Gentle Parenting of WNY

6069 Southwestern Boulevard
Lakeview,  NY 14075

Phone: (716) 646-8021



Past Events

Meet Your Southtowns Parenting Network

Meet Your Southtowns Parenting Network
11:00 am - 05/20/2018

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

The Gentle Parenting Institute, in conjunction with The Rooted Doula and Mama Zen invite you to come out and meet the businesses owned and operated in the WNY Southtowns....

Creative Play for Toddlers! Early Spring Session

Creative Play for Toddlers! Early Spring Session
09:30 am - 02/26/2018

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Join us for creative play for toddlers! Ideal for ages 18 months-2.5 years (but I'm not a stickler). Parents stay with their little ones, and join them in crafts,...

GPCM Book Club!

GPCM Book Club!
09:00 pm - 02/17/2018

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Join us for Gentle Parenting of Central Maryland's Book Club! Book Club takes place generally every other week in the closed group, Gentle Parenting of Central Maryland...

Peace Begins at Home

Peace Begins at Home
08:00 pm - 02/08/2018

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This will be an ONLINE class. You will be added to a secret group where the class will go live on the specified date. You will always have access to this group,...

CIO: But what is it?

CIO: But what is it?
09:00 pm - 01/29/2018

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This is a FREE, live, online discussion about Cry It Out methods. We're going to define what they are, and what they are not, and what is happening when they are...

Peace Begins at Home

Peace Begins at Home
02:00 pm - 01/28/2018

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Tired of yelling and feeling burnt out all the time? This class will teach you effective and easy behavior strategies and techniques so you can stop yelling, keep...

Clothing Swap

Clothing Swap
10:45 pm - 01/15/2018

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

I've been wanting to schedule a clothing swap (we had one last year that was awesome! How has it been a year already??)... and I figured a day that many of us would...

GPCM Book Club!

GPCM Book Club!
09:00 pm - 01/02/2018

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Join us for Gentle Parenting of Central Maryland's Book Club! Book Club takes place generally every other week in the closed group, Gentle Parenting of Central Maryland...

Book Club: Play, The Danish Way

Book Club: Play, The Danish Way
09:00 pm - 12/05/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

The Gentle Parenting Institute holds Book Club sessions generally twice a month in the closed group Gentle Parenting of WNY. You can join here: m.facebook.com/groups/754692121251200?ref=bookmarks We’re...

Creative Play for Toddlers

Creative Play for Toddlers
09:30 am - 12/04/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Join us for creative play for toddlers! Ideal for ages 18 months-2.5 years (but I'm not a stickler). Parents stay with their little ones, and join them in crafts,...

LaLeche League Monthly Evening Meeting

LaLeche League Monthly Evening Meeting
06:30 pm - 11/07/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Monthly meeting covering miscellaneous topics relating to breastfeeding. Mother to mother support for breastfeeding and parenting. The topic of discussion for this...

Creative Play for Toddlers

Creative Play for Toddlers
09:30 am - 10/02/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Join us for creative play for toddlers! Ideal for ages 18 months-2.5 years (but I'm not a stickler). Parents stay with their little ones, and join them in crafts,...

Book Club!

Book Club!
09:00 pm - 09/25/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

We are currently reading The Conscious Parent, by Dr. Shefali Tsabary. For more information on our Book Club, check out: gentleparentinginstitute.com/book-club/ During...

Book Club 9/11/17

Book Club 9/11/17
09:00 pm - 09/11/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Today will be the third session for The Conscious Parent, by Dr. Shefali Tsabary. We will be reviewing chapters 5, 6, & 7. You don't have to be reading the book...

A New Parent's Guide to Gentle Parenting

A New Parent's Guide to Gentle Parenting
08:00 pm - 08/15/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This class is meant for new parents, parents-to-be, or anyone who will be around small babies and children who are interested in gentle parenting strategies! Participants...

Book Club 8/13/17

Book Club 8/13/17
09:00 pm - 08/13/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Today will be the second session for The Conscious Parent, by Dr. Shefali Tsabary. We will be reviewing chapters 3 & 4. You don't have to be reading the book to...

Book club 7/30/17

Book club 7/30/17
09:00 pm - 07/30/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Today will be the first session for The Conscious Parent, by Dr. Shefali Tsabary. We will be reviewing chapters 1 & 2. You don't have to be reading the book to...

