Fifteen Seconds

Posted on March 6th, 2018, 3:07 PM
Ellen Buccat Cortez
By Ellen Buccat Cortez
Photo by Uroš Jovičić on Unsplash

Here’s a story about the power of a mother’s timely word turning her daughter’s potential tragedy into victory from the inspiring Ellen Buccat Cortez.

Love and Respect in the Family

Posted on February 22nd, 2018, 11:48 AM
Sara Reysio-Cruz
By Sara Reysio-Cruz
Photo by Dakota Corbin on Unsplash

People say that parenting is one of the most joyful, exciting, and challenging journeys a person goes through. And yet it could also be very discouraging especially when one or the other doesn’t get the love or respect they yearn for.

Three Relationship Myths that Parents Must Dispel in Their Teenager’s Life

Posted on February 6th, 2018, 1:27 PM
Jorin Luke Caipang
By Jorin Luke Caipang
Photo by Joseph Chan on Unsplash

The teenage years are a time of transition where teenagers need truth to accompany them as they make decisions, to guide their behavior, and set them up for future success. A close and intimate relationship with their parents or guardians can help dispel myths in their lives, and what to teach them instead.

Setting Your Family Vision for 2018

Posted on January 3rd, 2018, 8:25 AM
Pauline Fermin
By Pauline Fermin
Photo by Natalya Zaritskaya on Unsplash

By now, companies would be ready to start the year, full of optimistic and growth-maximizing plans. Why not apply the same rigor and investment to families? Happy, loving and close families – what we all aspire to have – don’t happen automatically. We have to deliberately dedicate time, effort and brain power to building great families.

The Art of Gift-Giving

Posted on December 5th, 2017, 1:40 PM
Richelle Joson - Ligot
By Richelle Joson-Ligot
Photo by DiEtte Henderson on Unsplash

The art of giving gifts is about putting much thought and effort in creatively coming up with something that the recipient will appreciate, make use of and find meaningful.

David’s Goliath

Posted on November 20th, 2017, 3:49 PM
Marife Medina-Palima
By Marife Medina-Palima
The author with her husband, Albert, and children, Hannah, 21, and David, 17.

Raising a child with a learning disability is likened to planning a vacation in Italy and then realizing your plane has landed in Holland. Your plans change: new language, new guidebooks, new people. It’s beautiful, but different. Not horrible–just different.

Why Early Childhood Intervention? When Something Isn’t Quite Right

Posted on November 19th, 2017, 3:19 PM
Michelle Gumogda-Agustin
By Michelle Gumogda Agustin

All children are born with distinct qualities. But sometimes, a child may miss some growth milestones that tend to cause some parents to worry. How should we respond when we notice something is not quite “right”?

Developing Your Children’s Leadership Potential

Posted on November 16th, 2017, 1:08 PM
Bong Baylon
By Bong Baylon
Bong Baylon and family

The best time to develop leaders is while they are young. Parents can make or break the leadership potential of children, either intentionally or unintentionally. So how do we take on the task of developing our children’s leadership potential?

Nourishing Your Mental Health

Posted on November 10th, 2017, 2:30 PM
Richelle Joson - Ligot
By Richelle Joson-Ligot
Photo from Unsplash

Keeping your mental state healthy is a serious matter but society has given it stigma. You and I can both do something to help change this.