• 5 New Must-Read Books for Moms

    Great new tomes by local authors for raising kids and managing a home
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    1. Kulinarya, A Guidebook to Philippine Cuisine (Expanded Second Edition)
    Authors: Glenda Barretto, Conrad Calalang, Margarita Fores, Myrna Segismundo, Jessie Sincionco, Claude Tayag
    Six of the Philippines’ most notable chefs come together for a sequel to their successful first collaboration in 2008. With 78 recipes of the most well-loved Filipino dishes (sometimes with a twist), well-kept culinary secrets and beautiful photos of the dishes, this book is a must-have whether you’re just learning how to cook, or a lover of Filipino comfort food.
    Available at: National Bookstore
    Price: P795


    2. Snuggle Wuggle Wee
    Authors: Buding Aquino-Dee, Justine Tajonera and Jenny Ong
    This beautifully-illustrated children’s book, a collaboration among three breastfeeding advocates, tells the story of young Clara, who is excited for the arrival of her new baby brother. It revolves around breastfeeding and how it creates a strong bond not only between mother and baby but also within the entire family, and how it enriches the love they share.
    Available at: To order, click here
    Price: P250


    3. Project Mom
    Authors: Bianca Araneta-Elizalde and Amanda Griffin-Jacob
    Because parenthood does not come with a manual, celebrity moms Bianca and Amanda decided to combine their experiences and learnings together to help those who are just starting down the path of motherhood, and came up with the book Project Mom. From giving birth to nutrition, to weight loss and me-time, everything a new mom needs to know is here, including a directory of products and services the authors love.
    Available at: Fully Booked
    Price: P999


    4. Don’t Forget the Soap, and Other Reminders from my Fabulous Filipina Mother
    Author: Marie Claire Lim Moore
    A second-generation Filipina-Canadian-American author essays her experiences being raised in Canada by Filipino parents in this 213-page book. Claire, although “a global citizen” after having travelled extensively around the world as a bank executive, maintains her Filipino roots and wishes to capture in writing how big an influence her parents are in her accomplishments, even more now that she is raising her own kids with her husband. A heartwarming collection of anecdotes, Don’t Forget the Soap makes you want to meet Claire’s fabulous mother in person.
    Available at: Fully Booked
    Price: P650


    5. Growing Up Wired, Raising Kids in the Digital Age
    Authors: Queena L. Lee-Chua, Ma. Isabel Sison-Dionisio, Nerisa C. Fernandez, Michele S. Alignay
    The presence of technology in our lives is undeniable. In this book, which is based on research, the four authors help parents understand technology and how parents can use it to their advantage in raising their kids.
    Available at: National Bookstore
    Price: P595


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