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CLOSE TO HOME| Alone time

I HAVE not heard of the concept of alone time until I reached mid-20s. Being single that time, it was practically difficult for me to understand

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CLOSE TO HOME| Nimble hands, nimble minds

ONLY TWO decades ago, we still see our oldies knitting and crocheting. Many times back then, I would see a grandmother of some playmates

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CLOSE TO HOME| What about personal development?

AROUND 2005, there seemed to be a boom of personal development products ranging from books to DVD down to various platforms on the internet.

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CLOSE TO HOME| The importance of daily routine

CHILDREN are born into this world without a manual on how to raise them attached to their bodies. They come as a riddle to us and we learn as we go or we copy how we were raised by our parents.

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CLOSE TO HOME| A call to meaningful work

OUR CHILDREN constantly imitate what they see from adults, most especially from age zero to seven although it often stretches up to the ninth year.

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CLOSE TO HOME| Speak softly

OUR CHILDREN, especially from the age zero to nine, imitate the things that adults do. They copy the actions, the manner of speaking, and even the feeling of the adults who surround them.

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CLOSE TO HOME| The woman from Siberian Taiga

IN 1996, a Russian merchant named Vladimir Megre boarded his ship and voyaged across the river Tomsk in Russia.

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CLOSE TO HOME| The woman from Siberian Taiga

IN 1996, a Russian merchant named Vladimir Megre boarded his ship and voyaged across the river Tomsk in Russia. Somewhere in the riverbanks of Siberia, he met a woman

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CLOSE TO HOME| What do they tell?

I OFTEN write about reasons why children, especially from age zero to 11, are highly discouraged from watching TV or movies.

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CLOSE TO HOME| What if it is you?

IN MY previous articles, I have emphasized how crucial it is for us, adults, to be watchful with our own words, especially when we are facing children.

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