Category Archive for: Homeschooling 101

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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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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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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How To Help Your Kids Hang Out With Mentors

Attention: Parents Worried For Their Kids’ Future… How To Help Your Kids Hangout With Mentors Homeschooling Your Children Means Giving Them The Time And Space To Get Mentored By The Best             Have you ever asked these questions before?             Will students with the highest grades in school end up having the happiest marriages? Will…

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What Is Your Child’s Passion?

I love to write. When I see my blank computer screen and poise my fingers over the keyboard, I feel absolutely wonderful. Like I’m about to give birth to a child (not that I’ve ever done that before). And when words spill over from my imagination, forming sentences and paragraphs and worlds before me —…

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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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Three Things to Remember About Homeschooling

Parents who have been homeschooling for a fair amount of time will probably attest to this statement: When it comes to homeschooling, there is always room for growth and improvement. After all, once you take your children’s education into your own hands, there are a lot of lessons to be learned, even if you have already…

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