June Meeting: Sun Care Solutions

June 2nd @ 7pm at the Cambrian Branch Library, 1780 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, 95124

Want to get enough Vitamin D, but sensitive to the sun?
Are you concerned about Sun Damage?

Join HMN San Jose as we discuss the ins and outs of sun care and how we protect our skin. In this informative roundtable discussion, we will also be making a sunscreen which everyone will be able to make and take home!

April Meeting: “Mommy, My ____ Hurts!”

HOMEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR COMMON CHILDHOOD COMPLAINTS

April 7th @ 7pm at the Cambrian Branch Library, 1780 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, 95124

Please join Holistic Moms Network of San Jose welcome Mary Jo Aloi, CCH as she helps us better understand homeopathy and the best remedies for common childhood complaints, such as stomach aches, ear pain and throat pain.

Mary Jo Aloi, CCH, is certified as a classical homeo­path by the Council for Homeo­pathic Certi­fi­ca­tion and is a re­gis­ter­ed mem­ber of The Society of Homeo­paths, North America. She holds practitioner diplomas from The School of Homeo­pathy, Devon and from The Dynamis School for Advanced Homeo­pathic Studies. She is focused on working with people to reduce their overall level of susceptibility and increase their health over the long term through her extensive training and committed competent care.

March Meeting: Green Cleaning

March 3rd @ 7pm at the Cambrian Branch Library, 1780 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, 95124

Looking for easy ways to clean without breaking the bank?
Join us for a fun and FREE MAKE AND TAKE (make some DIY easy cleaning solutions)

Holistic Moms Network of San Jose will be hosting a fun workshop to discuss easy ways to save money, be eco-friendly, AND still have safe and effective cleaning solutions. We’ll discuss ways to utilize common household items to make hand sanitizers, surface cleaners, and detergents. PLUS, you’ll get to go home with a great cleaner we’ll make together.

February Meeting: Protecting Our Kids from Climate Change

February 3rd @ 7pm at the Cambrian Branch Library, 1780 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, 95124

Concerned about climate change?
Wondering what a busy parent can do about it?

Join the Holistic Moms Network of San Jose and Linda Hutchins-Knowles, an HMN member and volunteer with the Moms Clean Air Force, to learn about the biggest issue that will affect our children’s future: climate change.  Get inspired by how parents locally and around the country are mobilizing to protect the planet for future generations.  See and experience simple (five-minute) ways that we can make a difference and help secure a safe planet for our kids to inherit.  If we don’t make time to do that, who will?

October Meeting: Annual Open House

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October 7th @ 7pm at the Cambrian Branch Library, 1780 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, 95124

Discover what Holistic Moms Network of San Jose is all about! Our open house is a special, annual event where we invite everyone to get to know our members and community. We will be having a potluck/recipe swap (bring the recipe of any dish you bring), learn to make body lotion, and win some great prizes.

August Meeting: Celebration Makeovers


August 5th @ 7pm at the Cambrian Branch Library, 1780 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, 95124

Looking for ways to make celebrations more eco-friendly?
Wish holidays and birthdays weren’t filled with so much sugar?
 
Join HMN San Jose in our open discussion on how to makeover holidays and birthdays. With school and the holidays coming up soon, this is a perfect time to discuss and learn ways to make Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and birthdays more eco-friendly and not all about the sugar and sweets.

July Meeting: Children and the Outdoors

July 1st @ 7pm at the Cambrian Branch Library, 1780 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, 95124

Want your kids to go outside and play more?
Wondering where you should go?
 
Join HMN San Jose in our open discussion on children and the outdoors. Learn from others as we discuss favorite places to go, easy and quick outdoor activities, and how to get our kids off the couch and in nature. We will also discuss camping with children – tips, suggestions, and advice from veteran camping families.

June Meeting: Naturopathic Medicine

June 10th @ 7pm at the Cambrian Branch Library, 1780 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, 95124

Have you ever wondered about the differences between a naturopathic practitioner and a western doctor?

Sunshine Tomlin will join HMN of San Jose in discussing the differences, and give a brief overview of the different types of ‘medicine’ a naturopath studies, the holistic approach taken towards healthcare.  We’ll also discuss the differences between a naturopath and a naturopathic doctor.  Please come and join us and learn about some alternative healthcare options for you and your family.

May Meeting: Occupational Therapy for Kids

May 6th @ 7pm at the Cambrian Branch Library, 1780 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, 95124

Do you understand your children’s sensory systems (all 7 senses – including vestibular and proprioception) and how to create balanced sensory diets for the happiest and healthiest family dynamics?

Join the Holistic Moms Network of San Jose in welcoming Sahana Baker-Malone, M.A., O.T.R. as we learn and discover more about Occupational Therapy.

The correct sensory input may make for better transitions between activities, bedtimes, tolerating food or touch and better attention. Is your child challenged by gross or fine motor tasks? The underlying causes and strategies for improving motor function will be discussed.

March Meeting: Master Gardeners’ Presentation

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March 4th @ 7pm at the Cambrian Branch Library, 1780 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, 95124

Are you interested in starting a garden or even just having a few plants?
Are you a seasoned gardener looking for more tips?

Join the Holistic Moms Network of San Jose and Join UCCE Master Gardener, Deyana Hopkins for an in-depth talk on Growing Warm Season Vegetables. Learn how to create a healthy and productive warm season vegetable garden. The topics covered will be ‘Encouraging Beneficial Insects’ and ‘Growing Warm Season Vegetables: The cultural care, and the identification and management of pest and diseases’. Specific information will be provided for tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, beans, cucumbers, corn, melons and both winter and summer squash.

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