Infant Sleep 2.0: Module 1 -Practical Strategies for birth to 5 months
Oct
5
12:00 AM00:00

Infant Sleep 2.0: Module 1 -Practical Strategies for birth to 5 months

In October, participate in a a four-part series focused on the know-how and how-to of infant sleep development. Each module is $25. Participate in all four for $69. All modules will be provided as a video link and will include pdf with resources and a summary of the content of each module.

Module 1: October 5, birth to 5 months

Module 2: October 12, 6-12 months

Module 3: October 19, 12-24 months

Module 4: October 26, Transitions and Challenges

Secure a spot by paying course fees by paypal.com/heatherboydot or by e-transfer.

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Infant Sleep 2.0: Module 2 -Practical Strategies for 6-12 months
Oct
12
12:00 AM00:00

Infant Sleep 2.0: Module 2 -Practical Strategies for 6-12 months

In October, participate in a a four-part series focused on the know-how and how-to of infant sleep development. Each module is $25. Participate in all four for $69. All modules will be provided as a video link and will include pdf with resources and a summary of the content of each module.

Module 1: October 5, birth to 5 months

Module 2: October 12, 6-12 months

Module 3: October 19, 12-24 months

Module 4: October 26, Transitions and Challenges

Secure a spot by paying course fees by paypal.com/heatherboydot or by e-transfer.

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Oct
19
12:00 AM00:00

Infant Sleep 2.0: Module 3 -Practical Strategies for 12-24 months

In October, participate in a a four-part series focused on the know-how and how-to of infant sleep development. Each module is $25. Participate in all four for $69. All modules will be provided as a video link and will include pdf with resources and a summary of the content of each module.

Module 1: October 5, birth to 5 months

Module 2: October 12, 6-12 months

Module 3: October 19, 12-24 months

Module 4: October 26, Transitions and Challenges

Secure a spot by paying course fees by paypal.com/heatherboydot or by e-transfer.

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Oct
26
12:00 AM00:00

Infant Sleep 2.0: Module 4 -Transitions & Challenges

In October, participate in a a four-part series focused on the know-how and how-to of infant sleep development. Each module is $25. Participate in all four for $69. All modules will be provided as a video link and will include pdf with resources and a summary of the content of each module.

Module 1: October 5, birth to 5 months

Module 2: October 12, 6-12 months

Module 3: October 19, 12-24 months

Module 4: October 26, Transitions and Challenges

Secure a spot by paying course fees by paypal.com/heatherboydot or by e-transfer.

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Nov
2
to Dec 7

Seven Ways to Make a Healthy Home

This 7-module online course will provide practical strategies for improving the health of your home in seven short, recorded modules.

Registration fee is $199 for 7 weeks.

Early bird registration is $149 until October 14th.

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Each module explores the science and the strategies for improving your home and family health through environmental options. The course will be recorded and available to watch at your convenience. Each module is 30 minutes long.

The course is designed to inform and inspire: through small, manageable actions, and through knowledge, wise choices can be made that build on your family’s intention to leverage the environment to improve health. The focus is on building knowledge and capacity, encouraging small change that can make a big difference, and providing options that allow individual families to make choices that fit their values and their capacity.

The planned modules are:

Module 1: Clean air

Module 2: Clean food

Module 3: Clean water

Module 4: Clean house

Module 5: Home maintenance for environmental health

Module 6: Outdoor air

Module 7: Good, clean dirt!

For information by email, sign up below.

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Sep
14
9:30 AM09:30

Bottle-Baby Cafe

This relaxed parent/baby drop-in is designed to provide a supportive space for bottle-feeding babies. I facilitate this group for families to meet, share, and feel validated. We can also problem solve bottle-feeding challenges and connect families with appropriate supports as needed.

This drop-in is currently free of charge and is being run from September to December 2019.

Please RSVP so that I can communicate unexpected changes or cancellations.

