Free Events upto 31 December 2015

Below is a list of free events laid out by month. Please do feel free to come, share a cup of coffee with a friendly group of parents and listen to some very experienced speakers share their expertise on a variety of topics.

OCTOBER 2015 COFFEE MORNING AND TALKS

Date Time Place Speaker Description
29 October 2015 9.30 a.m. Megan’s Cafe Bar and Grill

120, St John’s Wood High Street, NW8 7SG

Azzurra Miotto Azzurra runs a sling library and also sells her woven wraps. She will be talking about the benefits of woven wraps over traditional slings and giving parents demonstrations of how to wear their sling in a variety of ways.

NOVEMBER 2015 COFFEE MORNING AND TALKS

Date Time Place Speaker Description
5 November 2015 9.30 a.m. Megan’s Cafe Bar and Grill

120, St John’s Wood High Street, NW8 7SG

Kerry Secker from Kerry Cares Parenting Kerry Secker has a Diploma in Childcare from the National Nursery Education Board (NNEB) and has worked as a nanny for 16 years. She is a gentle parenting consultant and will be advising and taking questions from parents on issues with sleep, weaning and behaviour.
11 November 2015 9.30 a.m. Megan’s Cafe Bar and Grill

120, St John’s Wood High Street, NW8 7SG

Silvia Dalvit Ménabé Silvia studied psychology at the LMU in Munich, Germany, and gained her PhD in neuroscience from the University of London, completing her thesis on an EEG study on the relationship between attention and memory. She runs an advisory service for parents called Babybrains.

Babybrains is all about the importance of the parents’ direct role in a child upbringing, particularly in the first three years of life and Silvia will be joining us to chat to parents and take any questions you may have.

18 November 2015 10.00 a.m. Megan’s Cafe Bar and Grill

120, St John’s Wood High Street, NW8 7SG

Dr Olga Kapellou Dr Olga Kapellou, MD, FRCPCH, DCH is a Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist. She specialised in a number of major London teaching hospitals including Great Ormond Street, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte’s, Chelsea & Westminster and University College London. Her NHS base is the Homerton Hospital. She does general paediatric outpatient clinics at the Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth and the Portland Hospital.

She will be coming to talk to parents about colic and reflux

 25 November 2015 10.30 a.m. (RESCHEDULED) Megan’s Cafe Bar and Grill

120, St John’s Wood High Street, NW8 7SG

Siobhan Smith Siobhan is a practising Doula and is a member of Doula UK, the UK’s largest Doula organisation. She represents them as a regional rep and also as a Doula mentor for newly trained Doulas. She is also a member of her local MSLC (maternity services liason committee).  She will be coming to talk to parents about the role of a doula and how a doula can help expectant and new mothers.

 

DECEMBER 2015 COFFEE MORNING AND TALKS

Date Time Place Speaker Description
02 December 2015 10.00 a.m. Megan’s Cafe Bar and Grill

120, St John’s Wood High Street, NW8 7SG

Pilar Manzanaro Pilar Manzanaro (BANT, CNHC) is the Nutritional Therapist behind Purple Carrot’s ethos of supporting health and wellbeing through a deliciously healthy and personalised diet that fits your lifestyle. She will be coming to talk to parents about weaning. The session will be broken up into 3 parts – 20 minutes of chat, 20 minutes of questions and answers and 20 minutes of blending and tasting purees.
 07 December 2015  10.30 a.m. Megan’s Cafe Bar and Grill

120, St John’s Wood High Street, NW8 7SG

 Kath London
Are you on maternity leave? Interested in thinking ahead about how best to prepare for your return to work? Join us for a free, small workshop for parents with advice and top tips from Returner Career Coach, Kath London of @runnethlondon.
 
To book please register here. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-to-prepare-for-career-re-entry-after-maternity-leave-tickets-19705811613
 
If you can’t make this date, or if you are considering returning after a longer career break, please email kath@runnethlondon.com and we’ll let you know about future workshops.
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