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Kid StarMaker Books are Now Available in Fully Booked!

Posted on May 20, 2021 in Life | 0 comments

You may now purchase Kid StarMaker books at Fully Booked branches, specifically Ayala Town Center, Santolan,  UP Town Center,  Trinoma,...

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Mommy Is Staying Home!

Posted on Aug 21, 2020 in Life | 0 comments

Motherhood changes you like nothing else can. Having kids inspired me to chase after my dreams with tenacity. You can, too! Mommy, you can have more time with your kids and be successful in your career. I can help!

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How It Feels After 10 Years Without A Nanny

Posted on Jul 15, 2020 in Life | 0 comments

  This year marks the 10th year since we decided to raise our kids without a yaya or nanny. It’s an adventure in itself and it can...

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Inspirational Children’s Books from Kid StarMaker

Posted on Jul 12, 2020 in Life | 0 comments

The books are finally here! These are hardbound inspirational children’s books inspired by real life people and events that point...

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Valentines 2019

Posted on Feb 15, 2019 in Life | 0 comments

So how does a family with no nanny celebrate Valentines Day?  With the kids in tow of course!

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The Perks of Having More Kids

Posted on Dec 4, 2018 in Life | 0 comments

Are you thinking of having more kids? I want to encourage you to go for it. I never thought being a second-time mom would be this fun....

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Healing Traumatic Memories Quickly & Painlessly

Posted on Aug 20, 2018 in Life | 0 comments

Heal traumatic memories without years of therapy through The Healing Codes. Many people who used this technique developed by a Christian psychologist were surprised to find out it also healed them of chronic physical ailments.

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Breast Milk Jewelry by Precious Lifetime Memories of Singapore

Posted on Apr 4, 2018 in Life | 0 comments

How would you like to have jewelry made out of your breast milk? Those who frequent this blog know how gaga I am about my babies and...

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How to Raise Strong Readers Starting at Birth: A Teacher’s Guide

Posted on Nov 27, 2017 in Life | 0 comments

My friend Ella Basco-Inventor, preschool head of Child’s Place Preschool Multiple Intelligence International School, shares with Smart Parenting how you can encourage your children to be readers.

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Proteq Natural Toothpaste is Now in Merkado UP Town Center

Posted on Nov 3, 2017 in Life | 0 comments

Did you know that people with thyroid problems and cancer cannot use fluoride toothpastes? That’s why Bibliorganics created PROTEQ...

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Test Driving KaypeeBaby Nursing Wear

Posted on Oct 9, 2017 in Life | 1 comment

I loved wearing Kaypee Baby Nursingwear when I was pregnant. I wore it almost daily during my 5th to 9th month. The real test came after I...

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US Tourist Visa Application Tips for Families

Posted on Oct 9, 2017 in Life | 3 comments

Are you thinking of applying for a US Tourist Visa, do not proceed WITHOUT the help of the US Visa Coach. I have applied for a US visa...

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Breastfeeding Through The Toddler Years and Beyond

Posted on Aug 10, 2017 in Life, Mommy Solutions | 0 comments

Why do babies love breast milk and why is it hard to wean a fully breastfed child? My 6-years-old clued me in.

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Bibliorganics’ 10% Store-Wide Discount

Posted on Mar 7, 2017 in Life | 0 comments

Do not fail to avail of’s 10% discount this summer! Vaild until May 30 only!

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Kid StarMaker Promo on FIVERR for Kid’s Personalized Cartoons!

Posted on Feb 26, 2017 in Life | 0 comments

Kid StarMaker has teamed up with Fiverr to bring you our PERSONALIZED KIDS CARTOONS at very affordable prices. All Kid StarMaker videos...

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GIVE-AWAY ALERT: Kaypee Baby Nursing Wear VALENTINES Treat!

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 in Life | 94 comments

Attention all pregnant and nursing mommies! This treat is for you. Kaypee Baby Nursing and Maternity Wear (Read my review of Kaypee Baby...

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The Book “The Boy With One Hand” Now in Lazada

Posted on Feb 6, 2017 in Life | 0 comments

Good news to those looking to buy the local version of the book “The Boy With One Hand”. You may now grab a copy of the book...

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The Bloggy Awards

Posted on Nov 28, 2015 in Life | 0 comments

Blogging is a way of life for me. I started blogging in 2004, long before people had real interest in blogs and  bloggers. My first blog...

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#Wonderful Wanderlust

Posted on Nov 20, 2015 in Life | 0 comments

Apart from his zany humor, there is so much to love about my handsome husband, who also happens to be my best friend. One of the things I appreciate about him is his penchant for adventure. When we got married 7 years ago, he made a vow that we would not stop taking adventures together. It is one of the things that keep our marriage fresh.

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Bloggy Awards Finalist! :)

Posted on Nov 12, 2015 in Life | 2 comments

Mishca with the anti-dengue papaya leaf which we juice for her Mishca and I are down with dengue. This is her 3x time to get it this year...

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Goin’ Bananas

Posted on Nov 3, 2015 in Life | 0 comments

On the morning of  our 7th year and 1 monthsary, I came to the kitchen to find this– My husband has never failed to surprise me with the...

