Homeschooling

July 2020 Homeschooling Highlights

Hey, parents! How are you doing? Did you start your homeschooling lessons yet? I hope that despite the pandemic, things are a-okay with you and your family. We started early with our homeschooling, as early as 3rd week of June, because the kids have been getting bored being stuck at home. Last summer, we were… Continue reading July 2020 Homeschooling Highlights

Homeschooling

My Top Five Homeschooling Tips for Parents

Does homeschooling your kids seem a daunting task? Let me help you! I wrote this article to give you insights into our family's homeschooling journey. At the end of this article, I will provide you with my top five helpful tips that will make your homeschooling manageable. "Why did you homeschool? " If I were… Continue reading My Top Five Homeschooling Tips for Parents

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Top Five Reasons Why You Should Read “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” to Young Children

I love reading books! My mom told me that no one taught me to love books. I just naturally did. Well, I still do. I guess growing up in the 80’s with no internet and having no interest in watching the TV, my choice for entertainment was pretty limited. I grew up reading National Geographic… Continue reading Top Five Reasons Why You Should Read “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” to Young Children

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Homeschooling

How to Use Epic App for Homeschooling Lessons

Epic App Epic is an online digital library for children age 4-12 years old that boasts of 40,000 high quality books, learning videos, quizzes and more. It is currently rated 4.7 stars by more than 50,000 users at Play Store and undoubtedly one of the most recommended app among homeschooling families. When I attended one… Continue reading How to Use Epic App for Homeschooling Lessons

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Homeschooling

Free Online Homeschooling Resources for Every Family

One of the things I love about homeschooling is that we are spared from paying exorbitant tuition and miscellaneous fees that the private schools seem to charge these days. Don't get me wrong, I did not homeschool my kids because we were stingy. In fact, my eldest went to a private school for 6 years… Continue reading Free Online Homeschooling Resources for Every Family

Local Travel

Travel Destinations in Northern Mindanao: Cagayan De Oro White Water Rafting, Camiguin Island Tour and Ziplining

I used to work as a government geologist in Mindanao. When my friends found out about it, they reached out to me to ask for the things they can do when they visit me. So one summer a long time ago, my friends and their colleagues flew to Cagayan De Oro and the rest was… Continue reading Travel Destinations in Northern Mindanao: Cagayan De Oro White Water Rafting, Camiguin Island Tour and Ziplining

Geology, Local Travel

Mount Apo – A Climbing Destination For Beginner to Advanced Mountaineers in Mindanao

When George Leigh-Mallory was bombarded with questions on why he climbed mountains such as Mount Everest, the only thing he said was "Because it's there!" Aside from stating the obvious, it does seem natural for climbing enthusiasts like him to wake up excited to conquer any mountains in their paths. We learned from our geography,… Continue reading Mount Apo – A Climbing Destination For Beginner to Advanced Mountaineers in Mindanao

Homeschooling, Local Travel

Dapitan – A Travel Destination for Homeschooling Families for Lessons About Dr. Jose Rizal

During the early part of his exile in Dapitan, Rizal lived at the commandant’s residence. With his prize from the Manila Lottery and his earnings as a farmer and a merchant, he bought a piece of land near the shore of Talisay in Dapitan. On this land, he built three houses- all made of bamboo,… Continue reading Dapitan – A Travel Destination for Homeschooling Families for Lessons About Dr. Jose Rizal

Life, Local Travel, My Creations, Poems, Uncategorized

My Poetry: Let This Mermaid Sleep

Yesterday while I was working on my IG puzzle feed at Canva, a sudden rush of feeling came to me - a deep longing to visit the ocean and bask in the sun again. I feel so lucky to have been born in a country that has plenty of beach lines and islands to visit.… Continue reading My Poetry: Let This Mermaid Sleep

Geology, Homeschooling

Rocks and Minerals: The Basic Components of Planet Earth

INTRODUCTION Kids, have you ever found yourself wondering what the earth is made up of? If you dig a tunnel as deep as your house, what will you find underneath? Will you find dirt, or treasure, or perhaps a dinosaur fossil? When I was your age, I liked looking down pits that adults dig up… Continue reading Rocks and Minerals: The Basic Components of Planet Earth