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INDIGOBaby:  A Decade of Organic, Natural, and Unique

Nine years ago, Denise Gonzales-Bernardo and Monica Eleazar-Manzano started a small company that produced natural and organic baby care products. Featured on Homegrown.ph in 2013, price what started as a bazaar business has now become a well-known local brand. Start Up Lessons Despite being around for almost a decade, Denise confesses that she often still…

  Think about the first time you had your heart broken. I don’t mean the first time you cried over unrequited love, but the first time someone really hurt your feelings. It was most likely caused by a fellow female in elementary school, excluding you from a game of Chinese garter because your socks were…

In school, young women like me are told that I should learn to do several skills, and do well in all of them. That I should be academically competitive, learn to socialize and lead in extra curricular, find good friends, maintain a pleasant image -- all while working out the inevitable dilemmas and crises that…

Much has been said and many studies have been conducted about male and female brains, gender gaps in education and employment, investing in women’s health, and so on. The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Index, which it started in 2006, examines gender-based disparities in over 100 countries in terms of economic, political, education and…

I Became a Work-at-Home Mom to Design My Life

When I read the viral “Letter to a Stay at Home Mom from a Working Mom and Vice-Versa”, at first I thought, “Awww, that’s sweet. So true.” I felt the same way about the vice-versa. As a mom who works from home — a WAHM — I could appreciate both sides of the “letter.” Still,…

We chose somewhat auspicious times to bring our daughters into the world.  One was born in late 2009, around the time when economies around the world were imploding.  The other was born in late 2011, when a war between Israel and Iran increasingly seemed likely.   There was, of course, positive news circulating around back then,…