Real WAHM: Julia Jasmine Madrazo-Sta. Romana, freelance writer and virtual assistant

481354_10151295042896722_492850055_nName: Julia Jasmine Madrazo-Sta Romana
WAHM Occupation:Writer/Virtual Assistant

1. Hi! Thanks for being a WAHM guest on the WAHMderful Life. Please tell me a little bit about yourself, your family, and what work you do from home.

My name is Julia Jasmine M. Sta Romana and I’m a writer/virtual assistant based here in Davao City. My wonderfully supportive husband, Jam, works as a trainer in a BPO company and I have a little girl, Justine Bianca, who is about to start school this June. I am a native Dabawenya, but I went to college in UP Diliman, worked in Makati for 5 years and met my husband through an unusual set of circumstances. I was actually a scientist by education (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, what a mouthful) but writing is my true passion.

2. What made you decide to become a work at home mom?

There were several factors that made me decide to become a work at home mom. First was my difficult pregnancy. The commute to and fro between Makati and Quezon City was taking a serious toll on my health. My work as a Medical Information Analyst as a Makati KPO at that time allowed me to telecommute but I know this situation wasn’t going to last once I had my baby. [Read more...]