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Everyone knows that the Bible says that children should obey their parents. But three verses after asking children to obey their parents, the Bible also says, “Fathers, do not exasperate your children” (Ephesians 6:4). Other versions say, do not provoke your children to anger. That is tough. If you look around you, you’ll find that Authority…

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Exciting News from CFA’s Preschool Department!

The upcoming schoolyear marks an exciting time for Catholic Filipino Academy (CFA), with the Preschool Department officially shaping up! Below are more details, from CFA Preschool’s own Jen Bellosillo, whose homeschooling story was recently featured on philstar.com: Dear CFA Family, We are happy to announce new and exciting offerings that await families who decide to partner with…

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Homeschooling is God’s Plan for Me (and Maybe It Is for You, Too)

By Rhia Macatol The past school year was one of the most challenging for me, especially when it came to homeschooling my kids. I thank God for helping me surpass the challenges, which taught me to spread my wings and soar against the wind. They have strengthened my own sense of life purpose as a wife, mother and…

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Are You A Grace-Filled Child?

A school year has ended. Congratulations! And summer is here… So, I’d like to talk to the kids this time. As a kid, there were days when I thought my mom was a mean mom. Because every night, I wanted to watch TV, but she told me, “Do your homework.” I wasn’t a good student,…

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How to Celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday as a Family

Today, Easter Saturday, is the last day of the Octave of Easter, and tomorrow is Divine Mercy Sunday. Here is some information about this great feast, from Loyola Press: “In the Jubilee Year 2000, Pope John Paul II proclaimed that from that year forward the Second Sunday of Easter would be celebrated as Divine Mercy…

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5 Easy Easter Sunday Celebration Ideas for Kids

Lent officially ends today, and we are invited to enter more deeply into a time of reflection and sacrifice. Today is also the first day of the Easter Triduum, and we are called to remember Jesus’ passion and death in a deeper way. More than that, we are called to remember (and celebrate!) His Resurrection and…

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How to Have a Truly Holy Holy Week

Holy Week is upon us! More than the days off work and school (and the plans to go out of town, perhaps?), let us focus on the true reason behind the upcoming holy-days: commemorating the passion, death and Resurrection of Jesus. Here are a few resources to help you do so: Holy Week Preparation on CatholicCulture.org…

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3 Ways You Can Make the Most of Your Summer Vacation

Summer vacation is just around the corner, which means that your kids (and you parent teachers, if you are homeschoolers) will be getting a much-deserved break! However, just because it’s time for summer doesn’t mean that learning has to stop. As we homeschoolers like to say, “the world is our classroom” — so make the most out of…

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CFA Holds First Talents Day: “From His Goodness… For His Glory”

The members of CFA’s different clubs, plus a number of other CFA students, had a chance to showcase their talents during CFA’s first Talents Day-cum-recital on February 21, 2015. With the theme “From His Goodness… For His Glory,” the event, held at the 10th floor of Obispado de Cubao in Quezon City, was well-attended by…

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How to Show Unconditional Love

Shaming doesn’t work. Your job is not to fix people. Only God can do that. Your job is to love people. And to love people unconditionally. And the first agenda of unconditional love is not to speak but to listen. Sit down, put aside your child’s “failures,” look at him or her in the eye, hold his or…

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