• Internet,  Parenting

    #makeITsafePH – Four Tips on Digital Parenting

    When I went back to school in 2013, I was faced with a lot of topics regarding the future of learners. The demands of becoming a well-rounded and equipped 21st-century teacher was there. To accommodate the learners into the future was emphasized in most of my education major subjects. As I reflect today, being a mom and homeschooling at that, I always thought about the future of my children. Will they be able to adapt into the future that is set before them? Will they become equipped with the everchanging technologies around us? Those were my everyday thoughts. Because of this, the era of digital parenting has come. Gone were…

  • Finance,  Parenting

    How to Teach Your Kids About the True Value of Money

    Do you ever find yourself wishing your parents had taught you more about managing your money, or there had been lessons at school? Having the right financial skills in your arsenal for life is very important, and even now it’s not something that gets taught at school. However, from your own life experiences, you are in a great situation to give your kids such skills. You’ll also help yourself in the bargain. Not too many years ago, during the mortgage crisis of 2007, millions of people lost their homes, and are even now still trying to recover. Many young people enter adulthood with student loans around their necks. It’s your…

  • Parenting,  Sports

    Equipping Your Child for Sports

    Wherever you go, it’s easy to find kids involved in sports. There could be a baseball field with organized teams or just a basketball hoop on a barn with a couple of kids shooting around. Whatever the case, sports are a great way for your child to stay active and to develop in a variety of ways. For the average game of catch in the backyard, there’s not a lot of need for equipment–a ball and a couple of old gloves will complete the list. But once your child has moved up to a more competitive situation, there will be a number of equipment purchases you will need to make.…

  • Parenting,  Technology

    Tips For Practicing A Family Screen-Free Week

    Screen time or too much of it staring into screens are inevitable at this day and age. People are indoors most of the time. You have easy access to movies, you play video games, use tablets, computers and even your television sets are online. You may also be spending most of your working hours staring into a computer screen and the kids are using them at school. It seems like you are so connected with your gadgets and you can’t even bear to sell Samsung Galaxy S6 even if you have new ones already. When we introduce our kids to the television or the iPad, we parents are happy to…