The Museum of Jewish Heritage presents a new Sunday morning series designed especially for Jewish and interfaith parents of babies and young toddlers, and expectant parents, too. All types of families are welcome.

New Families, New Traditions is an informal Sunday morning series where you can meet other moms and dads over bagels and coffee, and explore a range of topics that befuddle new parents. Children can enjoy a padded play area, complete with an array of fun and safe toys, or snooze in the stroller.

Each program is $10 per family and includes refreshments. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Programs will be at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place.

To register or for more information, call 646.437.4300 or e-mail

Sunday, October 2, 11 A.M.

Bedtime Blues

With Dream Team Baby, featured on NBC's "Today Show"

Sleep deprived? Come learn the latest tips for helping your infant or toddler sleep through the night and nap so you can all sleep like better-rested babies.

Sunday, November 6, 11 A.M.

Green Babies

With green living expert Alexandra Zissu, author of The Complete Organic Pregnancy and The Conscious Kitchen

Since babies put everything in their mouths, you need to know a lot about everything. From diapers to food to toys to setting up an organic nursery, find out the latest information about the best environmentally friendly products and practices for you and your baby.

Sunday, December 4, 11 A.M.

December Dilemma

Writer Julie Wiener, "In The Mix," a column about interfaith family life in The Jewish Week

Writer and mom Julie Wiener has experienced and written about many of the challenges that come from being in an interfaith marriage. With insight and humor, she'll share some of her tips for navigating the holiday season with a minimum of stress.

Programs will continue in the spring.

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