Homeschool Life

How to praise your kids effectively

How to praise your kids effectively

If there is one important lesson I learned in raising smart kids, it’s never to say “good job” even if the kids did a good job. I first read this advice from the book  NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children. To praise your kids intelligence can have a long term negative effects. [Read […]

 
 

Raising Happy Kids According to Science

Raising Happy Kids According to Science

As parents, we want our kids to be happy. But what will truly make the kids happy? Is it the toys they play? Is it the videos they watch? Or is it the time that they spend with the family? Here’s an insightful infographic on The Science of Raising Happy Kids from Happify. Raising happy […]

 
 

Independent Homeschooling in the Philippines

Independent Homeschooling in the Philippines

Homeschooling in the Philippines can be classified under two groups: those who are enrolled in a DepEd Accredited Homeschool Provider and those who are independent homeschoolers. So, what does it mean when you say independent homeschooling? Currently, independent homeschooling is a term use if you are not connected to a […]

 
 

How the clock taught Gab to multiply

How the clock taught Gab to multiply

Gab learned to multiply by accident. I haven’t taught him about multiplication yet except for the idea that it is repeated addition.  I only showed him a few examples like 2×3 is just like 2+2+2 and 3×3 is just like 3+3+3.  I only taught him this concept. Nothing else. Gab has finished […]

 
 

DepEd K to 12 Curriculum

DepEd K to 12 Curriculum

DepEd K to 12 covers 13 years of basic education with the following key stages: Kindergarten to Grade 3, Grades 4 to 6, Grades 7 to 10 (Junior High School), and Grades 11 and 12 (Senior High School) A 12-year program is found to be the best period for learning […]

 
 

At what age is it best to travel with kids to new places

At what age is it best to travel with kids to new places

Travelling is a great learning experience for kids. As parents, we would love to take our kids to new places. It may be travelling to a faraway town or province, to an overseas trip or a trip to the beach, zoo and theme parks. But is it really worth it? […]

 
 

Official DepEd 2017-2018 School Calendar

Official DepEd 2017-2018 School Calendar

DepEd has announced that the start of classes for School Year 2017-2018 shall formally open on Monday, June 5, 2017 and shall end on Friday, April 6, 2018. This is according to Education Secretary Leonor Briones in the DepEd Order No. 25 series 2017 dated last May 5. The new […]

 
 

How to Apply for DepEd Senior High School Voucher Program

How to Apply for DepEd Senior High School Voucher Program

The DepEd Senior High School Voucher Program or SHS Voucher Program is a mechanism to provide financial assistance to senior high school students. Applications for the Senior High School Voucher Program may be done manually or online and are free of charge. The SHS Voucher Program is one of the […]

 
 

Places to Go in Busan For Kids

Places to Go in Busan For Kids

There are many interesting places to go in Busan for kids and the whole family. Most, if not all, of these tourist spots and must-visit places in Busan have free admission. Check out the highlight of our Busan Trip Here: Bridges See the famous bridges in Busan. A red line […]

 
 

Adarna House Pop-Up Book Sale 2017

Adarna House Pop-Up Book Sale 2017

Adarna House Pop-Up Book Sale 2017 will be a series of warehouse sale events across Metro Manila! First Pop-Up: Makati. This April 22, from 10AM to 10PM, it will be in Makati at Dia del Libro in Ayala Triangle in Makati. This is an event brought to you by the […]