Babyleaf for Babies’ Bums: Cloth Diapers {Review + Contest}


This contest is closed. Winner will be announced by September 23. Thanks to those who joined!   We're not new to cloth diapering in our home. Our son's been wearing cloth nappies since he was born, through the prodding of my mother. It turned out to be the best for him, especially since he got rashes from the disposables when he was a ... Continue Reading

“-Ber” Months.


"...Then, it was celebrating Christmas on a day in September, when you knew it wouldn't be commercialized!" (Zooey Deschanel as Anita, Almost Famous, 2001)   I'm as baffled (though not exasperated) as Zooey Deschanel in this scene. I never quite understood why we in the Philippines begin the "Christmas" season in September. Just today, I was ... Continue Reading

Twitter Productivity for Moms: 5 Tips for Tweeting More Productively{Part 2}

Twitter Moms

(For Part 1 of this Twitter Productivity post, click here.) I am on Twitter often. If I'm not in front of my laptop, I'm tweeting on the go with my phone.  Most times, I'm just lurking or perusing. But since I've become super busy with my writing job, I've had to plan my Twitter use so that I'm productive in all areas: work, social media, and most ... Continue Reading

Twitter Productivity for Mom Bloggers: Is it Possible? {Part 1}

Twitter Moms

I've been tweeting for a little over a year now. Prior to that, my Twitter account was rather stagnant. It wasn't until I started connecting with other blogging moms via Twitter that I really saw how powerful a tool it was. But while Twitter has much potential, it can also make one, such as myself, a "master at the art of time-suckage" (Yes; I quote Winona ... Continue Reading

Busy bee.

When I wasn't working from home, I thought that most work-at-homies had it easy: What's so hard about being able to work from your home--in your bedroom, in some cases--wearing nothing but your PJs? (In my younger brothers' case, it was boxers.)   It's harder than you think. Not only do you get tempted to wake up an hour late than you intended ... Continue Reading

A Cheat Sheet for the Juggling Mom {Guest Post}


Dainty Mom’s “That’s What She Says” series celebrates motherhood by featuring guest posts by other fab mom bloggers. Today I'm super-duper happy to be featuring one of the top mom bloggers in the Philippines (!) Neva of Manila Mommy! A Cheat Sheet for the Juggling Mom by Neva Arboleda-Santos   Never in my wildest dreams did I dream about owning and ... Continue Reading