Mommy Mundo Expo Mom Promotes Mom Empowerment

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#TeamMom at the Mommy Mundo Expo Mom 2017! Go Mom Empowerment! Being part of Mommy Bloggers Philippines doesn’t limit my friendships or network rather it helps expand it. I love supporting fellow mom groups like Mommy Mundo and was happy to be at their first leg of Expo Mom for 2017.

Along with fellow mom and friends, Lani and Joy we visited Glorietta, Makati City where the latest and best in mom and baby products were being offered. I can’t help but make the same remark every time I’m at a baby expo. “Look at all the pretty things!”. Back when I had Bastian and Kianna designs and even products were so limited. Very much so. I also had to be practical and fearless because I was so young and didn’t have a clue as to what the hell I was doing. Fast forward to when I gave birth to Jael and I found that there were more mommy friendly products for me to use.

Moms have so many choices at the expo from clothing to toys to baby musts (wipes!!!). At these expos you will almost always walk away with good deals. It’s no wonder moms and moms to be flock to them looking for a way to help save just a little from the expenses.

More products to check out! There were so many but a few notable ones were Cusina, Belo Baby, and Bio Oil.

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It’s always a pleasure seeing head mompreneur, Janice Villanueva who’s been just as supportive of Mommy Bloggers Philippines.

Watch out for the rest of the expos and join the #TeamMom Grand Giveaway!

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Find Shopping Happiness at Novelty Store Tickles SM North EDSA

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If you want to find yourself in a place that will make you feel whimsical, laugh and ooh and ahh then Tickles is the place to be. A one of a kind novelty store, Tickles has opened its flagship store at SM North EDSA.

Tickles has been giving us quirky and fun knickknacks since the 80’s and with happiness being their guiding principle they have been successful at customers leaving with smiles on their faces. Tickles now designs and manufactures many of their gift items. Their goal is to be 100% self-branded producing wacky food-themed plushies and witty pillows, to funny and quirky accessories.

With the age of millenials upon us the Tickles Team has rebranded and debuted its retro European circus theme catering to the current generation without losing the nostalgia. All the new Tickles branches (Power Plant Mall, TriNoma, UP Town Center, Robinson’s Place Manila) have the circus theme with the rest of the stores to be updated soon.

The kids and I perused the store looking for items we wanted to get. With all the items they have you’re sure to find something for yourself, your friends and your family.

As I looked around the store I could see many things that I wanted. Some were just too cute for words like there pillows. I loved their unicorn pillows and the food plushies are so much fun. They even have a boyfriend pillow which was funny at first but looked like a good idea after awhile!

Jael was excited about all the stuffed toys and plushies. If he had his way he would have taken them all home. He did bring home a plushie though. Just scroll all the way down to see what he got!

I had my eye on items that would work for our home. Bastian was pushing me to get this Welcome Aboard item but the practical side of me is putting off getting it. Our home is still in the works. It would totally look great in my office though! I’m taking you home soon!

Have a browse of their items:

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Some tips for your next shopping trip at Tickles:

  • Make a list! With all the items you’re gonna come across for sure you’ll find yourself in a dilemma.
  • Make a budget and stick to it.
  • Be sure to share your finds on social media!

There was definitely something for all the kids. It was a nice bonding experience for us and more memories created!

Just too many items that are too cute for words!

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Here’s our haul! Bastian got the neck pillow, water shooter and facial wipes. Kianna got the colored fan, compact mirror, chicken pouch, and pink wallet. Jael brought home the Kawaii Panda Bop, Stuffed Penguin, stress balls, and rainbow spring.

Stuffed Penguin Php320 | Water Shooter Php120 | Neck Pillow Zipper Php300 | Kawaii Panda Bop Php250 | Rainbow Spring Php60 | 3 Piece Stress Balls Php100 | Ladies Wallet Php295 | Compact Mirror Php135 | Colored Fan Php80 | Chicken Pouch  Php295 | Facial Wipes Php52

Tickles is located at Glorietta 4, Greenbelt 1, Power Plant Mall, SM Megamall A, SM North Edsa, TriNoma, UP Town Center, Alabang Town Center, Market! Market!, Robinson’s Place Manila, and Ayala Center Cebu.

Follow @tickles_PH on Twitter and Instagram, or visit Tickles_ph on Facebook.

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Mommy Mundo Expo Mom: Go #TeamMom!

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Mommy Mundo Expo Mom is here again!

Every mother has a #TeamMom behind her – a group of moms who have come together, either through shared interest or common history, to savor every exciting twist and turn of their mommyhood journey. #TeamMom encourages her to take advantage of her strengths and helps her work through her weaknesses. #TeamMom knows when she needs to let her hair down and laugh at everyday foibles. #TeamMom also knows when a moment calls for an all-out cry or a gentle pat in the back. Above all, #TeamMom cheers her through every moment and milestone, whether big or small.

#TeamMom Rocks!

A community of moms dedicated to making motherhood easier, happier, and more fulfilling for every mom, Mommy Mundo is your ultimate #TeamMom. Through its carefully curated selection of events and activities, Mommy Mundo has given valuable support and encouragement to moms all over the country since 2003.

Mommy Mundo’s banner event, Expo Mom has always been committed to its vision of being the source of parenting trends and information, the wellspring of modern mommy products and services, and the launch pad for exciting campaigns, inspiring advocacies, and groundbreaking ideas.

As Expo Mom celebrates its tenth year in 2017, the longest running event of its kind pays tribute to #TeamMoms that have served as a lifeline for mothers all over the Philippines. It kicks off a year-long celebration at its first leg to be held on May 5-7 at the Glorietta Activity Center, showcasing more than 80 booths of its top picks in mom, baby and kid-focused products and services, onstage talks and demos, and lots of exciting perks and side activities.

