Babies in Tow organizes baby-friendly talks, live music, and other events for curious moms and dads who are on maternity and paternity leave in Vancouver, where babies are more than welcome to attend (even if the event has nothing to do with them)!
If so, please join us for a break away from the normal baby routine!
I loved creating and running Babies in Tow, meeting new friendly moms and dads, and organizing baby-friendly experiences from scratch, all while having my baby by my side. Having flexible, fulfilling, and part-time work was important to me as a new mom.
I am looking to sell the business to an interested mom or dad who wants to enrich the Vancouver new parent community with unique baby-friendly events and classes (and even grow Babies in Tow beyond Vancouver)!
Please email me at email@example.com if you have any interest! I will send you more details when I hear from you. Looking forward to chatting soon!
Babies in Tow has taken a siesta because I have moved with my family to Perth, Australia! This doesn't mean the baby events are over - stay tuned for future news on new management!
In the meantime, say hi to other new moms and dads when you walk by each other on the street, at the park, or sit next to them at a baby class. We are all going through this together and it isn't easy at times, so we need to do our best to support each other. Continue to create an inclusive community of other new parents around you and we will all learn, laugh, and vent together! Just getting out of the house and saying hello will brighten up those early newborn days, or any parenting days really.
While you're at it, if you've had a nice chat and a laugh, exchange phone numbers and start a friendship! Yes, it is awkward to make friends as adults... but you will look back on the milestones you went through together as new mom-friends and you'll be glad you did.
I am grateful for making lifelong friends - at prenatal class, pregnancy aqua-fit, postnatal Crossfit, and Babies in Tow events!
Does your child seem to play with ordinary "things" around the house a lot more than the expensive toys you buy for her/him?
Pooja Pabari, French Immersion Kindergarten teacher at Maple Ridge schools and new mom of 12-month old son, Armaan, will introduce us to the importance of sensory play, guide us through her sensory box creations, and coach us on how to make our own at home! Pooja has a teaching degree and a curriculum and planning graduate degree from SFU.
• Wednesday, June 26
• Bambini's Playroom, 4879 Main Street (AT 33rd Ave.)
• $12 tickets in advance, $15 at the door
• Hands-on learning for you and your baby and a fun outing to socialize with other new moms, dads and babies!
Pooja will introduce 4 of her sensory bins, a sensory board and her idea of weekly rotating activity bins. These samples will give you exciting ideas in how you can use simple things around the house to create fun and stimulating materials that your baby can use and play with for many years to come.
This Sensory Box Workshop will give you ideas of simple and accessible things that you can use around the house to stimulate your baby's development and play!
Light exercise for you, pop-classical music and swaying for your baby, and fun vibes for all!
This introductory ballet class will work your strength, balance, posture... and your baby will have fun going along for the ride!
East Van @ Pacific DanceArts, 3626 East 4th Ave. and Kootenay St. (near Boundary Road)
12pm-1pm, Tuesdays - June 18, June 25, July 2, & July 9
$15/class when purchasing 4 classes
Drop-in - if there are spots - $20/ single class, $18/class when purchasing 2 or 3 classes, email to ask!
To register: please email me to reserve your spot and pay via bank e-transfer or cash. firstname.lastname@example.org
Wear comfortable clothes, bring a blanket for your baby to lay on and a carrier to wear your baby while you dance (if you want)!
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Babies in Tow is looking for speakers, musicians, comedians, or performers to make moms and dads think, laugh, and learn!
If you or someone you know has an expertise they would want to share, please be in touch!
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