Workshops and Events
We offer a great space to learn about the topics that are relevant to you. From diapering through potty training, we’ve got you covered.
Most Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
We are home of the original cloth diaper 101 workshop! During this hands-on workshop you'll learn how easy it is to use a cotton diaper. We'll also explain how diaper service works, including our cotton, compost and combination services. There will be plenty of time for questions and interaction.
$10 per family (up to 2 people)
Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
A one hour workshop for parents, taught by expert Diaper Instructors from Tiny Tots. Learn tricks of the trade, including various cloth diapering techniques, hands on diapering practice, and review of different diapering options with time for Q&A. A must for any parent considering cloth diapering!
Natural Resources, 1367 Valencia Street, San Francisco
Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Not sure what you're doing for diapers? Learn about all the different diapering options including the different styles & types of cloth diapers, compostable diapers and price ranges.
$20 per family (up to 2 people)
What options are you considering for diapering your baby? In this private session, you will have an hour to work with one of our diapering experts to help you make the best decision for your family.
$35 per family
More class dates to come in the new year
We will discuss why introducing the potty as early as 6-months of age is logical along with give you the tools you need to begin the potty training process. You will appreciate this common-sense approach to potty training. Workshop includes a copy of the book, from which the curriculum is drawn, Diaper Free Before 3 by Dr. Jill Lekovic.
"My 15-month old is using the potty at least once a day, and sitting there happily many other times, thanks for the great advice at the potty training class!" –Jenny
$25 per family (up to 2 people, 1 book per family)
Second Thursday of each month from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Are you interested in practicing or finding out more about elimination communication (aka infant hygiene, infant potty training)? This Diaper Free Group is open to anyone. Dues are not collected. The meetings consist of a monthly theme and lots of sharing and talking about what's working along with the different phases that our children experience as we help them and us to become more aware of their elimination needs and routines. You do not need to register to attend.
For more info, contact Tami Colón 408-365-4782 • Learn more
Fridays 11:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Bring one carrier you need help with and we will help you get a better fit for you and your baby. Or maybe you have an idea about a carrier you want to buy but you want to come try it first or feel the different fabric choices. You’ll also receive hands on help with learning a new carry with a carrier you already use and love. Taught by Jay McMillin, trained as a Babywearing Consultant through the Center for Babywearing Studies. Follow her blog
$15 per 15 minute increments (no registration needed)
Select Saturdays from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
For the new parents or those brand new to baby carriers, this class covers all the babywearing basics. Taught by Jay McMillin, trained as a Babywearing Consultant through the Center for Babywearing Studies. Follow her blog
Bring your personal carrier or try many different carriers from our extensive library to get an idea what works for you. Hands-on help with proper positioning and use, recommendations for carriers that will suit your personal taste, demonstrations and reference sheets to bring home with you, are just a handful of the things that can be included with your personalized consultation. Makes a great new baby gift! Taught by Jay McMillin, trained as a Babywearing Consultant through the Center for Babywearing Studies. Follow her blog
Select Saturdays from 10:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Join us for this fun, interactive workshop. Designed to demystify the breastfeeding experience. This class provides insights, information and practical skills to help you navigate the early weeks of breastfeeding. Topics covered include how to establish an abundant supply of milk, how to achieve a comfortable latch, normal challenges & what to do about them, when & where to go for help, as well as community resources.
Second Wednesdays of each month from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
All women interested in breastfeeding are encouraged to attend La Leche League meetings. Babies are welcome. In addition to discussion around a specific topic, everyone is invited to share their current breastfeeding issues and to seek information and encouragement from other attendees and the group leaders. If you are looking for breastfeeding classes, lactation support, or just want to meet up with other nursing mothers, you will find information and support at La Leche League meetings.
It can be hard to find the right fit with the right bra, or even know where or how to start looking. Book this 30-minute session with one of our certified bra-fit specialists and we will be sure to find something that is the perfect fit for your body. We welcome any size and shape women with this session. We stock bras ranging from 32A to a 42I and are able to special order additional styles and sizes
New and expectant parents learn skills in this two hour class that will enable them to recognize basic infant emergencies such as sudden respiratory/cardiac arrest and choking, and how to respond to them. Students participate in hands-on practice using infant mannequins. This is a non-certification class. Taught by Jane Folena RN, pediatric nurse, American Heart Association CPR Instructor and a Neonatal Resuscitation Instructor.
$75 per couple or $45 per person • Learn more
Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
This 2 hour class helps one learn to give basic first aid and to recognize and respond to a respiratory/cardiac arrest, choking and use an automated external defibrillator on a child. Benefit from a small class size as students participate in hands-on practice using child manikins. This is a non-certification class. Taught by Jane Folena RN, pediatric nurse, American Heart Association CPR Instructor and a Neonatal Resuscitation Instructor. (if two people, the manikin is shared).
