Parenthood + Stuff

Summer 2019 Events

May 29, 7 pm to 8pm

Gentle Discipline: From Tantrums to Five

May 29, 7pm to 8pm

From Tantrums To Five: Gentle Discipline, Behaviors, Boundary Setting, oh my....!!
In this workshop you will learn to....

  • recognize pitfalls and triggers

  • remain the calm parent you’ve always wanted to be

  • set firm but loving boundaries

  • understand tantrums

  • how to get parters and caregivers on the same page

This class is taught by Megan Lubaway, Child Behavior and Sleep consultant and founder of "Eat, Sleep, Poop and More Consulting"
Appropriate for parents of children ages 6 months+

$50/family
*childcare available by request for additional cost

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A day of Signs: Sign-language 101

June 1, 10:30am to 11:30am

'A Day of Signs' is a 60 minute class is designed for parents and littles (6 months - 2yrs) to learn useful signs typically used throughout the day! Perfect for families who want to add sign language into their family environment at a simple pace. Our class is full of fun songs, books, activities, and simple tools to support your baby’s intellectual development...Let’s Sign All Day!

This class is taught by Liz Shaw, American Sign Language Specialist/Early Childhood Special Needs teacher.

$40 per child
*childcare available by request for additional cost

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How the F*** to Sleep

June 15, 10:30am to noon

You are expecting. You are a new parent or parent of a tot. Holy exhaustion. Learn the basics of developing a healthy lifestyle for sleep. Workshop includes learning about developing a sleep sanctuary in your home, incorporating pro-sleep foods into your diet, inviting healthy day/night transitions, improving attachment and emotional expression, building confidence with routines, creating smooth habit transitions, and working with biological sleep readiness.

This workshop will also include discussion of sleep needs at different ages, how to manage sleep regressions, and the effect of developmental milestones on sleep. Bring your personal sleep challenges! This class is perfect for expectant parents or families in any stage.

This class is taught by Cindy Davies, MA, BC-DMT, certified holistic consultant.

$40/family
*childcare available by request for additional cost

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Motherhood+Work

June 19 7pm to 9pm

Come on over and learn with other working mothers who are connected with both their career goals and role as a mother, and seek community and support to hold both with grace. Leave this workshop with a renewed sense of how motherhood path and career path intertwine. Redefine your career goals, recenter your self, and move forward with all the parts of yourself--integrated.

This workshop is led by Karen Evans, JD. Karen is a career coach and back to work consultant. She is the director of Honey Corporate Consulting, a professor of entrepreneurship, and TedX speaker on "The Motherhood Penalty." She is a working mother of two.

$30/person
*childcare available by request for additional cost

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Entrepreneur Day-Camp

July 18 9am-3pm

Come to camp with other entrepreneurial moms, and leave with...

  • next quarters financial projections, a blueprint for 2020 projections, and specific steps to make your financial goals come to life

  • a marketing calendar in place to get those clients in the door

  • a solid networking pipeline and event schedule for connecting with your referral sources

  • The confidence to make it all happen.

This isn't your dress-to-impress paste-a-smile-on-your-face “conference.” Show up in your summer comfies with your hair in a bun and ready to grab some iced coffee or tea and get to work. We'll sprinkle in some fun and maybe some sun.

This workshop is led by Karen Evans, JD and Brooke Miller, MA, LMFT

$225, includes lunch
*childcare available by request for additional cost

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Summer CPR + Safety

July 20, 10:30am-12pm

This hands-on workshop covers infant and toddler choking relief and CPR, outdoor and water safety for an incredible Michigan summer!

Pertinent for families with children 0-5 years. *non-certification course.

This class is taught by Charlotte Beach. Charlotte has been a professional caregiver for over a decade. She is a postpartum doula, EMT, former Firefighter, and the lead CPR Instructor for American Safety Educators, LLC.

$50/family
HSA/FSA funds welcome
*childcare available by request for additional cost