The Natural Baby

Huge Sale on Cloth Diapers, Baby Carriers, Diaper Bags and More! January 27 2017

winter clearance sale at the natural baby cheap cloth diaper sale

Join us at The Natural Baby store in Athens and online Friday January 27th and Saturday January 28th for our Winter Clearance Sale as we say farewell so some brands that we will no longer be carrying and some retired prints or selections!

Read more about our sale items on our collection page and join us for a huge discounts on some great products your family will surely love for years to come!

Here are the highlights of brands we will have on sale in some capacity!

AppleCheeks Cloth Diapers & Wet Bagsaden and anais sale
Aden + Anais Blankets, Swaddles, Bibs, and Gifts
Butterbean Sunscreen
Chewbeads Necklaces and Teethers
Lifefactory Glass Bottles and Teethers
Skip Hop Diaper Bags
Moby Wrap
Dolcino Woven Wraps 
ErgoBaby Carriers*bumgenius sale prints
GroVia Hybrid Shells*
doTerra Essential Oils
bumGenius Limited Edition prints
Winter Baby Clothing 
Precious Image Nursing Tops & Bras
Halo Sleep Sacks
Tunki Toy Chests

Our sale is making room for excited new products and brands to keep 2017 geared towards nurturing family and curating a selection of products that the natural family desires. 

As you travel your parenting journey if you find a product that you would love to see us carry we would love you input and suggestions! We love local brands, handmade, and definitely have a sweet spot for organic, sustainable, and reusable.

Watch us as we grow and change to meet our parents growing & changing needs in a modern world. 

We want to help you nurture your family so you and your family can thrive, live simply and feel love. 

We would love to hear from you soon & hope you can join our sale!



Drop In Child Care Coming to The Natural Baby January 17 2017

For all of our local families, we are so excited to announce the launch of "Nurture Hours" our own drop in child care option for Athens families which will be starting on February 1st, 2017!


Similar to traditional "Mother's Morning Out" Programs, Nurture Hours will be offered two days a week for 4 hours at a time. We aim to provide a "stepping stone" and a flexible option that families can utilize no matter their long term care plans, family structure, parenting styles, or possible religious affiliations.

At Nurture Hours we will uphold the mission of The Natural Baby which is to ultimately nurture family. We find the utmost importance in nurturing families especially postpartum mothers and care providers to young children. Parents give so much of themselves and often times neglect their own needs for self care among other things.

natural baby, natural family, natural parents, georgiaIn times of great stress and exhaustion it is vitally important to take care of yourself when you are in a care providers role. Through nourishment of your body, mind, and all aspects of ones self you can better provide loving and nurturing support in your preferred parenting style and often times can find more joy and love from that role, when you first take time for yourself.

Since parents are so often strapped for time, resources & reliable babysitters or care providers, The Natural Baby hopes to bridge that gap so that parents of young children can have time to take care of themselves and ultimately nurture their family unit- what ever your family unit may look like. 

We also feel that child care shouldn't be a sacrifice in your standards of care and attention for young children. When looking for care ourselves we were surprised just how limited the options were unless you were looking for full time care in a large facility. Similar to planning our birth we were looking for something smaller scale and a little more of an intimate experience where we knew that the time, attention, and relationships would be priority. Nurture Hours aims to do all of that for you and your family. As we grow we may be able to offer more days or more options but truly keeping our drop in care small scale is at the heart of why we wanted to start this. 

 

Here are the details you may find most helpful about Nurture Hours:


- Convenient Normaltown Location - 1590 Prince Avenue
- Drop in Care - No commitment required drop in as needed or wanted
- Offered Mondays & Wednesdays, 9am - 1pm
- Small Scale - Maximum 7 children 
- Mixed Age Group - Ages 6 weeks to 5 years
- Low Ratios - 2 teacher : 7 child maximum
- Consistent Staff 
- Knowledgeable Staff supporting families through breastfeeding, positive child guidance, cloth diapering, babywearing and first aid
- Connection to Nature - 45 minutes average time spent outdoors a day
- Reserved Options Available

Stop by and take a tour during our normal retail shop hours and see more about or space and meet the staff or make an appointment ! We aim to help you find the childcare that meets your need best and we also have information of some other great early learning options in the Athens area if our program isn't a good fit. So if you are looking for something different just let us know and we would love to connect you with some of our local Athens early learning pals!

Sensory Play Group at The Natural Baby Infant and Toddler We also offer Infant & Toddler Sensory Play Group which is a great first step to "try out" our space and come with your child to get more comfortable with our space and care providers. 

Please read more about our philosophy and requirements on our information page and as we build our program and prep for opening please let us know if you have any questions!!! Contact us or leave us a comment down below!


What questions do you have and what are /were your biggest fears about starting a new child care option? For us as parents we have felt the full range of emotions about leaving our child with someone new and we would love to hear about your thoughts, feelings and personal experiences!


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Tina Spring will be in our Athens, Georgia store and we will be broadcasting "Everything Dogs & Family" on Facebook Live so you can join us to learn more and ask questions even if you cant make it in person!

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Our Yoga Practice August 09 2013


I have found since becoming a mother, especially a mother of 2, that it is hard to find time to practice yoga.

In my school and college years I was actively involved in all forms of dance almost everyday. I also took a Pilates class is college and was hooked. When I became pregnant with my first, prenatal yoga was calling my name! Since I couldn't quite do the "hundred" with a pregnant belly, I...

Mission: Organization August 05 2013

With 2 kids under the age of 3, 2 pets, a husband, an old house and about 3 loads of cloth diaper laundry a week... I have the tendency to let things pile up. 

I'm ashamed, truly... Time to reclaim my desk!
Especially since we are only 4 months into our last move to our new place, and I was spending 4 hours commuting and about 9 hours a day, things have been piling up all over... The desk, the...