SM Supermalls releases new “moments” video this Grandparents’ Day, moves Lolos and Lolas to tears

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Watch the video on Facebook (bit.ly/SMGrandparentsDayVideo) and on YouTube (bit.ly/SMGrandparentsDayYTVideo)

 

“SM Moments” did it again!

 

SM Supermalls’ made-for-digital Grandparents’ Day video titled “#SMmoments presents ‘Atat” has now reached 1.6 MILLION VIEWS and counting and has moved families on digital, most especially Lolos and Lolas, to “HAPPY TEARS” as they recalled their most memorable experiences together with their families and the indescribable joy when they learnt that they’re gonna be grandparents for the first time and the unending love that they have for their family.

 

“This is so touching. I remember my daughter gave us an envelope before as a Christmas gift and inside the envelope was the ultra sound picture of the baby and written “Merry Christmas Lolo and Lola,” shared by netizen Alfred Tatoy. “It was the happiest day of my life when i learn that i will be a lola already. It’s almost the same story. Good job, SM team!”

 

Like the grandparents, young couples can relate to the anticipation of the Lolo and Lola characters in the story.

 

“This made me cry but it’s ‘happy tears.’ A new baby is really one of the best news newly married couples give to their parents,” said Sheena Lazarus. “That’s why the first grandchild is usually the luckiest in the family because he or she was long waited for.”

 

There were also several netizens who expressed how much they miss their departed grandparents and the previous moments they had at their favorite SM malls.

 

For Lola Alma Ycong, she would miss her beloved this Grandparents’ Day, “I was teary-eyed while watching the video because I remember my husband who is now in Heaven. He was the smartest and most loving Lolo to my 2 apos. We always had a grand time in SM City Cebu especially during Sundays. I miss him dearly!”

 

As the video concluded, “Celebrate the gift of life – the old and the new.” This Grandparents’ Day, let’s make the hearts of Lolos and Lolas happy and truly appreciated. It’s time to spoil them back with more memorable moments for them to treasure so #DateWithLoloAndLolaAtSM this September 10! 

 

Check out full events schedules of SM malls nationwide here: http://bit.ly/SMGrandDates2017

 

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Reshape the future today at THE FUTURE CITY: An Interactive Digital Park

An extraordinary learning experience awaits young and the young-at-heart at the Future City. Put your seatbelts on as we take off to the future and explore how we can help reshape your child’s future today through one-of-a-kind interactive installations that will put your eyes and minds in awe.

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Open for just one weekend, The Future Park together with NESTLÉ NANKID OPTIPRO FOUR,—a milk designed specifically for your child’s growth and development that helps secure your child’s healthy future through the power of Optimized Protein, launches FUTURE CITY: An Interactive Digital Park.

From September 9-10, this pioneering digital park opens its doors to guests as a way to educate and empower children and their parents about how their decisions today, can affect their future.

Future City uses technologies from all over the globe. The park contains 6 unique and engaging stations that will give guests the chance to participate in one-of-a-kind experiences that will surely nurture the minds of the kids and kids at heart.

The Future City visually illustrates how science has become the blueprint for brighter, safer future for our children. Guests can begin their exploration and discovery at the Future Dome where they will be given a glimpse of the technological advances that will soon define future cities—from towering smart skyscrapers, solar powered walls, interactive cityscapes, and autonomous vehicles.

Visitors of Future City will be given access to several stations that will surely broaden the mind. A Sketch Village where the patterns you color come to life, a Checkpoint where you can assess your future health, and interactive walls and floors featuring digital games.

After the guests go through these stations, seeing what the future can be and how it can be affected with the choices and lifestyle we make, from there, they will be ushered into a room that highlights an interactive wall demonstrating the evolution of science for nutrition and development, and how scientific advances have helped secure a child’s healthy future.

A big point of apprehension about the future, especially for parents, is their child’s health. Family history plays a big part in determining what diseases and conditions will be inherited by their kids and educating yourself about what can be done to prevent these from being passed on is the key to ensuring your child’s better future health. To that end, the Family Health Screener can help parents assess these possibilities, which will also be unveiled at the pop-up interactive digital park.

All in all, the Future City is a fitting fusion of interactive material and abstract concepts demonstrated in a visual and engaging way for kids and the kids at heart to appreciate and enjoy.

The interactive nature of The Future City is central to the entire exhibit’s message, not just in terms of technology and infrastructure, but for bigger and far more essential choices for your child’s health and development. Exploring the science behind the different elements that drive our lives—the environment we move in, the things we eat, the activities we do—it helps us understand just how relevant all these our to securing a brighter, safer, healthier future for generations to come.

Never settle for anything less especially when it comes to your child. Give your child optimum nutrition and reshape their future today.

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Future City: An Interactive Digital Park is an event by The Future Park, sponsored by Nestlé NANKID Optipro. Future City: An Interactive Digital Park will be open to public on September 9-10, 2017 (Saturday to Sunday), 10:00 am to 9:00 pm at the SMX Convention Center, SM Aura, Taguig City.

