Additional Benefits for Solo Parents in the Philippines

Solo parents can now confidently say, Hindi kami nag-iisa. Additional work leaves, scholarship grants, and cash subsidy are just some of the additional benefits that solo parents may enjoy under the Expanded Solo Parents Welfare Act (RA 11861). Read on. Parental leave. A solo parent shall be granted parental leaves of not more than sevenContinue reading “Additional Benefits for Solo Parents in the Philippines”

Something to Look Forward to: More Benefits for the Solo Parent Under RA 8972

16 years ago, the government enacted RA 8972 or what we all know as the Solo Parents’ Welfare Act of 2000.  Through this law, qualified solo parents are granted certain discounts and privileges, mandated by the government, in order to help them support their children. This year, the Federation of Solo Parents in Luzvimin, GabrielaContinue reading “Something to Look Forward to: More Benefits for the Solo Parent Under RA 8972”

International School Manila Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for Grade 8

Here is an opportunity you would not want to miss. The International School Manila is currently searching for deserving Filipino scholars for school year 2016-2017. If your child is 13 or 14 years old (or turning 13 years old on or before September 1, 2016), have completed the academic requirements equivalent to ISM’s Grade 7,Continue reading “International School Manila Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for Grade 8”

10 Weekend Activities the Family Can Enjoy

Weekends need not be spent sleeping in late and just bumming around the house. After the kids have finished their home works, you can try exploring the great outdoors, start on a family craft project, or organize a movie night, complete with homemade pizza, popcorn, and fruit shakes! It doesn’t have to be an expensiveContinue reading “10 Weekend Activities the Family Can Enjoy”

Mom Burnout: Causes and Cures

In my hunt for topics that are meaningful to parents — official documents, IDs, passports — things that are most often required in children’s schools and other activities, I came across some useful tips for Moms too.  I’m sharing it here for all the Moms out there who need a minute or two of peaceContinue reading “Mom Burnout: Causes and Cures”

Benefits for Solo Parent ID Holders

And finally, the last installment in our Solo Parent series: the list of benefits that await Solo Parent ID holders. There are two types of benefits available to qualified Solo Parents: Employment-related and benefits to cover a child’s basic needs.  Read on! Employment-Related Benefits: 1 .Flexible work schedule. Hangga’t hindi makaka-apekto sa productivity ng empleyadoContinue reading “Benefits for Solo Parent ID Holders”

Requirements When Applying for a Solo Parent ID

Let us continue with our discussion on Solo Parent Benefits.  Most of you are eager to find out kung ano ang mga requirements para makakuha ng Solo Parent ID.  The answers are actually very simple (and easy to accomplish!).  Read on. Ang applicant para sa Solo Parent ID ay kinakailangang magdala ng sumusunod na mga documentsContinue reading “Requirements When Applying for a Solo Parent ID”

Are You Qualified for Solo Parent Benefits?

Bonjour!  Mabuhay! We all know that raising a family is a feat in itself, what with the demands of children’s basic needs: food, shelter, clothing, and education.  If you have a child, you are well aware of the sacrifices a parent or parents have to make in order to provide the best possible subsistence toContinue reading “Are You Qualified for Solo Parent Benefits?”