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 […]

Unleashing the Highest Potential of Your Child Part 1

Unleashing the Highest Potential of Your Child Part 1

Sa pagpapalaki ng anak, ang mga magulang dapat ang pinakamatalino sa pamilya. Alam n’yo ba na matatalino ang ating mga anak? Ang problema kung minsan, mas matatalino pa sila kaysa sa kanilang mga magulang. May pagkakataon na ba sa buhay ninyo, na feeling n’yo, parang naisahan kayo ng inyong anak? Hindi dapat ito mangyari pero nangyari. ‘Yun bang ayaw mo, […]

To Whack or Not To Whack

To Whack or Not To Whack

By Yay Padua-Olmedo How do you do discipline your child? Several volunteered answers: With yantok (rod) or belt.   Batok (a slap on the nape). Kutos (a knuckle blow on the head).   Kurot sa singit (a pinch near the groin area) or pingot (ear-pinching). “Luhod sa munggo! (kneel on mongo beans)!” Our bible study group members seemed not to run out of recollections on how we were punished […]

Why Kids Should Say “Hello” to Reading (and why you shouldn’t bid your books goodbye)

Why Kids Should Say “Hello” to Reading (and why you shouldn’t bid your books goodbye)

by Deb Bataller, CBN Asia Before there were touchscreen gadgets,  there were books–books that take us on endless exciting adventures, stirs up our imagination and bringss us to places we’ve never been to, books with pages that we can feel and skim through and give us the fascination of learning something new; of discovering an interesting piece of knowledge or […]

Tragic

Tragic

By Yay Padua Olmedo “Nabuntis ang anak ko, kaya ako umuwi,”  says Z, a just-returned OFW as we struck a conversation while she waited for her sundo at the NAIA airport. Z must have been building up her rage for a confrontation with her daughter. She needed to vent.  “Marami  ngang pera, nagkaganyan naman ang anak ko. Nagpapaka-alipin ka sa […]

Grieving

Grieving

By Yay Padua-Olmedo “Kae Davantes is missing :(; let’s pray she is well!” Carla, my former student, texts me Saturday evening. I wake up Sunday to Facebook posts saying Kae is dead. “Her body has been found.” “Justice for Kae Davantes” black ribbons start flooding Facebook. That was when it really hit. You must have read the news: “Young woman’s […]

Beautiful Fear

Beautiful Fear

By Yay Padua-Olmedo “Huwag!” “Bawal!” “Don’t to that!” Are your kids used to hearing these from you? How do they respond? Two ways, probably: they’ll obey; or do the exact opposite to test how far they could push their boundaries. One school of thought cautions against too much “don’ts”. Its proponents believe that imposing too much don’ts reinforces a fearful […]