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Conscious Mamas Movement

Get all the tools you need to raise the next generation of conscious humans with the Conscious Mamas Movement Membership. This incredible library of heart centered resources combines conscious parenting, holistic health, and social and emotional literacy in small bite-sized tools so parents can raise kind, resilient humans. Gain access to our library of yoga classes for the whole family and special offers from therapists, coaches, and experts for only $14.44 a month. Plus you'll get your first month free when you use code: CMMFRIEND.

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Welcome to Core4Parenting! Conscious mamas raising world and Kindergarten ready kids!
We know who we are raising is more important than what they choose to do with their one, big, beautiful life. We know that each child we bring into the world is unique and (*sigh) that means we need to choose different tools from our parenting tool kit to meet each of their developmental needs. We know we need a safe, supportive space to learn from and lean on like-minded parents. We know this parenting thing is hard, invisible work but we also know why we choose to do it. We are raising world-ready kids with the skills they need to change the world!
We put in ALL the 🌟Time 🌟Love 🌟Energy 🌟Attention
If you are doing this BIG work growing a human and need a support system we are here with community, courses, & coaching programs. And the Transforming the Toddler Years podcast launches Jan 3rd, 2023!

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I've learned first-hand that when we put as much of our personality, passion, values, and style into our own brand and website as we can, that's when the magic happens. That's when we effortlessly attract the people we want to serve and who will absolutely cherish working with us. My mission in Ellanyze is to do just this for heart-centered business owners like you. If you know deep down that you have a HUGE gift to give to the world, and you're ready for your audience to discover you, let's talk and make it happen. Ellanyze is a combination of the words Ella (meaning “she”), and Synchronize. To me, Ellanyze represents the feminine that I bring to my work, as well as the synchronization that will happen in our work together: my favorite thing in the world is getting to know you for who you really are, seeing your passion, your uniqueness, and your gifts - and then creating a brand and website that are a perfect reflection of that.

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Gold Coast Doulas

Gold Coast Doulas is the premier bedrest, birth, and postpartum doula agency serving West Michigan and the Lakeshore. We are insured, experienced, and professional offering judgment-free support no matter your birth preference or parenting style. We have bedrest doulas, birth doulas, daytime and overnight postpartum doulas, lactation support from an IBCLC, sleep consultations, and classes including: HypnoBirthing, Newborn Survival, Breastfeeding, Grandparents, Tired As A Mother Sleep Classes, Back to Work Pumping, Comfort Measures, and Preparing for Multiples. Becoming A Mother online course. Podcast called Ask the Doulas on Soundcloud and Itunes Gold Coast Doulas is a Certified B Corporation.

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In Kind Boxes

At In Kind Boxes, we want new moms to know that they're not alone, and that they matter. Our postpartum box is carefully curated for both mom and baby because moms deserve to feel special too. For every gift box sold, we donate one to a family in need. We believe that every mom deserves quality postpartum care. Our goal is to support families on their postpartum journey. We care to help reduce inequalities and work to promote good health and well being. We do this by providing families with gift boxes filled with natural and organic essentials. In Kind Boxes is a volunteer run 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

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K. Cole Wellness

K. Cole Wellness is all about helping women practice joyful, creative self care. Owner Kandice also published a book The Joyful Woman's Guide to Self Care, available on Amazon. Learn more

Laura B. Folkes, Certified Holistic Health Coach

As a certified holistic health coach, Laura has supported over 100 clients who know what they should be eating but have a hard time sticking to it to transform their relationship with food. It’s Laura's mission to help you discover what is holding you back and keeping you stuck in the cycle of dieting and losing willpower. Together, you will go beyond weight loss support and accountability coaching and get to the root of why you’re able to be “good” most of the time but end up falling off track. It’s not because you just love ice cream too much. Throughout the process you will make small, sustainable changes without deprivation. You won't need to resist food. You'll no longer be tempted by it!

Schedule a 40-minute Curiosity Call free from shame, guilt and judgment. You'll fill Laura in on your challenges with your relationship with food, gain insight as to why you self-sabotage, and will have a safe space to talk about what's on your mind. You'll walk away knowing the steps to create sustainable change (no willpower required)!

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Major Care Doulas

Major Care™ connects new parents with virtual certified postpartum doulas to provide affordable and accessible remote care. Wherever you live, whenever you need it, we are there. Postpartum care is critical for the baby and the birth person. Every study available proves what we know: When a postpartum doula is involved, the entire family has a healthier, safer, and better experience. Our FREE postpartum app My Fourth guides you through the fourth trimester with easy-to-understand information and useful support centered on your own recovery and mental health.

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Me Two Books

Founded in 2016 by Ali Dunn, a mom to preemie twins, Me Two Books' mission is to create products that provide support, encouragement and information for families. We sell books, cards, stickers and other products for NICU/ families with multiples.

For the month of November- Buy a book and get a sticker for free

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Nina Chicago

Nina Chicago is a contemporary yarn and fabric shop located in the Noble Square neighborhood, with a focus on community and all things crafty. Stop in and you’ll find a wide variety of beautiful yarns, fabrics & accessories, the latest publications, and plenty of like-minded folks who are sure to inspire your creativity! This year, they're celebrating Small Business Saturday in the shop, but we're also celebrating Cyber Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The more you spend, the more you earn to redeem in December! Shop all regular-priced merchandise in our store on Saturday and receive a coupon that is valid through the end of the year: • spend $50, get a $5 coupon • spend $100, get a $12 coupon • spend $150, get a $23 coupon • spend $200, get a $35 coupon • spend $250 or more, get a $50 coupon Can't make it in on Saturday afternoon? Shop our website all weekend and Monday and receive the same promotion! A coupon with a unique code to use on our website for any purchase will be sent to you. It can be used for the whole month of December.

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Rooted in Harmony Counseling

Group therapy and coaching practice in California specializing in the adjustment to postpartum for mom, dad, and their relationship.

Buy 8 sessions of coaching for 1400 and get 2 sessions free ($2500 value) with Allie or Yvette

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Sperry Wellness

Sperry Wellness is a coaching and consulting business that supports professional and executive level women who are struggling with the health consequences of burnout. -Whether you are the CEO of your household or a C-suite at a Fortune 500 company, Sperry Wellness believes that women need more targeted resources to succeed in their careers and thrive in their home lives. -My program packages are specifically designed to help you take back control of your overall health and wellbeing by incorporating 6 simple steps into your daily life to reduce stress. -Let's stop drowning and get back to feeling productive again. -Whatever your specific health goals are Sperry Wellness can you help you. Sperry Wellness also works with employers and consults on topics including corporate wellness, employee wellbeing, parental leave, & DEI issues.

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Whole Heart Maternal Mental Health

Located in Philadelphia, we specialize in reproductive mental health -- seeing women across the reproductive lifespan including through pregnancy grief and loss and fertility challenges. We've created a worksheet for people going through fertility challenges to help give them a sense of control and agency during this super insanely difficult time. You can download the worksheets on Etsy or on their website

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We always appreciate all the contributions made by Small Businesses within and outside of their community.  In particular, we are grateful to those small businesses that have supported the foundation.  In honor of Small Business Saturday, we featured these businesses on our social media channels and now are providing them here for your future use.

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