Tag: Not Really a Movie Review

Some time ago, the husband was telling me about this movie, based on a real-life bunch of adults playing tag.  I managed to say “Ah..” to feign a little interest.  I, recently, found it on Netflix, and heck, I watched it and unexpectedly, I loved it!  Having said that on the first paragraph, you know that this is Tag, not really a movie review.  Nevertheless, I will try to slide a bit on that. Photos in this post were taken from Netflix screen shots.

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40-item Lenten Checklist for Kids

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When we were in high school, the husband and I met in our community chapel.  He was an altar boy, I was a choir member and we were both Legionaries (Legion of Mary).  Because we were very active in church activities back then, we called ourselves taong simbahan (church people).  Probably because of this, we tried to be devout Catholics as individuals and as a family when we became one. 

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Why Do Art With Kids?

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“Art is a universal language and through it each nation makes its own unique contribution to the culture of mankind.”  This is according to Dwight D. Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States of America.  Reading this quote gives us a clear motive why art is important in nation building and culture development, especially among all men.  So why do art with kids?

Other than developing culture, making history and nation building, art, in its many forms of expression, does a lot in a person, young or old.  In this article, I would like to show the countless benefits it gives our children when we incorporate art in their everyday activities, be it for school, play or hobby.

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10 Benefits of Homeschooling: Thoughts of a Beginner Mom

Hello Writing!  It’s been six months since I last wrote a piece to post in here.  Was it really that long? Surprise!  Half a year.  Whew.  Really. It’s time to write about why I took a break. What’s a better topic than the benefits of homeschooling we have come to learn?

It was really worth the break.  I would like to call it my homeschooling hiatus.  It has been quite a feat adjusting to homeschooling my 4th grader, but let me immediately add that it has been so much fun as well! When we were called (as opposed to using the term ‘forced’) to homeschool the son under the government’s quarantine orders, I decided to commit to it and embrace it, no matter how hard, time-consuming, or tiring it might be.  It turns out, it’s hard, time-consuming but very fulfilling!

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