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

I’ve deactivated my Facebook and it’s been absolute bliss

Hey everyone. I hope you are all doing fine. Sorry I had not been active on my blog this month as my schedule has been crazy. I also deactivated my Facebook due to post-election toxicity. I also had to remove "friends" on my friends' list due to political differences which I will not expound on… Continue reading I’ve deactivated my Facebook and it’s been absolute bliss

Homeschooling, My Life in Watercolor

My Birthday Gift to Our Readerships and Homeschooling Families

April is my birth month! To celebrate this month with our readerships and fellow homeschooling kids who have been painting with me, I am giving away free watercolor painting lesson every Sunday this month. Did I mention FREE? I did. Yes, free. All classes will be recorded and posted at our family's YouTube channel. Here's… Continue reading My Birthday Gift to Our Readerships and Homeschooling Families

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Affordable Art Materials for Watercolor Painting and Where to Get Them in the Philippines

I once had a person comment on our family YouTube channel about how it was wrong of me to advise beginners can use cheap watercolor paints initially for practice. The person actually raised excellent points. I agreed wholeheartedly because as a watercolor newbie myself, I had a hard time transitioning from watercolor cakes to artist… Continue reading Affordable Art Materials for Watercolor Painting and Where to Get Them in the Philippines

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Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights January 2022

January definitely was one for the books. The start of the year was scary for us simply because we came back to Manila from our Bicol trip while Omicron virus was wreaking havoc in Metro Manila. We wanted to stay in Bicol where there were no reported case of COVID but we had to come… Continue reading Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights January 2022

Homeschooling, Local Travel

Live in a Nipa Hut, Learn to Surf, and Eat Fresh Farm Produce at Lola Sayong Eco-SurFarm

Lola Sayong Eco-SurFarm is a surf camp positioned along the coastline of Barangay Buenavista, Gubat, Province of Sorsogon, at the southeastern region of Luzon, Philippines. To reach the place if you're taking public transport from Metro Manila is by taking a bus going to Gubat, Sorsogon and from the bus station, one can hire a… Continue reading Live in a Nipa Hut, Learn to Surf, and Eat Fresh Farm Produce at Lola Sayong Eco-SurFarm

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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

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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

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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

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Homeschooling Highlights for April 2021

Photo collage of Ian's first week. 🙂 Ian's First Week For Math, Ian practiced mental addition of hundreds using techniques described in Math Mammoth. He continued his lessons in "pang-abay" (in English, adverbs) using lessons from our homeschool provider. For Sibika, Ian reviewed and discussed all the responsibilities of community members.For Science we did three… Continue reading Homeschooling Highlights for April 2021

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