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The Lansing Lids for Kids bike helmet giveaway is Saturday, May 20! Bring the kids/grandkids to the Marshall St. Fire Station between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., and get them properly fitted with a FREE bike helmet. We hope to see you there!

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Announcing Greater Lansing’s largest, FREE event for new and expecting parents! Brought to you by Willow Tree Family Center in partnership with the Ingham County Health Department, Capital Area District Libraries, and many other sponsors, the Greater Lansing Baby Fair aims to provide the most comprehensive and FUN event for all things infant and toddler.

This FREE popular event features demonstrations, speakers, and exhibit booths ranging from car seat safety to infant oral health. You will meet some of the area’s pediatricians, midwives, doctors, dentists, lactation consultants, preschool teachers, nutritionists, and more! Shop and browse for baby items! There are activities for kids, too! Visit over 150 exhibitors with products, services, and information for new families!

Check it out online at: lansingbabyfair.com/.
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Ingham Great Start shared Mid-Michigan Leadership Academy's event. ...

Early Childhood Education Expo

April 20, 2017, 4:00pm - April 20, 2017, 6:00pm

The MMLA Early Education Expo is scheduled for 4PM Thursday, April 20th in the MMLA gym. There will be tons of free information and services for parents! There will be free food fun and games for everyone! Vendor Registration is available!

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The Ingham LLG invites you to attend the Perinatal Moods Disorder II Training on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 12th from 1-4pm at Grace United Methodist Church (map). This training is the second of a two-part series, and will assist the attendees in understanding, identification, and treatment for women who experience a Perintatal Mood Disorder so they can most effectively and holistically support and assist the affected mother and her family toward wellness. All are welcome to attend this very informative training, even if you could not make the first training in September.

Register online at: www.eventbrite.com/e/perinatal-mood-disorders-ii-tickets-32884378060?aff=es2
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Perinatal Mood Disorders II

April 12, 2017, 1:00pm - April 12, 2017, 4:00pm

The Ingham LLG invites you to attend the Perinatal Moods Disorder II Training on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 12th from 1-4pm at Grace United Methodist Church (map). This training is the second of a two-part series, and will assist the attendees in understanding, identification, and treatment for women who experience a Perintatal Mood Disorder so they can most effectively and holistically support and assist the affected mother and her family toward wellness. All are welcome to attend this very informative training, even if you could not make the first training in September. Register online at: www.eventbrite.com/e/perinatal-mood-disorders-ii-tickets-32884378060?aff=es2

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Our next Parent Cafe Meet and Greet will be held March 21, 2017 at the Family Growth Center; 549 E. Mt Hope, Lansing. Dinner and quality childcare are provided. Please contact Jessica at InghamGSCParents@gmail.com or (517) 899-4754 to RSVP. We hope to see you there! ...

Real Talk: All About Parents

March 21, 2017, 6:30pm - March 21, 2017, 8:30pm

Our next Parent Cafe Meet and Greet will be held March 21, 2017 at the Family Growth Center; 549 E. Mt Hope, Lansing. Dinner and quality childcare are provided. Please contact Jessica at InghamGSCParents@gmail.com or (517) 899-4754 to RSVP. We hope to see you there!

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Our next Parent Cafe Meet and Greet will be held March 21, 2017 at the Family Growth Center; 549 E. Mt Hope, Lansing. Refreshments and quality childcare are provided. Please contact Jessica at InghamGSCParents@gmail.com or (517) 899-4754 to RSVP. We hope to see you there! ...

Real Talk: All About Parents

March 21, 2017, 10:00am - March 21, 2017, 12:00pm

Our next Parent Cafe Meet and Greet will be held March 21, 2017 at the Family Growth Center; 549 E. Mt Hope, Lansing. Refreshments and quality childcare are provided. Please contact Jessica at InghamGSCParents@gmail.com or (517) 899-4754 to RSVP. We hope to see you there!

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Need help taming the terrible twos? Want to reduce some of that parenting stress and decrease behavior problems in your child? Looking to enhance your parenting skills and learn helpful information about early childhood development?

Join Michigan State University Extension Building Early Emotional Skills online workshop series to develop the skills needed to support the social and emotional development of your child. Meet virtually with other parents and complete your class online in your own time, when it's convenient for you! The 8-week series will address topics including stress, communicating with kids and handling tantrums. These online trainings are available at no cost to Michigan residents with children ages 0-3.

Next class begins March 6, 2017. Email Carrie Shrier, MSU Extension Educator, at shrier@msu.edu to enroll.
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Are you a pregnant and/or parenting teen? Are you looking for Mr. or Ms. Right? Want to have a healthier relationship? Looking for better communication with your partner? Why not sign up then? Dinner is included!

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GSC Meeting Calendar

Dates and times of Ingham Great Start Collaborative meetings and work groups.

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Ingham Play & Learn Groups

Play and Learn Groups provide activities for families to play alongside their children and explore many developmental domains. Check out the most recent Play and Learn Group Schedule Here

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Great Start Family Coalition

Serves as a sounding board for parent members of the Great Start Collaborative (GSC)

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Family Learning Connection

Learn more about how you can improve your child’s overall experience and achievement in school.

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Great Start to Quality

The best place for families to search for child care and preschool. Check it out today.

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