• Upcoming Classes & Events

    • Make Room for Healthy Media Choices

      When: September 9, 2014 | From 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
      Cost: $10.00
      | The Children's Museum of Richmond- Central

      Back to School Special! 

      Join us and learn practical techniques to ensure that your children get the most out of media without crowding out other important developmental experiences.  Six-evidence based tips will help you answer the question:  “Aww, do I have to turn it off?”

      With grateful thanks to local pediatrician Dr. Liv Schneider for donating her time to teach, we are able to offer seats at $10 per person for this Back-to-School seminar.

      Babysitting is available by reservation. Call (804) 545-1272 to reserve your babysitting spot!

      Instructor: Liv Schneider, MD


      Eventbrite - Make Room for a Healthy Media Diet

    • Fighters, Biters, Pushers & Smushers

      When: September 10, 2014 | From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
      Cost: $30.00
      | The Children's Museum of Richmond- Central

      Fighters, Biters, Pushers & Smushers (for Parents/Caregivers of Toddlers):

      Class participants will learn 1) that toddler aggression is usually a normal part of development;  2) how to handle toddler aggression and how to minimize its impact; and 3) when aggression is abnormal and when to seek help.

      Instructor: Michelle Johnston, M. Ed

      Eventbrite - Fighters, Biters, Pushers & Smushers

    • Transitions for the Special Needs Child

      When: September 12, 2014 | From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
      Cost: Free
      | The Children's Museum of Richmond- Central

      Transitions for the Special Needs Child (for Parents/Caregivers of Children of All Ages) :

      Discover why transitions are difficult for children, and how parents can help smooth out rough spots to ensure a great school year.

      Instructor: Courtney Bevan, M. A.

      Eventbrite - Transitions for the Special Needs Child

    • Baby Care for Adoptive Parents Session 1

      When: September 15, 2014 | From 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
      Cost: 30.00
      | Children's Museum of Richmond-Central

      (For families about to be formed through adoption – Part 1 of 2) Along with healthy baby care, this two-session class will focus on the special needs and issues specific to adoption, such as the importance of choosing an adoption-friendly pediatrician, infant/child nutrition,  ways to promote bonding/attachment, and coping with comments/questions from others. Parents should register for both sessions. Class fee is per person, per session. Session 2 is scheduled for Monday, September 22nd.


      Instructors: Cristal Lake-Sanders, LPC and Michelle Sharma, RN

      Eventbrite - Baby Care for Adoptive Parents Session 1

      Session 1:

      Baby Care Basics – Feeding and Nutrition, Diaper Changing, Bathing, Sleeping, Infant Health and Choosing a Pediatrician

      Preparing for Parenthood Through Adoption – Attachment and Bonding

      Session 2: 

      Rites of Passage to Becoming a Parent

      Coping with Comments from Friends and Family

      Talking with Your Child About Adoption

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