Kiddie and toddler vitamins to help increase appetite

Here is a list of children and toddler vitamins to help increase appetite. (Photo Credits)

While chunkiness and weight will never be the only factors to determine if a child is healthy, a “patpatin” but healthy Filipino child will usually have parents endlessly worrying about their child’s physique. Kiddie and toddler vitamins to help increase appetite seems to be a much sought after phenomenon among Filipino parents. And this is…
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Children’s Party Food Caterers in the Philippines

Looking for Children’s Party Food Caterers in the Philippines? Here is a list. (Photo Credits)

If you are looking to outsource the food buffet for your child’s kiddie party then this post is for you. I collated a list of some of the Children’s Party Food Caterers in Manila that you may want to get in touch with as you plan out your child’s next party. So here is a…
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Children’s Party Event Stylists in the Philippines

Looking for Children’s Party Event Stylists in the Philippines? Read on. (Photo Credits)

If you no longer have the strength to do a Do-It-Yourself Party for your little one, then why not hire an event or party stylist? Not only will you be free from all the stresses of preparing for the party, you too will likewise be able to enjoy the preparations as well as you child’s…
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Birthday party loot bag content ideas

I remember when I was a kid, one of the birthday party stuff I look forward to when attending a children’s party is the loot bag. Back then, giving a stuffed toy (which is now referred to as a plushie hahaha) is “pangmayaman” as the usual lootbag during those days were candies and small toys,…
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Homemade Filipino Breakfast Recipes for the home or business

Homemade Filipino Breakfast Recipes for the home or business. (Photo Credits)

There is one struggle I have about preparing breakfast, most of the choices available in the market are laden with preservatives, our culture also generally prefers this type of “cilog” breakfasts, and busy moms like us have a tendency to give in to these types of breakfasts because it is easy to cook – perfect…
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Guest Post: Financial Solutions for Stay-at-Home Freelancer Moms

financial solutions for work from home mothers

Happypinaymommy.com has always been supportive of mothers who choose to work from home, either full time or part time to help support the family. We in fact have a dedicated section here – which gives ideas on where to find work from home opportunities, what side business endeavors we can do to augment the family…
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Happypinaymommy’s Filipino Weekly Menu Plan for Nov 21-28, 2016

Happypinaymommy.com's weekly filipino menu plan for November 21-28, 2016

Hi there ladies! Pardon my two month hiatus in posting meal plans. Will try my very best to regularly update our Filipino Menu Plan every end of the week to help you out as well in your grocery shopping. So before I explain some of the choices I made for our weekly ulam recipes, here…
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Baptismal Souvenir Tokens for Godparent Ninongs and Ninangs

Baptismal Souvenir Tokens for Godparent Ninongs and Ninangs

Ninongs and Ninangs are undoubtedly the VIPs in a Christening ceremony. As God parents of the child, they carry a huge responsibility in their shoulders as they will help the parents raise God-fearing children, and at the same time accept the role of being the second parent of the child. In Filipino Christening or binyags…
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Nine Christening Baptismal Party Reception Venues

Looking for Christening Baptismal Party Reception Venues in the Philippines?

  I have recently written about restaurants and fastfood chains with kiddie party packages in the Philippines, and I have realized that kiddie parties and christening receptions may require a different type of venue. And although parents can always celebrate their child’s christening in fastfood restaurants, some families may want to have a reception somewhere…
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Fastfood and Restaurants with kiddie birthday party packages

Fastfood and Restaurants with kiddie birthday party packages

Kiddie parties can be stressful in general, and it is always a good thing if the whole family can just book a venue altogether, choose a theme, cake and decor and even lootbag and just come back on your child’s birthday. Even better is that parents can usually just sit back or focus on entertaining…
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Baptismal Party Souvenir Ideas

Baptismal Party Souvenir Ideas. (Photo Credits to E Clay Souvenirs and Accessories)

One of the concerns of most parents who are about to have their baby christened is the Baptismal Souvenirs that they will give away to their guests. There are tons of ideas out there, and it can get overwhelming really. There are a lot of considerations in choosing for Baptismal souvenirs, and apart from matching…
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School Lunch Baon Ideas – Part 3

Here is the third installment in our series of School Lunch Baon Ideas for Kids. (Photo Credits)

As promised here is the third installment in our series of School Lunch Baon ideas for your gradeschoolers. As we go further into the school year it really becomes more challenging to think of lunch baon to pack for the kids. Of course we want something that they would finish, as they need to have…
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Lunch Baon Ideas for School Kids – Part 2

Here is the Second Part of our series on Lunch Baon Ideas for School Kids. (Photo Credits)

As promised here is the continuation on our series on Baon Ideas for our school-aged kids. I remember apart from the packed lunch, we should also be concerned about where we pack our children’s lunches. Although I would like to buy my daughter those stainless tin can things, I find myself packing her lunches in…
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Lunch Ulam Baon Ideas for School Kids – Part 1

Running out of lunch baon ideas for school kids? Here are some suggestions.