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Aug
21
11:00 AM11:00

August Infant Sleep Cafe

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RSVP is strongly recommended (if there is a last minute change or cancellation you will be informed). Please RSVP at 905-749-8254 or heather@heatherboyd.ca or www.facebook.com/heatherboyd.ot.

This free drop-in provides the opportunity to connect with other moms, share experiences, and support each other around the challenges of infant and child sleep. Heather facilitates the group with the intention of ensuring we develop capacity to respond to the sleep needs of our infants in nurturing ways. This drop-in does not focus on specific strategies for sleep, though sharing strategies that have worked for you is encouraged. For more specific support for sleep challenges, contact Heather for a private consultation.

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Aug
17
7:30 AM07:30

Lyme Disease: One Family's Story

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Join us for a live online interview with Leigh, mom of two and Lyme disease advocate. We will talk about her family’s story, the challenges in pursuing a diagnosis, and the barriers to treatment. We will also discuss myths and information that Leigh feels families ought to know. Leigh shared her story at a live event in May 2019 and I am pleased to be able to facilitate the sharing of her story online.

Please sign up for email notices about this event. Instructions will be provided by email for registering and logging into the online interview.

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Jul
17
11:00 AM11:00

July Infant Sleep Cafe CANCELLED

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RSVP is strongly recommended (if there is a last minute change or cancellation you will be informed). Please RSVP at 905-749-8254 or heather@heatherboyd.ca or www.facebook.com/heatherboyd.ot.

This free drop-in provides the opportunity to connect with other moms, share experiences, and support each other around the challenges of infant and child sleep. Heather facilitates the group with the intention of ensuring we develop capacity to respond to the sleep needs of our infants in nurturing ways. This drop-in does not focus on specific strategies for sleep, though sharing strategies that have worked for you is encouraged. For more specific support for sleep challenges, contact Heather for a private consultation.

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The Art & Science of Family Sleep -Online
Jul
13
10:00 AM10:00

The Art & Science of Family Sleep -Online

Sometimes the messages we hear about what our babies SHOULD be doing conflict with what we feel they need. This online workshop provides a framework, strategies, and scenarios to help support responsive night-time and nap-time parenting for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Join us live or watch the recording of this workshop later.

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Camping with Kids -St. Catharines
Jun
29
10:30 AM10:30

Camping with Kids -St. Catharines

NOTE THE TIME HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 10:30am.

Join us for a workshop that is part slide show, part how-to, and part environmental health imperative. I want to take the anxiety out of camp planning and execution, and leave you feeling inspired to pitch a tent with your kids. Feedback from Camping With Kids -Smithville was great and I am very excited to share with you on June 29th.

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Perhaps you have camping experience but haven't pitched a tent since your first was born.

Perhaps you've never camped before, but feel enticed (and a wee bit scared) to try it out.

Perhaps you simply want to counter all that indoor time with nature and the outdoors to boost physical or mental health.

Regardless, I welcome you to join me at this free workshop that is part slide show, part "how to", and part environmental imperative.  
 

DETAILS:

WHEN: Saturday June 29, 2019
WHERE: At Between Mothers Prenatal Yoga Studio, 333 Ontario Street, St. Catharines
TIME: 10:30am to 12:00pm
COST: Free (donations will be accepted to Bee City Canada)

In this workshop, you can expect to:

  • Enjoy a photo slide show of camping in Ontario and America's South-West;

  • Receive a basic kit list, gear list and menu ideas via email;

  • Hear practical strategies, funny foibles, and creative hacks to make the camping experience go smoothly;

  • Learn about environmental illness, and the health benefits of camping and time in nature.

This is a free workshop.

I am passionate about the benefits of nature, and the importance of outdoor time for child health and development. I’m happy to share this passion with those wanting a little boost of know-how and excitement to get out there and enjoy nature.

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Camping with Kids -Smithville
Jun
22
1:00 PM13:00

Camping with Kids -Smithville

Perhaps you have camping experience but haven't pitched a tent since your first was born.

