• Family Weekender Guide: Things to Do on March 18 to 20

    Attend workshops on pregnancy and parenting, go biking with the whole family and shop all in one weekend.
  • Learn how to manage your family's finances while having fun

    Mommy Mundo's MomSchool 3.0: Family Game Time will have moms and dads learning about spending, saving and investing money through the Praxis Board Game that simulates real life situations. You'll get to experience life events such as landing a job, gaining a promotion, and getting retrenched and learn the best courses of action to take for each. The event is happening this Saturday, March 19, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the F1 Hotel, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Moms and dads can come with a child aged 9 to 16 years old. Participation is free but pre-registration is a must. Register here


    Attend another workshop on pregnancy

    The Parenting Emporium's "We're Pregnant! Now What?": A Preparatory Class for Expecting Couples will tell you all about preggy check-ups, preggy do's and dont's, child birth, preggy expense, and others things you need to know now that you're pregnant. Sharing their expertise will be Dr. Menefrida Reyes, head of the OB-GYNE department of St. Luke's Q.C., and certified doula Irina Otmakhova. The event is happening this Saturday, March 19, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The Parenting Emporium, 29 1st St., New Manila, Quezon City. The class is free. To register, call 0917-811-0821.  


    Join a support group on parenting multiples

    Parenting multiples (twins, triplets, quadruplets, etc.) can be dizzying work. Share your joys and struggles or, if you're expecting, see what you can learn from parents with experience at The Parenting Emporium's Seeing Doubles, a support group for parents expecting and raising multiples. The meeting will be moderated by Beng Feliciano, co-founder of The Parenting Emporium and mother to twins herself. The event is happening this Saturday, March 19, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m at Unit 201, Three Salcedo Place, 123 Tordesillas St., Makati. Participation is free. To register, call 0917-811-0821.  


    Learn about gentle birth

    Giving birth soon? Prepare for labor by learning about gentle birth at Birthing Gently by Conscious Birth Manila. Here you'll learn about the philosophy and principles of gentle birth and how you can put it into practice with the Spinning Babies techniques and through powerful hypno-relaxation tools. Heading the event is founder of Conscious Birth Manila and certified doula Irina Otmakhova. The event is happening this Saturday, March 19, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 26 Highland Drive, Blueridge A, Katipunan, Quezon City. Participation fee is P1,800. To register, call 0918-887-1886.  

    Attend a workshop on pregnancy 

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    Mommy Mundo's Pregnant Pause is designed to prepare you for the nine months of pregnancy equipping you with essential knowledge on how to have a healthy pregnancy, how to prepare for labor and delivery, how to manage labor pain, and more. Heading the class is Rome Kanapi, a certified childbirth educator under the Philippine Association for Childbirth Education (PACE) and a member of the International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA). The event is happening this Saturday, March 19, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the F1 Hotel, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Participation is free but pre-registration is a must. The event is only open to moms and dads. Register here.     

    Go biking with the whole family

    Children of all ages will get to enjoy some outdoor fun on bikes this weekend at Kids on Bikes 2016. For children ages 3 to 5, there's the Fun Race where kids and their parents get to roam free in a playground. Kids ages 6 to 8 get to join the Relay Race and battle with their parent at a mini bike race competition and different relay games. Kids ages 9 to 13 will join the major bike competition where race with other kids to win the grand title of "Biker Kid of the Year." The event is happening this Saturday, March 19, open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ayala Alabang Country Club, Muntinlupa City. For full mechanics on how to join, click here


    Spend a night under the stars

    Marvel at the night sky while learning about our universe at The Mind Museum’s Science in the Great Outdoors!: Astro Camp. Bask in the beauty of the cosmos and sleep under a million stars with fellow stargazers. The event is happening from March 19, Saturday, 7 a.m. until March 20, Sunday, 12 p.m. at Soloviento, Lake Caliraya, Lumban-Cavinti, Laguna. Everyone's welcome to join including groups of family and friends. Participation fee is P4,000 inclusive of transportation, tents, meals and activities and kits.


    Make a bento lunch

    Make your child's lunch more exciting by learning the basics of bento making at the Basic Bento Workshop by CraftMNL. Kat Maderazo, known on Instagram as BentobyKat, will teach a class how to make fun and healthy dishes for children arranged in the traditional Japanese way of packing lunch. The event is happening this Saturday, March 19, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the CraftMNL workshop space, Makati. Participation fee is 2,000 inclusive of tools and ingredients. Register here


    Shop at a summer sale

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    It's the last weekend to catch the Kids Craze Summer Sale where you can buy kids' toys, shoes, apparel, swimming inflatables and baby products from brands like Chicco, Barbie, and Big & Small. Products will be on sale at up to 80% off. The sale runs from March 18 to 20, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at RGI Corporate Center, 34 Scout Torillo cor. Scout Limbaga, Quezon City. For more info, visit the Richwell Club Facebook page


    Shop for travel essentials

    Shop for crafted, handmade travel essentials from local brands like 11:11 Handmade, Soak Artisan Soap, Kayumanggear, Beatnik MNL, Hiraya Tree, and more at Craft Collective: Travelogue. Aside from great products, there will also be a range of workshops like book-binding, watercolor calligraphy and leather crafting, all themed around travel. The event is happening this Saturday and Sunday, March 19 and 20, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at UP Town Center, Quezon City.  For more info, visit the Craft Collective Facebook page

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