May
22
12:00 PM12:00

Creating a Secure Attachment with Your Baby

Barbara Olinger, parent educator

Attachment parenting focuses on tuning into and being responsive to your baby, in order to form a strong bond. Join Barbara Olinger, to find out more about the philosophy of attachment parenting and learn some easy ways to incorporate these ideas into your daily life, in a way that works for you and your family.

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Jun
5
12:00 PM12:00

Write Your Birth Story

Laurenne Sala, writer

Stories bring up emotion when we get them out on paper and getting your birth story out is so important to help you heal, feel triumphant, or solidify a memory that you can tell your child forever. Laurenne will provide prompts and exercises to help you get your birth story written. Bring paper and your favorite pen!

 

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May
8
12:00 PM12:00

Family Relations with a New Baby

Julie Marx, therapist

Having a new baby in the family requires reworking the existing relationships and adapting to a new family make up. Jule will talk about relationships surrounding the new baby, fostering strong sibling relationships, the evolving relationships between partners and how baby affects grandparent and in-law relationships.

 

 

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Mar
27
12:00 PM12:00

Benefits of Developmental Play with Outside the Box

Erica Stephenson, Outside the Box Lead Teacher, LCSW

What type of play is best to support a baby's developing brain? Join Outside the Box instructor Erica Stephenson to learn about specific games and activities to stimulate your baby's senses and increase brain development during the critical periods and early stages of an infant's growth. 

www.otbee.com

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Mar
13
12:00 PM12:00

Mama Needs Some Fashion Advice

Amy Brubaker, Stylist and Personal Shopper

Amy will answer all of our fashion questions and bring us her hard-earned style expertise from 10 years of dressing celebrities and actors. Fashion is for everyone and she will give us tips on everything from how to edit our closets to how to dress these post-partum bodies of ours.

www.amywadrobe.com

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Feb
27
12:00 PM12:00

Infant Massage Workshop

Synthia Praglin, Certified Infant Massage Instructor and Parent Educator

Join us as we explore the use of infant massage to promote bonding between mamas and babies. We will learn specific strokes that will help to relieve and soothe common discomforts, promote physiological and neurological development and encourage restful sleep.

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Feb
13
12:00 PM12:00

Social Media & The Goddess Myth

Emma Bennett, Licensed Therapist

Instagram, Facebook, Twitter - we all adore them, but how does it affect our parenting? Join therapist, Emma Bennett, for a riveting and informative discussion of how to manage the pressures of social media as a new parent and how The Goddess Myth can influence our approach to raising children.

therapyfornewmoms.com

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Nov
29
12:00 PM12:00

Mindfulness for Mamas

Brooke Campanelli, founder of Mindful Kids LA

Mindfulness is an amazing tool to relieve stress and help us be present in our every day lives.  With very little time to spare for ourselves as new moms, a few minutes of mindful meditation can go a long way!  Brooke will will explain the health and lifestyle benefits of mindfulness and how we can learn to practice it.

www.mindfulkidsla.com

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Oct
25
12:00 PM12:00

Infant Language Development

Jessie Ginsberg, M.S., CCC-SLP,

Join Jessie Ginsberg, Speech and Language Pathologist and Director of Clinical Services at the Pediatric Therapy Playhouse to learn all about how those sweet little babies learn to talk. She will cover developmental milestones and what you can do to support your baby's growing communication skills.

www.pediatrictherapyplayhouse.com

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