Perhaps you've never camped before, but feel enticed (and a wee bit scared) to try it out.

Perhaps you simply want to counter all that indoor time with nature and the outdoors to boost physical or mental health.

Regardless, I welcome you to join me at this free workshop that is part slide show, part "how to", and part environmental imperative.  
 

DETAILS:

WHEN: Saturday June 22, 2019
WHERE: In Smithville, Ontario.  Location confirmed when you RSVP.
TIME: 1pm to 2:30pm
COST: Free

In this workshop, you can expect to:

  • Enjoy a photo slide show of camping in Ontario and America's South-West;

  • Leave with a basic kit list, gear list and menu ideas;

  • Hear practical strategies, funny foibles, and creative hacks to make the camping experience go smoothly;

  • Learn about environmental illness, and the health benefits of camping and time in nature.

This is a free workshop.

I am passionate about the benefits of nature, and the importance of outdoor time for child health and development.


I hope you'll join us.

Warmly,
Heather

For all the details of this free workshop, and to RSVP, click here

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Jun
19
11:00 AM11:00

June Infant Sleep Cafe

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RSVP is strongly recommended (if there is a last minute change or cancellation you will be informed). Please RSVP at 905-749-8254 or heather@heatherboyd.ca or www.facebook.com/heatherboyd.ot.

This free drop-in provides the opportunity to connect with other moms, share experiences, and support each other around the challenges of infant and child sleep. Heather facilitates the group with the intention of ensuring we develop capacity to respond to the sleep needs of our infants in nurturing ways. This drop-in does not focus on specific strategies for sleep, though sharing strategies that have worked for you is encouraged. For more specific support for sleep challenges, contact Heather for a private consultation.

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The Art and Science of Infant Sleep
May
25
11:00 AM11:00

The Art and Science of Infant Sleep

Join us May 25th at Between Mothers for “The Art and Science of Infant Sleep”, a workshop for parents and caregivers who want to understand how infant sleep develops, and how to support it.

Hold your spot by signing up here: https://mailchi.mp/cb840a43edeb/sleepmay2019

Confirmation will be sent after payment is received. E-transfer fees to heather@heatherboyd.ca or through www.paypal.com/HeatherBoydOT

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Live Well Expo -Burlington
May
23
6:00 PM18:00

Live Well Expo -Burlington

Join me at this free Expo at Central Highschool in Burlington to chat about ways to improve your indoor environment for your child and you. Learn how indoor environments impact sleep and development. Hear about evidence-based practical ways to improve the quality of your indoor environment, including air quality, housecleaning, preventing dampness and mold, and reducing VOCs. Discuss strategies that make it manageable to improving the health of your home and your family.

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May
15
11:00 AM11:00

May Infant Sleep Cafe

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RSVP is strongly recommended (if there is a last minute change or cancellation you will be informed). Please RSVP at 905-749-8254 or heather@heatherboyd.ca or www.facebook.com/heatherboyd.ot.

This free drop-in provides the opportunity to connect with other moms, share experiences, and support each other around the challenges of infant and child sleep. Heather facilitates the group with the intention of ensuring we develop capacity to respond to the sleep needs of our infants in nurturing ways. This drop-in does not focus on specific strategies for sleep, though sharing strategies that have worked for you is encouraged. For more specific support for sleep challenges, contact Heather for a private consultation.

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Apr
17
11:00 AM11:00

Infant Sleep Cafe

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RSVP is strongly recommended (if there is a last minute change or cancellation you will be informed). Please RSVP at 905-749-8254 or heather@heatherboyd.ca or www.facebook.com/heatherboyd.ot.

This free drop-in provides the opportunity to connect with other moms, share experiences, and support each other around the challenges of infant and child sleep. Heather facilitates the group with the intention of ensuring we develop capacity to respond to the sleep needs of our infants in nurturing ways. This drop-in does not focus on specific strategies for sleep, though sharing strategies that have worked for you is encouraged. For more specific support for sleep challenges, contact Heather for a private consultation.

