Saturday, July 4, 2015

Hands-On Parents While Earning Summit

Majority of parents nowadays chose to be hands-on with their child's upbringing and development and that includes myself. I have been a stay-at-home mom for a year now and life has been simpler. Simpler meaning there's not much social activity to brag about except for my toddler's milestone diaries. Everyday we challenge ourselves to keep our expenses at a minimum so as not to use up our hard-earned savings. Sometimes, I would be tempted to apply for a full-time job outside just to satisfy my thirst for adventure but looking at my lovely daughter, I really can't. I invite you to read this post on how I enjoy being a hands-on parent to my toddler.

When I saw this upcoming event entitled "Hands-On Parents while Earning", I got interested with the line up of program. However, upon checking out the learning fee, I was saddened because it's too costly for me. Sigh!  But I am sure that this H.O.P.E. Summit would be a nice event to consider attending as the speakers are really experts in this field, being hands-on to their kids while earning.     

Event Details

The mommy behind this big parenting event is none other than Ms. Teresa Gumap-as Dumadag, bestselling author and inspirational speaker. Hands-On Parents while Earning or H.O.P.E. Summit is set to happen on August 8, 2015, from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM at the AVR of PLDT TelTech Building, Boni Avenue, Mandaluyong City. This whole day workshop on hands-on parenting and working smart in the new millennium seeks to inspire and teach parents how to marry hands-on parenting with earning for the family.

Program Line Up

Ms. Teresa, an expert in designing programs used locally and abroad and in helping people grow and achieve their goals, will be the main speaker and facilitator of the workshop. 

The other speakers in the summit include Martine de Luna, Jomar Hilario and Ginger Arboleda. De Luna is a work-at-home advocate, award winning blogger and blog coach. Hilario is the Philippines’ Internet Marketing Guru who teaches individuals how to be virtual professionals and online business owners. Arboleda is a serial entrepreneur, business coach and blogger. All the speakers are hands-on parents to their kids while running their respective businesses.

Guest panelists who are successful Hands-On Parents while Earning themselves will be part of the summit also. These include Denise Bernardo of Indigobaby, Angeli Del Rosario of The Beadlady, Katrina Ambion of Mommyfide PH and Jay and Cherry Castillo of Foreclosure Philippines.

"Being able to work with a lot of flexibility has been one of the biggest blessings I have received in life," Gumap-as Dumadag shares. "I was able to witness all my children’s milestones, personally take care of them and breastfeed them because I am home almost all the time. I am able to shape my children’s character and educate them while pursuing my passions and earning through these passions. I want to share what I have learned through the years to my fellow parents so that they too can spend ample time with their children while contributing to the family income. This is my way of helping families grow and remain intact.”

Gumap-as Dumadag is the founder of the Hands-On Parents while Earning Network. Like Hands-On Parents while Earning on Facebook to join the H.O.P.E. Network and to get regular tips and doses of inspiration on hands-on parenting, work and business.

Mommies and daddies, you can save at least P2,000 when you sign up for the summit and avail of the early bird rate of P1,500, only until July 7. The workshop is valued at P3,500 per head at least but Gumap-as Dumadag wanted to help as many families as she can; so, she found a way to make the workshop more affordable to you. Starting July 8, the regular rate for the summit will be P2,000 per head. Couples are encouraged to attend together; thus, the couple rate of P3,000 only. Click here to read more details about the summit and to register to this life-changing event.

The H.O.P.E. Summit is co-presented by Full Life Cube Publishing and Events Services, Sun Life Financial and PLDT Home Telpad. Participants of the summit will get a chance to win exciting prizes during the raffle from its sponsors which include Indigobaby, The Beadlady, Mommyfide PH, Bert Lozada Swim School, Gymboree Play and Music Philippines, Halo Philippines and Kindermusik with Teacher Suzette and Friends. One of the prizes to be raffled off is a free annual membership to Gymboree Play and Music Philippines worth P2,000! Winning this will not only translate into savings but many precious bonding moments for the lucky parent and child. Participants will also receive freebies like P500 gift certificates from Lozada Swim School, P120 gift certificates from Halo Philippines and so much more.

For updates about the H.O.P.E. Summit, please visit

About Teresa Gumap-as Dumadag

TERESA GUMAP-AS DUMADAG is a Filipino mom who shares inspiration and wisdom through her books, articles, blogs (Mommy Bares All and When My Bridegroom Comes), talks, trainings and workshops. 

She’s the author of the #1 Amazon bestseller BREASTFEEDING: A Journey Worth Taking. Her first two books are When My Bridegroom Comes and How to Have the Wedding of Your Dreams. Her upcoming book is How To Become A Hands-On Parent while Earning. 

She works from home as a consultant for management, human resources and training solutions, a career coach and counselor and blogger. She’s also a freelance contributing writer for Smart Parenting Online, The Philippine Online Chronicles, Kerygma and Didache. 

She is the President and Founder of Full Life Cube Publishing and Events Services (, through which she inspires and equips her clients to succeed in their businesses/careers while living out their priorities and life’s purposes. 

She does all these while homeschooling her two older kids and breastfeeding her baby. Connect with Teresa through Twitter (@TeresaGDumadag) and Instagram (

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