THE VISION BOARD

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Career Conversations

  7 mins

Age Doesn’t Matter: There’s No Such Thing As Too Late!

Zara Carbonell

Whether you’re working to accomplish your school work or planning the rest of your life, there seems to be a timeline for almost everything. Growing up most of us are conditioned to think that life is pretty linear: Go to school, graduate, then land a job (that hopefully fulfills you).But what if yo...

Career Conversations

  7 mins

Why It’s Important We Let Our Kids Build Their Own Legacy

Zara Carbonell

When you’re in a country like the Philippines, passing on some sort of family legacy is almost a requirement. Sometimes it’s naming your kids with a certain letter, turning over a business, or choosing to continue your parents’ career. We’ve all seen it too many times.How Children Start Inheriting P...

Commune

  5 mins

Tips on How to Raise Non-Violent Kids

Karl Nicole Nucum

In today’s society, harsh words, abuse, anger and violence can be seen everywhere –from TV shows, movies, social media, peers and even inside the homes. Unfortunately, women and children often fall as the biggest victims. In fact, recent data from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) re...

Commune

  6 mins

10 Empowering Lessons Filipino Parents Can Teach Their Teens

Karl Nicole Nucum

One of the greatest hopes of every parent is to be able to raise their children well. Who would not want to see their kids grow up able to conquer the world, right? As your teens undergo this crucial phase in their lives a.k.a adulthood, here are some of the most important lessons to know if you wan...

Commune

  5 mins

Let Your Kids Choose Their Own Path

Karl Nicole Nucum

You’ve done it all—picturing your kid as a child prodigy, excelling in their field as a known doctor, lawyer, or engineer. After all, as a parent, who wouldn’t want a bright future for their children, right?As they grow up, you gave all your best for them to discover their full potential. Yet at som...

All About Senior High

  4 mins

How to Prepare Student Athletes for Success

Belle O. Mapa

Every parent wants their sporty child to succeed in both school and the field. But it’s hard to find a balance—something young student-athletes value now more than ever. For the kids, when do they get time to themselves? For the parents, when do you know if you’re providing the support your child ne...

Commune

  4 mins

5 Tricks That Will Get Your Kids Moving

Belle O. Mapa

Picture this: your kids just got home from school. They’re barely through the front door and they’re already clamoring for their phones and tablets. You lose them to the comfort of your couch and the call of the web. You can barely squeeze in a conversation, let alone the idea of exercise.Many paren...

Commune

  4 mins

How Do I Raise a Socially Aware Teenager?

Zara Carbonell

If you’ve ever googled anything along the lines of “Parenting Teenagers” or “How to raise a teenager,” don’t worry, it’s not just you! There’s nothing quite as terrifying as the thought of helplessly watching your child experience isolation—or worse, never get to live up to his or her potential. As ...

Commune

  4 mins

PTA Meetings: How important is it for you and your child?

Karl Nicole Nucum

PTA meeting is just one of the various activities conducted by the Parent-Teacher Association of schools. The main role of Parent-Teacher Associations is to build strong relationships between parents, teachers, and the whole school community. But as parents deal with the everyday demands of work and...

Commune

  4 mins

What You Can Say To Your Child If They’re Bullies

Lis Fortun

It always starts with a phone call. You pick up your phone and learn that your child’s teacher is on the line. You probably started wondering if something happened to your child. And true enough, something DID happen to your child. “We have gotten complaints that your child hurt his classmate,” your...

Commune

  5 mins

Should I Homeschool My Child? 5 Things To Consider Before Making a Decision

Karl Nicole Nucum

Every parent only wants the best for their children, especially with their education. One of the most conventional ways of educating kids is by attending classes either in public or private institutions. However, not everyone can take these classes and not all parents seek to send their kids to trad...

Commune

  4 mins

Parents, this is why you should encourage your kids to play team sports

Karl Nicole Nucum

One of the most rewarding feelings in the world as a parent is seeing your children grow well and push to be their best.Aside from academics, one way to support your kids in fulfilling their potential is to guide them in physical activities. Sports, in particular, provides a number of benefits not j...