Is your home typhoon-ready?

It’s really cold and dark outside, and I can feel the wind starting to pick up in the mountains of Alabang. Looks like it’s gonna rain soon, and just like everyone else I am hoping that this storm won’t be as bad as the major ones we’ve endured over the past couple of years.

We’ve started charging all of our electronics, and yesterday was spent stocking the fridge and pantry with essentials. The kiddo is home, and I am thankful that our city mayor had the foresight to call off classes a day ahead, given the expected weather conditions today. 

 

They say on the news that the storm is weakening, thank goodness. Of course, regardless of how hard this one (or the next typhoon, for that matter) is supposed to hit, it’s always best to be prepared.  With a little help from my mommy friends, I wrote a short checklist of things you should make sure to have and do on rainy days. This was published on The Asian Parent Philippines a few months ago after the Typhoon Glenda, the storm that left our house without power and water for nearly a week, and looking like Jumanji. Click on the photo to go to the post!

Is your home typhoon-ready?
Is your home typhoon-ready?

 

And since most of us moms have our hands full today with the kids at home, here are some ideas of what you can prepare for lunch and dinner to make life simpler. These soups and stews are all mom-made and kid-approved. For sure, they can help keep your families warm on this dark and stormy day. Click on the photo below to see the article.

Rainy day recipes from Filipino moms
Rainy day recipes from Filipino moms

 

In case of emergencies, here are some important hotline numbers to remember.

Emergency hotlines
Emergency hotlines

 

Here’s hoping that we all stay safe and dry today. 

About MrsC | Patricia Cuyugan

I am a happy mom and housewife. Outside of this, I'm also a writer, a crocheter, and a self-taught home cook. I'm part of a book club, and I enjoy binge-watching my favorite TV shows. I'm super entertaining on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat! Follow me: MrsPCuyugan.

8 thoughts on “Is your home typhoon-ready?

  1. my mom always tells me to prepare every important document before each heavy rains. also, with the things above mentioned, it is always a necessity to bring all these important stuff to be protected as well.

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