Workshops and Events

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Diapering & Potty

Diaper Service 101 in Campbell

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)

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Cloth & Compost Diaper School at Natural Resources in San Francisco

Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

  • September 2
  • October 7
  • November 4
  • December 2

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

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Cloth Diaper Options Workshop

Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • May 20
  • June 17

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)

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Diapering Options Private Consultation

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

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Potty Training Workshop

Saturdays from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • January 21
  • February 18
  • March 18
  • April 15
  • May 20

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)

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Diaper Free Support Group

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

Babywearing

Babywearing Cafe (Drop-In)

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)

Babywearing 101

Select Saturdays from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • January 28
  • February 25
  • March 11
  • April 22
  • May 27

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

$25

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Babywearing Private Consultation

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

$100

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding in the Real World

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)

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Introduction to Breastfeeding (Sponsored by The Nursing Mothers Counsel)

Select Saturdays from 10:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • June 24
  • August 19

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.

FREE • RSVP to Stephanie at speakers@nursingmothers.orgMore information about Nursing Mothers

La Leche League South Bay Evening Meeting

Second Wednesdays of each month from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

  • June 14

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.

FREE • For more information contact La Leche League, via lllofgreatersanjose@gmail.com or check our area webpage

Nursing Bra Fitting Personal Session

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

$20

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Safety & Health

From Panic to Powerful
  • Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The word “Cancer” evokes an abundance of emotions and thoughts. At The Cancer Journey we understand this intimately. Panic is part of the journey and it can slow down your healing process. As a cancer support organization, we have tools and techniques that have helped hundreds of cancer individuals. The first step is to participate in our “no fee” 90-minute Panic to Powerful Workshop for cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers.
Questions? Contact deidre@thecancerjourney.com or 831-246-1191

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Migraine Relief for Women
  • Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Time to stop losing time with your family to migraine headaches. Learn about ways that you can reduce your migraines and manage the pain when you have them. Dr. Paula Strauss will share her experience treating migraine patients for the past 20 years plus a list of self-care methods to prevent, reduce, and manage your migraine. Hands on demonstration of trigger point relief and exercises. Pro and con discussion of supplements commonly recommended for migraines. Dr. Strauss will show you the tools she uses to treat headaches in the office that easily translate to home.
This lecture is part of our FREE Saturday Speaker Series, where we bring professionals in the community to our Resource Center to share information on parenting, families, health, and green living.

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Infant CPR and Safety - Birth to 1 Year

Saturday from Noon - 2:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • June 3
  • July 15
  • August 19
  • September 9
  • October 7
  • December 2

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

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Child CPR and First Aid - 1 Year to Puberty

Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

  • July 19
  • September 6
  • November 29

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

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Car Seat Inspections

Offered two Saturdays per month at Tiny Tots

  • April 21
  • May 6
  • May 13
  • June 3
  • June 17

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.

$45

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Parenting

Meet The Author - Max Rhymes Children's Books

Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – Noon

Approximately 95% of our behavioral patterns are established by the age of 6 which is why many of us repeat the same negative cycles we learned from our parents. Are our children destined to repeat those same cycles?
Come see what these authors created by combining science with rhymes; a beautifully crafted new children’s book series, which takes advantage of brain wave changes to help break those negative cycles and give your child that boost towards a happy, successful life.

Free · RSVP with link below or call us · Learn more about Mac Rhymes

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Meet the Doulas

Select Saturdays from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • August 19
  • September 16
  • October 21
  • November 18
  • December 16

Learn the answers to questions about birth and postpartum doula services. Includes overview of what doulas do, benefits of doula services, understand how dads/partners and doulas work together, and discover how to find the right doula for you.
Doulas working in the Greater South Bay Area and Peninsula will be on hand to answer your questions, offer personalized referrals, and represent some of the wonderful variety of backgrounds and skills you can find in a birth or postpartum doula. Meet the Doulas is a monthly event, sponsored by BABI. Please RSVP one week prior to the event.

$15 · RSVP with link below · Learn more

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Fit Parent Bootcamp (Free)

Thursday, September 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Fit Parent Bootcamp offers outdoor workouts designed by certified personal trainers for parents in local parks in Campbell and San Jose. For our special Tiny Tots classes, it will be a 50 minute indoor class. Each workout incorporates a warm-up followed by cardio and strength training using a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format. We pride ourselves in creating a fun community atmosphere where parents can share stories and feel supported in their fitness journey. Please bring a yoga mat and water with you to each workout.
Eric and Theresa Opp, Co-founders of Fit Parent Bootcamp, will be your instructors for the class. Eric is a certified personal trainer through ACE and Theresa has a Group Fitness Bootcamp certification through NPTA. Both have current Adult and Pediatric CPR & First Aid Certification from The American Red Cross.

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Love After Baby: Reconnecting with your partner... after becoming parents.

September 21 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

What does love look like when two becomes three or more? And how do you navigate the complexities of marriage with parenthood? This energetic and fun workshop will provide you and your partner with three proven tools that will increase your relationship satisfaction and success. Babies in arms only please.

Facilitated by Angela Jensen-Ramirez, LCSW is a private practicing therapist in the South Bay that has a keen interest in helping couples to succeed in their marriages and thrive in their parenting. She is a mother to 3 young children ages 2, 4, and 6. To learn more please visit www.angelajramirez.com

$45 per couple · Space is limited · RSVP required

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Guardian Awareness and Asset Protection (Free Event)

Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Guardianship Awareness and Asset Protection is all about getting your legal house in order. Lawyer and mother Khristine Serbin will discuss important issues that many parents overlook, but are important to consider to protect their children and their future.
During the presentation, Khristine will share steps you can take to ensure your kids are cared for by the people you choose if something happen to you or your spouse, how to keep your family out of the courts, six common mistakes parents make when naming guardians for their minor children, how to ensure your money is immediately available to your chosen guardians, and more.

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Bonding With Your Newborn

Saturdays from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • More dates coming soon.

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

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Photo & Keepsake Events

Itty Bitty Imprints Events

Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • June 10
  • August 26
  • Septmeber 30
  • October 21

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.

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Support Groups

Supporting Mamas

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.

Free • For more info, email cheryl@supportingmamas.org • 1-408-475-4408 • www.supportingmamas.org

One Love Adoptive Parents Support Group

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

Gemini Crickets Drop-in Meeting

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

For Kids

Kindermusik Musical Meet-Up (Free)

Saturday, October 7 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Join us for a free musical meetup! Join other mama’s and baby’s singing and dancing with Amanda and Kindermusik demonstrating a sampling of curriculum for Cuddle and Bounce (0-1 years old).
In Cuddle & Bounce, parents and their newborns, infants, and crawlers engage in instrument play, dance, exploration time, and together time. These 45-minute classes strengthen critically important early parent-child bonds, and give you the opportunity to learn about your baby’s early development, fine-tune your baby-communication skills, and receive expert advice and parenting resources based on the most recent child development research.

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Reading to Your Baby with the Campbell Library (Free)

Saturday, September 21 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

It is never too early to start reading to your baby! Join us for a program all about the things you can do right now to get your child ready to read when they get older. Talking, playing, singing, reading and writing are all things parents can do to help get ready for reading. Everyone in attendance will get a free book!

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