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Apr
6
9:30 AM09:30

Small Group Sleep Consults

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Meet with Heather Boyd, OT and one or two other families for a tailored, and strategy-focused session based on your baby’s age and the challenges you are having right now.

We will talk about the key concerns you have, and will cover typical sleep for your baby’s age, problem solving what might be getting in the way of sleep, strategies for supporting infant sleep, and how to meet your own sleep needs.

Join us in this small one hour semi-private group by registering before March 28th. The time will be decided as people register, but will start no earlier than 9:30am.

Email heather@heatherboyd.ca or call 905-749-8254 to register or to ask questions.

Warmly,

Heather

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Feb
23
10:30 AM10:30

Mamahood Week 3

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Mamahood 3-week package

Attachment based solutions to parents’ most common challenges

Join Heather on Saturday mornings beginning February 9th at 10am for this three week parenting series.

Learn about, discuss, and problem solve:

  • Infant Sleep (February 9th, 10-11:30am)

  • Infant and Child Development (February 16th, 10:30-12pm)

  • Feeding & Mealtimes (February 23rd, 10:30-12pm)

Heather draws on her extensive experience with infants and children from birth to three at Peel Infant Development and at McMaster Children’s Hospital Neonatal Follow-up Clinic to provide evidence- and experience-based perspectives and strategies in this combined three-week Mamahood Series. Last offered on the web, this course includes a handout of key concepts and a list of relevant books, websites, and other resources. Participants will be able to attend live Q&A events online which cover each of these topics. These Q&A events have been an opportunity for workshop participants to clarify things and to ask questions about challenges that have come up since the workshop.

The registration for these 90 minute workshops separately is $50 each. Sign up for all three in the Mamahood Series by January for $110.

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Feb
23
10:30 AM10:30

Feeding and Mealtimes

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Right from birth we measure our success as parents by whether our children are growing well, and feeding well. Understanding what we as parents contribute to supporting our child’s growth and their relationship to food can be helpful in navigating failure to thrive, reflux, transition to solid foods, peaceful mealtmes, and development of the enjoyment of healthy eating.

In this workshop, Heather draws on her experience as an OT with preterm infants, and with infants at risk of developmental delay to provide an overview of healthy, evidence-based approaches to feeding and mealtimes for all children.

This workshop’s fee of $50 is reduced to $40 if you register before February 9th.

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Feb
16
10:30 AM10:30

Child's Play -How to Support Development Through Play

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This 90 minute workshop provides greater detail to build on my material covered in the Mamahood Series. You do not have to have attended a previous workshop.

Drawing upon Heather’s 18 years of experience in infant development assessment and intervention at Peel Infant Development and McMaster Children’s Hospital, this course provides insights and practical tips on supporting development in infants and young children. From understanding a child’s strengths and needs, to modifying the physical, emotional, and social environment, to choosing developmentally appropriate activities and toys, this workshop covers a lot of ground to support your role as your child’s first teacher.

The workshop fee of $50 is reduced to $40 if you sign up by February 1.

Learn:

  • how infants development motor, cognitive, and social skills in nurturing environments

  • what milestones to expect, and why milestones may not matter!

  • how to support your infant or young child’s natural development

  • how to set up your child’s environment to promote development

Receive:

  • a handout with an overview of the information covered

  • a resource list with useful books, websites, and other sources of quality information about infant development

  • an invitation to a live Q&A online within one week of the workshop

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Feb
9
10:00 AM10:00

How Do I Get My Baby to Sleep? Workshop

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This 90 minute workshop will cover the same content as my on-line Foundations of Infant Sleep seminar but with more hands on opportunities and more interaction.

The cost of this workshop is $50 —a partner, spouse, or co-parent is welcome to attend with you. Register before January 19 for a reduced fee of $40.

