Workshops and Education

There are a lot of ways to grow and connect on this journey.

Check back often for expanded programming areas. We continue to offer workshops and community or educational events related to our three pillars of programming. In addition, we seek to add more parent support groups. If you are interested in a specific topic or on collaboration, please connect with us.  Don’t forget to follow our program link trees too for specific topical information.

Upcoming Events

What Moms *really* Want: Maternal Mental Health Support

Community * Connection * Support ** Not always what you expect, but maternal mental health is the whole families health.* Help us provide support year round and expand our reach in 2024. Our Empowering Moms Program is honoring Maternal Mental Health Day, Week and Month by offering multiple events, fundraisers and opportunities to support the work we do all year. Funds raised through these events and the raffle will directly benefit our postpartum groups and our infertility support groups. Please consider helping campaign and sponsor us to continue and further our support of new moms. **Thank you to Charlie Health for their Sponsorship**

What Moms *really* Want RAFFLE

Think: Services for the family, relaxation for her, resources that help with the day to day, pampering, family fun, skill building... all the things that help support mental and holistic health. We have some amazing donations and you can win any of them when you choose which ones to get tickets for online. Please share and spread the word. Winners will be picked May 31st. Funds raised will directly benefit our postpartum groups and our infertility support groups for women. Some Raffle Items: A Postpartum Doula Night Support; A Family Portrait Session; Free Months of fitness in multiple locations; Baskets of GOODIES; Gift cards for fun or food

Moms Speed Meets in May

Come gather at Joy in Movement in Bellevue. These annual events for our Empowering Moms Program are highly engaging, highly popular times for women to come and connect outside of their daily routines. Join us to connect with others raising kids and finding their way through. These events are open to moms at varying stages of raising children. *Indoor event*

Moms Speed Meets in May

Come gather at Boundary park in Cranberry. These annual events for our Empowering Moms Program are highly engaging, highly popular times for women to come and connect outside of their daily routines. Join us to connect with others raising kids and finding their way through. These events are open to moms at varying stages of raising children. *Outdoor event*

Nurturing Community in Fertility Journeys

Join Connected Nest’s Facing Fertility Program and local fertility experts as we provide resources that aid in building connections and encouragement for those facing infertility. Virtual and in-person. Low-cost tickets for infertility patients. Event sponsorships and presenters needed.

Past Events

Financially Aware Families: Estate Planning

There are many things to think about as we grow our family. It can be challenging to juggle this during the day to day life. Come learn about what you don't want to put off. Our presentation will be accessible virtually and in person from a local lawyer. Tickets will benefit Connected Nest and also give you access to services for a reduced cost.

Kids Clothing Swap & Shop

Our Empowering Moms Program, is partnering with a local Eagle Scout as she completes her final service project. Local residents can donate their used baby and maternity clothes to come swap for needed sizes or so that other community members can come and shop for highly discounted prices. Event help on March 15th. Donations accepted through March 12th.

Babywearing with Confidence

Our Empowering Moms Program, led by volunteers who are pursuing Babywearing Instruction certification, have developed a large lending and learning library. Connect with us for workshops, online consultations or to borrow a carrier to test or for a temporary need. Next Workshop March 10th.

Community Events Provide support in many ways

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Our mission is to create connections for those on the journey to, through & beyond parenthood to increase solidarity and support during transitions and challenges.