Events

All events are free unless noted and occur in our child-inclusive area.

Weekly events

Becoming Mother Discussion
Tuesdays, 12-1
Psychologist and long-time momma Maureen Campion leads this weekly drop-in group for new mothers  
coping with the joys and stress of transitioning into motherhood. (South)

Upcoming events

The Money Fight: Finding Common Values. Sunday, May 2, 4-6:30. Money does not buy happiness, but it doesn’t cause divorces either. Money is the place that lots of couples work out issues of values and trust. Find out your and your partner’s money style, and develop a new strategy for a family money plan that minimizes conflict and deepens your connection. $50/couple. Register at parentingoasis@gmail.com. Reserve your space now. (South)

Healing Birth Stories. Sunday, June 5, 3:30-5:30. A workshop designed to support mothers who have experienced a difficult or negative birth, birth shock or birth trauma, or have struggled to resolve their births. This workshop will provide a space for women to share and heal from their experiences. The two hour session will include discussion, time for reflection, and other exercises. Leave feeling supported, empowered, and more at peace with your birth.  $50/person scholarships available. For more information contact Sarina LaMarche at sarinalamarche@yahoo.com.

Past events

Amazing Marriage 101. Monday, April 19, 6:30-8. This is a 90-minute workshop for anyone who’s in a committed relationship. It’s especially helpful for couples who are parenting young children — a rewarding task, of course, but also one that really takes it toll on a relationship. The research confirms that marital satisfaction takes a hit when the kids are little. It’s a tough time for family balance and often our marriages can end up on the back burner. What does it take to create an amazing marriage? Come check out this positive, entertaining look at what makes marriage tick. This one will really help you figure what’s normal and what you can aim for in a marriage+kids. $50/couple. Register at parentingoasis@gmail.com. Reserve your space now. (South)

API Support Meeting, "Respond with Sensitivity: Gentle Discipline."
Saturday, April 17, 10:30-12. Open to all. For more information, click here. (South)Grandparents Day. Wednesday, April 7, 10-2. Do you know all the other grandparents in our community that are spending large amount of times taking care of their grandkids? Come meet and share stories. (Harrison)

The Twin Cities Real Diaper Circle meeting. Wednesday, April 14, 11-12. The Real Diaper Circle (RDC) is a cloth diapering advocacy and support group. Open to all. Whether you are a cloth diapering pro or you’re just curious as to what this whole “cloth diaper thing” is all about, please join us for an informal discussion of cloth diapering, a special topic presentation, and plenty of time to give and get advice. The Parenting Oasis cloth diaper swap and sale will follow the meeting. For questions elizabeth@teenygreenies.org. (Harrison)

Emotional Coaching Your Kids. Tuesday, April 6, 6:30-8. A significant task of parenting is teaching and modeling emotional intelligence for our children. The problem for most of us is facing our own struggles with healthy emotional expression. Whether you struggle with anger or worries or don’t know what to do with temper tantrums, come gain some understanding about the power and value of creating an emotionally responsive family. This class will focus primarily on children 1-4, however parents of school-age children can benefit as well. $50/couple. Register at parentingoasis@gmail.com. Reserve your space now. (South)

Daytime Daddies. Wednesday, March 31, 11-12. Being a Stay at Home Dad has special challenges. Come meet other guys who are doing daytime diaper duty. We will provide childcare while you swap tricks of the trade. (Harrison)

Frugal Meal Options. Wednesday, March 24, 11-12. Come share ideas and strategies for low-cost meal planning for your family. Please bring one recipe to share. (Harrison)