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The Family Room @Work

Find the gaps for parents and fill them. I started The Family Room to fill a gap for new and expecting parents with education + community. I knew there was a need, but underestimated the impact we could [...]

By | 2019-06-06T06:09:37-07:00 June 6th, 2019|

The #1 Question Moms Returning to Work Have

The question Jessica, The Family Room's lactation consultant (IBCLC), is asked most often by moms returning to work is... How much milk do I need to leave for the care provider? Most babies will take between 3 to [...]

By | 2019-04-03T05:50:34-07:00 April 1st, 2019|

Meet Gia, Our Toddler & Me Educator

Gia is one of our best kept secrets here at The Family Room! When I met her I instantly liked her - I just knew (and was right) that she would fit right in. She is super knowledgeable, [...]

By | 2019-04-01T15:40:47-07:00 March 5th, 2019|

Jessica Claire Moves In!

Adding to the list of great things about our new location is an office for Jessica Claire. Jessica is our resident IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) and has been working with The Family Room since we opened [...]

By | 2019-01-08T16:00:20-07:00 January 8th, 2019|

#GivingTuesday

In honor of #GivingTuesday, we are highlighting two organizations particularly dear to our hearts to consider donating to this holiday season: 1. Coloring Without Borders is a beautiful and collaborative coloring book created to benefit Families Belong Together [...]

By | 2018-11-27T15:54:07-07:00 November 27th, 2018|

Why You Shouldn’t Force Your Kids to Hug People

This topic came up recently in a class talking about boundaries and I find it especially interesting and timely. As we enter the holiday season, it is good to remember how we can support our children's boundaries. Both [...]

By | 2018-12-04T10:11:46-07:00 November 20th, 2018|

Going Back to Work

Going Back to Work Going back to work after a baby is yet another change to navigate. Get support with important breastfeeding information and strategies to manage the emotional transition to help you prepare for your new life [...]

By | 2018-12-18T09:20:09-07:00 March 3rd, 2018|

Babywearing Consults

Babywearing Consults Have a carrier, but not sure how to use it? Outgrown your current carrier and need advice on a new one? Meet with Kristina, our babywearing expert, for a one-on-one consult to get all your questions [...]

By | 2018-12-18T09:20:12-07:00 March 2nd, 2018|

Baby Basics Bundle

Baby Basics Bundle All courses bundled into one! The 4 most important classes to prepare for your baby’s arrival, bundled for extra savings: Childbirth Prep, Newborn Care, Breastfeeding Basics and CPR & First Aid. View More>

By | 2019-07-14T12:39:27-07:00 February 22nd, 2018|

Infant/Child/Adult CPR & First Aid

Infant/Child/Adult CPR & First Aid Prepare yourself and caregivers for the unthinkable. Learn life-saving skills in our Infant/Child/Adult CPR and First Aid class. Note: following American Heart Association guidelines. View More>               [...]

By | 2019-11-26T07:04:24-07:00 February 22nd, 2018|