• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on August 12 to 14

    Join our workshop, go to a science fair for homeschoolers, donate milk, shop at a mommy bazaar and more!
    by Jillianne E. Castillo .
  • Join a Smart Parenting workshop

    We’re hosting another parenting workshop! This time it’s going to be all about school-age kids, specifically nurturing your child’s inner artist and home-schooling. 

    We’ve invited three experts to share their insights. Mom of two and education consultant for teens Chary Mercado will talk about developing your child’s creative side. Former art director of Smart Parenting magazine Jen Inumerable-Suarez will share DIY tips and tricks for home art project. Calligraphy artist and homeschooler Milona Barraca will give insight on how to know if homeschooling is for your child. Plus, enjoy lots of food, freebies, and raffle prizes from our sponsors for all attendees!

    Join us this Saturday, Aug 13, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Discovery Suites, Pasig City. Pre-registration rate is P250 per person and P400 per couple. Walk-in rate is at P300.  To pre-register, visit cick here.  


    Go to a science fair for homeschoolers



    Got a homeschooler? Let her join Homeschoolers Conquer Science, the first-ever science fair organized exclusively for homeschooling families by Homeschool Global. It’s a venue for homeschoolers to present their science projects, experiments and inventions. Winners will be chosen for The Best Science Project, The Best Science Invention and The Best Collaborative Work. Not only that, there’s also going to be workshops from The Mind Museum, Curaytive Science, Sparkle Lab and more. The event is happening this Saturday, Aug. 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bayanihan Center, Unilab, Pasig City. Entrance fee is P100. 


    Shop at a mommy bazaar 

    Score fantastic finds for everyone in the family at Mommy Mundo’s The Ultimate Mommy Clearance Clearout Sale! Expect lots of discounts and great deals. The sale is happening on Friday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Fun Ranch, Ortigas. For more info on what to expect, click here


    Find peace at a retreat just for moms

    Spend some quality me-time this weekend by going to Mommy Mundo’s Mindful Mom Re-Treat. They’re offering a few intimate hours of peaceful thinking for all moms. The event is happening on Saturday, Aug. 13, with the first session at 9 a.m. and the second at 1 p.m., at Aruga by Rockwell, Makati. Participation fee is P800. Pre-registration is a must. To register, text 0908-865-7245 or click here


    Celebrate breastfeeding month by donating milk

    Mommy Milkshare, organized by The Parenting Emporium and Honeysuckle Breastmilk Bags, is on its second year! Share your breastmilk to babies who need it most by expressing onsite or by bringing frozen milk to the event venue. Donating mommies will receive treats from supporting brands like Mega Malunggay and Mommy Treats. The event is happening this Saturday, Aug. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City


    Attend a workshop for parent couples

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    Revitalize your relationship with your partner by attending The Parenting Emporium’s Breathing New Life into the Partnership of Parenting workshop. It’s an inspirational workshop that will help you revisit and renew your partnership. Parents-of-four Anthony and Tina Rodriguez will be sharing their practical and uplifting tips to all attendees. The event is happening this Saturday, Aug. 13, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. Participation fee is P1,200 per couple. To register, call 0917-811-0821.  


    Register yaya for a workshop

    Help yaya learn the basics of taking care of your child. The third of the series of Basic Yaya Training workshops by Manila Workshops is happening this Saturday, Aug. 13, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Mothercare, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Participation fee is P1,000 each inclusive of snacks. To see which topics are covered in this sessioon and to register your child's yaya, click here


    Watch a play

    See the beloved children's tale Hansel and Gretel come to life as Repertory Philippines retells it on stage as a children's musical! Follow the siblings’ journey into the woods as they stumble upon a mysterious gingerbread house and escape the clutches of the witch who lives in it. The play is adapted from the opera by Engelbert Humperdinck and directed by Joy Virata. Show runs start this Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Onstage Theatre, Greenbelt Mall 1, Makati City. For tickets, visit ticketworld.com.ph.  


    Shop for clothes

    Here’s your chance! F&F is having a Buy 1 Get 1 Free promo on all of their items at their Century City Mall store until Aug. 21


    Snag a deal

    Got a moisturizer you regret buying? Swap it for one of The Body Shop’s Vitamin E Moisturizers instead. Bring your old tub or bottle of moisturizer and get 50% off on Vitamin E products. The promo is available until Aug. 24 in all The Body Shop stores

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