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The Mommy With No Nanny at The Philippine Blogging Awards

Posted on Oct 20, 2015 in Life | 0 comments

If you think that The Mommy With No Nanny deserves your to be recognized in the Bloggys 2015, it would make me happy if you could vote for the blog and let it get some exposure. 🙂

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Amazon Promotional Offer of the Children’s Book The Dog That Followed Me Home!

Posted on May 1, 2015 in Life | 0 comments

The KINDLE version of my  children’s book The Dog That Followed Me Home is now on sale in AMAZON.COM.  Instead of $4.99, the Kindle...

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Limited Offer: FREE DOWNLOAD of the Children’s Book The Dog That Followed Me Home!

Posted on Jan 10, 2015 in Life | 0 comments

Excited to share that my children’s book entitled The Dog That Followed Me Home is now in Amazon. And as a new year’s gift to...

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BIBLIORGANICS All-Natural Store Is Now Open!

Posted on Oct 23, 2014 in Life | 0 comments

  When Michael and I were living in Vancouver, we loved going to Whole Foods. The store sells organic produce, personal care products and...

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Posted on May 30, 2014 in Life | 2 comments

The Mommy With No Nanny, in partnership with and , is giving away a Mommy Package to a fabulous STAY-AT-HOME...

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Free Lessons for Pre-nursery Kids

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 in Life, Mommy Solutions | 0 comments

What do you do with a bored two-year-old who is advanced for her age? Take her to preschool or playgroup! But if you are on a budget or has a toddler who has an erratic napping schedule like I do, that might not be the best option for now.

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The Story Behind Kid StarMaker

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Life | 0 comments

While there is absolutely nothing wrong with having household helpers or nannies, there are still a handful of mommies out there who are firm in their belief that they can stand as primary caregivers for their children sans the usual yaya, and our proud wife and mom Jennifer Caspe-Cocuaco is one of them. Jenn, apart from being a happy homemaker, is the owner of Kid StarMaker, a company that offers personalized books, music & cartoons featuring your little star (your child!).

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From Career Woman to Full-Time Homemaker

Posted on Feb 22, 2013 in Life | 0 comments

“I’ve always thought of you as a career woman, not a housewife and mother,” exclaimed my former officemate when she visited me, my...

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The Mommy with No Nanny

Posted on Feb 14, 2013 in Life | 0 comments

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Posted on Jun 15, 2010 in Articles, Life | 0 comments

I was privileged to meet  Tony Fernandes at the YES Summit in Kuala Lumpur. He is one charismatic man. Despite his crazy schedule and...

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Posted on Jun 15, 2010 in Articles, Life, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Donning an AirAsia cap, Dato’ Sri Tony Fernandes, speaker at the first South East Asian Youth Engagement Summit, goes up the stage...

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South East Asia, YES we can!

Posted on Nov 25, 2009 in Life | 0 comments

Meeting the creators of Twitter, Facebook, Air Asia Big Boss Tony Fernandes, Chess master Gary Kasparov and CNN reporter Lorraine Hann was one of the highlights of our Malaysia trip. Michael and I were chosen to be two of the 61 youth delegates to represent the Philippines in the Youth Engagement Summit (YES 2009) sponsored by SEAchange in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

SEAchange is South East Asia’s Largest Youth Movement for Personal change. It aims to inspire the youth of South East Asia to make positive changes in their personal lives, their communities and the world. More than that, SEACHANGE serves as a bridge, connecting Southeast Asian Youths to projects, organizations, businesses, and leaders who can help them with the change they want to see.

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The Will to Win!

Posted on Oct 5, 2009 in Life, Uncategorized | 6 comments

While Michael and I were enjoying our 1st  anniversary get-away last weekend, he received an email informing him that he had won Php 5,000...

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35 things I learned at 35

Posted on Sep 10, 2009 in Life | 4 comments

Yes, I celebrated my 35th birthday last July. I can’t believe it myself. My dear husband whisked me on an island get-away. For fun,...

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No Longer Two, But One

Posted on Apr 3, 2009 in Life | 2 comments

Groggily, I managed to creep to the bathroom this morning to find a flower and note on the toilet seat. Only then did it dawn on me that...

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Posted on May 22, 2008 in Life | 0 comments

  I have formed a new habit: checking out the glittering ring on my left ring finger—a half-caratsolitaireset on white and yellow gold...

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Something to Think About

Posted on May 21, 2008 in Life | 0 comments

A friend gave me this pin years ago. It’s on my desk. I took a good look at it again this afternoon. It’s a good reminder in...

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Posted on Oct 13, 2007 in Life | 1 comment

10/7/07 at Cawa-cawa, Zamboanga City  For surprises and sunsets carousel rides and islands that appear out of nowhere at dawn. ....

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Posted on May 8, 2006 in Life | 0 comments

Photo: Panglao Island Nature Resort...

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Baby for Sale?

