Keep Your Child Focused and Engaged while Learning at Home! Here’s How

Keep Your Child Focused and Engaged while Learning at Home! Here’s How

What are the challenges that you and your child encounter during distance learning? For some children, it can be challenging to maintain focus and stay engaged as they learn inside your home-slash-classroom-slash-quarantine place. The good thing is, with your support, they can still thrive amid challenges. You can ensure that they would participate well during their classes and accomplish their distance learning tasks. To help keep your child focused and engaged, check out […]

Looking for Ways to Make Learning Fun and Engaging? | Beyond Small Talk

Looking for Ways to Make Learning Fun and Engaging? | Beyond Small Talk

“Learning at home.” The concept sounds familiar for some. But for other parents whose children are used to spending their days inside the 4 corners of the classroom, ‘learning at home’ is like treading an unknown path. If you’re one of the millions of parents who are looking for ways to make your child’s learning at home effective, fun, and engaging – worry no more. Beyond […]

Distance Learning: 5 Tips for Working Parents

Distance Learning: 5 Tips for Working Parents

One week into distance learning – how is your child’s studies so far? If you are a working parent, how are you juggling your work-from-home setup while supporting your child’s education? Do you also wonder and look for ways on how you can manage your full-time work and your child’s learning all at the same time? We got you! Homeschooling mom and Beyond Small Talk host Felichi Buizon shares 5 practical tips to help you efficiently support your child’s learning while you work: Identify […]

4 Blessings and Benefits of Home-based Learning – Beyond Small Talk

4 Blessings and Benefits of Home-based Learning – Beyond Small Talk

What was your reaction when you first heard that classes will reopen despite the pandemic? If you were among the parents who have already expressed their opposition and frustrations about the distance learning that will take effect this school year, your reaction is quite normal. In fact, thousands of parents, students, and groups tried to “cancel” the idea and petitioned for #AcademicFreeze, furthering the digital divide. However, it looks like […]

Wondering How You Can Support Your Child’s Learning? Check Out these Tips

Wondering How You Can Support Your Child’s Learning? Check Out these Tips

Now that schooling will be done differently because of the pandemic, you are probably thinking about what steps to take to support your child’s learning.  You might be wondering, “What will happen? What will schooling look like? Would it be efficient and effective?” Worry not! Beyond Small Talk is here to help you! Here are tips from The 700 Club Asia host and homeschooling mom, Felichi Pangilinan-Buizon, to help you guide your little ones as they navigate the new normal way […]

If I Pray, Can God Heal my Loved One from COVID-19?

If I Pray, Can God Heal my Loved One from COVID-19?

Deep inside Minda Donaire’s heart, she never believed that God could bring total healing for her daughter Jonalyn who tested positive for COVID-19. Jonalyn flew to Saudi Arabia to be a domestic worker with hopes of providing a good future for her three children who are left in the care of her mother Minda.  Fear started to plague Minda when in the midst of the outbreak, she lost all communications with her beloved daughter.  After a week, she received the news that her daughter […]

Budgeting Tips for Couples During the New Normal | Beyond Small Talk

Budgeting Tips for Couples During the New Normal | Beyond Small Talk

Calling all husbands and wives! Are you looking for practical ways to successfully manage your family’s finances amid the pandemic? If you want to pave the road for better money management onto the new normal, check out these helpful budgeting tips from motivational speakers and Beyond Small Talk guests Vic and Avelynn Garcia: 1. Practice conjugal spending Even after tying the knot, a lot of couples still have separate properties, separate spending priorities, and yes – separate bills to […]

3 Tips to Increase Your Income during this Pandemic | Beyond Small Talk

3 Tips to Increase Your Income during this Pandemic | Beyond Small Talk

Are you looking for ways to increase your income even amid this pandemic?  If yes, then you’re in the right place! Here are Beyond Small Talk guests Vic and Avelynn Garcia to share with you 3 simple yet significant ways to help you learn more and earn more during this crisis.   1. Know God’s plan for your life The well-known Jeremiah 29:11 verse says that God knows His plans for you, and […]

4 Keys to Unlock God’s Blessings Even During a Pandemic | Beyond Small Talk

4 Keys to Unlock God’s Blessings Even During a Pandemic | Beyond Small Talk

“Where is God’s blessing in this crisis?” As the whole world continues to grapple with the pandemic, you may have heard someone asked this question. Perhaps, you even asked yourself this question, too. Although struggles are part of life, you can still thrive! God is more than willing to bless you, prosper you, and give you hope and a future (Jeremiah 29:11 NIV). Check out these 4 keys to unlocking God’s blessings amid crisis, shared […]

4 Tips to Survive and Thrive in a Financial Crisis | Beyond Small Talk

4 Tips to Survive and Thrive in a Financial Crisis | Beyond Small Talk

Undeniably, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected the Philippine economy. In fact, the country’s gross domestic product shrank by 16.5% in the 2nd quarter of 2020 – the sharpest drop ever according to the Philippine Statistics Authority. This translates to more and more Filipinos reeling from the impact of financial crisis. You can turn this crisis into an opportunity. Yes, crises can be opportunities, but only when you prepare for them. So, read on […]

Planning to Start a Business? Here are 10 Keys to Success | Beyond Small Talk

Planning to Start a Business? Here are 10 Keys to Success | Beyond Small Talk

Are you one of the countless of Filipinos who want to become successful entrepreneurs? Perhaps, you’re still wondering what must be considered as you look for new ways to earn during a pandemic. Beyond Small Talk is here to help you start your startup! Here’s what guest Dodong Cacanando – who is a farmer, businessman, and author – shared about his best business advice and success tips in starting your own profitable business. Tip #1: Acknowledge God as the Creator  […]

Want to Be a Financially Independent OFW? Here are 7 tips | Beyond Small Talk

Want to Be a Financially Independent OFW? Here are 7 tips | Beyond Small Talk

Being an Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) requires a lot of hard work and sacrifice, including being miles away from your loved ones to provide a good future for them. If you are an OFW, you can make the most out of your hard-earned money. Beyond Small Talk hosts Peter Kairuz, Randell Tiongson, and Marvin Germo suggest 7 ways on how you can be financially independent while working abroad. Acknowledge that […]

5 Tips to Successful Money Management in Marriage | Beyond Small Talk

5 Tips to Successful Money Management in Marriage | Beyond Small Talk

“For richer or for poorer, for better or for worse…” Truth be told, there are marriages that suffer for worse because of poor money management. It might be because of failed expectations, unclear priorities, or different family background on handling money. So, how should husbands and wives manage their finances? To avoid headaches and arguments, Beyond Small Talk hosts Peter Kairuz, Marvin Germo, and Randell Tiongson share 5 practical tips on successful […]

Struggling to Save Money during Pandemic? Here are 3 Tips to Help You | Beyond Small Talk

Struggling to Save Money during Pandemic? Here are 3 Tips to Help You | Beyond Small Talk

What stops you from saving? Is it because you don’t have money left to save? Or you think saving money during a pandemic seems impossible? Or maybe, you feel like you’re still too young to save and think of the future? Whatever your reasons may be, now is the time to step back and assess those reasons – because you might find that saving money isn’t as hard as you once thought. According […]

God, Can You Heal me from COVID-19?

God, Can You Heal me from COVID-19?

This has been Kamille Salvador’s prayer when she found out that she tested positive of COVID-19. Scared, helpless, and grieving – Kamille was lost for words. Few weeks ago, her father Resty grappled with and died of the virus. He was a brave army reservist for 8 years and served as a frontliner against COVID-19. “He was loving and thoughtful. He was the kind of father who did everything just to raise our family. His passion […]