How to Improve the Math Skills of the Filipino Children?

I saw this on my Facebook feed today. Fine, I admit it. Filipinos are not really blessed with math skills. In fact, many grow up to be afraid of it, refusing to even attempt to learn beyond counting how much is our overtime and holiday pay. Because yes, salary is important. However, I refuse to […]

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Life is Suffering

“What’s suffering, daddy?” Asked 5-year old Aeva the other night. “Suffering is when you have to go through things you don’t like,” Her daddy said. “And you still have to finish it.” “Oh, so you just have to roll with it,” the kid said. “Yeah,” I said. “Roll with it is a good way to […]

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Life/Parenting Lessons: Why I Enrolled My Daughter in Kumon Philippines

The Battle for My Daughter to Take Up Kumon Lessons Up Head —  A few days ago, my naughty husband sent the following photo to my mother, who is a doting grandmother to my 5-year old daughter, Aeva: On the photo, Aeva fell fast asleep on top of her Kumon worksheets. Apparently, she was doing […]

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