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Mom and Babes Morning Out

Start Date Wednesday, February 1, 2017

End Date Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Time 10 to 11 a.m.

Are you a new mom looking for some adult time with other new moms? This is a fun and interesting program just for you.

$3 plus HST per adult. 10 per cent membership discount applies. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Accompanying baby's admission is free. For more information call 519-748-1914. Please note that the Mom and Babes Morning Out fee does not include admission to the galleries and village.

Schedule:

February 1 – A History of Hysteria
Oh, she’s just hysterical! Or not? This talk provides a glimpse into women’s history through the evolution of the hysteria diagnosis. From ancient times to the present, the term “hysterical” has had many different meanings. Come find out what they are!

February 15 – The History of Cake Decorating (including some hands-on design)
Join us to explore the history of cake decorating and some of the common trends from the 1700s to today. Then try some of these icing techniques yourself!

March 1 – Women’s Work: An Overview of Gendered Professions
Explore the history of “male” and “female” professions and how these have been challenged over time.

March 29 – British Home Children in Canada
What do you do with the poor and homeless children of London, England? Why, send them to Canada, of course! Between the 1860s and the 1930s, Britain sent tens of thousands of children to Canada to work on farms and as domestic servants. Join us for this talk exploring the story of Home Children and the harsh realities of this mass immigration.

April 13 – Meet Krista Guenther, A Certified Pediatric Sleep Coach with Sleeperific
Spend the morning with Krista Guenther, Certified Pediatric Sleep Coach with Sleeperific. She’ll discuss the key elements to providing a healthy foundation of sleep for your baby or child. Whether you have a newborn or a toddler, Krista will be able to give you the tools you need to ensure a well-rested family. Krista Guenther is the Founder/Principal of Sleeperific, a paediatric sleep consulting practice based in Kitchener-Waterloo. Sleeperific provides professional advice and custom sleep solutions, helping families with babies and children meet their sleep needs. www.sleeperific.com/