Email heather@heatherboyd.ca to hold your spot.

Sleep: we all need it to be healthy. But it's not always easy to come by with babes and young children in the house.

Join me on Saturday February 9th for an in-person sleep workshop. This workshop will give you the information and tools you need to support sleep in the early days and beyond.

This workshop is ideal for pregnant women and partners, parents with young infants, or professionals wanting to understand more about the biological basis of infant sleep. It provides an overview of what to expect, how to problem solve typical sleep challenges (so you may not need a sleep trainer), and when to seek more support. The information is applicable to older infants too and will help in understanding why sleep issues emerge and how to support sleep. Medical issues that contribute to sleep challenges, how to rule them out, and how to address them will also be discussed.

Invoices are available for Ontario residents who have Occupational Therapy coverage.

The cost for this 90 minute class is $50 per couple (caregivers in the same household).  Register and pay before February 1 for the fee of $40. Participants will:

  • Participate in the 90 minute workshop in Fonthill;

  • Receive a handout with basic concepts covered in the class;

  • Receive a resource list with book and website recommendations related to infant sleep;

  • Receive an invitation to a free 30 minute Q&A about infant sleep approximately one week after the class. This Q&A will be open to all past participants and will be an opportunity to ask questions that you didn’t think of during the workshop!

The value of this 1.5 hour workshop and 30 minute Q&A is that, armed with information and strategies, you may find you feel you have the tools you need to ride out and support the sleep challenges you and your family are experiencing. However, if you find that you want more support, you’ll be leaps ahead in terms of understanding the basics of infant sleep. A private sleep consultations are available to Ontario residents by phone or video ($100/hour) or through a home visit ($250). Rates for private consultation are expected to increase November 1st.


For more information or to register e-mail me or call 905-749-8254. Register before January 19 for an early rate of $40 per family. Send fees to paypal.me/heatherboydOT or e-transfer to heather@heatherboyd.ca

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Jan
26
1:00 PM13:00

Virtual Meet & Greet

Wear your fuzzy socks, bring your favourite cup of tea, and join me on-line for a chance to chat about all things parenting. Whether you have questions about what I do, or have stories to share, I’d love to have you join me.

Register for the event here:  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/3bd37907c975b3b1cde7dc3c8da9331e

I’ll be sure to touch on:

  • Tired parents, and sleepless kiddos: why an attachment-based approach to sleep helps everyone

  • The worry about making our kids grow up to be smarter, faster, and better: why going back to basics with play is the best way to support your child’s natural strengths and development

  • Mealtime messes: how to take a step back from the battle of picky or selective eaters and frustrating miserable mealtimes

If there are those interested, I can also make sure we have time to chat about:

  • Bottle-feeding and transitions to solids

  • Transitions to toddler beds

  • The “must have toy” of the season (hint: it’s free)

  • Safe indoor environments for babies: what’s in your cleaning cupboard? Why does your vacuum make a difference?

  • What to do when kids throw their food

  • Why rough-housing and horse play is so important, even for (or especially for!) babies with complex histories

Looking forward to this chat.

(And those who register get an additional 5% off workshop fees for February)

Warmly,

Heather

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Jan
19
11:00 AM11:00

Meet & Greet

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I’ve got my feet planted firmly in my private practice. I’ve settled into the rhythm of Niagara. And now, after a year in Niagara, I’d like an opportunity to gather and connect with those I’ve served, or those who are curious about what I have to offer.

Come on in from the cold to enjoy some warm drinks and snacks, get a discount for registering early for one of my February workshops, and enter your name for a chance to win a gift basket. Share you stories, ask about my approach, and take some time to connect with me in person. I’d love to see you there!

Drop by Movement Unlimited Inc at 178 Highway 20 in Fonthill between 11am and 2pm. Be among the first 50 to come by and say hi to get a grab bag full of goodies.

