• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on January 6 to 8

    It's a good time to shop (if your wallet survived the holidays) -- a lot of stores are having a clearance sale!
    by Jillianne E. Castillo .
  • Watch a movie

     

    More animated films with talking animals? Oh, yes. Sing follows a group of animals with dreams of making it in the music industry. It's kind of like American Idol, but with Rosita the pig (played by Reese Witherspoon) who's a mom to 25 piglets, by the way; Johnny the gorilla (Taron Egerton); Ash the porcupine (Scarlet Johansson), whose partner just cheated on her; and Meena the elephant (Tori Kelly) as contenders all trying to live out their dream by trying to win the singing contest of Buster the koala (Matthew McConaughey). Buster really wants to keep his theater alive and the singing contest is his lightbulb idea. Catch it in cinemas this weekend! 


    Learn the basics of breastfeeding



    Planning to be a breastfeeding mama? Equip yourself with the knowledge you need at LATCH Philippines' Best Beginnings Breastfeeding Basics class. Topics include: benefits of breastfeeding, what to expect, positioning and latching, myths and continuing to breastfeed at work. The event is happening this Saturday, January 7, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Medical City, Pasig City. Participation fee is P500 per couple. To register, call 988-1000 or 988-7000 ext. 6444. 


    Learn how to manage your life as a new parent



    No doubt, life is never the same again once you become a parent. The Parenting Emporium, in partnership with Mommy Proofing, is inviting pregnant women, moms who have just given birth and moms caring for children of varying ages to Beyond Birth: Your Life Post-Partum. The class will discuss underlying but important new parent issues such as finding balance in your new life, dealing with struggles and society's expectations and more. The event is happening this Saturday, January 7, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at The Parenting Emporium, Quezon City. To find out about rates and registration details, call 0917-8110821. 


    Go shopping
    Take advantage of all the shops having end of season sales this weekend! 


    Up to 70% off on apparel and accessories for infants, boys, girls and expecting moms at the Gingersnaps Grand Sale! The sale runs until February 5 in all boutique stores and department store corners. 



    Shop for appliances at a New Year Warehouse Sale. Participating brands include GE, Philips, Ariston, Mabe and more. The sale runs from January 5 to 7, at #103 Mercedes Avenue, Pasig City



    Gourdo and Sleepcare is having their Annual Clearance Sale where you can get up to 70% off on selected items. The sale runs until January 31 in all stores nationwide. 



    Get up to 60% off on selected shoes at the Payless End of Season Sale. The sale runs until January 18 in all stores nationwide and online at payless.ph



    Hey mom, here’s your chance. Zara is having an End of Season Sale starting January 3 onwards where you can get fashion finds for up to 50% off. Shop in all Zara stores or online at zara.com/ph



    Does dad need new shoes? You're in luck, Sperry is having an End of Season Sale until January 31. Get up to 50% off on selected footwear in all their stores or online at sperry.com.ph.



    SM Store is having a Clearance Sale with selected items up to 50% off. It’s happening until January 8 in all branches (except for Molino and East Ortigas). 



    Lots of stores are participating in Ayala Mall’s Welcome 2017 Sale. It’s happening until January 15 in all Ayala Malls nationwide so don’t miss it. 

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