Coming up in October:
Brooklyn Craft Camp is happening October 5th.
PUMPKIN DAY Saturday, October 12, 11 AM - 3 PM , McCarren Park
Pick your own pumpkins, arts/crafts, pictures, live music, and lots more! $10 admission to the pumpkin patch, includes a pumpkin of your own picking and arts/crafts gift bag. Purchase tickets here to avoid the lines: http://tinyurl.com/Pumpkin-Day-2013. Proceeds benefit Town Square & Greenpoint Pack 7.
Cloth Diapering Made Simple: Sat Oct 5, 12, 19 and 26, 10am - FREE!, Sign up here. - Take the confusion out of cloth diapering, it is easier than you think! This free 45 minute seminar will teach you about the various types of cloth diapers, how many you need, how much it will cost, and what to do with the poop! Babies welcome!
Babywearing for Newborns: Sat Oct 5, 12, 19 and 26, 11:15am - FREE!, Sign up here. People have used baby carriers for thousands of years for a reason. Babywearing allows parents to attend to the needs of their baby while also getting things done. In this free 45 minute seminar we will introduce the five best carriers for newborns, show you why we love them, and help you choose the best one for your family.
Childbirth Education Weekend Intensive: Sat Oct 5th and Sun Oct 6th, Sat Oct 26th and Sun Oct 27th, 12:30-6pm. $350, Sign up here. Offered by Birth Day Presence, this class is designed to prepare expectant parents for the labor experience.
Peaceful Parenting Workshop with Dr. Laura Markham: Sat Oct 19, 1pm - $25, Sign up here. Join Caribou Baby for a special Peaceful Parenting Workshop with Dr. Laura Markham, editor-in-cheif of AhaParenting.com and author of Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting. Laura will be talking about her book and lending advice to parents on how to raise self-disciplined children without ever needing to threaten, nag, plead, bribe, or punish. Copies of Peaceful Parenting, Happy Kids will also be available for purchase at the event, which can be signed by the author.
Infant, Child and Adult CPR Training and Certification: Sunday, October 20th, 11:30am, $80-$100, Sign up here. Provided by Baby Be Safe, this class is intended for Moms, Dads, nannies, or anybody else who watches your baby or cares for your family. You will learn the skills for prevention, recognition, and treatment for choking (Heimlich), respiratory, and cardiac emergencies (CPR) for infants and children. There will also be hands on practice using infant and children mannequins. Take advantage of this excellent opportunity to either learn for the first time or to brush up on your infant CPR and first aid skills.
Eat, Drink, DOULA! Sunday, October 20th 3pm, FREE! Sign up here. Come meet BirthFocus doulas at their FREE doula open house!! BirthFocus understands the process involved in choosing the right doula to join women and their families on a most intimate experience, the birth of a baby! At this FREE “Eat, Drink, DOULA” open houses, they give pregnant women, and their partners, a chance to learn more about their doula practice and to connect intimately with several doulas through one on one interviews. They lovingly refer to these events as "speed dating for doulas" as each expecting couple will have a chance to meet with 4-5 doulas, of varying experience levels, throughout the event.
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