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.

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 Diapering Options at Natural Resources in San Francisco

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

  • May 7

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 diapering!

Natural Resources, 1367 Valencia Street, San Francisco

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Diapering Options Workshop

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

  • April 16

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.

  • April 16

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 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 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

$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

Facilitated Breastfeeding Drop-in Group

Select Fridays from Noon - 1:00 p.m.

  • April 29
  • May 6
  • May 20
  • June 10
  • June 24

All breastfeeding caregivers welcome! Exclusively breastfeeding? Combo feeding? Exclusively pumping? You are a breastfeeder, and you are welcome. Come share stories about the triumphs and tribulations of infant feeding, and get help finding answers to your burning questions alongside others in this safe and non-judgmental space. Babies welcome. Group is facilitated by Certified Lactation Educator and fellow breastfeeder, Jay McMillin.

$10 (No preregistration required)

Introduction to Breastfeeding (Sponsored by The Nursing Mothers Counsel)

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

  • June 18
  • August 20

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.

All women 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 mothers, 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

Infant CPR and Safety - Birth to 1 Year
  • Saturday, August 27 from Noon - 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 27 from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 13 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 17 from Noon - 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 17 from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 8 from Noon - 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 8 from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 18 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 1 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 6 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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.

  • August 17
  • Sept 21
  • October 5
  • Nov 30

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

The certified car seat technicians from Beep! Beep! Car Seat and Tiny Tots are partnering to hold Car Seat inspection events. The sessions can accommodate up to two car seats in two cars within an immediate family. The average length of an appointment is 30 minutes.

$45

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Solutions to Allergies and Digestion issues in infants and children.

September 10th from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Why are there so many allergies in children these days? What causes them? How do you know if your baby/child is suffering from food allergies? What are the signs and symptoms? How are strong digestion and stomach acid production essential to your child's health? How does overuse of Antibiotics in children impair their digestion? What are the alternatives? Milk and milk derivatives - Does it do a child’s body good?

All of these questions and more will be addressed in this session with Dr. Rachel Hamel.

$45 each or $80/couple

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Parenting

Guardianship Awareness and Asset Protection

Saturday, October 15th from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 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:

  • The nine steps you can take to ensure your kids are cared for by the people you choose and in the way that you want if something happen to you or your spouse.
  • How to keep your family out of the court system and out of the hands of a judge assigned to make custody or financial decisions on your children’s behalf.
  • The six common mistakes parents make when naming guardians for their minor children and how to fix those mistakes.
  • How to ensure your money is immediately available to your chosen guardians so your children will not require hand-outs if something happens to you, and why this must be private to keep every con artist in town away from your family’s inheritance.
  • How to ensure your current will and/or living trust won’t fail (which they often do, even when drafted by lawyers) when your family needs them the most.

Free

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

September 6th, 13th and 20th from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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.

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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

Photo Sessions with Rosalinda Luna

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

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Itty Bitty Imprints Events

Saturdays from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • March 26
  • April 15
  • June 25
  • August 13

Itty Bitty Imprints crafts ceramic tiles that are imprinted, glazed, and fired, creating a unique keepsake to display in your nursery, home, or office. A $20 reservation fee applies in-full towards purchase of imprinted ceramics. Sign-ups will be available approximately 6 weeks prior to each event.

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Love Motifs Etched Baby Keepsakes
  • June 1 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • September 7 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Create custom etched baby keepsakes using your child's actual footprints. The sessions in May will be ready for Father's Day. Footprints will be captured at event, keepsakes will be etched post event and available two weeks later. A $20 reservation fee will be applied in full toward your order.

For more information about these keepsakes, contact Pooja at pooja@lovemotifs.com or 1-404-490-3824.

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Support Groups

Adjusting to Motherhood - Drop-in Emotional Support Group

Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Postpartum depression and anxiety is the number one complication of childbirth. Join us for a safe, confidential drop-in support group for moms of infants and babies up to one year old to share postpartum highs and lows. Pregnant mothers and mothers in recovery welcome. Free parking and snacks available.
We welcome women who find the challenges of pregnancy and motherhood to be different than they expected, those who are surprised at the complexity of their experience and want a safe place to think out loud and to learn more about this unique time of life.

Facilitated by Jessica Sorci, LMFT and Cheryl Hart • Suggested donation $15 (no one is turned away for lack of funds)

Email Cheryl for information

Grupo de Apoyo Emocional Para Mamas en Español (Adjusting to Motherhood)

Miércoles a las 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Ansiedad y la depresión posparto es la complicación número una de parto. Únete a nosotros para un grupo de apoyo de sobreponer seguro y confidencial para las mamás de recién nacidos y bebés a un año de edad para compartir puntos bajos y altos de postparto. Madres embarazadas y madres en la recuperación posparto. Parqueo y aperitivos son gratis. Le invitamos a las mujeres que se encuentran los desafíos del embarazo y la maternidad para ser diferente de lo que esperaban, los que son sorprendidos en la complejidad de su experiencia y quieren un lugar seguro para pensar en voz alta y para aprender más acerca de este tiempo único de la vida.

Facilitado por Milena Doan, MA, MFT Registered Intern # 73469 • Sugerido donación $15 (nadie es rechazado por falta de fondos)

Para información póngase en contacto con Milena Doan (408) 599-1016

One Love Adoptive Parents Support Group

First Thursday of each month from 11:00 a.m. - Noon (Starting in May)

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.
Third Thursday of each month from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 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

Toddler Time

Fridays from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Come hear some stories and sing a silly song based around a weekly theme. We will encourage participation, so parents come ready to play! Stories will be geared towards a Preschool level comprehension, with some toddler appropriate discussion about the themes presented. Parents with younger babies are welcome to attend.

Free • No registration required.