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 If there are “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 […]

What Makes A Champion?

What Makes A Champion?

By Yay Padua-Olmedo What qualifies one to be a champion in any field? Introducing Calista Reyes―Chloe to family and friends. This five-foot 15-year old freshman at Rancho Bernardo High is currently the toast of the San Diego (California) Filipino community […]

Home Sweat Home

Home Sweat Home

By Yay Padua-Olmedo Once in a while, I get to be a lipat-bahay (house transfer) wannabe-expert. This senior happens to have been in the hustle-bustle of two lipatans while my son’s family moved―first from a rented flat to a house […]

When Times Are Tough

When Times Are Tough

By Joy Tanchi-Mendoza, Teach With Joy I shared this story when Edric preached in Cebu. His message was, “When Times Get Tough, Grab Onto God.” The passage he focused on was Exodus 5:22 to Exodus 7:2, where Moses asked Pharaoh […]

Joyful Fruit

Natalie and her friend Olaf

By Yay Padua-Olmedo Senior folks’ daily lives may easily flat-line especially if all their kids have left home; worse, if they choose to live overseas. Empty-nesters. That’s what my husband and I have been these recent years. Jack’s extended employment […]

My Mr. Men

My Mr. Men

By Joy Tanchi-Mendoza, Teach With Joy My boys like Mr. Men books by Roger Hargreaves.  Everytime we go to Fully Booked, they ask me to read at least one of Hargreaves’ books. There are characters like Mr. Fast, Mr. Slow, […]

We Need An Everyday Husband/Dad

We Need An Everyday Husband/Dad

By Joy Tanchi-Mendoza, Teach With Joy Edric and I were seated at the dinner table the other evening when I asked, “What was the highlight of your day?” to which he replied, “You are.” Edric has ten million things going […]

Balikbayan Box

Balikbayan Box

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 […]