Jumping In: A New Parent's Guide to Gentle Parenting

Jumping In: A New Parent's Guide to Gentle Parenting
09:00 pm - 07/20/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This class is meant for new parents and parents-to-be who are interested in gentle parenting strategies involving building trust and respect with their infant, as...

Peace Begins at Home Online class

Peace Begins at Home Online class
08:00 pm - 07/10/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Tired of yelling and feeling burnt out all the time? This class will teach you effective and easy behavior strategies and techniques so you can stop yelling, keep...

Jumping In: A New Parent's Guide to Gentle Parenting

Jumping In: A New Parent's Guide to Gentle Parenting
04:15 pm - 06/11/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This class is meant for new parents and parents-to-be who are interested in gentle parenting strategies involving building trust and respect with their infant, as...

Jumping In: A new parents' guide to gentle parenting

Jumping In: A new parents' guide to gentle parenting
04:15 pm - 04/09/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This class is meant for new parents and parents-to-be who are interested in gentle parenting strategies involving building trust and respect with their infant, as...

Infant Sensory Play

Infant Sensory Play
09:45 am - 03/27/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This program is an opportunity for babies ages 0-12 months (not yet walking) and parents to get together and explore sensory toys, learn baby sign language, baby...

Book Club

Book Club
09:00 pm - 03/26/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Book Club

Book Club
09:00 pm - 03/13/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This is the fifth session of Nonviolent Communication, by Marshall B. Rosenberg. We will be discussing sections 11-13. You do not have to be reading the book in...

Infant Sensory Play

Infant Sensory Play
09:45 am - 03/13/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This program is an opportunity for babies ages 0-12 months (not yet walking) and parents to get together and explore sensory toys, learn baby sign language, baby...

Book Club

Book Club
09:00 pm - 02/27/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This is the fourth session of Nonviolent Communication, by Marshall B. Rosenberg. We will be discussing sections 10-11. You do not have to be reading the book in...

Infant Sensory Play

Infant Sensory Play
09:45 am - 02/27/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This program is an opportunity for babies ages 0-12 months (not yet walking) and parents to get together and explore sensory toys, learn baby sign language, baby...

Book Club

Book Club
09:00 pm - 02/13/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This is the third session of Nonviolent Communication, by Marshall B. Rosenberg. We will be discussing sections 7-9. You do not have to be reading the book in order...

Infant Sensory Play

Infant Sensory Play
09:45 am - 02/13/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This program is an opportunity for babies ages 0-12 months (not yet walking) and parents to get together and explore sensory toys, learn baby sign language, baby...

Toy & Book Swap!

Toy & Book Swap!
02:00 pm - 02/11/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Each participant will be asked to bring 5-10 items for swapping. Excess items can be left with me to be donated to refugee families in Buffalo. You only have to...

Meet-Up

Meet-Up
07:00 pm - 02/04/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Book Club

Book Club
09:00 pm - 01/29/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This is the second session of Nonviolent Communication, by Marshall B. Rosenberg. We will be discussing sections 4-6. You do not have to be reading the book in order...

The Gentle Parenting Book Club

The Gentle Parenting Book Club
09:00 pm - 01/15/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This is the second session of Nonviolent Communication, by Marshall B. Rosenberg. We will be discussing sections 4-6. You do not have to be reading the book in order...

Children & Maternity Clothing Swap

Children & Maternity Clothing Swap
11:30 am - 01/14/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

The Gentle Parenting Institute will be hosting a Children & Maternity Clothing Swap! Each participant will be asked to bring a number of items for swapping. Excess...

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club
09:00 pm - 01/08/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This is the first session of Nonviolent Communication, by Marshall B. Rosenberg. We will be discussing sections 1-3 (pages 1-34). You do not have to be reading the...

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club
09:00 pm - 01/01/2017

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This is the final session for No Bad Kids, by Janet Lansbury. We will be discussing chapters 30-32. You do not have to be reading the book to join in the discussion!...

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club
09:00 pm - 12/19/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This is the final session for No Bad Kids, by Janet Lansbury. We will be discussing chapters 30-32. You do not have to be reading the book to join in the discussion!...

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club
09:00 pm - 12/04/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This will be our seventh session for No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without Shame, by Janet Lansbury. We will be discussing Chapters 26-29! Anyone is welcome to...

Creative Play for Toddlers - Session 8

Creative Play for Toddlers - Session 8
09:30 am - 11/30/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Join us for creative play for toddlers! Ideal for ages 18 months-2.5 years (but I'm not a stickler). Parents stay with their little ones, and join them in crafts,...

