PHILIPPINES: Waiting on Baby Number Two

Me and Vito“When are you going to have another baby?”

I get asked this question at least once every week. At least, it feels like I do.

It seems that whenever an acquaintance runs into me while I’m out, or when we’re visiting extended family, the matter of when I’m going to give my little boy a new brother or sister has become a conversation piece.

It’s like the default question everyone asks me, perhaps when they can’t think of anything else to ask.

The pressure to have a second child has never been more real to me than it is now. (more…)

Martine de Luna (Philippines)

Martine is a work-at-home Mom and passionate blogger. A former expat kid, she has a soft spot for international efforts, like WMB. While she's not blogging, she's busy making words awesome for her clients, who avail of her marketing writing, website writing, and blog consulting services. Martine now resides in busy, sunny Manila, the Philippines, with her husband, Ton, and toddler son, Vito Sebastian. You can find her blogging at

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