Feel free to drop me an email at heather@heatherboyd.ca to let me know if you plan to come by.

Warmly,

Heather

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Foundations of Infant Sleep on the Web
Nov
24
10:00 AM10:00

Foundations of Infant Sleep on the Web

Learn the What and Why of Infant Sleep and Infant Sleep Challenges

On the Web November 24th

Sleep: we all need it to be healthy. But it's not always easy to come by with babes and young children in the house.

Join me on Saturday November 24th for an interactive, virtual sleep workshop. This workshop will give you the information and tools you need to support sleep in the early days and beyond. The best part is if you sleep in and miss it, it will be recorded and available for you to watch when it's right for you!

This workshop is ideal for pregnant women and partners, parents with young infants, or professionals wanting to understand more about the biological basis of infant sleep. It provides an overview of what to expect, how to problem solve typical sleep challenges (so you may not need a sleep trainer), and when to seek more support. The information is applicable to older infants too and will help in understanding why sleep issues emerge and how to support sleep. Medical issues that contribute to sleep challenges, how to rule them out, and how to address them will also be discussed.

Invoices are available for Ontario residents who have Occupational Therapy coverage.

The cost for this 90 minute class is $50 per couple (caregivers in the same household).  Register and pay before November 17 for the fee of $40. Participants will:

  • Be able to listen and participate in the live 90 minute workshop on-line;

  • Have access to the workshop video recording to re-watch (or to watch for the first time if life gets busy and you cannot attend live!). The recording will be available for two weeks following the class;

  • Receive a handout with basic concepts covered in the class;

  • Receive a resource list with book and website recommendations related to infant sleep;

  • Receive an invitation to a free 30 minute Q&A about infant sleep approximately one week after the class. This Q&A will be open to all past participants and will be an opportunity to ask questions that you didn’t think of during the workshop! For those who cannot attend the live class (e.g. you’re in the Pacific Time Zone and that is just too early!), this recording allows you access to the workshop at a time that fits your schedule.

The value of this 1.5 hour workshop and 30 minute Q&A is that, armed with information and strategies, you may find you feel you have the tools you need to ride out and support the sleep challenges you and your family are experiencing. However, if you find that you want more support, you’ll be leaps ahead in terms of understanding the basics of infant sleep. A private sleep consultations are available to Ontario residents by phone or video ($100/hour) or through a home visit ($250). Rates for private consultation are expected to increase November 1st.


For more information or to register e-mail me or call 905-749-8254 or complete the online form, which will also place you on a mailing list for future events. Register before November 17 for an early rate of $40 per family.

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Mamahood On the Web Week 3 -Authentic Motherhood
Oct
20
5:00 PM17:00

Mamahood On the Web Week 3 -Authentic Motherhood

INTRODUCTORY RATE!

Mamahood on the Web is being offered at $20 per one hour class, or $50 for all three in the series. If you do not require video recording, the fee is $15 per session or $35 for all three. Rates will go up in the winter.

Mamahood on the Web Week 3 will explore ways to identify and strengthen your parenting values, develop your instincts to make decision-making easier, and respecting your authentic mama heart. 


Parenthood has a way of turning priorities upside down.  It can feel pretty scary to realize that they way you intended to parent doesn't feel "right" anymore, or that the way you are parenting is harder than you expected.

In this session we will explore authentic parenting by:

  • Reflecting on what it means to mother

  • Discussing how to tap into our mothering instinct to guide us

  • Exploring strategies for reflecting on our parenting values and how they have changed

  • Sharing and connecting through story-telling, and reflective exercises

  • Talking about how to live authentically with our values despite the pressures from others and the pressure from ourselves

  • Exploring what self-care means and what it can look like for parents of young children

This session will have specific activities planned, but will also be flexible to respond to the needs and priorities of the group.  The concept of mothering is applicable to any nurturing caregiver (fathers, grandparents, and nannies) and I welcome anyone with the desire to explore their authentic nurturing role to join us.