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NANKID OPTIPRO FOUR is not a breastmilk substitute. It is a powdered milk drink suitable for healthy children above 3 years of age.

 

#GerifiedPH: The Mind Museum’s Dinosaurs Around the World

Tyrannosaurus rexDabibot’s favorite dinosaur: Tyrannosaurus Rex!

T-Rex!

Tyrannosaurus Rex!
I’m the best hunter!
Tyrannosaurus Rex!
What’s gonna be my prey?
Look at my mighty teeth,
look at my mighty jaws.
Nothing can run away from me!
Roar!

Tyrannosaurus Rex!
I’m the best hunter!
Tyrannosaurus Rex!
What’s gonna be my prey?
Look at my keen eyes,
look at my keen nose.
Nothing can hide from me!
Roar!

T stands for Toothy?
T-Rex!
T stands for Tall?
T-Rex!
T stands for Terrible?
T-Rex!

The boys and I became Mesozoic Journalists for a day and we traveled back to the land before time where dinosaurs still roam the Earth. We documented this special trip in the hope that the general public of the future will be informed about fascinating facts about these amazing but terrifying animals. Included in our journey were different location sites. Read on the see our Paleo Photography and Documentation of these fossil reptiles. Continue reading “#GerifiedPH: The Mind Museum’s Dinosaurs Around the World”

You Can’t Miss This Pop-Up Interactive Digital Park in Manila!

Prepare to take off and see what the future beholds at the Future City – open for one weekend only!

The uncertainty of the future can be an overwhelming prospect—especially for parents concerned about their child’s future.

For one weekend only, discover and explore how you can reshape the future today, at the Future City: An Interactive Digital Park. Primed to offer an experiential and immersive way of giving you a glimpse of the future with the latest creative media technologies and innovative artistic experiences from all over the globe!

To be held at the SMX Convention Center on September 9-10, 2017, this pioneering interactive educational experience offers enriching sights and activities that gives kids and kids-at-heart a glimpse of the world of tomorrow with its spectacular 7 unique and engaging stations— from a dome that will take you to the far future in an instant, a sketch village that will make your visions come to life, to interactive games, 3D wall art installations and so much more— all are dedicated to promote self-directed learning and explorations that will surely open the mind.

Witness and experience the future now and catch it before it’s gone.

Future City: An Interactive Digital Park is an event by The Future Park, sponsored by Nestlé NANKID Optipro. Future City: An Interactive Digital Park will be open to public on September 9-10, 2017 (Saturday to Sunday), 10:00 am to 9:00 pm at the SMX Convention Center, SM Aura, Taguig City. To learn more about this exciting pop-up interactive park visit www.facebook.com/NANKIDOPTIPRO. Limited slots available so hurry and pre-register online at FUTURE CITY PRE-REGISTRATION WEBSITE..

 

Solane community service initiatives

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Solane, the country’s leading LPG solutions provider, recently held its first basketball cup tournament at the Balabag basketball court in Boracay aptly named the Solane Boracay Cup. The event aimed to promote camaraderie and sportsmanship in a competitive and friendly game while encouraging a healthy lifestyle among its employees. The basketball tournament is also part of Solane’s corporate social responsibility program which seeks to help provide educational materials and school equipment to public schools. Winners in the tournament donated their prizes (which included audio visual equipment, school supplies package, and tables and chairs package) to schools within the community. Present during the event were (from left) Isla LPG Corporation or ILC account manager Kyle Yulo, ILC general manager for sales Tonito Gonzalez, Marianing and Sons president Marlon Julius Lao, ILC CEO Ruben Domingo, Marianing and Sons operations manager Jose Joaquin Mayor, ILC marketing manager Valeri Villano, and ILC regional sales manager for Visayas and Mindanao Rene Gamba.

Fab finds, biggest deals await at the 2017 Great Singapore Sale

Shopping aficionados and fashionistas can score the most exclusive finds at the Great Singapore Sale (GSS), Asia’s biggest shopping extravaganza, as it continues until August 13. Presented by the Singapore Retailers Association (SRA) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB), it offers the best deals and bargains from the hottest brands, making every shopaholic’s dreams come true.

STB_Great Singapore Sale 01Unique local souvenirs are up for grabs at the Great Singapore Sale, enticing shoppers with the simplest of finds, such as Supermama plates, Clipper Tea ware, Democratic Society coffee shop chairs, and edible items from Naiise, The Farm Store, LOVE SG, X-mini 3, and a whole lot more

“Singapore is truly a shopper’s haven and once more, the Great Singapore Sale welcomes our visitors to experience the biggest shopping spree in Southeast Asia,” said Lael Loh, STB Area Director for Philippines.

 

Fill your shopping bags with the best finds

First things first, for shoppers heading into the GSS, remember that prices can drop to as low as 70% from the hundreds of participating brands such as Oakley, GoPro, LEVI’S, Dockers, ALDO, Pandora, Ralph Lauren Home, Lacoste, Quicksilver, Nike, Tempur, TISSOT, VANS, TOPMAN, TOPSHOP, Dorothy Perkins, and a whole lot more.

