When it comes to dancing videos, funny filters, and trends that come and go, TikTok would easily come to mind. But did you know it has become a hot platform for parenting hacks and motherhood realities, too?
There are Filipino moms who have found a market in the same trending app. While some enjoy keeping things light and funny with dialogues and pranks, others have taken a more serious route with mommy confessions and important discussions.
Here’s a list of some of our favorite Pinoy mommas who are making the online world better (and more useful) in their own ways.
“EEDJIOT!” Did you read that in Mama Lulu’s tone? This Filipino mom is known for her funny quirks and reactions to her son Olly’s pranks, with whom she shares the account. She has become a favorite on social media, so much so that her videos have been posted by many publications outside TikTok. Follow them at @otakoyakisoba if you’re in need of a good laugh!
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Speaking of hilarious moms, Christine Gambito is also a must-follow TikTok user. She’s a Fil-Am comedian who enjoys sharing dialogues of a typical Filipino mom—strict, yet really caring and warmhearted. Bonus: her impersonations of Filipino aunties are just as funny!
Need some baby meal ideas? You can turn to Mommy Rachelle on TikTok, who shares recipes for baby-led weaning—a practice that “involves jumping straight to finger foods and bypassing purees.” On top of that, she also shares feeding tips and toddler activities that can be enjoyed at home.
Mommy Avvy’s TikTok page @mommyconfessionalsph is perfect for new mothers. On her profile, she posts a myriad of mommy hacks that have worked for her, answers questions that first-time moms may have, and gets real about the challenges that they may encounter while raising a child.
For moms who are working from home, Nanay Cess could be your go-to. This electronics engineer-turned-work-from-home virtual assistant shares tips on how they can manage work and motherhood at the same time based on her firsthand experiences. Among the topics she covers are self-care for busy moms and time management.
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