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Education

Our Courses aim to educate you about your pregnancy, birth, baby, and all things in between. We have qualified professionals educating on various topics such as breastfeeding, infant sleep, and birth.

Pregnancy, Birth & Baby - You Got This! $185Purchase required to enroll

Pregnancy is the beginning of a journey of a lifetime, and this class will empower new parents with the skills and confidence necessary to thrive in this new phase of life. Join Registered Nurse, Jennifer Grant, for this two-week class as she educates you on the tools you’ll need to be successful in the very different phases of pregnancy, labor and becoming parents. It is best to take this class in the second or third trimester.

Hypnobirthing® $350Purchase required to enroll

HypnoBirthing®, The Mongan Method, is considered the “Gold Standard” of birthing with hypnosis. It is a childbirth education method that empowers women to achieve more gentle, natural births. It is both a philosophy and a set of tools for using self-hypnosis techniques and scripts to achieve a focused awareness and level of relaxation that allows for a much more comfortable, easy birth. With HypnoBirthing® you will not be in a trance or sleep state. You will be aware and fully in control, but profoundly relaxed.This 5-week class will be led by Julie Sullivan, a Certified Doula and Childbirth Educator.

Pregnant women attend the classes with the support person of their choice: husband, life partner, family member, doula, labor companion, etc. Julie uses exciting and fun methods to engage you and your partner in the lessons and techniques. All materials included.

Sleep Soundly $75Purchase required to enroll

Join Building Blocks owner, Chelsea Kunde a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, mom of two and sleep & discipline consultant in her Sleep Soundly Class. This class is for expectant families or families with infants under 12 weeks of age. Sign up today to learn ways to teach infants healthy sleep skills and achieve restful nights with a baby. This is not sleep training, but instead a way to help aid your infant to learn to sleep through the night, establish naps, learn healthy sleep skills, and be well rested. Materials are provided including ways to guide infants to help soothe, sample schedules, and a plan for everyone to get restful sleep.

*Class is 1.5hrs in length and baby is welcome to attend

The Dad Class $59Purchase required to enroll

Hey Dad, how are you doing with your assigned reading? You know, that long, boring book (or books) you’re supposed to get through before baby is born? (We’re all in big trouble no matter what, so no use lying about it.) Maybe a book isn’t really the best way for you to learn how to take care of your partner and your new baby…? Created and taught by Brent Simmons, registered nurse and father of 4 young whippersnappers, this class eliminates all the fluffy stuff and gets straight to the point.

Becoming a father is a huge life change, with a massive increase in responsibility, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun while learning how to get there. Come meet other soon-to-be dads and get the real scoop from someone who’s been deep in the trenches of fatherhood and lived to tell the tale.

Breastfeeding 101 - Getting Started $75Purchase required to enroll

Breastfeeding 101 is the perfect introduction to breastfeeding and is recommended for all moms who are planning to breastfeed. In this class you will learn the basics of breastfeeding so you can feel prepared and confident when baby arrives!

Pumping and Storage $75Purchase required to enroll

Our Pumping and Storage class will address the most common questions and concerns related to breastfeeding in the first year of life. Topics will include: pumping, breastmilk storage, feeding a breastfed baby a bottle, returning to work, establishing a routine, how much will baby eat, ways to increase milk supply and more! There will also be plenty of time for Q&A.

Happy Boob Group :: Breastfeeding Support Group (FREE) Free

Come to our weekly breastfeeding support group and get your breastfeeding questions answered! The Happy Boob Group is always led by one of our Lactation Consultants. This support group is the perfect place to chat with other breastfeeding moms, share your experiences, and learn from each other. LC's can help answer your breastfeeding questions, check your latch and offer support. She will also be able to determine if you would benefit from a one-on-one lactation consultation. Whether you come once or come every week, exclusively breastfeed, supplement, are a pumping mama, or are weaning, you will have a platform to share your experience.

