How do parents and their families handle self-injury in children with autism? Read more and find out how this autism family handles this devastating behavior in their loved one in Her Words.

How her sweet dreams came true

Mary Grace Dimacali of Mary Grace Café shares the secrets of her success. Read her story in Workbook.


Write your own piece in our Her Words section. Reflections on life, inspirational stories, the one that got away, the funniest conversation you've ever heard, or whatever you would like to share. If you've got something to say—in 750 words or more—email us at feedback@herword.com. Guest columnists will receive special gift certificates from HerWord.

Always seasoning your tawilis with just salt and pepper? Why not marinate it in tuba and coat it with batter before frying? The recipe of former Malacañang executive chef Babes Austria on Pantry.

Every night until January 4, 2015, the trees that serve as shade for office workers in the daytime are transformed into fabulous display centers of twinkling lights that dance to the tune of popular Christmas carols. Read it in Unwind.

Working moms impart valuable money lessons. Read it in Her Money.

Over a sumptuous lunch by Diamond Hotel executive chef Marko Rankel, a talk by ECHOStore founder Pacita "Chit" Juan on "mindful eating" and a discussion on tea by tea master Diana Pu. Read it in Forum.

Here are several tips to keep in mind when thinking about creating an outdoor kitchen, no matter the budget. Read more in Living.