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2017 End of Summer Soirée!

Let’s have a party!!

We have SO MANY reasons to celebrate:

>>we’ve hit 2000 (2000!?) members in our closed group, Gentle Parenting of WNY

>>we’re coming up on our 3 year anniversary

>>it’s the end of Summer (that’s a reason to celebrate, right?)

We’ll have some games set up for the kids, you can do some nature walks through the woods, meet other gentle parents, relax and enjoy!

This event is FREE, we only ask that you bring a dish to pass.

If you haven’t made it out to the studio yet, here’s your chance… BUT if you don’t live in the area you can still take part in our super awesome giveaways!

Over the next few days I’ll be making more announcements for our giveaways! **Funds raised from the raffles will go toward The Gentle Parenting Institute and supporting parents in building positive relationships with their children and promoting peace, kindness, and empathy. (In other words…changing the world. Who doesn’t want to change the world??)

Are you ready for the first one?? Here it is!!

You can win a Lunabrite Tula (standard) (retail $104)


$5 per entry

$10 for 3 entries

Think about that… what if you got yourself a brand new TULA for only $5???

Get yourself entered!!

Send money to (PayPal)


Make sure you tell me what you want to win!!


Excited yet?? Here’s the rest!

PeaceMakers by Generation Mindful (retail $25.99)


$3 per entry

$5 for 3 entries

This is a beautiful set (those photos are of the set I purchased for my kids). From the Generation Mindful site: PeaceMakers help children and adults connect and share their thoughts, ideas, and feelings in daily, playful ways. Every card in the deck has an affirming message designed to nurture social and emotional skills, self-love, a growth mindset, confidence, and more in as little as five minutes a day.


Svanur Bath & Body Products for Mama & Baby


$3 per entry

$5 for 3 entries

Made locally in Buffalo, NY, Svanur uses all organic, fair trade + vegan ingredients. Handcrafted from the earth’s finest offerings, connecting mind, body + spirit into meditative self care. Luxury for every body.


Young Living Thieves Dish Soap and Household Cleaner

Thieves cleaning

$3 per entry

$5 for 3 entries

Get started with chemical-free cleaning!


Young Living Savvy Lipgloss & Blush


$3 per entry

$5 for 3 entries

Check out Young Living’s BRAND NEW mineral makeup line!


Usborne Books


$3 per entry

$5 for 3 entries

I LOVE Usborne books! You can win these ones to add to your child’s library!!


Parenting Alive!

1 free Individual Coaching Call (up to 1 hour)


Your attendance is free at one Conscious Parenting 101 Workshop group (up to 2 hours)

parenting alive

$3 for one entry

$5 for 3 entries

~ with Sandra Marchese, MSEd, CAS

*Your Family Educator and Conscious Parenting Coach*

Parenting Alive! provides coaching to parents, teachers and grandparents within the peaceful parenting paradigm. Through Sandra’s presence, guidance, teaching and support, you will bring to consciousness what is in the way to creating communication, cooperation and connection within your family.  


Handpicked Item from Rita’s Fireworks ~ Celebrating with Jewelry

Rita's fireworks

$3 for one entry

$5 for 3 entries

Have you SEEN some of these pieces of art? Go. Now. to Rita’s Etsy shop and browse through. She is handpicking a special piece to be raffled. <3


I am overwhelmed at the support this event is receiving, and I can’t thank these business owners enough for letting me use their products/services!!

But this event is not just about the raffle!! Take a look at everything going on if you actually come out to the studio to celebrate with us!

Facepainting by Little Artists

$3 per child

little artists


Nature Play by The Backyard Atelier


backyard atelier

Join us for child-directed, loose parts, nature play!


Kids Yoga Mini Session


Adult Bootcamp Mini Session

by Mama Zen

mama zen

Kids of all ages can join in on one of Mama Zen’s fun and interactive yoga sessions, focusing on mindfulness and movement, geared especially for little minds and bodies.

And don’t forget to bring your own yoga pants and water bottle! Mama Zen is treating parents to a mini Bootcamp session! Don’t worry about your kids… they’ll be busy playing over at The Backyard Atelier, or they’re welcome to join you!!


Nature Hike!

nature hike

I have a really cool mom, who has degrees in geology, and environmental research and education. You may have met her when she did tours/hikes for Reinstein Woods, or Tifft, or when she worked for the Buffalo Museum of Science. She has agreed to do a super fun Nature Hike for kids and parents during our Soirée!!🌳🌲🌿

You’ll be looking for animal tracks, critter homes, and experiencing a fun trek through beautiful, serene woods. 🐾🐿🦌🐜🐛🦋🐌🐝

Exact time will be announced, but if you plan to join please be prepared with proper clothing and your bug spray!

If you’re planning on coming, please bring a tasty treat to share! You can sign up here, and check out what else might be there. Signing up is not mandatory, though!

Food Sign Up