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Pediculosis or head lice infestation is one of the most common health problems in the country, especially among children. Aside from being irritating, head lice are contagious and tough to get rid of. They can also cause severe itchiness and infection of the scalp. Lice-infested children are often the targets of bullying in school, where they are called names and...

The Holiday spirit is among us and what better way to share it than spreading the flavors of Contadina! We Moms love Contadina, an Italian-inspired line of tomato sauces and olive oils which made our dishes rich and full of flavors. Share us your Contadina Holiday Recipe and win a gift pack from Contadina! Share your blog post on Facebook and tag the person or people you want to cook the holiday dish with/for! Contest ends December 30 and winner will be announced by start of New Year, January 2017. Open to everyone which owns a blog and...

The strong foundations of developing healthy choices begin at home. This is why it is important for parents to set a good standard in healthy eating, food preparation and storage that the little ones can pick-up on. One of the most basic things that kids can learn from their parents are their habits when shopping for day-to-day necessities, and their practice when cooking and storing food in the house. By observing proper purchasing, handling, cooking and storing, parents ensure that the family consumes safe and healthy food, and at the...

Most of us moms, we feel that we already know enough when it comes to cleaning our toilets. After all, it’s one of the most visited parts of our home. Some of us might even say that we are already OC (obsessive-compulsive) about cleaning our toilets. But, do we really know enough? Are we really able to clean our toilets properly? Did you know that in the Philippines,...

Spending quality time with the family need not be done only after office or business hours or during weekends. “Quality” means special and when it comes to time, we don’t want to give our families the “left-overs” of our attention. Studies say that in countries were divorce is high, one of the main reasons why families crumble is due to lack of time to communicate. During weekdays most specially, all of us are being caught up with the tasks that we need do, right from the minute we opened our eyes. Minsan, we even forget to pray...

The safety of using liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) at home begins with proper storage and handling. Even when a leak occurs in the LPG cylinder, valve and pipe connection, accidents like gas poisoning and explosion can be prevented or minimized if the LPG cylinder is securely stored and kept in good condition.Solane, the country’s leading LPG provider, provides the following safety tips for storing and handling LPG: Place the LPG cylinder in a well-ventilated area. Ensure that the area is not susceptible to rises in temperature and...

Following the El Niño phenomenon that brought drought to many regions of the country, the rainy season finally arrived, and the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration warned of the developing La Niña, which is predicted to take off late this year.Frequent rains brought by south winds locally tagged as ‘Habagat’ have started to pour down and won’t go away anytime soon no matter how often kids recite that nursery rhyme. Aside from traffic woes, health concerns and other worries related to the...