Posted on Jan 19, 2006 in Life | 0 comments

Photo: Baby for sale at a supermarket in Guangzhou, China! (1-7-06)   Strange sightings during my recent trip to HK and China for a TV...

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Children of Camarines Sur

Posted on Nov 7, 2005 in Life | 2 comments

Photo: The Children of Camarines Sur (4-26-05) I took this during a TV coverage for 700 Club Asia in Cam Sur. No DSLR, only a camera...

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Tell Him Where It Hurts

Posted on Nov 6, 2005 in Life, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Whoever said church was boring must have never gone to Victory Christian Fellowship. This morning I was given the opportunity to sing...

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A Date to Remember

Posted on Nov 6, 2005 in Life, Uncategorized | 0 comments

“I have a date with a cute boy tomorrow. I’m so excited,” I texted a friend last Thursday. My friend was intrigued and...

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Papa’s Flowers

Posted on Aug 22, 2005 in Life, Uncategorized | 5 comments

As I was enjoying a good book early this evening, I heard a soft knock on my door. It was my father with his regular delivery of...

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Heart of the Matter

Posted on Jul 26, 2005 in Life, Uncategorized | 9 comments

C.S. Lewis presents a very compelling reason to thaw a heart in deep freeze: “To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and...

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31 Flavors & Then Some. . .

Posted on Jul 4, 2005 in Life | 10 comments

The highlights of my 31 years on earth!

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Smiling with Teeth!

Posted on Jun 27, 2005 in Life, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Photo: The Mirror Has Two Facesby Gina Yap (6-26-05) “For You created my inmost being; You knit me together in my mother’s...

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Spring in My Mind

Posted on Apr 22, 2005 in Life | 6 comments

Beijing in Full Bloom (4-05-05) There’s something about spring that gives you this sense of anticipation...

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700 Club Asia

Posted on Apr 3, 2005 in Life | 0 comments

Photo: Coming home to the 700 Club Asia set with hosts Peter Kairuz & Dulce. The 700 Club Asia airs every Tuesday & Wednesday...

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Huey and Me

Posted on Mar 18, 2005 in Life | 4 comments

The first time I ever laid my eyes on him in that huge showroom, I knew he was the one for me. Huey and I go a long way back. In fact,...

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Like My Turtles

Posted on Mar 17, 2005 in Life | 7 comments

I took home my new pets this afternoon—a pair of baby turtles named Lemon and Lime. I got my first pair of green turtles in 2001. I called...

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Posted on Mar 9, 2005 in Life | 3 comments

My new email pal sent me this interesting information the other day: The World Survey Values ranked the Philippines as top among Asia and...

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Posted on Feb 16, 2005 in Life | 4 comments

How to Grow Up Without Growing Old. . .

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Posted on Dec 15, 2004 in Life | 0 comments

Photo: Me in Harbin’s Songhua River, China (8-15-04) I can’t sleep.I feel I am standing on the edge of my destiny.After...

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A Confession

Posted on Dec 6, 2004 in Life | 1 comment

Photo: Moonlight Over Taal (5-4-04) This morning I received a text message from a distressed friend. “You know,” she confessed, “I don’t...

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Posted on Dec 6, 2004 in Life | 0 comments

Photo: A chance meeting with Mr. Ryan Cayabyab at the Podium Mall eight years after singing at his 25th Anniversary concert, my last stint...

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Dental Chair Wisdom

Posted on Nov 24, 2004 in Life | 4 comments

I just had the most painful molar extraction of my life and I still have bleeding gums and a mouth sore to show for it. Ten years ago my...

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Posted on Nov 11, 2004 in Life | 0 comments

Photo: Chateau Verde Gumamelas...

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The Dog That Followed Me Home

Posted on Nov 11, 2004 in Life | 4 comments

It was one of those days when you wake up feeling that life’s passing you by, and try as you might, you just have no control over it....

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Papa’s Flowers

Posted on Oct 26, 2004 in Life | 0 comments

My father has the habit of giving me flowers from his garden. He deliver them to my r room every...

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Reader’s Digest Awards Filipina Hero

Posted on Oct 26, 2004 in Life | 0 comments

Photo: Lani Generoso, Reader’s Digest’s Peter Dockrill and me at the “Everyday Heroes” awarding ceremony held last...

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Beijing Aquarium

Posted on Oct 25, 2004 in Life | 0 comments


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Photo: Super Girl & Tomb Raider

Posted on Oct 23, 2004 in Life | 1 comment

Super Girl & Tomb Raider at the Single & Satisfied Retreat of Victory Christian Fellowship, QC. We had the time of our lives at...

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Photo: This is Me!

Posted on Oct 23, 2004 in Life, Uncategorized | 3 comments

This is...

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My Yearbook Write-up

Posted on Oct 23, 2004 in Life, Uncategorized | 5 comments

Jenny is a free-spirited girl who never runs out of antics. She has been seen walking barefoot on newly-cut grass, strolling under a...

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My Ateneo Citation

Posted on Feb 27, 1999 in Life | 4 comments

Photography is the poetry of the eye: The futile quest of capturing what we see and what we feel for what passes for eternity. It is a...

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