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Are you raising your child to succeed?


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At a recent dinner party, I had a chat with Carrie Lupoli, a US-based parenting and education consultant, about child-rearing practices and beliefs.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Columns,Parenting | Read More »

Woman behind ‘Barbie’ didn’t exactly have a dream childhood


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MYRNA Yao with her grandchildren during their weekly Sunday breakfasts

If you were a child of the 1980s and fond of Barbie dolls, you would probably remember the Barbie commercials. A promotion or contest would entice you to mail something to an address in Quezon City; I had memorized it, given the number of times I joined and tried my luck. There was even a hotline you could call and which Barbie would “answer.” (It was a prerecorded message.)

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Columns,Parenting | Read More »

Don’t do your children’s homework for them


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Homework. Just when I thought it was all over and I had put those long torturous hours behind me, they’re back, and with a vengeance! I now realize that doing your own homework, while difficult and tiring, is nothing compared to helping your young child with the simplest and easiest worksheets!

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Columns,Parenting | Read More »

Seeking an end to the cycle of violence


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ILLUSTRATION BY ALBERT G. RODRIGUEZ

Back in college, my friends and I never really gave much thought about fraternities, except in passing when the Alpha Phi Omega would hold its annual Oblation Run in neighboring UP. In the past few years, however, I have become concerned about these Greek-lettered organizations.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Columns,Parenting | Read More »

‘Why is cancer?’


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DANI Lyons (played by Rebecca Coates) is embraced by her mother (played by Pamela Imperial at certain performances).

“Why is cancer?”—with a line like this, you know that you’re in for a different kind of show in The Sandbox Collective’s latest offering, “Dani Girl.” How in the world does one create a cancer musical?

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Columns,Parenting | Read More »

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