October Meeting: Open House

Join the Holistic Moms Network in celebrating Holistic Living Month!

We’re celebrating natural living and parenting all month long with special events – live and virtual – where you can find support, learn about holistic choices for your family and even win great prizes!

The San Jose Chapter will be kicking off the month […]

August Meeting Change: Cool Season Vegetable Gardening

PLEASE NOTE: MEETING CHANGE!!! Join Holistic Moms Network of San Jose learn tips and ideas on Cool Season Vegetable Gardening. I’ve scheduled a Santa Clara County Master Gardener to come present to our group (see description below).

The meeting will be at our regular time and location, Cambrian Library, 1780 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, […]

May Monthly Meeting: Parenting During the Tween/Teen Years Panel of Speakers

Join us on May 3rd when our panel of experts will help us understand the developmental changes, healthy self development, effective communications and boundary settings for tweens/teens. Our panel of experts will discuss both the mother and father’s perspective, both from a clinical and personal viewpoint.

We look forward to seeing you there!

In health,


March Meeting — Holistic Approach Toward Immune Health

Holistic Moms Network of San Jose Presents. . . “Holistic Approach Towards Immune Health: Discussion about Immune Health, Nutrition, and an Integrative View of Vaccinations.” Join us as we welcome our guest speaker, Dr. Yen Tran, N.D. , to present and discuss a holistic view of immune health and the role vaccines play in it. […]

November Meeting: Self Defense Seminar for Moms and Kids

Holistic Moms Network of San Jose Presents. . .Self Defense Seminar for Moms and Kids

Learn tips and techniques to protect yourself from a 3rd Degree Black Belt and the 2006 CA State Champion in Weapons and Forms. Master Chris Black, Chief Instructor for Victory Martial Arts Willow Glen, will be teaching us self defense […]

October Meeting: Attachment Parenting the Maturing Child

Holistic Moms Network of San Jose Presents. . .

“Attachment Parenting the Maturing Child: Featuring guest speaker, Justine Saffir, Director of Sunnymont Parent Co-Op Nursery School” Tuesday, October 5, 2010 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Cambrian Branch Library Community Room 1780 Hillsdale Avenue, San Jose, CA

Attachment Parenting newborns and babies often comes naturally to […]

A review of a local sustainable farm; Early Bird Ranch

I just got back from a fantastic day visiting the Early Bird Ranch at Half Moon Bay (actually, Pescadero) with fellow HMN member, Lenore.  Lenore had heard about fresh, locally pastured chickens being available there and pre-ordered some chickens for the fall harvest.  We made a day of it by tripping out to the […]

September Meeting

Holistic Moms Network of San Jose Presents. . .

“An Evening of Natural Beauty”

Want to join us for an evening of beauty? Wondering what natural and holistic beauty products and treatments others love? Join us for a fun evening of hanging out, pampering, and learning what others use, make, and/or recommend. Bring […]

August Monthly Meeting Info

“Alternative Education:  Exploring Waldorf, Montessori and Homeschooling Philosophies” Ever wondered what the differences are between the Waldorf and Montessori approaches?  Have you considered Homeschooling but are not sure where to start? Join our panel of Educators for a presentation/discussion on the different education options available in the South Bay. Representatives from local schools and homeschool cooperatives […]

Recipe of the Week

Contributed by member, Jennifer Meegan.

I was feeling a bit desperate and uninspired tonight….so decided on the heels of making the chocolate coconut cupcakes that I’d throw something together using coconut and whatever I could scrounge in my fridge/pantry. This resulted in this coconut mango salmon dish and this coconut garlic green bean dish. […]