Learn about developmental milestones, reinforcing positive behavior and setting limits, appropriate activities, and routines – eating, sleeping and toilet training.
Two sessions, $30 members/$40 nonmembers.
Active babies play while parents meet and discuss topics such as separation, sleep, development, nutrition, and appropriate play activities. Babies welcome!
Six sessions, free for members (registration required)/$125 nonmembers.
Uptown: Tuesdays, March 19 - April 23, 10:30 a.m. – noon.
New Parent Group (Parents & Newborns – 6 months)
This weekly group provides learning opportunities and socialization with new parents and babies. A staff member facilitates the group. Free and open to the public.
Uptown: Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. – noon.
Have your car seat fitted safely and correctly for FREE by nationally certified technicians from Children's Hospital and The Parenting Center. To make an appointment for one of our monthly fittings, please call (504) 896-9591. Drive-ins are also welcome!
Practical information about female anatomy, what happens during puberty, body image, menstruation, and hygiene is presented in an informal, fun and interactive manner. Girls attend with their mother or caregiver.
$20 per childSeparate registration is required for each girl.
Uptown: Tuesday, Feb 19, March 19 or May 21, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (Children's Hospital Conference Center)
(Also offered at our Metairie location on Tuesday, April 9 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.)
Enjoy the fine “art” of making a mess. Free for Active Members only.
Uptown: Wednesdays, 10 – 11 a.m.
(Also offered at our Metairie location on Mondays from 10 – 11 a.m.)
Four-year-olds are invited to play two afternoons a week. Free for Active or Associate Members.
Uptown: Thursdays and Fridays, 1 – 4:30 p.m.
Hands-on lively music for parents and children. Free for Active Members only.
Uptown: Mondays, 9:30 – 10 a.m. and 10 – 10:30 a.m.
Metairie: Mondays, 10 – 11 a.m.
(Also available at our Uptown location on Wednesdays from 10– 11 a.m.)