Parenting Classes and  Postpartum  Classes

Babies, infants, toddlers and pre-school children welcome at all classes.

Abdominals for Pregnancy & Postpartum

Join pre and postnatal fitness expert, Megan Flatt, in a discussion all about healthy abs during and after your pregnancy. She’ll cover the role abs (and the entire core) play during pregnancy, how to keep them strong and how to rehab them quickly after delivery. Megan is a mom, a wife, a pre and postnatal fitness expert, and a vanilla latte connoisseur. Her goal is to build a community of moms, inspiring each other to live healthy, happy and more productive lives. In a world that is sometimes overwhelming with “keeping up with the Joneses,” Bump Life promotes the “it takes a village” mentality. Visit Megan at: bump life.com

RSVP to tracy@babyworldonline.net. Attend and receive 10% off your purchases.

June 5, 11am BABY WORLD, 514 Fourth Street San Rafael

The Ins & Outs of Swaddling
Learn about safe swaddling with Angelique Millette. Swaddling and is designed to meet your baby’s movement, soothing, and sleeping needs in the first nine months. Created by a nationally recognized pediatric sleep consultant, who recognized the need for a more natural way to swaddle babies, the special closed-in winged pocket design facilitates babies natural hands-to-heart “fetal tuck” sleep position. Visit Angelique at: www.heartswaddle.com
June 8, 12 pm BABY WORLD, 514 Fourth Street San Rafael
Meet the Doula

Everything you want to know about the birthing process. Come and meet Hillary Wollin and find out the benefits of having a birth doula during the labor and delivery process. Learn the difference between a postpartum doula, a baby nurse and an au pair. Whether you are pregnant or thinking about it have your questions answered about  labor, delivery and postpartum. Hillary Wollin, MA, received her graduate degree in Special Education and is a trained doula who works in the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit her at: parents-central.com

RSVP to tracy@babyworldonline.net. Attend and receive 10% off your purchases.

June 6,  6 pm BABY WORLD, 514 Fourth Street San Rafael

 

Baby Sign Basics

Join Melissa Ayotte for this free workshop to learn everything you need to know to be a successful signing family. This workshop is for parents and caregivers of children ages newborn to 18 months. Melissa will discuss the benefits of teaching your baby to sign. Meet Melissa at: http://www.babyshowmeasign.com/

RSVP to tracy@babyworldonline.net. Attend and receive 10% off your purchases.

June 13, 11 am BABY WORLD, 514 Fourth Street San Rafael

 

Abdominals for Pregnancy & Postpartum

Join pre and postnatal fitness expert, Megan Flatt, in a discussion all about healthy abs during and after your pregnancy. She’ll cover the role abs (and the entire core) play during pregnancy, how to keep them strong and how to rehab them quickly after delivery. Megan is a mom, a wife, a pre and postnatal fitness expert, and a vanilla latte connoisseur. Her goal is to build a community of moms, inspiring each other to live healthy, happy and more productive lives. In a world that is sometimes overwhelming with “keeping up with the Joneses,” Bump Life promotes the “it takes a village” mentality. Visit Megan at: bump life.com

RSVP to tracy@babyworldonline.net. Attend and receive 10% off your purchases.

June 19, 11am BABY WORLD, 514 Fourth Street San Rafael

 

Meet the Parents: Parenting 101

Join Roberta Hoffman & Hillary Wollin in a monthly seminar that will offer support for parents to use effective parenting skills. Four basic parenting skills will be discussed. Informal question and answer and practice of the skills will follow the session. Roberta Hoffman holds a Master’s in Nursing. She is a prefessor of nursing and a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist who works in inpatient & outpatient settings with children, families and adults. She teaches psychiatric-mental health nursing at Contra Costa College. Hillary Wollin holds a Master’s in Special Education and is a certified doula practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit them at: parents-central.com

RSVP to tracy@babyworldonline.net. Attend and receive 10% off your purchases.

June 19, 2:30 pm BABY WORLD4400 Telegraph avenueOakland


Estate Planning for Baby

Meet Jessica Garrett Swanson, Esq. You know you need an estate plan but you don’t know where to start. Come to this free seminar and get an overview of estate planning–from do-it-yourself strategies to sophisticated trusts. You will also get answers to your questions regarding guardianship; community versus separate property issues; the difference between wills and trusts and why you may need both; health care directives; beneficiary designations; and free resources if you want to do more research on your own. The Law Office of Jessica Garrett Swanson handles estate and taxation planning, probate, and trust administration for individuals and families in Marin County. Jessica received her Juris Doctorate from Golden Gate University in 2008 with Specialization Certificates with Distinction in Real Estate Law and Taxation Law.  She received her Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of California, San Diego in 2005.  Jessica is a member of the California Bar Association Estates & Trusts and Taxation sections, the Bay Area Young Tax Lawyers, the Marin County Bar Association Probate and Estate Planning Section, as well as a volunteer attorney at Legal Aid of Marin.Visit her at: www.garrettswanson.com

RSVP to tracy@babyworldonline.net. Attend and receive 10% off your purchases.

June 20, 11am BABY WORLD, 514 Fourth Street San Rafael

 

Gentle Sleep Coach

Janet Mercer, L.C.S.W. and certified Gentle Sleep Coach, will discuss the science of sleep and the five most common reasons children wake up during the night. She will share secrets for success. Age specific informational resources will be available that outline the sleep needs for children from birth to age six.

Janet received her Masters in Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley in 1994 and has been working with families ever since. She learned from her first child how hard it can be to get a child to sleep. RSVP to tracy@babyworldonline.net. Attend and receive 10% off your purchases. For more info visit Janet’s website www.sweetdreamsmarin.com

June 27, 11am BABY WORLD, 514 Fourth Street, San Rafael

 

Meet the Doula

Everything you want to know about the birthing process. Come and meet Hillary Wollin and find out the benefits of having a birth doula during the labor and delivery process. Learn the difference between a postpartum doula, a baby nurse and an au pair. Whether you are pregnant or thinking about it have your questions answered about  labor, delivery and postpartum. Hillary Wollin, MA received her graduate degree in Special Education and is a trained doula who works in the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit her at: parents-central.com

RSVP to tracy@babyworldonline.net. Attend and receive 10% off your purchases.

June 27, 4:30 pm BABY WORLD,  San Bruno