Day in and day out we have to prepare lunch ulam baons for our school-aged children, and it is very easy to run out of ideas on what to prepare for them. After all, we need a lunch meal that is nutritious, easy-to-prepare for those crazy school mornings, fits our budget, and of course appeal…
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Where to buy nursing clothes and breastfeeding gowns in the Philippines

Where to buy nursing clothes and breastfeeding gowns in the Philippines

Breastfeeding or nursing clothes can be very helpful especially for first time moms who are still trying to get comfortable while breastfeeding in public. It will also be very helpful for working moms who pump breastmilk in the office. Dresses for special occasions such as breastfeeding-friendly gowns also help a lot especially when a nursing…
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Where to buy Castile Soap in the Philippines

Where to buy Castile Soap in the Philippines

If you are looking for Castile Soap in the Philippines for your various homemade DIY cleansers and natural products, then this post is for you. I have compiled a list of shops or places where you can purchase castile soap in the Philippines be it from online or in brick or mortar stores. So here’s…
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23 Meal Ulam Ideas for Filipino Babies and Kids

Meal Ulam Ideas for Filipino Babies and kids

We try hard to be super moms but at some point we will lose ideas on what to feed our families, especially our babies. I realized that the struggle is indeed real when Achi started becoming a picky eater, and feeding time has been more of a torture instead of a happy time for all…
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Breakfast Ideas for Filipino Babies

Breakfast Ideas for Filipino Babies.

Whatever approach you are taking in introducing solid food to your child, time will come that you will need more and more meal ideas for your little one. And while the Internet is full of meal ideas for babies, not all are applicable in the Philippine setting as not all ingredients are locally available or…
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Kid-Friendly Vegetable Salads

Here are some Kid-Friendly Vegetable Salads that your Picky eater may love. (Photo Credits)

It is a challenge to have children eat salads especially if they are not used to eating veggies. But there are salads out there that appeal to our children’s discriminating taste buds. So for those of you wanting to prepare nutritious salads for your family here are some suggested — Kid-Friendly Vegetable Salads: Crunchy Fish…
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Easy Tofu Tokwa Recipes Under P100.00

Looking for Tofu Tokwa Recipes Under P100.00? Here is a list! (Photo Credits)

If you want to serve your family a protein-rich and nutritious dish without having to resort to meat – either for health reasons or to help save on expenses, the best way to go is to cook tokwa or tofu based dishes. Apart from being nutritious, Tofu and tokwa are really easy to cook, and…
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Natural and Baby Safe ways to kill ants

Natural and Baby Safe Ways to kill Ants.

Moms, especially those that cloth diaper their little ones usually worry about the presence of ants during ant season – which in the Philippines, happens to be almost all year round. And while there are a lot of insecticide and spray solutions that can address this concern, not all are safe to be used in…
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Maid yaya and driver agencies in the Philippines

Maid, yaya, and driver agencies in the Philippines. (Photo Credits)

One of the biggest concerns of working parents is hiring competent, trustworthy and reliable yaya and househelp. With all the horror stories that have gone viral, the quest for the ultimate Inday has become more and more elusive for most families. And while most would say that the best househelp or nanny could be a…
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Snack Baon ideas for Pre-Schoolers

Snack Baon Ideas for Pre-schoolers

With merely two weeks before the opening of classes, we moms should be armed with a good repertoire of nutritious snack or baon ideas for pre-schoolers. If you are still clueless as to what to pack for your child this coming school year, then this post is for you. So here are – Snack Baon…
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Where to buy Insulated Breast Milk Cooler Bags in the Philippines

Where to buy Insulated Breast Milk Cooler Bags in the Philippines

I had a great pumping career back when I was still an 8-5 Mama. And during that stint, I can’t be seen without my Insulated Breast Milk Cooler Bag. I was lucky because two years before I gave birth, someone gifted me with a Coleman insulated cooler bag, until it gave up on me, and…
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Where to Buy Wooden Toys in the Philippines

