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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

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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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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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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

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

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

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Homeschooling Project Idea: How to Make Your Own Playdough

One of my kids' favorite activities when we are homeschooling is forming shapes out of play dough. They have made dinosaurs, tanks, cars, and even a whole Red Alert war set-up out of their play dough - complete with tanks, towers, buildings and soldiers. Really, there are so many possibilities for creation and imagination when… Continue reading Homeschooling Project Idea: How to Make Your Own Playdough

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Get Piano Lessons Without Leaving Your Home with Teacher Cel

When Gugu was a toddler, he often sang to himself while he played with his toys, sometimes he even sang himself to sleep while we carried him. Music became one of his favorite subjects too when he started going to school. He would often come home to proudly play his recorder with pieces he learned… Continue reading Get Piano Lessons Without Leaving Your Home with Teacher Cel

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Mongpong Island – An Island Paradise Every Budget Traveler and Homeschooling Family Must Visit in the Philippines

Octopus observed near the shoreline at Mongpong Island. Photo credit to my brother, Jay Emmanuel. I'm a self-proclaimed tree-hugger and nature lover. My first recollection of our country's beauty was when dad and mom brought us to their hometown, Catanduanes, when I was nine years old. Back then, their small barrio could only be accessed… Continue reading Mongpong Island – An Island Paradise Every Budget Traveler and Homeschooling Family Must Visit in the Philippines