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Hiring a Yaya: Agency vs. Referrals

What’s better? Hiring a yaya from an agency or getting a referral from a friend? Our expert gives us the pros and the cons. The prospect of hiring a yaya can be truly daunting. Some people swear by agencies while others swear...
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Yayas and Helpers: Stay-In vs Live Out

Here are some points to consider on whether to hire a stay-in yaya versus a live out yaya. Deciding whether or not you need a “full-time stay-in staffer” or a “part-time stay-out staffer” is dependent on many factors. Reaching that...
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What to do if Yaya has a Crush on Your Husband

Here are some points to consider to help you decide how to deal with yaya if you suspect she has a crush on your husband. I have been asked about a peculiar situation: What do you do if you feel your yaya has...
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4 Steps to Have a Super Yaya

Make yaya your wingman in successfully juggling work and home. Don’t we all wish we could just snap our fingers like Mary Poppins or wiggle our nose like Samantha in Bewitched and our homes would magically self-clean, self-polish, and self-disinfect?...
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10 Tricky Yaya Problems and How to Deal

Yaya is a big help in the house, but what do you do when her attitude or situation gets in the way? Most of us who have the privilege of hiring helpers or yayas know that having an extra hand often brings...
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Infographic: What you should know about the Kasambahay Law?

Infographic: What you should know about the Kasambahay Law?

The Domestic Workers Act, or “Kasambahay Law,” took effect early this month, ushering in a new era of protection for a sector that is often overlooked in the Philippines and abroad. Signed into law last January 18, the Kasambahay Law...
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MaidinthePhilippines Kasambahay Law Benefits

Kasambahay Law Guide: Steps in enrolling for Social Benefits.

  Step 1: Get an NSO birth certificate This serves as one of the major requirements in enrolling for SSS, PHILHEALTH and Pag-Ibig memberships. An NSO birth certificate is one valid proof of a person’s identity, age, and other personal...
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What is a Kasambahay Law or RA 10361?

What is a Kasambahay Law or RA 10361?

It’s been years since the Kasambahay Law was enacted but many employers are still in the dark about their responsibilities to their domestic workers. SoMoms blogger Jenny Ong shares 8 important points to get you in the know. Who-is-covered-by-the-Kasambahay-Law-8 The...
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The Kasambahay Savings Project

MANILA, Philippines – Is having a savings account your “dream come true?” Is it something you’ve “long desired?” For your kasambahay (house help), it just might be it. This is how kasambahays who participated in the Kasambahay Savings Project describe...
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yaya-ci

Hiring a Yaya: Agency vs. Referrals

What’s better? Hiring a yaya from an agency or getting a referral from a friend? Our expert gives us the pros and the cons. The prospect of hiring a yaya can be truly daunting. Some people swear by agencies while others swear…

yaya-dog-ci

Yayas and Helpers: Stay-In vs Live Out

Here are some points to consider on whether to hire a stay-in yaya versus a live out yaya. Deciding whether or not you need a “full-time stay-in staffer” or a “part-time stay-out staffer” is dependent on many factors. Reaching that…

in-love-ci

What to do if Yaya has a Crush on Your Husband

Here are some points to consider to help you decide how to deal with yaya if you suspect she has a crush on your husband. I have been asked about a peculiar situation: What do you do if you feel your yaya has…

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4 Steps to Have a Super Yaya

Make yaya your wingman in successfully juggling work and home. Don’t we all wish we could just snap our fingers like Mary Poppins or wiggle our nose like Samantha in Bewitched and our homes would magically self-clean, self-polish, and self-disinfect?…

yayaprob-web

10 Tricky Yaya Problems and How to Deal

Yaya is a big help in the house, but what do you do when her attitude or situation gets in the way? Most of us who have the privilege of hiring helpers or yayas know that having an extra hand often brings…

Infographic: What you should know about the Kasambahay Law?

Infographic: What you should know about the Kasambahay Law?

The Domestic Workers Act, or “Kasambahay Law,” took effect early this month, ushering in a new era of protection for a sector that is often overlooked in the Philippines and abroad. Signed into law last January 18, the Kasambahay Law…

MaidinthePhilippines Kasambahay Law Benefits

Kasambahay Law Guide: Steps in enrolling for Social Benefits.

  Step 1: Get an NSO birth certificate This serves as one of the major requirements in enrolling for SSS, PHILHEALTH and Pag-Ibig memberships. An NSO birth certificate is one valid proof of a person’s identity, age, and other personal…

What is a Kasambahay Law or RA 10361?

What is a Kasambahay Law or RA 10361?

It’s been years since the Kasambahay Law was enacted but many employers are still in the dark about their responsibilities to their domestic workers. SoMoms blogger Jenny Ong shares 8 important points to get you in the know. Who-is-covered-by-the-Kasambahay-Law-8 The…

MaidinthePhilippines - Kasambahay Savings Project

The Kasambahay Savings Project

MANILA, Philippines – Is having a savings account your “dream come true?” Is it something you’ve “long desired?” For your kasambahay (house help), it just might be it. This is how kasambahays who participated in the Kasambahay Savings Project describe…

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‘Yaya meal’ issue: Overreaction or timely reminder?

BALESIN. Celebrities, politicians, and wealthy people are among the exclusive luxury resort in Quezon province.resort’s frequent visitors. File photo by Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Is the “yaya (nanny) meal” controversy being blown out of proportion? Netizens weighed in on the…