Adoption 101: Online Class Re-cap

We recently held an amazing new class – Adoption 101 – expertly facilitated by Katie Foley, MSW and Associate Director of Outreach at Spence-Chapin – also our generous sponsor. For those in our community who are considering adoption among the various pathways to parenthood, Katie will provided a rich overview of the current landscape of […]

A Parent’s Checklist for Children’s Oral Health

There is no such thing as too early to begin caring for your children’s teeth, and that includes before their teeth are even visible. Protecting your child’s teeth begins at the start of their lives, and should continue to be encouraged long after your children are able to brush and floss on their own. The […]

The Art of Babywearing: Online Class Re-cap

Babywearing is a practice that has been around for centuries. Whether it be out of necessity or simply for the beautiful bonding experience, parents around the world continue to enjoy the benefits of babywearing. We recently held a fun and highly informative class on the Art of Babywearing, expertly facilitated by Alyson Daley of Baby […]

Breastfeeding Basics: Everything Moms Need to Know – Online Class Re-cap

We recently held an informative and important teleclass for expectant and new moms, generously sponsored by Lansinoh and presented by Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) and nationally-renowned breastfeeding expert, Gina Ciagne. Gina covered such topics as preparing for breastfeeding before baby arrives, tips to overcome some of the most common breastfeeding issues – like engorgement and […]

Creating the Perfect Eco-Friendly Nursery

Whether it’s your first or your third, there is a universal truth about babies: they come with a lot of ‘stuff’. Cribs, bassinets, blankets, diapers, wipes… the list seems endless when you’re getting ready to welcome a new baby, so adding the consideration of being environmentally friendly in your room design may seem like a […]

5 Babywearing Myths BUSTED

My love for babywearing began with the birth of my son, who needed physical closeness to soothe him. I went on to discover numerous other benefits of babywearing and continued to regularly wear both my children well into toddlerhood. My love for babywearing inspired me to become a babywearing educator. I wanted to share my […]

Tips & Tricks To Teach Baby How To Sleep

If you Google “sleep training”, you’ll see any number of methods and styles for getting baby to sleep through the night. But here’s the thing: there’s no trick to it. Humans are biologically hardwired to get sleep when our bodies need it. Yes, we’ll fight it. Adults will fight it to binge watch one more episode […]