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Family Sleep Picks
Funky Monkey Mini Taggie Blanket
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Basic Comfort Supreme Sleep Positioner
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Parenting Resources

A Child Grows In Brooklyn, “A roadmap to parenting in Brooklyn”

You can find resources and services, read parent recommendations and learn what is going on in our ‘hood. Check us out and hopefully, you will benefit from what I have started and help grow it even bigger. After all, it does take a village!


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Savvy Mom On Call

There are many unknowns, so many decisions to make, thousands of books to read and so much advice to take in. Where do you begin? That's where Savvy Mom On Call comes in. Ingrid founder of Savvymomoncall can get you organized, registered, pampered and educated on the best without leaving the comfort of your own home. A FamilySleep favorite!

Learn Garden

Dr. Jennifer Jones, Author of The Three P's of Parenting and a modern child expert with cutting edge tips and tools for visionary parents.

Connecticut and Westchester County Resources

Preferred Pediatrics

Dr. Lopusny is a favorite. She communicates directly and personally forms relationships with all of her families. She personally calls or emails her families (which is unheard of today). Her office supports integrative medicine and firmly believes that a full body approach to treating each patient is very important. She supports all Holistic Practioners and works with them to achieve this goal for each patient. A true gem

babybites Westchester

babybites is an educational and social group for moms and moms-to-be. Events include luncheons, dinners, sample classes, parenting seminars, mom nights out, and more!

Break Thru Fitness – 48 Union Street, Stamford, CT 06906 203.355.9395

Motivating families through fitness (children’s classes, child care, adult fitness classes etc) Fun and motivating attitude and quite reasonable.

Family Care Doulas

Specializing in Postpartum, Labor and Lactation Support

Jennifer Levinson PCD (DONA), CLC , 914-393-5936

Hudson Valley Breastfeeding
Julie Bouchet-Horwitz, FNP-BC, IBCLC
Nurse Practitioner and Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Julie Bouchet-Horwitz is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Lactation Consultant. She has worked with mothers and babies since 1987 as a childbirth educator, labor doula, La Leche League Leader, and Lactation Consultant.

As a Lactation Consultant, Julie has worked in the hospital and in the community. She has experience with newborns, older infants, premature infants, babies with special needs, multiples, and adopted babies. She teaches the breastfeeding class to the Columbia University Family Nurse Practitioner students. She provides office and home visits, and lectures and writes on breastfeeding topics. Julie attended one of my sleep seminars to further educate herself on sleep issues as well. She is a favorite!!!!!

The Rivertown Play Group

The Rivertown Play Group serves the needs of parents and young children in the Rivertowns and surrounding communities of lower Westchester. Founded by Arin Frome Gornstein and Jennifer Newman Shotton in 2009, The Rivertown Play Group provides unique programming and opportunities for connections.