Workshops and Events
We offer a great space to learn about the topics that are relevant to you. From diapering through potty training, we’ve got you covered.
April 22nd at 10:00 a.m.
Join Tiny Tots and Harmony Mama this Earth Day in celebrating the 7th Annual Great Cloth Diaper Change!
An estimated 18 billion diapers go into US landfills a year. Let's do our part this Earth Day to raise awareness of all of the various benefits to using cloth diapers, including the reduced environmental impact!
Most Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
We are home of the original cloth diaper 101 workshop! During this hands-on workshop you'll learn how easy it is to use a cotton diaper. We'll also explain how diaper service works, including our cotton, compost and combination services. There will be plenty of time for questions and interaction.
$10 per family (up to 2 people)
Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
A one hour workshop for parents, taught by expert Diaper Instructors from Tiny Tots. Learn tricks of the trade, including various cloth diapering techniques, hands on diapering practice, and review of different diapering options with time for Q&A. A must for any parent considering cloth or compost diapering!
Natural Resources, 1367 Valencia Street, San Francisco
Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Not sure what you're doing for diapers? Learn about all the different diapering options including the different styles & types of cloth diapers, compostable diapers and price ranges.
$20 per family (up to 2 people)
What options are you considering for diapering your baby? In this private session, you will have an hour to work with one of our diapering experts to help you make the best decision for your family.
$35 per family
Saturdays from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
We will discuss why introducing the potty as early as 6-months of age is logical along with give you the tools you need to begin the potty training process. You will appreciate this common-sense approach to potty training. Workshop includes a copy of the book, from which the curriculum is drawn, Diaper Free Before 3 by Dr. Jill Lekovic.
"My 15-month old is using the potty at least once a day, and sitting there happily many other times, thanks for the great advice at the potty training class!" –Jenny
$25 per family (up to 2 people, 1 book per family)
Second Thursday of each month from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Are you interested in practicing or finding out more about elimination communication (aka infant hygiene, infant potty training)? This Diaper Free Group is open to anyone. Dues are not collected. The meetings consist of a monthly theme and lots of sharing and talking about what's working along with the different phases that our children experience as we help them and us to become more aware of their elimination needs and routines. You do not need to register to attend.
For more info, contact Tami Colón 408-365-4782 • Learn more
This series brings educators and professionals from the community to our Parent Resource Center to provide free workshops on any and all things parenting. To find out more, please check back on this spot or on our Facebook event page.
Fridays 11:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Bring one carrier you need help with and we will help you get a better fit for you and your baby. Or maybe you have an idea about a carrier you want to buy but you want to come try it first or feel the different fabric choices. You’ll also receive hands on help with learning a new carry with a carrier you already use and love. Taught by Jay McMillin, trained as a Babywearing Consultant through the Center for Babywearing Studies. Follow her blog
$15 per 15 minute increments (no registration needed)
Select Saturdays from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
For the new parents or those brand new to baby carriers, this class covers all the babywearing basics. Taught by Jay McMillin, trained as a Babywearing Consultant through the Center for Babywearing Studies. Follow her blog
Bring your personal carrier or try many different carriers from our extensive library to get an idea what works for you. Hands-on help with proper positioning and use, recommendations for carriers that will suit your personal taste, demonstrations and reference sheets to bring home with you, are just a handful of the things that can be included with your personalized consultation. Makes a great new baby gift! Taught by Jay McMillin, trained as a Babywearing Consultant through the Center for Babywearing Studies. Follow her blog
Tuesday Nnghts at 7:00 p.m. starting April 18th - 6 Week Series
Breastfeeding does not look the same for everybody. There are many different ways to make breastfeeding work for your family. Often parents spend tons of time preparing their bodies and families for birth, but not as much preparing for the first few weeks after the baby’s arrival. This series addresses the real world scenarios that you will encounter as a breastfeeding family, including the things nobody is going to tell you.
This class will be held on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. beginning April 18th, and concluding on May 23rd. The class series will consist of six 90-minute sessions, each with a 30-minute Q&A at the end, so please plan for two hours.
$375 per family (up to two people)
Select Saturdays from 10:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Join us for this fun, interactive workshop. Designed to demystify the breastfeeding experience. This class provides insights, information and practical skills to help you navigate the early weeks of breastfeeding. Topics covered include how to establish an abundant supply of milk, how to achieve a comfortable latch, normal challenges & what to do about them, when & where to go for help, as well as community resources.
Second Wednesdays of each month from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
All caregivers interested in breastfeeding are encouraged to attend La Leche League meetings. Babies are welcome. In addition to discussion around a specific topic, everyone is invited to share their current breastfeeding issues and to seek information and encouragement from other attendees and the group leaders. If you are looking for breastfeeding classes, lactation support, or just want to meet up with other nursing parents, you will find information and support at La Leche League meetings.
