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.
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.
Adam Lari, Child Passenger Safety Tech, ITY Safety
In this city, we spend a lot of time on the road. Let's make sure those car seats are installed safely and we are correctly buckling up that precious cargo of ours while we cruise around from place to place! Adam will answer all of your car seat questions.
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.
Dr. Lynn Lempert, Pediatric Dentist
Those little baby teeth are so cute (and sharp)! Learn how to ease your baby's teething discomfort and care for those tiny pearly whites right from the start. Dr. Lempert will answer all your infant dental health questions!
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.
Rachel Admonson, MSW, ACSW
Let's face it. Having a baby puts strain on a relationship. You're tired and juggling a whole new set of responsibilities. Your freedom is gone and you both need to shower. Everything is a phase, even the good times. Rachel will give us some tips on how to ride the waves until the waters calm down.
Randi Singer, Sleepy Planet
Come consult with an expert from the Sleepy Planet group - the authors of the best-selling sleep bible, The Sleepyeasy Solution: The Exhausted Parents Guide to Getting Your Baby to Sleep from Birth to Age 5. We will learn about their general sleep philosophy, their gentle but effective methods and how we can all create healthy sleep habits for our little ones.
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.
Regina Santos, Associated Certified Coach and Pilates Fitness Consultant
Regina Santos will share tips on staying strong and centered (both literally and figuratively!) by embodying Pilates principles in your daily lives.