Ondoy {Ketsana} aftermath: 2 years later

I remember being at home that day Ondoy (Typhoon Ketsana) struck. We were still living in a rented apartment in New Manila, Quezon City; I was seven months pregnant. The day before the infamous rains came down, I had a maternity photo shoot, after which we went out to dinner in Cafe Breton--and I had a Galette Rustique: bacon, eggs, grilled tomatoes, and ... Continue Reading

Mom’s Musings {Round-Up}


My son caught a bug that's been going round lately, and he's been coughing non-stop for the past two days. It's pretty exhausting for him, and I can see the toll it's taking on his poor little body. His normally bright eyes are dower, and his usually perked-up demeanor has been clouded over by an unfamiliar (not to mention unwelcome) countenance. I never like ... Continue Reading

What Does it Mean to be an Eco-Friendly Family? {Part 1: Panjee Tapales}


Welcome to Going Green, a new feature on Dainty Mom! This feature highlights people, places and products that inspire and challenge me to live a more green and earth-conscious lifestyle.   What Does it Mean to be an Eco-Friendly Family? {an interview with Panjee Tapales, panjeetapales.com} The good Lord--who made everything in this wonderful planet--knows ... Continue Reading

St. Patrick Baby’s Search for a Star {Press Release + Contest}

Model Search 520px

The enviro-chic people behind Numa Baby Store and St. Patrick Baby--both trusted names in natural baby essentials--got in touch with me about this contest that's currently ongoing at their Facebook page. They are holding a contest entitled "Search for the Next St. Patrick Baby."   St. Patrick Baby's Search for a Star If you think your little ... Continue Reading

Guest Post: Growing Up… As Mom


Dainty Mom’s “That’s What She Says” series celebrates motherhood by featuring guest posts by other fab mom bloggers. This week's guest is a stay-at-home mom, my fellow 5M4M blogger and homeschool advocate Christine Amador, of The Mommy Journey Growing Up... as Mom by Christine Amador Being a stay at home mom for the past 7 years, I have witnessed the ... Continue Reading

Contest updates!


This is just a quick post to remind y'all of the cool contests here on Daintymom.com. To make things more organized, I've added a "Contest" tab to the nav bar up there, beside the Guest Post item. When you click it, you'll see all the ongoing contests here on the blog!   Here's what's currently up for grabs: Drypers Baby Club ... Continue Reading