This is going to be a very busy few weeks! Have you seen the new Google Calendar linked to the page? Check it out and add the great events to your own calendar! Looking for a doula? I also have spots open on my calendar (Kristen’s) and am taking birth clients starting in late November. What about the new “Let’s Talk About” series that Kristen is starting up. This is a chance to talk about some of the more taboo subjects that women have questions about.
Here is a breakdown of the schedule of events:
August (What’s left of it!)
28– Thursday 10am – Music on the Move
September 1–Monday 10am-12pm – Improvingbirth.org Rally &
Family day at Mercer Park in Iowa City
Please note Fall Hours:
10-3 Tues-Friday & 11-4 Saturday
4 – Thursday 10am – Music on the Move
11:00am – American Family Insurance Info Session
6:30pm – Let’s Talk About: Reusable Feminine Hygiene Products
7:30pm – Basics of Essential Oils (Preregister for $15)
5 – Friday 6:30pm – Origami Owl Party
10 – Wednesday 10:30am Playgroup
11 – Thursday 10am – Music on the Move
18 – Thursday 10am – Music on the Move
6:30pm – Cloth Diapering Class
20 – Saturday 9:15am – Microbirth Movie Event @LADD Library
24 – Wednesday 10:30am – Play Group
25– Thursday 10am – Music on the Move
6:30pm – Let’s Talk About – Sex After Baby
26 – 10:15 and 11:15 Dance with You Baby
27-28 –Sat-Sun 9am-5pm –Sacred Pregnancy Mini Retreat
At Hands in Harmony in Cedar Rapids
We had a wonderful time on our vacation and got to see some of the beautiful sites of Northeast Iowa! Some of my family are from Strawberry Point and Elkader. And we headed out to Bellevue State Park to enjoy the views of the Mississippi and the Butterfly Garden!
I’m back to our summer hours 11:30-3 Tuesday-Friday and 11:30-5 on Saturdays. We are also shipping on our normal schedule too! Restocks of Planet Wise, Best Bottoms and Imagine Baby are on the shelves. This week we’ll get GroVia (including the Limited Edition Prints), Osocozy and Snappis.
Thanks for letting me enjoy some time with my family and I’m looking forward to seeing you all soon at Baby Time!
Playdate – Join Mackenzie and friends for our playgroup on Thursday, July 17th at 11:15-12:15. This is great for all ages and follows Music on the Move!
Cloth Diapering – Thursday, July 17th from 6:30-7:30pm. Learn more about cloth diapering and how it can work in your family and budget! Register in-store on online. Only $5 and you will get a $5 certification to your first cloth diapering purchase!
Birth Doula(DONA) Workshop – Friday-Saturday July 18th-19th in the Baby Time Classroom. There are still 2 spots left, contact Kristen for more information!
VACATION – We’re taking a little break July 22-25* and Baby Time will be closed. Enjoy this time with your family; I know I will! *We will be open Saturday the 26th!
Sacred Pregnancy Open House – Thursday July 31st 7-9pm. All women, birth workers, pregnant mamas, or those looking for a most emotional and spiritual birth journey are welcome! Kristen will showcase a few activities that go on during the sacred pregnancy mini-retreats plus refreshments!
Baby Time will be closed Tuesday, March 25th – Wednesday, March 26th.
I’m taking a little time off to be with my family. It feels like I blink and my kids have grown a foot. The good news is I’ll be back open on Thursday, March 27th. Thank you!!
We have been nominated!
Baby Time would love your vote for the KCRG A-list
We are nominated in two categories: Best Baby/Children and Best Toys. Thank you so much for you support! All you have to do is click HERE. Voting closes on April 25th.
Shops like Baby Time only stay around with your support. Every day we’re open is a testament to your loyalty and demand for quality resources in your community. The A-list is one way we can share the word about this little store and every vote counts!
All of my thanks – Kristen
Check out the email I just sent out to Baby Time’s Newsletter subscribers: Here!
Don’t want to miss a sale or event! Be sure to get on Baby Time’s mailing list. It’s simple, click HERE!
We should try to make something good come out of this weather, right? 15% off anything “white” in the shop! Good only for today, in-store purchase. Exclusions include consignment and sale items. Have fun!
I’m so excited to be starting my journey into the Sacred Pregnancy courses. I’m starting out with the Mini-retreats for Pregnant Mamas. Think a Mother Blessing event, but spread over two glorious days! My training begins this week and I will be ready to start holding the retreats in March of this year. Contact me now if this is something you’d love to experience.
**Sacred Circle Check In…
sacred space: Explore creating a personal sacred space at home, meditation practice + the benefits of journaling
Sister Project: you will create a collage candle + build a personal sacred altar + ruin set
connection + expectations: Explore connection to yourself, the baby and the pregnancy experience + discuss pregnancy expectations
Sister Project: sister love speak + mother wisdom deck
food + body image: Explore cravings, mindful eating, body changes + challenges
Sister Project: you will create menu cards + bare belly dancing
fears: Holding space to discuss all fears relating to pregnancy, birth and motherhood
Sister Project: you will burn your fears + do group EMPOWERMENT silk painting
forgiveness: Find the strength to forgive past hurts allow emotional space to open up BEFORE baby comes.
Sister Project: ripping free + binding your power “spirit stick“
honoring: Discuss emotional nesting, gender bias, + mother / baby blessings
Sister Project: honoring + baby blessing bag
rite of passage: Postpartum sealing ceremony + bengkung belly binding + belly firming paste
sisterhood “ going to the bowl”: The last week is spent in a sisterhood circle in deep reflection of the experiences shared together and going forward.
Sister Project: going to the salt bowl
Are you looking for a part time job? Love kids and families? Join the Baby Time team!
Update on 1/9/14: Thank you for applying, if you did! I’m currently reviewing the applications and the link is now closed.