 

Indeed, stretching those Singapore dollars is what one can expect as a line-up of just about everything is up for grabs—even spa treatments, dining offerings, and accommodations from luxurious and quirky boutique hotels are available for that holistic lifestyle pampering experience.

 

A complete, hassle-free shopping experience

With two months-worth of activities and a dizzying array of participating merchants, one should know the must-dos, must-haves, and must-sees to fully appreciate this immersive shopping experience.

 

For cashless transactions, UnionPay International cards come in handy. Not only is it the official card partner of GSS, it also allows shoppers to score exclusive offers from big brands such as Kate Spad0e, Michael Kors, Tumi, and Victoria’s Secret.

 

Going on a shopping spree becomes even more convenient with the newly-rebooted GoSpree app, which provides a comprehensive list of GSS retail and service stores, shopping malls, dining outlets, attractions, leisure activities, and hotels.

 

With the GoSpree app, shoppers can also browse for amazing deals such as $500,000-worth (P18 million) of eCoupons that include 1-for-1 treats, additional 20% off sale items, and buy-2-get-1-free offers.

 

Shoppers also stand to win great prizes simply by shopping! From May 26 to August 13, a minimum of $30 (P1,070) single-receipt purchase at participating stores will give shoppers the chance to win $300,000-worth (P10.7 million) of vouchers, household appliances, gadgets, and even a brand-new Subaru Impreza or a Nissan Pulsar, in exciting weekly draws under the Shop & Win promo by the Singapore Press Holdings. Shoppers can also double the chances of winning these exciting prizes using their UnionPay credit cards.

 

Local goods to cop

Popular Singaporean brands are also something shoppers should watch out for. Benjamin Barker, creators of suave bespoke men’s apparel, will have every fine gentleman beaming over items they need for a dapper wardrobe, while Pedro’s exquisite shoes and accessories for both ladies and men will fill a collection that’s fit for any occasion. For a true taste of local, artisanal craftsmanship, Museum Label offers well-designed merchandise that gives life to Singapore’s rich culture and heritage.

 

Naiise, which showcases over 15,000 locally-made items from more than 890 emerging and established local and international brands, is set to tease shoppers with one-of-a-kind pieces, from quirky souvenirs and stationaries, to accessories and household products—essentially, everything that one needs as a reminder of Singapore and the Great Singapore Sale experience.

 

“The Great Singapore Sale has always been a highlight in Singapore’s events calendar. Together with SRA and other partners, we have added new components this year to enhance the overall shopping experience, so that our returning visitors and new-comers can enjoy a retail experience like no other,” said Edward Koh, STB Executive Director for Southeast Asia.

 

With all these at hand, one can truly experience the greatness of the Great Singapore Sale. And with an endless supply of exciting events and fun-filled activities, Singapore is truly a destination where one can not only hunt for great bargains, but create memorable and new experiences. For more information on Singapore’s line-up of offerings, please visit www.visitsingapore.com.

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About the Singapore Tourism Board

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is a leading economic development agency in tourism, one of Singapore’s key service sectors. Working in close partnership with industry and community, STB aims to shape a dynamic tourism landscape and differentiate Singapore as a vibrant and inspiring destination through the “VisitSingapore” brand. For more information, please visit www.stb.gov.sg or www.visitsingapore.com or follow us on Twitter @STB_sg (https://twitter.com/stb_sg).

Let Smart Parenting Be the Compass to Your Greatest Adventure!

At our “The First Year of Life Workshop” last November, moms and moms-to-be audibly gasped when Dr. Roselyne M. Balita, a pediatrician and founder of the Little Lamb’s Pediatric Wellness Place, said you could actually use edible oil (yes, that can mean cooking oil) to massage your baby. Sensing the disbelief, she continued, “With edible oil, there’s no danger of your baby ingesting toxins when he puts his fingers or toes in
his mouth.”
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It’s just one of the gems we’ve gotten from the numerous workshops we’ve hosted in the past. Despite the fact that you can Google anything these days, SP moms (and dads!) still flock to the site and our events, ready to listen, learn, and ask questions. And each time we conclude one workshop, we get messages asking when is the next one.
So, this year we’ve decided to supersize our baby showers and workshops in one huge event: our first-ever “Smart Parenting Convention.” To be held on July 29 at the Megatrade Hall in SM Megamall, the SP Convention will have at least 12 talks divided into these topics: pregnancy, baby, pre-schooler, and family. We hope to cover every stage of mom’s life so we’re getting experts who can help get you settled further in your
role, whether you’re someone who’s preparing for a baby, juggling a career and a toddler, or raising a pre-schooler.
We’ve noticed many of our past attendees wished they could ask more questions. So, at the SP Convention, each talk gets its own room, our experts have a longer time to delve into each topic, and you can ask to your heart’s content. There will be shopping. We have at least 40 booths to cater to your pregnancy, baby, kids, family, and home needs. We’ve also added beauty and food concessionaires.
Get access to vital parenting information and relevant content 24/7, visit www.smartparenting.com.ph, and follow Smart Parenting on Facebook via /smartparenting.ph, and @_smartparenting on Twitter, and @smartparenting on Instagram.
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