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Oct
13
5:00 PM17:00

Mamahood On the Web Week 2 -Eat, Sleep, Pee

Mamahood On the Web Three-Week Series

INTRODUCTORY RATE!

Mamahood is being offered at an introductory rate of $20 per session or $50 for all three.  Rates will rise in the fall to $30 per session and $75 for all three in the series.  Each class will be recorded and available for one week following the class. If you do not require video recording, the fee is $15 per session or $35 for all three.

Receipts will be provided upon request for you to submit to your extended health insurance provider.

WEEK 2: EAT, SLEEP, PEE

We will explore supportive, nurturing, and evidence-based ways to approach feeding, sleeping, and toilet training.  Through attachment theory and practical strategies we will discuss how to support the development of these big milestones in ways that respect the child's innate abilities, developmental readiness, and drive for independence.

 

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Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Mamahood Week 3 -Authentic Motherhood

INTRODUCTORY RATE!

Mamahood is being offered at an introductory rate of $15 per session or $35 for all three.  Rates will rise in the fall to $25 per session and $60 for all three in the series. 

Receipts will be provided upon request for you to submit to your extended health insurance provider.


Parenthood has a way of turning priorities upside down.  It can feel pretty scary to realize that they way you intended to parent doesn't feel "right" anymore, or that the way you are parenting is harder than you expected.

In this session we will explore authentic parenting by:

  • Reflecting on what it means to mother
  • Discussing how to tap into our mothering instinct to guide us
  • Explore strategies for reflecting on our parenting values and how they have changed
  • Sharing and connecting through stories, reflective exercises, and, if you are comfortable, your own mothering journey (Fonthill session only)
  • Talk about how to live authentically with our values despite the pressures from others and the pressure from ourselves
  • Explore what self-care means and what it can look like for parents of young children 

This session will have specific activities planned, but will also be flexible to respond to the needs and priorities of the group.  The concept of mothering is applicable to any nurturing caregiver (fathers, grandparents, and nannies) and I welcome anyone with the desire to explore their authentic nurturing role to join us.

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Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

Mamahood Week 2 -Eat, Sleep, Pee

INTRODUCTORY RATE!

Mamahood is being offered at an introductory rate of $15 per session or $35 for all three.  Rates will rise in the fall to $25 per session and $60 for all three in the series. 

Receipts will be provided upon request for you to submit to your extended health insurance provider.

WEEK 2: EAT, SLEEP, PEE

We will explore supportive, nurturing, and evidence-based ways to approach feeding, sleeping, and toilet training.  Through attachment theory and practical strategies we will discuss how to support the development of these big milestones in ways that respect the child's innate abilities, developmental readiness, and drive for independence.

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Sep
12
8:00 PM20:00

Infant Sleep: Facebook Live with Melanie Farrell

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Infant Sleep! Join me next Wednesday, September 12 as I chat with Melanie Farrell, Hamilton and Area doula, on her business facebook page about a very common topic among new parents: infant sleep. This will be an information-filled but casual chat about the biological sleep needs of infants, common questions parents have about sleep, and how to approach sleep in a way that respects everyone's needs. https://www.facebook.com/events/692264657838780/

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Sep
8
10:00 AM10:00

Mamahood Week 1 -Infant Development

INTRODUCTORY RATE!

Mamahood is being offered at an introductory rate of $15 per session or $35 for all three.  Rates will rise in the fall to $25 per session and $60 for all three in the series. 

Receipts will be provided upon request for you to submit to your extended health insurance provider.

WEEK ONE: INFANT DEVELOPMENT

There are average ages for milestones but there are no average babies.  Learn how to support the emotional and physical development of babies and young children through their natural strengths and temperament.

We will explore motor, language, cognitive, and emotional development through an environmental- and attachment-based lens so that you have a framework for how to support your infant or young child's development over the first three years.

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