Where to Buy Wooden Toys in the Philippines. (Photo Credits)

If you are looking for Wooden toys for your children, or to give as a gift, then this is a post for you. Wooden toys are slowly becoming the choice of toys for more and more parents because unlike its plastic counterparts, it has more natural components, and less chemicals. Not only that, wooden toys…
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Requirements for Catholic Confirmation in the Philippines

Requirements for Catholic Confirmation in the Philippines. (Photo Credits)

I was about eleven years old when I had my confirmation alongside my older brother. I do not even remember what took place during that ceremony, nor where we ate right after. A quick research though defined confirmation as “the perfection of Baptism.” The priest lays the hand on the person to be confirmed to…
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Where to buy Ring Slings in the Philippines

Buy Ring Slings in the Philippines. (Photo Credits)

Ring Slings, like any other baby carrier, help the mom a lot when it comes to caring for a baby. It allows her to foster bonding while attending to chores and errands. It frees up her hand during travel, and when attending to the needs of the household, and her other children. It is one…
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Where to buy Succulents for Giveaways in the Philippines

Succulents for Giveaways in the Philippines (Photo Credits)

If you are looking for succulents to give as souvenir or giveaway for your family occasion such as your wedding, birthday, christening or dedication, or anniversary, then this post is for you. There is nothing like giving an eco-friendly souvenir, and receiving a really useful giveaway that you ca also take care of. Succulents are…
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Where to buy Supplies for DIY Candy Buffets in the Philippines

Where to buy Supplies for DIY Candy Buffets in the Philippines

More and more moms are becoming practical nowadays that they try DIY projects for their children’s stuff (like cloth diapers, wipes, accessories), and even supplies like Fabcons – I wrote about it here, and even detergents etc. Parties of course are a huge expense especially if your family is the type to hold big events….
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Where to buy Citronella Plant in the Philippines

Where to buy Citronella Plant in the Philippines

Citronella is a great plant to have at home. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing, it is also a natural insect repellent. Plant it in your home garden, have a pot in your dirty kitchen, and areas where there usually are a lot of mosquitoes and you will be surprised that mosquitoes will soon be…
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Eight Filipino Recipes Under 100 Pesos 2016 Edition

Came up with a 2016 edition of ne of my most read blog posts -- Eight Filipino Recipes under 100 pesos 2016 edition.

My seven recipes under P100.00 blog entry last year has consistently been one of the most read entries in my blog. This is the reason why I am coming up with a 2016 edition, to help my fellow budget-conscious Pinay Mommies stretch the food budget that they have without sacrificing the family’s health and nutrition….
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Where to buy Amber Teething Necklaces in the Philippines

buy amber teething necklace in the Philippines

Teething babies are cranky and really hard to appease. And this is the reason why moms have always been on the lookout for solutions for teething concerns. There are teething necklaces and chewblings, frozen teethers and washcloths, pedia-prescribed gum wipes, and for some even pain relievers. Some experienced moms however swear by amber teething necklaces…
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Where to order Bento Party Meals in the Philippines

order bento party boxes in the philippines

If you are wondering where you can order bento party meals for your child’s school birthday party or any event then this post is for you. I have earlier written about shops where you can buy accessories for your DIY Bento meals (You may read it here), but for those who may not have the…
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Business Ideas for Moms in the Philippines

Business Ideas for Moms in the Philippines

It is a new year, and for some it is a time to test new revenue streams and business endeavors. Moms like us are no exception when it comes to these things, as whether you stay at home, work from home, or work out of the home full time, you always have this nagging thought…
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Filipino Preserved Food Recipes for Business

preserved food recipes for business in the Philippines

So I am apparently on a roll when it comes to food business ideas that moms like us can have. I hope you enjoyed our recent posts on goodies, steamed desserts, puto variants, and sweets that you can sell. Now I am going to suggest to you some Filipino food items with longer shelf life…
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Steamed Filipino Dessert Recipes for Business

Steamed Filipino Dessert Recipes for Business

It is a reality that not all Filipino households have Ovens. And this is the reason why most of the native desserts in our country are steamed. Almost all homes have tiered steamers we all grew up seeing. Anyway, this post is part of happypinaymommy.com’s series of posts on food items that can be sold…
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No-bake Chocolate Recipes for Business in the Philippines

chocolate recipes for business in the Philippines

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and if you want to earn extra in this season of love, the why don’t you sell some no-bake chocolate goodies? This is the second part of Happypinaymommy.com’s series of posts on food items that can be sold for extra income. I have earlier written about Filipino sweets…
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No bake Filipino Dessert recipes for business