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As Expo Mom goes on a roadshow across the country, from Manila to Cebu, Davao, Cagayan de Oro and Negros, it brings its spirit of empowered motherhood and hopes to garner heartwarming stories of how each mom’s #TeamMom have encouraged, motivated, and uplifted one another to charge through challenges and celebrate successes of life and motherhood.

Be inspired by #TeamMoms across the country as Expo Mom gives recognition to remarkably resilient mom squads. Pay tribute to #TeamMoms that have grown up together from grade shool to mom school, #TeamMoms that have conquered seemingly insurmountable adversities, and #TeamMoms that are changing the world in their own special way. Share your own #TeamMom story on social media from now until November, and you and your mommy friends get the chance to have an appliance showcase from Electrolux, a much-needed vacation in Tagaytay, or even Taiwan!

#TeamMom Grand Giveaway

Motherhood brings different moms together. We share the same ups and downs, we empathize with other moms, and we have this sense of belonging and community. It’s no wonder then that every mom has a #TeamMom behind her, borne out of the same interests, hobbies, advocacies, challenges, or goals. Every mom has a #TeamMom cheering her on. This year, Mommy Mundo wants to recognize and appreciate #TeamMoms all over the country with a grand giveaway, the biggest Mommy Mundo has ever had!

Mechanics:

1. Like Mommy Mundo on Facebook and follow them on Instagram.
2. Post a photo of your #TeamMom on social media and write a short caption on why you love your team! (1 entry)
3. Drop by our Expo Mom events and have a photo taken with your #TeamMom there. (1 entry per post)
4. Share it via Facebook and Instagram, and don’t forget to tag @mommymundo and use the hashtags #MommyMundo #TeamMom #ExpoMom2017
5. Posts published between April 1 to November 12, 10pm, will be deemed valid.
6. The draw dates for the Mommy Mundo #TeamMom Grand Giveaway are as follows:

July 31, 2017: Home appliances for your team from Electrolux (One (1) ZMO1530 MobiOne Vacuum Cleaner, One (1) ETG724GK Tabletop Gas Stove, One (1) ETD29PKB Portable Induction Cooker, One (1) EMM2003W Microwave Oven
October 9, 2017: Win a vacation for you and three of your friends at Hotel Kimberly in Tagaytay
November 9, 2017: Win a 3D/2N trip for you and 3 of your #TeamMom friends to Taiwan courtesy of Jeron Travel

May 5-7: Expo Mom kickoff (Glorietta, Makati) | June 17: Expo Mom Cebu (Ayala Center Cebu) | June 24: Expo Mom Negros (North Point Mall) | July 2: Expo Mom South (Alabang Town Center) | July 15 to 16: Expo Mom North (TriNoma) | September 2: Expo Mom Davao (Abreeza Mall) | October 21: Expo Mom CDO (Centrio Mall) | November 10 to 12: Expo Mom Holiday (Glorietta, Makati)

*The winners will also be invited to be special guests at Expo Mom Holiday 2017 and have their story featured on Mommy Mundo!

*Terms and conditions apply.

What are you waiting for? Be proud and be loud! Show your #TeamMom love to the world!

TERMS & CONDITIONS:
1. Mommy Mundo #TeamMom Grand Giveaway will be valid from date of announcement until November 12, 2017.
2. Your #TeamMom must have at least two members, including the person who posted, who are moms or are expecting.
3. Winners will be chosen based on the following: 70% content and 30% creativity.
4. All accounts must be set to public during the whole duration of the contest.
5. Multiple posts are allowed, for as long as each entry is a different photo or different #TeamMom.
6. All prizes are non-convertible to cash, not for sale, and non-transferrable.
7. This contest is open to Philippine residents. For the trips, however, winner must come from Manila.
8. The person who posted will be authorized to choose her #TeamMom for the trip.
9. Should the current winner not be available to take the trip or any of the prizes, Mommy Mundo has the right to choose the next winner.
10. The company reserves the right to document the trip and use the materials (photo /video) for its purposes.
11. The following terms and conditions for the trips will apply:

* For Hotel Kimberly, an overnight stay for up to 4 people are provided, including transportation to and from the destination.

* For the overseas package:
– Round trip airfare (exclusive of other taxes) based on V Class
– 3D/2N quad sharing accommodations, breakfast packages will be provided
– Visa costs, meals, and incidentals and passport requirements will shouldered by winner/s
– Travel dates must be within 1 year from the awarding date
– Exclusive of use for holidays and peak seasons

Entrance to Expo Mom 2017 is a 25 pesos donation, proceeds of which will go to the MomShare fund which benefits disadvantaged mothers, babies and children. (For more information, visit www.mommymundo.com/momshare). MOMMY MUNDO PASSPORT holders will get a free Mommy Mundo tote bag and freebies (while supplies last). Don’t have a passport yet? Get one now and get freebies at our events, earn points when you shop at the Mommy Mundo online marketplaces, get a free Mommy Mundo Journey Box, and get free Sun Life Personal Accident Insurance.

Apply for the Mommy Mundo Passport here: www.mommymundo.com/join) Expo Mom #TeamMom is co-presented by Belo Baby, PLDT Home, Sun Life Financial, Caltrate and Ponstan. Major sponsors including mPampers, Pediapharma, Mott’s 100% Apple Juice, Baby Zone, and supported by The Picture Company, Jeron Travel, Electrolux, and media partners, Working Mom, Newlyweds@Work, and Community Connect. Glorietta and the Ayala Malls as venue sponsor, and Creative Juice Communications as logistics partner.

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