• Upcoming Classes & Events

    • First Steps for Fathers (for New and Expectant Fathers)

      When: August 4, 2014 | From 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
      Cost: Free
      | St. Mary's Hospital - Room 163

      New and Expectant dads learn the basic tools they need to care for an infant during the first 3 months of life. Using the Conscious Fathering Program curriculum, this class walks dads through a baby’s typical cycle of care, from feeding to diapering; sleeping to crying. Dad leaves class feeling more confident and capable in the care and nurturing of infants in harmony with mom from the first moments of baby’s life. Free  Pre-registration required.  This class is intended for fathers only.

       NOTE: You will be taken to the Bon Secours website for registration.

    • Little Kids, Big Questions (Parents/Caregivers of Children Ages 2 to 5 yrs)

      When: August 13, 2014 | From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
      Cost: 25.00
      | Children's Museum of Richmond-Central

      How do I know when my toddler is ready to potty train? Why did he become so aggressive and should I be worried? Why does she refuse nearly everything I try to get her to do?  Hear answers to these toddler/preschool questions and bring your own.

      Instructor: Michelle Johnston, M. Ed.

      Eventbrite - Little Kids, Big Questions (Parents/Caregivers of Children 2 to 5 years)

    • Parenting the Anxious Child

      When: August 14, 2014 | From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
      Cost: 30.00
      | Commonwealth Parenting at Short Pump

      (Parents/Caregivers of Children 4 – 11 years) – The school year is beginning soon. How can you support your anxious child to transition from summer to the school year? You’ll learn what causes anxiety in children, and how you can help children manage their anxious feelings.

      Instructor: Susan Brown, M.A.

      Eventbrite - Parenting the Anxious Child

    • Good Night, Sleep Tight (Parents / Caregivers of Infants and Toddlers)

      When: August 20, 2014 | From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
      Cost: 25.00
      | Children's Museum of Richmond-Central

      Understanding sleep needs for babies and toddlers and establishing sleep routines are often a concern and challenge for parents. Learn about the ages and stages of sleep, how to set routines and conditions conducive to sleep, sleep safety tips and solutions for common sleep challenges. Find out what to expect with your child  into the first years of life.

      Instructor: Michelle Sharma, RN

      Eventbrite - Good Night, Sleep Tight

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