Holiday Boutique and Make & Take

Holiday Boutique and Make & Take
06:00 pm - 11/26/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

We're doing it again!! Join in on the 3rd Annual Holiday Make & Take!! This year, we're making it MORE FUN!! Joining us this year will be Barefoot Books, Mama...

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club
09:00 pm - 11/20/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This will be our fourth session for No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without Shame, by Janet Lansbury. We will be discussing Chapters 21-25! Anyone is welcome to...

Jumping In: A New Parent's Guide to Gentle Parenting

Jumping In: A New Parent's Guide to Gentle Parenting
06:30 pm - 11/17/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This class is meant for new parents and parents-to-be who are interested in gentle parenting strategies involving building trust and respect with their infant, as...

Creative Play for Toddlers, session 6

Creative Play for Toddlers, session 6
09:30 am - 11/09/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Join us for creative play for toddlers! Ideal for ages 18 months-2.5 years (but I'm not a stickler). Parents stay with their little ones, and join them in crafts,...

Happy Hour with Mama Zen!

Happy Hour with Mama Zen!
10:00 am - 11/08/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Join Emelie of Mama Zen for music and movement on Tuesday and Thursday mornings! She will be guiding moms, dads, and littles in family friendly yoga. Don't worry...

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club
09:00 pm - 11/06/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This will be our fifth session for No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without Shame, by Janet Lansbury. We will be discussing Chapters 16-20! Anyone is welcome to join,...

Happy Hour with Mama Zen!

Happy Hour with Mama Zen!
10:00 am - 11/03/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Join Emelie of Mama Zen for music and movement on Tuesday and Thursday mornings! She will be guiding moms, dads, and littles in family friendly yoga. Don't worry...

Creative Play for Toddlers

Creative Play for Toddlers
09:30 am - 11/02/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Join us for creative play for toddlers! Ideal for ages 18 months-2.5 years (but I'm not a stickler). Parents stay with their little ones, and join them in crafts,...

Happy Hour with Mama Zen!

Happy Hour with Mama Zen!
10:00 am - 11/01/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Join Emelie of Mama Zen for music and movement on Tuesday and Thursday mornings! She will be guiding moms, dads, and littles in family friendly yoga. Don't worry...

Stroller Bootcamp

Stroller Bootcamp
11:00 am - 07/28/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Get ready to sweat with just your bodyweight, while the babies/toddlers watch from their stroller! This is an outdoor class *weather permitting* Be prepared with...

Family Yoga

Family Yoga
04:30 pm - 07/25/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Stroller Bootcamp

Stroller Bootcamp
06:45 pm - 07/18/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Get ready to sweat with just your bodyweight, while the babies/toddlers watch from their stroller! This is an outdoor class *weather permitting* Be prepared with...

Peace, Love, Mama Zen Yoga & Little Artists Painting

Peace, Love, Mama Zen Yoga & Little Artists Painting
10:00 am - 07/09/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Want to practice Yoga but have littles to watch? Don't worry with this session by Little Artists & Mama Zen!! Have a peaceful Mama Zen yoga session, lead by Emelie...

Becoming a Gentle Parent

Becoming a Gentle Parent
07:00 pm - 07/01/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Tired of yelling and feeling burnt out all the time? This class will teach you effective and easy behavior strategies and techniques so you can stop yelling, keep...

Jumping In! A New Parent's Guide to Gentle Parenting

Jumping In! A New Parent's Guide to Gentle Parenting
11:00 am - 06/25/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This class is meant for new parents and parents-to-be who are interested in gentle parenting strategies involving building trust and respect with their infant, as...

Becoming a Gentle Parent

Becoming a Gentle Parent
07:00 pm - 06/24/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Tired of yelling and feeling burnt out all the time? This class will teach you effective and easy behavior strategies and techniques so you can stop yelling, keep...

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club
09:00 pm - 06/21/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This will be the third session for Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings, by Dr. Laura Markham. We will be discussing chapters 6, 7, & 8. Anyone is welcome to join, so...

Becoming a Gentle Parent

Becoming a Gentle Parent
07:00 pm - 06/20/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Tired of yelling and feeling burnt out all the time? This class will teach you effective and easy behavior strategies and techniques so you can stop yelling, keep...

Prenatal Fit Class

Prenatal Fit Class
05:30 pm - 06/20/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Relieve the aches of pregnancy and prepare your body for childbirth using a combination of functional movement, postural alignment and relaxation. Open to women...

