Warning: You Might Be Slathering On Pesticide and How You Can Protect Your Child From Mosquito-borne Diseases

The Human Nature Bug Shield Lotion packs a powerful punch against pesky mosquitoes. | www.momonduty.com

It’s that time of the year again. Mosquito-borne viruses are on a rise and it’s even scarier now for us parents with not just Dengue cases, but also the dreaded Japanese Encephalitis. I’ve had Dengue thrice already and I don’t plan on getting it again, which is why I’ve made it a mission to do … Read moreWarning: You Might Be Slathering On Pesticide and How You Can Protect Your Child From Mosquito-borne Diseases

Three Lessons Learned After Becoming a Mom of 3

Three lessons learned after becoming a mom of three | momonduty.com

I remember my transition from having just one child to having two as a glorious phase. Really, I felt like I was a parenting expert! My first two are around 18 months apart and the transition was pretty easy. My eldest is quite independent so I didn’t have a problem with clinginess when her brother came along. She just did her own thing. My second was such an easy baby–no problems with breastfeeding, no problems with sleeping. He was a generally happy baby. But, becoming a mom of 3 was an entirely new ballgame. Our third definitely kept my ego in check. Parenting expert? Think again, lady.

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How To Get Out Of The Stay-At-Home Mom Rut

How To Get Out Of The Stay-At-Home Mom Rut

For some people, the opportunity to stay at home with the children is a dream. The more time they get with their little ones, the better! For other people, the responsibility can be quite taxing. Those long days with only the children for company can be difficult. After all, there is only so much baby … Read moreHow To Get Out Of The Stay-At-Home Mom Rut

Home Birth in the Philippines and the No Home Birth Policy

Our VBA2C Birth Story | www.momonduty.com

While preparing for my VBA2C, I joined various gentle birth groups to get as much information as I can get about what we were about to do and also to be empowered by women who successfully did it. During my stay in those groups, I’ve seen a lot of women asking about the procedures when … Read moreHome Birth in the Philippines and the No Home Birth Policy

2018 Trick or Treat Events in Metro Manila

2018 Trick or Treat Events in Metro Manila

It’s that time of the year when kids (and adults) get to dress up enjoy lots of sweet treats. I’ve never gone trick or treating growing up, but I’ve taken my kids to some events when we have the time. They’re not so much after the candies, but they enjoy dressing up and parading with … Read more2018 Trick or Treat Events in Metro Manila