Memorizing Bible Verses

Raine and I have started our more formal homeschooling this year. Thanks to the generosity of Trina, Rene, Nitoy and Inga, Raine and I have the Core K + Grade 1 Readers + Grade 1 Science from Sonlight. Of course, it’s the 2008 edition, and the workbooks are used, but oh my, we are so […]

The Adventures of Supercow

Welcome to the first Milk Mama Diaries Carnival (March). To celebrate National Women’s Month, our participants share how breastfeeding has changed them as a woman. Please scroll down to the end of this post and check out the other carnival participants.  I have been breastfeeding for four years straight. I breastfed Raine, my oldest daughter […]

The Wise Woman Speaks

When I was a kid—thin-skinned and therefore (at least in my mind) always getting picked on—my mom taught me a little ditty she hoped would help me deal with the drama: “Sticks and stones may hurt my bones, but words can’t even touch them.”   I have since learned that yes, words can’t break your bones—but […]

Wealthy Living: Marriage and Money

Contributed by Melvin J. Esteban, FLMI, AFSI, RFP, CFC Finance guru Efren Cruz, who happens to be a friend of mine, once said, that in the Filipino family “Ang ina ang ilaw nga ating tahanan” (The mother symbolizes the light of our home), then he goes on to say that “unfortunately, the role of the […]

11 Great Gifts for SAHMs

Wondering what to get for that stay-at-home-mom? Here are a few fantastic suggestions.

Why Motherhood is Like Playing Dominoes

Contributed by Marlene Legaspi Munar     Not all of you may be mothers, but definitely, you all have mothers. Some of you may have pleasant memories of your mothers, some may have forgettable ones. It may not be Mother’s Day, but it’s always timely to hear a story from a mother. I flagged down […]

10 Secrets of Sizzling Couples

See each other as lovers.  Don’t fall into the habit of calling each other “Mommy” and “Daddy” even when the kids aren’t around. Flirt with each other—even if it doesn’t lead to any in-the-ring action. Communicate. Go beyond the how-was-your-day-can-you-wake-me-up-early-tomorrow-and-pick-up-the-kids-on-your-way-home. Talk about non-house related topics. Discuss political issues. Your plans for the future. You know, […]

From ‘Mind the Baby’ to ‘Oh, Baby!’

Keep your sex life sizzling–even after the kids.

Taming Tantrums–Yours

How to deal with your anger.