Music Together Babies (0-1yr)
Sept 22-Dec 8, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Join us for a special music class that’s just for babies! This offering is a one-semester introduction to Music Together and is especially appropriate for infants who are not yet mobile. Meet other parents and learn fun and fascinating musical activities that you can recreate at home with your little one. Every child’s development benefits from early exposure to music and movement, so bring your baby to Music Together Babies and begin to nurture your baby’s musical development!
Music Together (1-5yr)
Sept 22-Dec 8, 9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m. & 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Did you know all children are musical? Build on your child’s natural enthusiasm for music and movement and learn the skills to support the natural process of music development. When registering more than one child per family for Music Together, please go to jccgw.org/musictogether for the sibling rates.
Breastfeeding Support Group
Oct 13-Nov 17, 10-11 a.m.
Are you a brand new Mom or just new to breastfeeding? Have you discovered that breastfeeding is not as easy as you thought? Led by Bethesda Breastfeeding’s lactation consultants, join us for these intimate groups to share and learn in a friendly supportive atmosphere. Discussions are facilitated by an international board certified lactation consultant and broach many topics including postpartum adjustment, feeding, burping, sleeping, gas and colic, normal newborn behavior, soothing fussy babies and breastfeeding. Classes are focused on babies ages: 0-8 months. Expectant mothers are encouraged to attend a free New Mothers Breastfeeding Support Group prior to giving birth.
Bubbie and Zaydie Bootcamp
Dec 1, 7-9 p.m.
Making memories, supporting the new parents, and keeping your grandbaby safe are just a few of the topics discussed in this two-hour class designed to give you an opportunity to explore your wonderful, new role. Current trends in labor and delivery practices, infant care and feeding will be shared and taught by Holy Cross Registered Nurse Neva Powers.
Parenting with Confidence 1 and 2
Parenting with Confidence 1 – Oct 13, 7:15-9 p.m.
Parenting with Confidence 2 – Nov 10, 7:15-9 p.m.
Would you like to raise your children with less exhaustion and greater confidence? Are you tired of resorting to threats, bribes and endless arguing? Join Dr. Kay Abrams for a two-part series as she introduces options for addressing parenting challenges. In the first session, you will learn concepts and tools that will allow you to parent with calm authority. After taking home your new strategies, our second motivating session will allow you to bring your parenting challenges and learn to address them proactively, mindfully and with confidence. For parents with children age 1 to 10 years.