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Infant Massage

01-25-2013

A course in Infant massage will be offered by Jennifer Davis, a student educator of Infant Massage for parents.  Jennifer has a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology with a passionate interest in parent-infant bonding and communication.  She learned Infant Massage with her own daughter seven years ago and found it to be such a powerfully positive, connecting, and communication enhancing experience that she decided to become a parent…

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Childbirth Retreat

01-24-2013

  Gennao Birth Services will be teaching Your Body, Your Baby, Your Birth as the childbirth curriculum, followed by a Babywearing workshop, and our Newborn Care Class.  Classes will begin on Friday evening, and continue through both weekend days.  This class is perfect for those who don’t have the time to dedicate to weeks of courses, or who may have…

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The Making Babies workshop will be covering a variety of topics, from infertility to natural family planning.  We will be watching the movie of Making Babies, produced by Shoshanna Easling of Bulk Herb Store.  In the movie, she covers recipes, remedies, herbal concoctions, and info about fertility, conception, morning sickness, and early pregnancy.  We will also be talking about local…

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Goddess Gathering!

12-05-2012

NPEN is continuing a time honored tradition again this year.  Modern goddess gatherings are a fun, creative, and all out good time for women to spend time together and celebrate what it is to be a woman! The Winter Solstice is a perfect time to come together in celebration and reflection of this past year and the new one to…

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Christmas Parade!

11-25-2012

Just because NPEN has moved doesn’t mean you miss out on a warm spot to watch the parade! Join us to view the fun from above, out of the elements and with plenty of hot chocolate. Last year was so much fun, we are so excited to do it again! Are you unfamiliar with Christmas Parade?  Follow this link for…

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2013 Board Call-Out

11-19-2012

  The Natural Parenting Education Network is moving into it’s third year!  We have weathered quite a few changes over the last year, but are just as committed to our mission and values as we were when we opened our doors. Through our growth and relocation over the last year we have realized that are several specific areas that we…

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Even little ghouls and ghosts need a break from trick or treating.  The NPEN studios will be open to help during Operation Trick or Treat.  We will be offering nursing stations, potties, or a quiet place to unwind from the excitement of the evening. If you do plan on joining Operation Trick a Treat, a donation of one canned food…

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Relocation

10-14-2012

The Natural Parenting Education Network Has Big News! Before announcing the exciting changes you will see at the Natural Parenting Education Network (NPEN) over the coming weeks, we would like to remind you of our mission and vision: Mission Natural Parenting Education Network of Lafayette is a not-for-profit organization that focuses on empowering women and families to make gentle, conscious,…

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Our last pizza fundraiser was so much fun, we thought we would try it again!  this fundraiser is good for dine in, carry out or delivery!  All you have to do is turn in the NPEN fundraiser flyer when your order is completed, and The Natural Parenting Network receives 20% of your sale.  Did you forget you flyer?  No problem, even…

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This is our second annual Craft Lafayette!  Last year was a huge success, and we hope to continue this great event in the future as our signature craft show fundraiser.  Many vendors had a chance to display their amazing talent, and we hope to gather them all once more to have a great craft show! We are now taking applications…

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