I consider myself as a “young” mother. Obviously, that description is not based on my age but on my short but sweet 4-year parenting experience. Some will say say that I still have a lot to go through and experience as a mother. I definitely agree. In all the stages that I’ve gone through, from the newborn, toddler and now preschooler phase, I feel that I’m always in a nangaganay mode. It’s just like being a first-time mom all over again.
Every stage in my parenting life is different and unique. In every milestone that we experience, new joys, questions and fear would arise. We will never forget that first latch, step, word, bukol, tantrum, book, song and so on. There will always be new and greater challenges in every step of our parenting life. Looking after an infant is entirely different from taking care of a super curious 4-year old boy.
In every stage that we’ve gone through, I am always grateful for the whole village that helped us to raise our child. Thank you to our families and friends who continue to support, guide and affirm us as we work on our parenting goals.
I am also very grateful to the wonderful teams behind The Learning Basket and Manila Workshops for organizing the various parenting and homeschooling workshops and conferences that we have attended. These learning events gave our family very valuable and helpful insights to start and continue with our preschool homeschool journey. ( Here are some of the workshops I have attended : Project Preschool Homeschool : Why and How? and 5 Reasons Why You Should Wait for the Art of Storytelling Workshop )
We consider 2015 as a very crucial year in our homeschooling journey. We are firm in our decision to homeschool our child during the preschool years but are still uncertain about our next steps. If this should be our last year of homeschooling, then it should be the best! On the other hand, this year could also lead us into taking that one big step of continuing our homeschooling journey.
The best thing in going through this crucial phase is having the warm support of the different homeschooling communities in the Philippines. The Facebook groups of Homeschoolers in the Philipppines and ROCKERS Philippines always strengthen our resolve by generously sharing the most inspiring homeschooling resources and advices.
I am also thankful to TMA Homeschool for opening their yearly parents conference to non-TMA members like us. This is a big help for parents who are thinking about taking their homeschooling journey to the next level. This conference will also give us the chance to personally meet and hear our homeschooling friends since we only get to see and chat with them in our FB group pages and their websites.
Here are the important details of this event :
TMA Homeschool, in coordination with Manila Workshops and The Learning Basket, is proud to present its Parents Conference for 2015, entitled Set Them Up For Success. It will be held at the Bayanihan Arts and Events Center from 8AM for registration (program starts at 9:00) to 5:00PM.
If you are a parent wondering what the best kind of education for your child is and where he will learn and be successful someday, then don’t miss the upcoming Parents Conference of TMA Homeschool
at the Bayanihan Center, Unilab on March 12.
Nanays and Tatays what are you waiting for? Visit Manila Workshops or click here to register for this parenting and learning event of the year . Kitakits on March 12 and let’s share some homeschooling and parent chat during workshop breaks!
Wait! Nanay’s Trip is giving away one (1) free seat (Thanks to TMA Homeschool, The Learning Basket and Manila Workshops!) to this event to one of its dear readers. Homeschooling shirts and tote bags from Maestro Rio Shop will be given away too (View the shirts and bags here)! Winners will be announced on March 10. Please leave a comment below on why do you want to attend TMA Homeschool’s Parent Conference. Don’t forget to write your e-mail address 🙂 Good luck and see you there!
Thank you very much!