Fun Home Activities for Kids amidst the Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19)

This is perfect for days spent at home during the outbreak. To use, save in folder. Print out in one bond paper. Cut and paste! Taken from the Smart Parenting forum via a Malaysian site called Kids Toys.

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Format: Quit Claim for Departing Yayas

RELEASE WAIVER AND QUITCLAIM KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That I, (Yaya Name), Filipino, of legal age, a resident of (Yaya Residence Address), and formerly employed with (Employer’s Name), do by these presents acknowledge that I have already received my full payment and final settlement of the (financial assistance or separation pay, overtime pay, […]

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10 Tips in Looking for a Yaya Online

As agencies have increased their fees to now Php 6,000 to Php 18,000 for every successful referral, there is a need to be more self-sufficient in finding yayas on our own. “But I would rather wait to get a referral from someone I know,”  some mommies would say. “At least they can be trusted and […]

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Yaya Chronicles: The Search for a Good Yaya Continues

All of you know that I have been looking for a yaya (stay-in babysitter) ever since my old yaya didn’t come home for the holidays last December.  While the experience has been very frustrating — we treated her like family, and she didn’t even have the decency to inform us she won’t be returning after […]

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Format: Contract for New Yaya

Ang kontrata ng trabaho sa tahanan ay napagkasunduan sa pagitan nila: Pangalan ng Pinaglilingkuran:   Tirahan: Telepono: Pangalan ng Kasambahay:   Tirahan: Telepono: Birthday/Edad/Civil Status: ID at ID number: Nagkakasundo sa mga sumusunod na tuntunin at kondisyon: DETALYE NG KONTRATA NG PAGLILINGKOD SA TAHANAN Lugar ng Trabaho: Metro Manila, may or may not include vacations […]

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How I Found a New Yaya Online

I decided to try the Internet in my search for a brand new yaya because all agencies I called up in December had a low supply of yayas to choose from because most of the yayas had gone home for the holidays. As the agencies I know usually charge me Php 8,000 to Php 15,000 […]

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Three Bad Lucks

This week, we experienced three unfortunate events: At the beginning of the week, two of our staff went AWOL (Absence without Leave). Both were earning a good sum of money. However, one demanded she be transferred to a store of her choice. The other went drinking and cavorting with her friends and didn’t report to […]

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Bye Bye Yaya!

I decided to let go of yaya yesterday after catching her with her MMDA boyfriend last April 7. On April 7, yaya asked for permission to go downstairs to buy snacks from MiniStop. This is not unusual for her so we allowed it. She went down at 12:30am. At 1:00am, I was puzzled on why […]

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