No bake Filipino desserts for business

  If you are looking for an extra income – whether as a full-time working mom or a stay at home mom, then you might want to consider these no-bake desserts to sell in the Philippines. These are really easy to do, and with just enough clean and creative packaging, plus patience and sales talk,…
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Where to buy materials for headbands and hair accessories in the Philippines

materials for hair accessories and headbands in the Philippines

If you are thinking of making your daughter a headband, a bow or hair accessory — or probably becoming a WAHM and start an online business selling headbands then this post is for you. I have compiled a list of places where you can buy materials for DIY headbands and hair accessories in the Philippines….
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Local Courier Services for Online Sellers in the Philippines

Courier Services for Online Sellers in the Philippines

If you are an online seller, a cloth diaper WAHM or purely active in Buying, Selling or Trading online then this post is for you. Mommies who have been working from home through an online selling business may actually be familiar with some of the Courier Services for Online Sellers in the Philippines that I…
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Where to Buy Menstrual Cups in the Philippines

Where to buy Menstrual Cups in The Philippines. (Photo Credits)

If you want to try using menstrual cups but don’t know where to buy it then this post is for you. I have earlier written about where to buy menstrual cloth pads or mama pads and i know that some cloth mamas are looking into trying menstrual cups. Menstrual cups are feminine hygiene products usually…
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Studios for maternity photo shoot in the Philippines

studios for maternity photo shoot in the philippines

Are you scouting for a photography studio that could capture one of your life’s best journeys ever A.K.A pregnancy? Then this post is for you. I have compiled a list of some of the local photography studios that offer pregnancy or maternity photo shoots. Here is a list of Studios for maternity photo shoot in…
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Where to buy teething necklaces and chewblings in the Philippines

Buy teething necklaces and chewblings in the Philippines

Is your teething baby chomping on anything in sight? Are you getting tired of picking-up, re-cleaning and then giving once again, your baby’s teethers? Fret no more because chewblings or teething necklaces and bracelets are now available in the Philippines. I have compiled a list of some of the online shops that sell teething bracelets…
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Where to get a Pre-Natal Massage in the Philippines

Want to get a pre-natal massage in the Philippines?

Pregnancy is one of life’s greatest miracles. And while it brings out the best in us, it undeniably brings about body aches and pains too! So what is a pregnant momma to do? Spell it with me: R-E-L-A-X, and what better way to relax than have a pre-natal massage. Pre-natal massage is different from your…
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Happypinaymommy.com’s WAHM of the WEEK#6: Mommy Michelle Ann Oblea

Happypinaymommy.com’s WAHM of the WEEK#6: Mommy Michelle Ann Oblea

Our sixth Work-at-Home-Mom of the Week continues to be instrumental in ensuring a good breastfeeding relationship between full-time work out of home moms and their nurslings. I for one have purchased a great breast pump from her many, many years back, which helped me have a great breastfeeding journey with my eldest. Without further ado…
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Requirements for a Philippine Solo or Single Parent ID

requirements for a philippine solo or single parent ID

“ ” Parenting is definitely not an easy job, but single parenting is definitely not for the faint of heart. It is good to note that our government has set aside some special benefits for Solo Parents, especially those that work in the formal sector. These are all enacted through the Solo Parent’s Welfare Act…
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Philippine Passport Requirements for Babies

Philippine Passport Requirements for Babies

With the many long weekends, bucket list entries that have to be crossed-out, airline promos, discounted travel packages, and insisting relatives abroad, you may need to secure a passport for your little one as early as now. But what are the DFA’s requirements for issuing a passport for infants and very young children? I scoured…
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Facebook and Online Cloth Diaper Sellers in Manila – Part 2

Facebook and Online Cloth Diaper Sellers in Manila - Part 2

As promised fellow mommies, here is the second installment of the FB and Online Cloth Diaper Sellers that are worth checking out. A tiny disclaimer though, WAHMs are not yet included in this list, ill probably write one in the near future. And again, if your favorite seller is not on the list, leave me…
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Nine Things I Want My Kids to Learn From Manny Pacquiao

i want my Kids to Learn from Manny Pacquiao

And why i want my kids to learn from Manny Pacquiao We watch the early evening news almost every night, like clock work, and lately it is all about Manny Pacquiao and his upcoming fight with Floyd Mayweather. And while Little H is already very familiar with Manny as her dad is a big fan,…
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