The Super "YOU" inside the Supermom! Workshop

The Super "YOU" inside the Supermom! Workshop
03:00 pm - 06/18/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

During this unique workshop, mothers who may feel as if they have lost themselves in motherhood will have the opportunity to begin the journey of reconnecting with...

Becoming a Gentle Parent

Becoming a Gentle Parent
07:00 pm - 06/17/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Tired of yelling and feeling burnt out all the time? This class will teach you effective and easy behavior strategies and techniques so you can stop yelling, keep...

Daddy & Me: Paint Session

Daddy & Me: Paint Session
02:00 pm - 06/11/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Daddy & Me Paint Session! Just in time for Father's Day!!! Enjoy a beautiful, outdoors paint session (weather permitting) with your little one!! Ages will vary!...

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club
09:00 pm - 06/05/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This will be the second session for Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings, by Dr. Laura Markham. We will be discussing chapters 4 and 5. Anyone is welcome to join, so...

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club

The Gentle Parenting Institute Book Club
09:00 pm - 05/25/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This will be the first session for Peaceful Parents, Happy Siblings by Dr. Laura Markham. Anyone is welcome to join in the discussion; a summary of the chapters...

Jumping In: A new parent's guide to gentle parenting

Jumping In: A new parent's guide to gentle parenting
10:00 am - 05/14/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This class is meant for new parents and parents-to-be who are interested in gentle parenting strategies involving building trust and respect with their infant, as...

Gentle Parenting of WNY Book Club

Gentle Parenting of WNY Book Club
09:00 pm - 05/09/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This will be the fourth session for Hands Free Mama, by Rachel Macy Stafford. We will be discussing chapters 10-12. Anyone is welcome to join in the discussion;...

Becoming a Gentle Parent

Becoming a Gentle Parent
07:00 pm - 05/05/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Tired of yelling and feeling burnt out all the time? This class will teach you effective and easy behavior strategies and techniques so you can stop yelling, keep...

Becoming a Gentle Parent

Becoming a Gentle Parent
05:00 pm - 04/30/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Tired of yelling and feeling burnt out all the time? This class will teach you effective and easy behavior strategies and techniques so you can stop yelling, keep...

Gentle Parenting of WNY Book Club

Gentle Parenting of WNY Book Club
09:00 pm - 04/24/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This will be the third session for Hands Free Mama, by Rachel Macy Stafford. We will be discussing chapters 7-9. Anyone is welcome to join in the discussion; a summary...

Becoming a Gentle Parent

Becoming a Gentle Parent
07:00 pm - 04/21/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Tired of yelling and feeling burnt out all the time? This class will teach you effective and easy behavior strategies and techniques so you can stop yelling, keep...

Open Discussion Webinar

Open Discussion Webinar
01:00 am - 04/14/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This webinar is for me to try my hand at webinars, and for you to ask any questions you may have about gentle parenting, behavior, or child development! It's open...

Gentle Parenting of WNY Book Club

Gentle Parenting of WNY Book Club
09:00 pm - 04/10/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This will be the second session for Hands Free Mama, by Rachel Macy Stafford. We will be discussing chapters 4-6. Anyone is welcome to join in the discussion; a...

Gentle Parenting of WNY Book Club

Gentle Parenting of WNY Book Club
09:00 pm - 03/30/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This will be the first session for Hands Free Mama, by Rachel Macy Stafford. We will be discussing chapters 1-3. Anyone is welcome to join in the discussion; a...

Becoming a Gentle Parent

Becoming a Gentle Parent
07:30 pm - 03/25/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Tired of yelling and feeling burnt out all the time? This class will teach you effective and easy behavior strategies and techniques so you can stop yelling, keep...

Becoming a Gentle Parent

Becoming a Gentle Parent
07:30 pm - 03/18/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Tired of yelling and feeling burnt out all the time? This class will teach you effective and easy behavior strategies and techniques so you can stop yelling, keep...

Gentle Parenting of WNY Book Club

Gentle Parenting of WNY Book Club
09:00 pm - 03/14/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

This is our fifth session for Whispers Through Time by LR Knost. We will be discussing the fifth section: Gentle Parenting: Teens and Beyond. Anyone is welcome to...

Becoming a Gentle Parent

Becoming a Gentle Parent
07:30 pm - 03/11/2016

At Gentle Parenting of WNY

Tired of yelling and feeling burnt out all the time? This class will teach you effective and easy behavior strategies and techniques so you can stop yelling, keep...

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