Men Need Men to Become Men

Men Need Men to Become Men

By Joy Tanchi-Mendoza, Teach With Joy Boys benefit from man-building activities that encourage the development of their manhood. When I say man-building activities I mean experiences that are like “man-versus-wild” kind of stuff – camping, mountain-climbing, scouting – and sports. When Edric was growing up, my father-in-law, Eddie (Papa to me), invested time teaching him how to fly kites, scuba […]

Yummy Dessert

Yummy Dessert

by Yay Padua-Olmedo “Without you, I would not have relished this wonderful dessert called grandparenthood.” Those words are for my grandkids Paolo Joaquin, Charlize Nicole and Natalie Grace—to whom I dedicated my third book, “Grandparenting: Happiness and Hard Work!” Why this book? I had initially thought of focusing on the fun and joyful part of grandparenting; but after brainstorming with […]

Investing in Our Children

Investing in Our Children

by Terry Meeuwsen, Director, CBN’s Orphan’s Promise Co-host, The 700 Club When I was young (and incredibly immature), I emphatically announced to my mother that I did not intend to have children, but instead was determined to pursue a career in music and acting. She just smiled. My mom is 87, and still smiling as she watches me try to keep […]

Sa Pagpapalaki ng Anak,  Ang Magulang Dapat ang Pinaka-taimtim Magdasal (part 2)

Sa Pagpapalaki ng Anak,  Ang Magulang Dapat ang Pinaka-taimtim Magdasal (part 2)

By Avelynn Garcia  In the previous article, we talked about the importance of prayer in the family. We also discussed 2 simple ways on how to teach your children about prayer.  Here are two more ways:  3. Show your children that prayers really work. Every time God will bless us, we always see to it that we tell our children […]

Mother: A Well of a Heart

Mother: A Well of a Heart

by Yay Padua-Olmedo When God created man, He must have spent more time on the woman’s heart, stretching it, making it as deep as a well for the heart-arresting issues she would need to contend with later.  The yawning gap between a man and a  woman becomes really apparent when she becomes a mother. A mother has a capacity to […]

Sa Pagpapalaki ng Anak, ang Magulang Dapat ang Pinaka-taimtim Magdasal (Part 1)

Sa Pagpapalaki ng Anak,  ang Magulang Dapat ang Pinaka-taimtim Magdasal (Part 1)

By Avelynn Garcia  To be able to raise unleashed children, ang mga magulang dapat ang  pinaka-taimtim magdasal sa pamilya. This is one of the principles we discussed in our book entitled “Unleash the Highest Potential of Your Child”.  According to Matt Slick: “Prayer is the practice of the presence of God. It is the place where pride is abandoned, hope […]

How to Discipline Children (Part 2)

How to Discipline Children (Part 2)

By Avelynn Garcia Last week, we discussed about disciplining children. Now, let’s continue… 3. Discuss the discipline process to your children. Siguraduhing ipaalam at ipaliwanag sa inyong anak ang mga nakasulat sa Unleash Discipline Monitor. Hayaang magtanong ang anak ninyo para maunawaan nila ang mga bagay na gusto ninyong ipagawa. Pagkatapos ninyong pag-usapan, pumirma kayo sa form. Ang pagpirma sa […]

How to Discipline Children (Part 1)

How to Discipline Children (Part 1)

By Avelynn Garcia In my previous article, we talked about the importance of disciplining children. Now, let’s discuss the proper way on how it is done: How to discipline? 1. Set acceptable and unacceptable code of behavior In our book entitled “Unleash the Highest Potential of Your Child”, we designed a form called “Unleash the Highest Potential of your Child […]

Principle 4: Ang mga Magulang Dapat ang Pinakamatatag ang Dibdib sa Pamilya.

Principle 4: Ang mga Magulang Dapat ang Pinakamatatag ang Dibdib sa Pamilya.

 By Avelynn Garcia Sa pagpapalaki ng anak, kailangan ng mga magulang ang matatag na dibdib. Ang sabi nga ng isang quotation: “Discipline is doing what you don’t want to do when you don’t want to do it” Kapag hindi kayo matatag, maaawa kayo sa inyong anak at hindi ninyo sila didisiplinahin. May mga magulang na kung minsan ay malambot ang puso. […]

Principle 3: Ang Mga Magulang Dapat ang Pinakamabilis Humingi ng Tawad at Magpatawad sa Pamilya.

Principle 3: Ang Mga Magulang Dapat ang Pinakamabilis Humingi ng Tawad at Magpatawad sa Pamilya.

By Avelynn Garcia A popular quotation says…  “The first to APOLOGIZE is the BRAVEST The first to FORGIVE is the STRONGEST The first to FORGET is the HAPPIEST” – Anonymous This is also applicable on how to manage our children. Dahil ang mga magulang ay tao lamang, nagkakamali rin sila. Sa mga pagkakataong tayo ang nagkamali, dapat tayo rin ang […]

Principle 2: Ang mga magulang dapat ang Pinaka-Matigas ang Ulo sa Pamilya.

Principle 2: Ang mga magulang dapat ang Pinaka-Matigas ang Ulo  sa Pamilya.

By: Avelynn Garcia Balikan natin ang example patungkol sa batang nagpapabili sa mall at ginamitan ng magulang ng “7 Strategies of Parents.” After a few weeks, pagbalik ninyo sa mall, malamang susubok ulit ang anak ninyo at magpapabili na naman. Gagamitin na naman niya ang strategies 1 to 7. Siguraduhin lang na tigasan ang inyong ulo at hindi kayo padadala […]

Filipino Miracle at Sochi

Filipino Miracle at Sochi

By Yay Padua-Olmedo A beautiful swan perfectly at home in his pond. That’s 17-year old Michael Christian Martinez─skating so gracefully yet passionately on ice to prequalify for a medal in the current 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Dubbed as a charismatic performer, Martinez “ranks 30th in the world and fifth in the 2013 World Junior Championships in Milan, Italy,” reported GMA News. At this writing, Olympic commentators say he’s a shoo-in for any […]

Ten Commandments For Parents Of Teens

By Dr. Harold J. Sala Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged….  Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord…  Colossians 3:21, 23 One of the reasons that it’s difficult being a teenager is that emotional maturity rarely matches physical maturity.  It’s tough being a teenager, probably more so […]

Parents Strategies on How to Deal, Manage and Respond to the Strategies Children Use to Outwit Their Parents

Parents Strategies on How to Deal, Manage and Respond to the Strategies Children Use to Outwit Their Parents

By: Avelynn Garcia Last week, we talked about the “Seven Strategies Children Use to Outwit their Parents”. Now, I will discuss what parents need to do in order to deal, manage and respond to their chidren’s strategies. Balikan natin ang example ng batang naglulupasay sa mall. Ano ang mga dapat gawin ng mga magulang? Tandaan natin na ang ating mga […]

7 Strategies of Children to Outwit Their Parents

7 Strategies of Children to Outwit Their Parents

By Avelynn Garcia In my previous article, I discussed that “Ang magulang dapat ang Pinaka-MATALINO sa pamilya”. Ang problema, kung minsan, mas matalino pa ang anak kaysa sa magulang. Para maging matalino, kailangang pag-aralan natin ang ating mga anak. Pag-usapan natin ito… Alam n’yo ba na kapag may gusto ang ating mga anak, hahanap at hahanap sila ng paraan para […]