• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on August 4 to 6

    Celebrate breastfeeding with other moms, buy books for only P20, and more!
    by Jillianne E. Castillo .
  • Celebrate breastfeeding


    Breastfeeding moms, get ready to bust out! Join the South PiNanays as moms break down the barriers to sustainable breastfeeding, at Hakab Na! 2017 happening this Saturday, Aug. 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Ayala Malls South Park, Muntinlupa City

    On the program: expert talks on breastfeeding and parenting, testimonials on overcoming breastfeeding challenges, a mompreneur fair, and the main event -- a simultaneous latch-on at 10:30 a.m. Games and other fun activities await too! Excited? Read more about Hakab Na! 2017 here



    For Metro Manila moms in the north, another Hakab Na! 2017 gathering will be held by Breastfeeding Pinays in partnership with the Department of Health also on Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City

    Aside from a simultaneous latch on, there will also be talks on sustaining breastfeeding, positive discipline, supporting breastfeeding moms and more. Expect activities and raffles too. More than 2,000 moms are expected to come join so be there too!


    Shop for breastfeeding essentials


    August is breastfeeding month! To celebrate, Baby Company is offering up to 30% off in select nursing, feeding and breastfeeding essentials now until Aug. 31. Take advantage, nursing moms!

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    Get tips on how to set up an online store 


    Ready to be a mom-preneur? Learn from real-life Pinoy women at Manila Workshops' How to Set Up an Online Retail Store workshop, happening this Saturday, Aug. 5, from 1 to 5 p.m., at The Globe Tower, Taguig City. Topics to be discussed includes setting up your product or service, establishing a platform (website, social media, etc.), figuring out the logistics and marketing, and more. Participation fee is P2,500. Register here.  


    Go on an underwater adventure


    Lots of fun and learning awaits the family at Scotts' KidDiscovery happening this weekend, Aug. 5 to 6, at Glorietta 2, Makati City. The event will launch Scott's DHA Gummies (which promotes healthy brain development) and alongside it will be an exciting underwater adventure filled with activities and games for kids. Hooray for smarter kiddos!  


    Have some science fun



    Explore with the kids at Jeepneed's Super Science Saturdays. The session this weekend is entitled Microscope Discovery Lab where you and your little one get to discover the natural world through a microscope. It's happening this Saturday, Aug. 5, from 9 to 11 a.m., at The Learning Child School, 111 Cordillera St., Ayala Alabang Village, Muntinlupa City. Participation fee is P750 per parent-child pair. Register here. For inquiries, call 0917-842-4247.  


    Spend a day at a museum 


    Take advantage! Ayala Museum is having a Family Pass promo where an all-day pass for 4 will be offered at just P550! Tickets will be available for purchase only until Aug. 31 but will be valid for use until Dec. 30, 2017. So, you know where to go this weekend, moms and dads! The Ayala Museum is located at Makati Ave. corner De La Rosa St., Makati City.  

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    Shop for your next family trip


    Scouting for a family luggage bag? You're in luck as Samsonite is having a Rainbow Sale until Aug. 15, in all boutique stores, where you can get up to 65% off on selected colored Samsonite bags.  


    Buy books


    Here's a deal you shouldn't miss. Books for Less is having a Warehouse Sale, and all their books will be sold for P20. Time to hoard great reads! It's happening until Aug. 31, on Tuesdays to Sundays, 9 a.m., at 643 Frankfurt St., Pasig. For inquiries, call 640-1743.



    Get freebies or up to 50% off on selected books, school and office supplies, and more at National Book Store's Mid-Year Sale! It's happening until Aug. 31, in all NBS branches nationwide. Just look for the promo sticker to see if your chosen item is part of the sale. 


    Get essentials for your home

    Find your rainy-day must-haves at Rustan's Supermarket's Feels Like Home: A Health, Home, and Household Fair from August 4 to September 3. 

    Apart from the amazing selection of food, get your hands on essentials like haircare, skincare, feminine care, soap dishes and loofah sponges for the bathroom; food containers, plastic wraps, and scrub pads for the kitchen, as well as cleaning supplies, first aid kit necessities, and so much more. 

    As a special treat, you can grab an inverted umbrella for only P199 for every minimum spend of P3000 with at least P300 worth of sponsor products. Visit a Rustan's Supermarket near you! 

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