Our friends from Cheer Up Buttercups are offering a variety of classes for parents at the new Toybrary Austin (7817 Rockwood Ln #101, Austin) space. It’s a great opportunity to learn something new or take a refresher course while checking out what I hear is a cool toy rental option in Austin. All classes cost $15. Space is limited! RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Infant Massage- Tuesday, September 10, 2013 from 10-11:30am
Learn about the benefits of infant massage for both your baby and you, types of oils/lotions to uses, infant cues and a simple demo of an Ayurvedic infant massage you can do at home.
Taming Your Toddler’s Tantrums, Breakdowns, and Fits- Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 10-11:30am
Do you want to learn how to use timeouts effectively? Would you like to learn techniques beyond timeouts to effectively curb tantrums inside and outside of the house? Join Dawn Herman, our Early Childhood Development Specialist, as she shares her tips and techniques that will have you working smarter, not harder, when your toddler is not cooperating.
Potty Training Boot Camp- Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 7-8:30pm
Do potty seats, little pottys, potty watches, rewards, no rewards and cloth diapers have you confused? Learn the tips and tricks to know when, where, and how to make a smooth transition from diapers to potty.
Power of Play- Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 10-11:30am
Do you sometimes feel like you are stuck in a parenting rut and want to get more joy in the daily (and sometimes tedious) life with your child? Join us and learn how to have fun playing you’re your child, the principles of child development, how to apply them to your child and innovative age appropriate toys you can’t find in the toy store.
Strategies for Picky Eaters- Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 10-11:30am
Do you have a picky eater in your house? Do you spend hours bribing, coercing, and/or rewarding your kids to eat and want to take the battle out of mealtimes? Are you stuck in a rut in the kitchen? Join our nutritionist and early childhood development specialist for this fun, informative workshop and leave with precise details how to end the battle, creative recipes, and the confidence to handle your next battle!