Coping with Depression, Homeschooling, Life, My Creations

This Website is Starting to Look Like An Art Blog

The whole Metro Manila, Philippines, is still on lockdown due to COVID. It's hard to get supplies or get around because even public transportation is limited. So forgive me, my dear readerships, if I am resorting to art rather than science lately to distract me from the stressful situation we are in right now. I… Continue reading This Website is Starting to Look Like An Art Blog

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Homeschooling Highlights for March 2021

Ian's First Week As part of geometry lesson, Ian made solids using patterns we printed. We assembled a cone, a cube, and a pyramid. He then learned about the concept of angles, parallel and perpendicular lines relative to these solids. For English, Ian learned how to use "will" and "shall".Ian learned about civic organizations/NGOs who… Continue reading Homeschooling Highlights for March 2021

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Homeschooling Highlights for February 2021

Ian's First Week Ian played games for vocabulary, spelling, and sentence construction using the website recommended by a friend: GamesToLearningEnglish.com. If you would like your young children to practice the lessons he or she has learned so far in English, this website offers simple games for quizzes and exercises. Here are other websites that I… Continue reading Homeschooling Highlights for February 2021

Homeschooling, Life, My Life in Watercolor, Recycling

How I Upcycled My Old Eye Makeup Palette Into A Travel-Size Watercolor Palette (With Full Demo Video)

Dabbling in art, particularly watercolor, can be expensive. I admit, I had to save some moolah in order to afford the brushes and artist grade watercolors that I am currently using now. I'm lucky my sister gave me a set of Daniel Smith Alvaro Castagnet tubes for Christmas and I was able to sell trinkets… Continue reading How I Upcycled My Old Eye Makeup Palette Into A Travel-Size Watercolor Palette (With Full Demo Video)

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January 2021 Homeschooling Highlights

Ian's first week Ian's First Week Studied about circuits and magnets. He also participated in his older brother's experiment on Reversible vs Irreversible Reaction which involved burning sugar, butter, and candle wax, as well as, dissolving flour and baking soda in water and vinegar, respectively. Ian also read about how earth changes due to natural… Continue reading January 2021 Homeschooling Highlights

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

My Top Art Teaching Hacks for Non-Artist Homeschooling Parents

While art isn't a major subject in regular school, it's a subject that my kids showed tremendous interest in since they were younger. Before I would come home from work and would see my kids' artworks taped on the ref's door. Sometimes they would wave their art on my face, proud of their work. Since… Continue reading My Top Art Teaching Hacks for Non-Artist Homeschooling Parents

Health, Homeschooling, My Creations

Teach HELE, Science, and Art in One Project – Soap Making

Friday is usually Art Day in our homeschooling weekly schedule. But on the first week of this year which happens to be their daddy's birthday week, we decided to do art two days earlier by painting watercolor cards for him. So instead of the usual watercolor painting for Art Day, we decided to make soaps… Continue reading Teach HELE, Science, and Art in One Project – Soap Making

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November and December 2020 Homeschooling Highlights of Ian and Nereus

Ian's Science Highlights Ian made a model of earth and it's interior, he even made a moon model to go with it. He was so serious about his task because he loves geography next to stars and galaxies. He also identified land and water forms on a geography book about Washington State, which was given… Continue reading November and December 2020 Homeschooling Highlights of Ian and Nereus

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October 2020 Homeschooling Highlights

Our October has been so busy and filled with homeschooling activities despite the sadness and boredom that hit us every now and down because of being cooped up at home a lot. Science For Science, majority of our lesson were centered on preservation of flora and fauna as well as the importance of tress and… Continue reading October 2020 Homeschooling Highlights

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September 2020 Homeschooling Highlights

Since school year started, things have been hectic at home. Aside from homeschooling, I have been painting in watercolor a lot now, my Young Living essential oil business has been taking off, and I'm also managing a publisher's social media accounts. Things this week have been slow though so I had time to write this.… Continue reading September 2020 Homeschooling Highlights