Staying Calm and Confident in an Emergency: Infant/Child CPR $75Purchase required to enroll

Join Bobbi Treadwell, a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician, to learn all that you need to know about infant/child CPR and airway obstruction. A must for any parent or caregiver, this class will help you to feel more confident in an emergency. This class is recommended for all parents and caregivers. (Class is not for CPR certification.)

Infant Feeding : The Baby-Led Way $75Purchase required to enroll

Join Registered Dietitian Megan McNamee MPH, RDN, CLT for an info-packed class all about Baby-led Weaning (BLW), a new trend in infant feeding where babies pass on purees and self-feed real food from the start. Learn advantages of BLW, how to know when your infant is ready, what foods to offer first, how to prevent choking, and what foods to avoid altogether, plus the latest research in allergenic foods. As a bonus benefit, you will receive a menu planning guide that will help make BLW simple. Come see if BLW is right for your family! Feel free to bring snacks, infants and other caregivers.

The Art of Infant Massage $75Purchase required to enroll

Join Melissa Thomson, Certified Infant Massage Instructor and Certified Child Life Specialist, to discover the rewarding benefits of infant massage. During this two session course, you will be guided in the simple massage techniques to promote optimal development and will learn how they benefit your babies specific needs.

Leaping Into Toddlerhood: Loving and Practical Solutions for Toddlerhood $150Purchase required to enroll

Join Building Blocks owner, Chelsea Kunde a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, mom of two and sleep & discipline consultant. Chelsea has extensive experience working with families to build a strong and supportive foundation to help migrate through all life stages. She has created an all encompassing workshop on transitions, challenges, and changes associated with toddlerhood. From information on toddler sleep (nap schedules, transition to big kid bed, bedtimes, etc.), Discipline (when to start, developmentally appropriate behaviors and how to implement consequences successfully), and Potty Training (step-by-step plan of action and when to implement).

Home, Inc. - Organizing Your Home + Life with Baby $75Purchase required to enroll

If you are struggling with organization at home, join us for a 2 hour interactive presentation that will give you tools to create systems for your growing family! Jill McMeekin, an organizational coach and strategist, will be presenting the four pillars of Home, inc. - Clutter, Cash, Calendars and Cleaning. Each pillar will contain universal concepts for all homeowners, as well as tips and strategies for living an organized life with a new baby.

Block & Roll : Weekly Playdate for Moms and Littles (FREE) Free

Join us for 1.5 hours of building, playing and socializing for you and your littles!! There is no structure to this hour of fun, just come, hang out and enjoy! Ages 0-5 years old (and their moms) are welcome. A variety of blocks will be provided.

Toddler Time : Create & Play $59Purchase required to enroll

Children learn best when they can actually touch, see, smell, taste, hear, and manipulate the materials in their world. Sensory play can be anything that involves the senses and benefits all aspects of a child's development. This class will provide sensory play activities in a safe learning environment led by Heather Pelanne, mom of 3, former art teacher, and owner of Masterpiece Art Parties. This 3 week class will be a time for the child and parent to explore new and engaging activities together at the pace of each individual child. Class is designed for ages 18mo-3yr.

*Class is $59 per family. If a family has more than one child within the 18mo-3yr age range, price is $75 for that family. Call or email to sign up with multiple children.

Toddler Time : Create & Play FREE Free

Children learn best when they can actually touch, see, smell, taste, hear, and manipulate the materials in their world. Sensory play can be anything that involves the senses and benefits all aspects of a child's development. This class will provide sensory play activities in a safe learning environment led by Heather Pelanne, mom of 3, former art teacher, and owner of Masterpiece Art Parties. This 3 week class will be a time for the child and parent to explore new and engaging activities together at the pace of each individual child.

Storytime for Tots $5 per class$119No purchase required to enroll

Join us for a joyful Wednesday weekly Storytime with Dr. Billie Enz, Professor Emeritus, Arizona State University.

Sessions will feature engaging stories, songs, poems, fingerplays and and will also include information for parents about their children’s language development and emergent literacy.

9:30-10:00 am Storytime for Tots (Ages 1+)
10:15-10:45 am Storytime for Babes (Ages 0-1)

Cost is $5 per mom or included in your All You Can Fit Membership.