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JPMoms

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Requirement for Membership

Members must be a parent living in the JP area. Most of our members have children under 5 years old, but all JP parents of young children can join

JPMoms is an on-line extension of a face-to-face community of parents in Jamaica Plain and immediately adjacent neighborhoods of Boston. Created in 2003, this grass-roots list was organized by JP mothers who wanted to stay in touch as their babies outgrew the Jamaica Plain New Moms’ Support Group. Although our group was started by mothers, JPMoms is open to parents (mothers, fathers, and guardians) and expectant parents living in Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, West Roxbury, Roxbury, Hyde Park and Mission Hill.

JPMoms aims to promote an open, accepting, and supportive space for parents to connect with the local parenting community. The on-line community of JPMoms is a resource where local parents and expectant parents ask and answer questions, share concerns, provide support, and exchange information related to parenting. Since the listserv represents a geographic community of parents, member interactions are similar to the way a group of parents would interact at a playground, school open house, or community picnic. All posts are signed with the poster’s first name and child or children’s first initial and approximate age. Members are encouraged to actively participate in discussions, answer questions, and provide information and support to other community members.

The group is not open to individuals who want to join to promote events, services or products, nor is it open to those who wish to use JPMoms for marketing or research. JPMoms is not open to nannies and daycare providers unless said providers are parents of small children and reside in our designated geographic area. We ask child care providers and all local business owners to wear their ‘parent hat’ when participating on JPMoms, not a ’business’ hat.

Upcoming Events

Kids Drumming at Spontaneous Celebrations

Sat Dec 3, 2016, 10–11 am EST

Our new drum leader offers fabulous percussion classes and workshops on Saturday mornings at our community center. Ages 1-10. $5 suggested donation.

Baby Boot Camp Strollfit Class

Mon Dec 5, 2016, 9:30–10:30 am EST

Baby Boot Camp is an innovative stroller-based fitness program creating a FUN & unique mom group for soon to be and current mommies to Bring Your Baby and Get Fit.

Visit https://babybootcamp-brooklinejamaicaplain.frontdeskhq.com to sign up to try your first class for free!

Toddler Yoga!

Mon Dec 5, 2016, 11–11:45 am EST

Join me for this fun filled toddler (walkers to 3 )/adult class where we stretch and strengthen our minds, imaginations and bodies while practicing yoga! We practice a Sundance, sing songs, and go on wild adventures!

Mondays at 11 am at Blissful Monkey Yoga Studio in JP. Adult/child class. Classes are ongoing. A new 7 week session ($94.-) begins September 12th!. Columbus Day class not included. Drop in space ($16.) is available.

Little bookworms (at the MSPCA)

Tue Dec 6, 2016, 10–11 am EST

An animal-themed book is read to toddlers. An animal from the shelter is also brought in to visit. www.mspca.org/storytime. Free; donation appreciated.

FJECC Open House (Temple Israel Preschool)

Tue Dec 6, 2016, 7–9 pm EST

Do you have a child(ren) who will be between the ages of 1.9 and 5 years by August 31, 2017? Now is the time to register your children for the FJECC toddler or preschool program. The FJECC Preschool at Temple Israel has been named in Boston Magazine as
one of “The Best Preschools in Boston and surrounding communities” and continues to be a popular program.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you!

Please RSVP to Lisa Scott: 617-566-3960 X148

lscott@tisrael.org

Recent News

JP Moms Group News News

JPMoms Mission Statement

6/25/2012 (4 yrs ago)
JPMoms Mission
JPMoms is an on-line extension of a face-to-face community of parents
in Jamaica Plain and immediately adjacent neighborhoods of Boston.
Created in 2003, this grass-roots list was organized by JP mothers who
wanted to stay in touch as their babies outgrew the Jamaica Plain New
Moms' Support... read more »