$80 up to 2 people • Learn more
Offered two Saturdays per month at Tiny Tots
The certified car seat technicians from Beep! Beep! Car Seat and Tiny Tots are partnering to hold Car Seat inspection events. The sessions can accommodate up to two car seats in two cars within an immediate family. The average length of an appointment is 30 minutes.
More dates coming soon
Why are there so many allergies in children these days? What causes them? How do you know if your baby/child is suffering from food allergies? What are the signs and symptoms? How are strong digestion and stomach acid production essential to your child's health? How does overuse of Antibiotics in children impair their digestion? What are the alternatives? Milk and milk derivatives - Does it do a child’s body good?
All of these questions and more will be addressed in this session with Dr. Rachel Hamel.
$45 each or $80/couple
Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Postpartum depression affects 1 million women per year in the U.S. Like all depression, it is a complicated mechanism and can be difficult to treat. For mild to moderate PPD, holistic methods can help bring mood and energy levels back to normal.
Dr. Strauss will discuss the top herbs and supplements that have been shown to be beneficial to PPD sufferers. She will also discuss action steps you can take and small changes in your daily life that will help boost your spirits.
Dr. Strauss is a chiropractor in Campbell, CA. Her practice is focused on migraine relief.
Cost is $20 for up to two people. Learn more
Saturday November 12 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Our free Saturday Speaker Series continues next month with a talk by local Chiropractor and father of two, Robert Martines. In modern living we have all witnessed a steady deterioration of good behavior and mental function. This presentation will highlight some key biologic factors for this decline. You will learn practical ways to improve temper, impulsivity and emotional problems. Employ strategies that boost mood, improve energy and memory.
Free lunch will be provided by Subway, so please RSVP on our Facebook event page.
More dates coming soon.
This workshop is a 3-week series designed to reconnect and deepen the bond between partners who are also new parents. Focusing on Compassion, Communication and Connection. Babes in arms are welcome.
Facilitated by Angela Jensen-Ramirez, LCSW provides direct and group psychotherapy and support to couples and individuals. She specializes in maternal mental health and postpartum mood disorders. To learn more please visit www.familytreewellness.org
$180 for 3 week series.
Saturdays from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
For parents to be! This 3 Hour session is meant to be taken before the baby arrives. Our babies are born with a unique set of physiological needs, and instinctive reflexes to help get those needs met. In this session, we will discuss early infant development and bonding, reading infant cues, ways to encourage the optimal growth conditions for your newborn baby, and how we can use this knowledge of Kangaroo Care and babywearing to get breastfeeding off to a great start. Taught by Jay McMillin, Certified Babywearing Consultant and Certified Lactation Educator.
$75 for two people
Capture seasonal moments with mini photo sessions with Rosalinda Luna. She is a longtime partner of Tiny Tots, helping our customers to make their memories last forever.
Learn more about Rosalinda • Sign ups are typically available one month before the event
Saturdays from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Itty Bitty Imprints crafts ceramic tiles that are imprinted, glazed, and fired, creating a unique keepsake to display in your nursery, home, or office. A $20 reservation fee applies in-full towards purchase of imprinted ceramics. Sign-ups will be available approximately 6 weeks prior to each event.
Create custom etched baby keepsakes using your child's actual footprints. The sessions in May will be ready for Father's Day. Footprints will be captured at event, keepsakes will be etched post event and available two weeks later. A $20 reservation fee will be applied in full toward your order.
For more information about these keepsakes, contact Pooja at email@example.com or 1-404-490-3824.
First Thursday of each month from 11:00 a.m. - Noon
Adopting a child brings a unique set of challenges for parents. Join this facilitated support group to help you navigate your way through your adoptive parenting journey.
Free • Drop-in • No RSVP necessary
First Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Third Thursday of each month from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Join in on this informal group that meets once a month to discuss various topics, ranging from sleep, feedings, baby gear, getting out, traveling, and anything in between! Expectant parents can get ideas about what to expect once their multiples arrive. It's also a great place to meet other parents with children in the same age range as yours and start your playgroup! The group is facilitated by club volunteers, themselves parents of multiples.
Moms, Dads, babies 12 months or younger, and helpers are always welcome to attend.
Free • Drop-in, no RSVP, no charge • Learn more
Fridays from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Come hear some stories and sing a silly song based around a weekly theme. We will encourage participation, so parents come ready to play! Stories will be geared towards a Preschool level comprehension, with some toddler appropriate discussion about the themes presented. Parents with younger babies are welcome to attend.
Free • No registration required.