• Homeschool

    Five Reasons Why I am Attending the Philippine Homeschool Conference2017

    Yes, I am attending the Philippine Homeschool Conference 2017 this coming Saturday, October 7 in Manila. This is the second time. My first was last year and I had fun aside from learning so much about homeschooling. This time, I will be attending with my children and I am super excited about it. Why? Well, let me tell you five (5) reasons why. Reason # 1 – Learning Sessions The time I attended my first Philippine Homeschool Conference last year, I was still in the process of enrolling in our chosen homeschool provider. So basically, I was a complete newbie when I attended. I had apprehensions about my decision to…

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    We are Still Ending our School Year

    Taken During the Philippine Homeschool Conference 2016 in Manila. October 2016. While everyone is back to school, we are still ending ours. Yup, we started our first homeschool year late. We started in November 2017 to be exact. Since it’s our first year, we are given an extension to help us adjust. Instead of 10 months, we are given a year to finish. Materials Used During the Parent Orientation at School of Tomorrow. November 2016. Honestly, we still have a lot to finish. The kids are not the only one adjusting, but also me. Though I am a licensed teacher, having your own children as your students have unexpected moments.…

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    Observed Earth Hour for the 8th Time

    We observed Earth Hour for the 8th time. My kids and I started participating every Earth Hour since 2009. I remembered the first time we participated in 2009. Our family shared a discussion over dinner why we were turning off the lights. During that time, it was already the second year since Earth Hour started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia. The mission of this movement is to unite the people around the world in protecting our planet, Earth.   Earth Hour is observed yearly one Saturday every March from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. As a family, we make it like an everyday thing. Not that we turn off the lights one…

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    Homeschool Year 2016-2017 Starts Today!

    Today marks a very special day in our lives. Today is DAY ONE of our independent homeschool journey. I guess everyone might probably ask why “independent” when I specifically blogged about our chosen homeschool provider? Well, I haven’t been able to enroll my kids due to financial constraints. So we decided to start our school year already. I wanted to maximize our time while waiting. My son is Grade 7 while my daughter is Grade 1. To guide us in our independent homeschool journey, we will be using the online homeschool curriculum from discoveryk12.com for FREE. Yes, you read it right. The curriculum can be used for FREE. They have…