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Pehr Expert Advice & Guides

Overwhelmed about those first few days at home with your new baby? Check out our guide from a doula on those first few days and nights!

Jessica Cherniak, doula for both our founders Jen and Becca, takes you through the first 10 days at home with baby with a free printable.  Download her step-by-step guide here. 

How to talk to your kids about Coronavirus:

Parenting expert Caron of Roo Parenting gives helpful tips on how to talk about Covid-19 with your kids, plus useful skills on how to cope. Click here to watch the video. 

Or Download the Tip Sheet here.

How to help your child(ren) understand and manage school closures:

Download this tip sheet developed by Caron at Roo Parenting on how to help your children understand and manage school closures. Download Now

More Online (Free!) Resources We're Loving

Free online breastfeeding videos & lactation support

  • Our friends at Tinyhood offer a variety of online classes. To support the motherhood community during this time, they are currently offering their breastfeeding classes for free here: https://www.tinyhood.com/covid19

Online infant CPR classes, prenatal yoga classes and more

Information on baby development and behavior

  • The Wonder Weeks is a stress free guide to explaining your baby's behavior and when they're taking a "leap". Free access to their book and app here: https://www.thewonderweeks.co

Free Fun Daily Activities

Activity of the Day

  • Sign up here for the Roo Parenting newsletter for an easy activity of the day, sent straight to your inbox. 

Virtual Storytelling

  • Penguin Kids is offering virtual storytelling on their Instagram @penguinkids

Music Classes

  • Get grooving with Drew and his daily music classes at 11AM EST here: @musicwithdrew

Cooking Classes

e-Learning

  • ABCmouse.com is offering a free 30-day trial of its comprehensive early learning academy for children aged 2-8 and includes educational games and activities designed by teachers.
  • NASA has launched  Teachable Moments, connecting classrooms — and homes — with resources for investigating the latest discoveries about our universe. There are a range of activities and lessons that are suitable for grades K-12.
  • San Diego Zoo has 11 animal webcams, Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute has four animal webcams, and there are six webcams at the Houston Zoo 

Meditation:

  • What jellyfish drifting serenely through the water -  in "MeditOcean," the Monterey Bay Aquarium hosts a soothing 11-minute guided meditation video.
  • Daily meditation by Vanessa Hong here @vanessahong 
  • Misfit Studio is offering daily free live movement classes @misfitstudio