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About Confession

  How often do you go to Confession? Me, I try to go once a month. In our family, I’ve been rallying my sons to receive this Sacrament monthly. But so far I’ve not been able to convince them. (Just goes to show who needs the Sacrament the most!) And to think that once upon a time…

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Learning Our Lessons the Best Way

  How about some words of wisdom from seasoned homeschooling mother and son, Scarlet and CJ Carranza of Makati City to help you get by? Mommy Scarlet says, “We homeschool because we love our children.”  Homeschooling isn’t just about bringing the classroom into your very own living room —or bedroom or dining room, as the case may be.…

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Plan Your Life

  CFA graduate reveals his strategy on what he did for a smooth sailing school life. Hi! My name is Michael. Today, I will be teaching you about some basic stuff about CFA. CFA offers a homeschool program and you, as a homeschooler, own your time while studying inside your house. As you go up to a higher…

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Make Your Kids Happy Millionaires (Part 1)

16 Steps To Train Your Children To Become Truly Rich Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy.  — Lazarus Long Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. — Proverbs 22:6 One day, my friend gave her clothes to…

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Funnies By Teens
by Noriz Mora

  Noriz Mora is a CFA Grade 10 Completer (2017). She likes webcomics, and is frustrated that women’s pants don’t have deep pockets.

Heart Work

  We had a very busy summer. My boys were in summer camps and musical theater classes. Bo and I led a Marian pilgrimage and had several summer outings with ministry leaders, staff and family. And though it was officially vacation time, my boys continued to learn—probably much more than through their regular homeschool lessons. Bene grew in leadership…

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Surviving Homeschooling

  A first-time homeschooler looks back at her and her daughter’s homeschooling journey and shares how they managed. Back in March, as I finished my Skype conference with Parent Coach Irene, I felt ambivalent. After discussing Nicey’s academic progress and sharing a good laugh as I told her stories about our last stretch for the school year, I…

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Instead Of Anger, Here Are 5 Tools That You Can Use

  Some people behave like their only tool is anger. When they’re impatient, they get angry. When they’re frustrated, they get angry. When they’re afraid, they get angry. When they’re tired, they get angry. When they’re confused, they get angry. Today, I’m here to announce to you that your toolbox contains other powerful tools. Anger is…

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Making the Most of Homeschooling

          It was 2008 when my parents decided to take a leap of faith, making the decision to transfer me to Catholic Filipino Academy (CFA).      I honestly wasn’t quite sure about it at first. Back then, I was 8 years old, enrolled in a conventional private school in my home province. I was in the third…

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When Less is More

          2016. My 7th year as a homeschooling mom. I wish I can tell you that the past years have been easy and how teaching two children, who are polar opposites when it comes to learning, is a walk in the park. I can’t.             I wish I can also tell you how much I deserve…

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