A little less mommy guilt for working moms

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I always get asked about how I "do it all." The truth is, I don't. And I feel like I don't have it altogether more often than people think I do! (Like this week, when my Vito turns 5 and I prepare for his birthday party at the end of the week. I've gotten some help, thankfully.) "Mom guilt" hits me often. It hits every mom I know—whether they're ... Continue Reading

Those Deeper Cravings.

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I've just entered the second trimester, and while I'm still feeling a bit of the "ickies"/"baby woozies" from time to time, I'm feeling much better than I've been in weeks. Last Sunday (family day at my mom's side), I had expressed a craving for cherry pie and apple pie. Why? I have no idea. I just wanted both pies. And so, my mom, being the awesome mom ... Continue Reading

Mommy, Don’t Worry, You’re Doing Fine


By Louise Fandino of Mommy Practicality I receive a number of messages from fellow working moms telling me that most of the time they feel guilty about being away from home for most of the days in a week, that how they wish they could take care of their kids themselves.  To make them feel better, it’s easy to say not to feel that way because honestly, I get ... Continue Reading

Lost in Transition

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By Toni Tiu of Wifely Steps It’s harder when you know what you’re missing. My transition from work-at-home-mom to full-time corporate mom was expectedly difficult. There was the pain of leaving the little one in the morning while he was still asleep. There was the ache of coming home to a sleeping child. Those were realities I knew would hit me hard once ... Continue Reading

So many signatures of love – Johnson’s Baby new video TVC

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Remember my video from a couple of months ago, about Vito’s and my “signature” moments? We shared about “our colorful moments” for the Signatures of Love - Johnson's Baby campaign: My son’s approaching the four year-old mark, but in many ways, he’s still my baby. He’s growing up fast, and with his growth comes many changes, both for him and me as his mom. ... Continue Reading

Rhiza Sanchez-Oyos of Chasing Dreams


Welcome to Mom Bliss, my regular feature on Dainty Mom that sheds the spotlight on ladies who are living their best lives, according to their definition of "bliss". Today, my guest is one of those bloggers I immediately fell in love with, because of her creativity, her passion for life, and her love for God. Meet the super-talented Rhiza Sanchez-Oyos, of ... Continue Reading