West MI Weekend Event for Moms {Free}

For those of you who live in the Grand Rapids, MI area, there is a fun event happening on Saturday for moms! Put together by some local mommas, this looks like it’s going to be fun! And not only are there some great looking workshops, it’s also a breastmilk drive for a couple of little baby boys who are surviving off the donations of generous mamas who pump a little extra for them.

A Day For Babes

Breast Milk Drive & Motherhood Celebration

May 7, 2011

11AM – 7PM

The Evolve Center For Success

1031 Wealthy St. – Grand Rapids

(Between Sparrows Coffee and Brick Road Pizza)


RSVP on the Facebook Event Page to be added to the guest list and receive a FREE Raffle Ticket!

Mothers make the world go around, and this day is dedicated to all you are and all that you could be. Join your local health and living experts as they feature workshops, demonstrations, services and goods all focused on empowerment, personal growth and your overall well being.


Breast Milk Donation Drive

The Mothers Of The Milky Way is a local group of women who organize and collect donations of breast milk to benefit Jayden and Michael, two little ones on the East side of Michigan who are surviving on these donations.

To learn more about donating to The Mothers Of The Milky Way & Jayden and Michael, please visit:MilkyWayMothers.blogspot.com


Workshop Schedule

  • 11:00 – “An Active Mama Is A Healthy, Happpy Mama.” – Stroller Strides
  • 11:30 – Displaying Photography In Your Home with photographer Michelle Tippmann of En Vida Studio
  • NOON – “Creating Your Best Birth Plan” & Babywearing Demonstrations with Birth Doula Juliea Paige
  • 1:30 – “Cloth Diapering 101” with Tami Hanson of West Michigan Diaper Parties by Everything Birth
  • 2:00 – “Taking Control Of You Financial Future – Saving For Your Kids AND Your Retirement Made Easy!” with Financial Planner Holly Karasinski
  • 3:00 – “A Happy Mama Makes For A Happy Home: How To Bring Excitement And Inspiration Back Into The Life You’re Living.” With life coach Michelle Simons
  • 4:30 – Belly Dancing
  • 5:00 – “Simple Nutrition For The Busy Mama” with Health & Wellness Coach Aubrey Martin
  • 6:00 – The Unveiling of The CommonUnity Project – Find out what is on the horizon for the community of Grand Rapids. This is going to be BIG!

Also – come and check out our amazing vendors!

Crowning Lotus Doula Services – with Birth Doula info, Nursing Clips, Buddy Blankets, Birthing Bracelets & Mama Munchies Cookies
Henna Tattoos by the very talented Cassie Jaffe
MiEssence Certified Organic Beauty/Skin Care – with Jessica Andrews
XanGo – The Mangosteen Miracle – Self improvement, from the inside out.
Photography by Michelle Tippmann of En Vida Studio

Raffle Sponsors:

Crowning Lotus Doula Services
Health & Wellness Coaching
Clothing Matters
Energy Worker Sue Krenselewski
Health & Wellness Coaching with Aubrey Martin
En Vida Studio Photography
Teri Genovese Photography
West Michigan Diaper Parties by Everything Birth
Hoopy Go Lucky (One Hula Hoop!)
There will also be light refreshments (Including local doula & mama made Mama Munchies Cookies), Raffles & Samples!

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About donielle

Donielle is a natural momma of two, lover of real foods, and owner and editor of Grand Rapids Natural Living and Naturally Knocked Up. You can usually find her in the kitchen whipping up some nourishing foods, cuddled on the couch reading books to the littles, avoiding the laundry and Mt. Saint Dishes, or tapping away on the laptop. Her husband puts up with her sometimes crazy "hippie" ways, but loves her regardless. Welcome to my home away from home.