Balikbayan Box

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By Yay Padua-Olmedo The balikbayan (overseas Filipino) box is utterly, incredibly Pinoy. So ubiquitous, it’s become iconic, declaring to all and sundry that a kababayan who has left the country and planted his feet on an overseas “land of milk […]

Surrender and Wait

The author with son Elijah

By Joy Tanchi-Mendoza, Teach With Joy If there is a tech-lover and computer savant in our family, it is Elijah, our eldest. At eleven years old he understands programming and code, thanks to Khan Academy. When I am stumped by […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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. […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]