Being a Filipina mom isn't easy. You're expected to act like the "ilaw ng tahanan" while juggling life as a career woman. It's an exhausting balancing act that needs all the help it can get. Fortunately, mommy blogs offer that needed assistance.
It's reassuring to find somebody that shares the same experience of worrying about Junior's worsening cough while deadlines are looming.It means you're not alone and it's possible to overcome the difficult challenges of motherhood.
For brands, the importance of mothers can't be underestimated. They hold the purse strings in the household and their choices inform their children. Mommy blogs aren't just sources of parenting advice and family entertainment, they're indicators of the needs and demands of the most influential person in the family.
In no particular order, here is a list of 28 blogs that a lot of mommies read.
1. Topaz Mommy
A wife, a mother, and a writer, Frances writes about what she has come to know best: being a mommy. Her cute growing kids are stars in her blog as much as mommy experiences.
2. Go Jackie Go
Behind the blog is Jackie Go, a vivacious young mom and homemaker, who enjoys motherhood and blogging much as life and style.
Features editor and citizen advocate, Noemi Lardizabal-Dado brings her experience as a mom and a homemaker to her blog, advocating constructive engagement in issues on family & society.
A hands-on mom, Nikki Tiu still finds time for her job and her passion for makeup. Her blog is the place for mommy fashion, products, recipes, and makeovers.
The spirited Louise Fandino writes about her practical life as a mother of two active boys, a life partner, a full-time career woman in a demanding industry, and a life adventurer.
6. Mommy Ginger
Geraldine P. Arboleda takes to the blogosphere as a multi-tasking super mom with side activities as a dog breeder, freelance make-up artist, product stylist, and social entrepreneur.
Military wife, proud mom, bookworm, movie buff, closet techie, semi-geek, sweet tooth, travel junkie, and dreamer, GlaizaTominio writes about her family, especially her little girl, and her interests in her blog.
A work-at-home mom who took the risk to chase her dreams, Janice Lim talks about the ups and downs of modern family life.
Cute, girly, and creative, Ava Te-Zabat discusses enjoyable experiences and what's been making waves in the mommy community.
10. Mommy Fleur
A kikay mom to brighten up everybody's day, Fleur Sombrero unreservedly shares her personal opinions on a wide range of mommy topics with a very natural and honest tone.
11. Manila Mommy
Neva Santosbegan writing Manila Mommy to share her aha! moments, missteps, and musings on the unpredictable journey – and adventure – of a wife and a mommy.
In Chronicles of a Nursing Mom, Jenny Ong advocates breastfeeding and other topics that promote natural parenting and attachment parenting lifestyle, such as cloth diapering and healthy eating.
13. Mommy Pehpot
Mommy Pehpotis a parenting blog that tackles issues commonly experienced by families living in the Philippines with reviews on household items, toys, restaurants, and more.
14. Mom On Duty
Kim Reyes shares stories about her married life with a man in the fireman's service and two children while juggling the management of a business.
KathRivera.com has it all. It's a beauty, fashion, lifestyle, and mommy blog that shares reviews on beauty products, makeup and skin care.
Rochelle Rivera's blog is a proud mommy's life journey that deals with beauty, fashion, food, kids, travel and everything in between.
Alpha mom, Kris de Guzman chronicles O.C. mom experiences from her life and the lives of her friends and readers.
18. Rockstar Momma
Rockstar Momma Chronicles the lifestyle and events of a Filipina mom struggling to balance career and family in an amusing and interesting way.
19. Momma 'N Manila
A Filipina-American who moved to the Philippines after marrying a Filipino, Michelle Aventajado documents her journey through motherhood in Manila.
20. My Mom-Friday
Michelle Lim writes about how moms wear different hats: caretaker, teacher, friend,playmate, cook, driver, and more.
Homemaker Conci Navarro unleashes her fun, edgy, and creative side in her blog, writing about topics close to a mom's concerns.
Belle delos Reyes collects her learnings and experiences as a working mom trying to maneuver through motherhood with patience, strength and a lot of love.
23. Mommy Peach
A foodie by heart, Peachy Adarne discusses food, health, and travels with her family. She takes pics with a Canon 650D and writes downs her thoughts on her blog.
24. Mommy Levy
Levy Martinez recounts her experiences as a mom, a wife and homemaker while she strives to fulfill her dream of living life to the fullest.
Ruth Floresca's blog is her take on subjects that are not assigned by her editors. As a mother, she writes articles on moms like her, wellness topics, and even business agendas.
26. Shopgirl Jen
Do you love the topics of beauty, fashion, and lifestyle? Then here's a mommy blog for you. It regularly features styles and sales to check out.
27. Mami and Family
Mami and Familyshowcases everything in the world of parenting. It includes events,food, places, fashions, music and everything else fit for the familyto enjoy.
28. Digital Filipina
Karina Ramos is a proud techie mommy who writes about topics near a techie's heart like movies, food, lifestyle, business, and education.