It can be hard to find the right fit with the right bra, or even know where or how to start looking. Book this 30-minute session with one of our certified bra-fit specialists and we will be sure to find something that is the perfect fit for your body. We welcome any size and shape women with this session. We stock bras ranging from 32A to a 42I and are able to special order additional styles and sizes
New and expectant parents learn skills in this two hour class that will enable them to recognize basic infant emergencies such as sudden respiratory/cardiac arrest and choking, and how to respond to them. Students participate in hands-on practice using infant mannequins. This is a non-certification class. Taught by Jane Folena RN, pediatric nurse, American Heart Association CPR Instructor and a Neonatal Resuscitation Instructor.
$75 per couple or $45 per person • Learn more
Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
This 2 hour class helps one learn to give basic first aid and to recognize and respond to a respiratory/cardiac arrest, choking and use an automated external defibrillator on a child. Benefit from a small class size as students participate in hands-on practice using child manikins. This is a non-certification class. Taught by Jane Folena RN, pediatric nurse, American Heart Association CPR Instructor and a Neonatal Resuscitation Instructor. (if two people, the manikin is shared).
$80 up to 2 people • Learn more
Offered two Saturdays per month at Tiny Tots
January 21, February 4, February 18
We offer car seat education & installation at our pop-up fitting stations located throughout the Bay Area. For each 30 minute appointment, we can accommodate up to 2 car seats within an immediate family (can be 1 car seat in each of the two cars or 2 car seats in one car). If you need more than 2 seats checked, please book yourself for two (or more) 30 minute appointments as we cannot accommodate more than 2 seats at each 30 minute appointment.
A Beep! Beep! certified car seat technician will inspect your child’s car seat, show you how to install the car seat, how to correctly harness your child, discuss common car seat errors, and go over the next steps for your child. By the end of your appointment, you will be confident that you can install your child’s car seat safely each and every time.
Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Raising siblings? Or preparing to? Come and learn ways you can help your kids learn fantastic lessons from growing up with brothers and sisters. We'll talk about replacing jealousy with support, helping each child feel uniquely loves and appreciated, helping children learn about conflict resolution skills and how to work with their siblings instead of against them.
Justine Saffir is a parent, grandparent, teacher, parent educator and currently a co-op nursery school teacher/director. She is the co-developer of several positive discipline education programs in local schools. Underlying all her work is the belief that parenting ought to be fun and that love, laughter and discipline can make excellent partners. While the discipline part can be a challenging, it can also be an empowering, even truly enjoyable part of family and school life for both parents and kids.
More dates coming soon.
This workshop is a 3-week series designed to reconnect and deepen the bond between partners who are also new parents. Focusing on Compassion, Communication and Connection. Babes in arms are welcome.
Facilitated by Angela Jensen-Ramirez, LCSW provides direct and group psychotherapy and support to couples and individuals. She specializes in maternal mental health and postpartum mood disorders. To learn more please visit www.familytreewellness.org
$180 for 3 week series.
Saturdays from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
For parents to be! This 3 Hour session is meant to be taken before the baby arrives. Our babies are born with a unique set of physiological needs, and instinctive reflexes to help get those needs met. In this session, we will discuss early infant development and bonding, reading infant cues, ways to encourage the optimal growth conditions for your newborn baby, and how we can use this knowledge of Kangaroo Care and babywearing to get breastfeeding off to a great start. Taught by Jay McMillin, Certified Babywearing Consultant and Certified Lactation Educator.
$75 for two people
Capture seasonal moments with mini photo sessions with Rosalinda Luna. She is a longtime partner of Tiny Tots, helping our customers to make their memories last forever.
Learn more about Rosalinda • Sign ups are typically available one month before the event
Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Itty Bitty Imprints crafts custom ceramic tiles that are imprinted, glazed, and fired, creating a unique memory to display in your nursery, home, or office. Your little one's imprints make the perfect gift for you, a grandparent, or any special person in your life! Please note that orders take approximately 8 weeks to complete.
The imprint of your little one is taken at Tiny Tots and then the tile is taken to our Campbell studio to be completed.
First Wednesday of the month from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Welcoming pregnant and new mothers who find the challenges of pregnancy or motherhood to be different than expected and those with a diagnosis of prenatal or postpartum mood or anxiety disorders. Join us in a safe, confidential setting designed to nurture you and to create supportive connections between mothers.
Babies aged 0 to 6 months old are welcome to join. There is no fee for this group however donations towards snacks and printed materials are always appreciated.
First Thursday of each month from 11:00 a.m. - Noon
Adopting a child brings a unique set of challenges for parents. Join this facilitated support group to help you navigate your way through your adoptive parenting journey.
Free • Drop-in • No RSVP necessary
First Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Join in on this informal group that meets once a month to discuss various topics, ranging from sleep, feedings, baby gear, getting out, traveling, and anything in between! Expectant parents can get ideas about what to expect once their multiples arrive. It's also a great place to meet other parents with children in the same age range as yours and start your playgroup! The group is facilitated by club volunteers, themselves parents of multiples. Moms, Dads, babies 12 months or younger, and helpers are always welcome to attend.
Free • Drop-in, no RSVP, no charge • Learn more