enhance my virtual classroom. I have invested personal resources to upgrade my tools and… Continue reading My Favorite Homeschooling and Virtual Class Tools

Homeschooling

September to Remember: Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights for September 2021

Hello, my dear readerships. How are you doing? I can't believe September is over! The month has been a busy one for me as not only am I homeschooling Ian, I have also started teaching Geology undergraduate students at my alma mater while juggling master's degree in science as well as household chores and my… Continue reading September to Remember: Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights for September 2021

Geology, Homeschooling

I’m teaching mineralogy this semester and it has been awesome so far

Hello, my dear readerships! How's everyone doing? Been so busy a lot with enrollment stuff for my Master's and then, preparation for my class in Mineralogy. But today, I have just paid for my tuition fee and have already oriented my students for the semester so I got a bit of time to unwind and… Continue reading I’m teaching mineralogy this semester and it has been awesome so far

Homeschooling

Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights for July to August 2021

We started our homeschooling in July, earlier than the official date prescribed by our provider. We do this so we can have longer rest in December. One major change in our homeschooling journey is that Nereus, my eldest, wanted to go to a regular school for Junior High School so we enrolled him in a… Continue reading Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights for July to August 2021

Coping with Depression, Homeschooling, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor

Junk Journaling – A New Found Love

I used to collect stationery papers when I was a kid. It was a fad for a while. We also used to sell them in our "sari-sari" store (Filipino version of a grocer). It was mostly the ladies who bought them but I remember saving money to buy for myself as well. I especially loved… Continue reading Junk Journaling – A New Found Love