Mommy milkshare and other fun parenting events in Manila this week: August 8-15

Check out the most exciting and enriching events happening in Manila this week!

Mommy Milkshare: a milkdrive for moms who care

August 13, 2016 (Saturday)

9:00 am-3:00 pm

The Parenting Emporium

29 1st street, New Manila, Q.C.

This event, which is in partnership with Honeysuckle, will be a great way for nursing moms to donate their breastmilk for the benefit of the babies supported by the Fabella Human Milk Bank! (Fabella Hospital is a renowned maternity and newborn hospital in the Philippines). Participating moms can choose to express at the venue or to bring frozen milk for donation.

Aside from that, there will also be a fun bazaar featuring items and brands which have shown their support for milksharing. If interested, you can pre-register by contacting 0917-8110821.

Breathing New Life into Partnership Parenting

August 13, 2016 (Saturday)

1:00 pm-4:00pm

The Parenting Emporium

29 1st street, New Manila, Q.C.

This inspirational workshop for couples, to be conducted by Anthony and Tina Rodriguez (of Truly Rich and Blessed), will be centered on revitalizing attendees' relationship with their spouse through practical and encouraging tips.

The learning fee for this workship is P1,200.

Inviting all couples to this inspirational workshop by husband-and-wife team Anthony and Tina Rodriguez, parents of 4 who advocate "inspired living" at TrulyRichandBlessed.com, and are part of the movers behind Educating for Life. (Tina also pitches in at The Parenting Emporium for various projects.) This workshop is perfect for new couples (or even old ones) who are suddenly overwhelmed by all the responsibilities and challenges of raising a family -- from finances to kiddie care to education and more. The juggling act causes a strain on the partnership that began at “I do" and sometimes needs to be revisited and renewed in a positive and uplifting manner. Set to be held on August 13 from 1-4pm at The Parenting Emporium, the workshop learning fee is P1,200 per couple. #ParenthoodShared #GrowingWithYouAsParents

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More exciting and enriching events for parents on the next page

Mindful Mom Retreat

August 13, 2016 (Saturday)

Session 1: 9:00 am-12:00 nn

Session 2: 1:00 pm-4:00pm

Aruga by Rockwell, Makati City

This event, in partnership with Aruga by Rockwell, will provide moms with the opportunity to "breathe, take pause, and reconnect". Attendees will be treated to revitalizing and re-centering activities in the company of their fellow moms.

Participant fee is P800. You can register here.

Hansel and Gretel

August 13 - October 31,2016

Onstage Theatre, Greenbelt 1

2nd floor, Greenbelt Mall 1

This take on the beloved tale of Hansel and Gretel is based upon the opera by singer/songwriter Engelbert Humperdinck. The local production, however, was penned by Joy Virata (who also directed the play).

You can purchase tickets here.

photo: Ticketworld photo: Ticketworld

The Ultimate Mommy Clearance Clearout Sale

August 12-14, 2016 (Friday-Sunday)

10:00 am-7:00 pm

The Great Big Room of Fun Ranch Ortigas

Get ready for great finds and deals as high as 70% off on your favorite products and brands at the ultimate Mommy Clearance Clearout Sale. 

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