An Ina-Tay Writes

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Site Description: Ina-Tay: A combination of two Filipino words, Inay (Mother) and Itay (Father). Inatay refers to a person who plays both the role of a father and mother - ergo, a single parent. This blog is about my travails, triumphs and letdowns of being a single mom.
Date Joined: Aug 24, 2011

Tags: single mom, baby care, advice, recommendations, parenting

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Sit-down interview with an icon
on Mar 13, 2013 in people Davao City Ina-Tay is very excited to be granted a sit-down interview with one of GoNegosyo's Women Entrepreneur Icons 2013. I'll give you a clue: Photo from the web Now do you have an idea? Stay tuned...

Practice-makes-perfect Banana Loaf
on Mar 11, 2013 in baking tips recipe food I love to bake. I didn't have formal training but I started early courtesy of my Auntie Binky. My earliest baking memories were of me greasing her baking pans when I was seven years old. Until now I'm still using some of her pans that she left with m...

An open letter to a new blogger
on Mar 8, 2013 in thoughts personal people relationships family "ate lany, lookie! I have a blog na din! role model man gud tika  good example. HAHA. pero bitaw ui, it's to pass the time, and to help me improve sa akong pagsulat... nagbutang ko ug link sa imong blog didto sa akong blogroll :))"  h...

Davao - Then and Now
on Mar 7, 2013 in Araw ng Davao retro Davao Davao City old Davao photos It's Araw ng Davao once again. I feel the need to be at least in one event and blog about it as my simple way of paying tribute to the city that has become my home for 28 years. We came to Davao from Zamboanga City in 1985 and Davao was so different...

Kitchen bonding
on Feb 27, 2013 in InaTay-hood recipe bonding ideas I have always been in the look out for good and fool-proof recipes that I can try and most of the time tweak to suit my taste. After checking our pantry, I noticed the unopened bag of quick cooking oats so I decided to look online for an oatmeal cook...

The how-to for child support
on Feb 27, 2013 in parenting tips single parenting InaTay-hood advice RA 9262 advocacy Disclaimer: This post should not be taken as an expert's opinion. I'm not a lawyer but I reckon someone out there may be asking Google about the matter, as my friend and fellow blogger Raine said (she's happily married  by the way). Let's just s...

Beware: ATM scams - it's REAL!
on Feb 17, 2013 in news tips advice ATM scams Just last week, I read in a national broadsheet warning the public to be careful and vigilant in using automated teller machines (ATM) after a new scam was discovered. I don't think this is a "new" scam since every other year or so, scammers always s...

Repost: Love letter to Filipinos by Dr. David Harwell
on Feb 17, 2013 in personal news love letter to filipinos random thoughts dr. david harwell This letter was written to all of us by an American Dr. David H. Harwell and appeared in Philippine Daily Inquirer Commentary on February 17, 2013. I read it and had goosebumps. I am re-posting it here hoping that it will warm your brown spirit as it...

Why it rocks to have a guy BFF
on Feb 15, 2013 in friendship relationships men To celebrate 20 something years (and counting) of friendship with my best friend Anthony, I find it fitting to blog about him. Not only do I owe him a lot for saving my sanity during those times when I felt I was on the brink of going banan...

I remember Camembert!
on Feb 14, 2013 in reviews Malagos Cheese Puentespina Davao City food I'm not really a food blogger. I eat in vast consumptions but I don't actually see myself a food critic. I guess it's because of the fact that I don't have a very adventurous palate. Each time there's a new restaurant in town, it would take a loooong...

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