M+A Virtual Events

  • Better Communication with Your Toddler by Dr. Harvey Karp

    Better Communication with Your Toddler by Dr. Harvey Karp 

    Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 4:00pm CT on Zoom.


    with Dr. Harvey Karp, America's most-trusted pediatrician + Snoo founder

    Moderated by Jada Shapiro, maternal health expert + boober founder

    Join America's most-trusted pediatrician and child development expert for a deep dive into how to better communicate with your toddler. The author of the Happiest Baby/Happiest Toddler books and videos will share research, tips, and best practices that will help you make better sense of your little.

    Register Now
  • International Women's Day - The Future Is Female: Workshop for Girls

    International Women's Day - The Future Is Female: Workshop for Girls 

    Monday, March 8th, 2021 at 4:00pm CT on Zoom.


    Moderated by Dr. Ann-Louise Lockhart, Founder of A New Day Pediatric Psychology


    Monica Royer, Founder/CEO Monica + Andy
    Chaisty Halcomb, Founder Momfully You and Redefining You
    Nadia Pardesi, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator and Students of Color Affinity Group Facilitator, Francis Parker School

    Join us for a parent + daughter (ages 5–12) workshop in celebration of International Women's Day. With conversations to inspire and build confidence for our next generation of women.

    The self-esteem building event will include breakout sessions led by our panelists.

    Register Now
  • Tummy Time Together

    Tummy Time Together 


    For parents and caregivers of babies 0-6 months.

    Enroll early! Class size limited to 20.

    Looking for ways to get more tummy time in during the day?

    Join the Tummy Time Together class where Risha Kotecha, a pediatric Doctor of Physical Therapy, will take you step-by-step through the most important parts of your child’s early motor development. She’ll demonstrate tips and strategies to encourage the foundational motor milestones that help infants master tummy time, rolling, sitting, and standing. Best part: one family from each class will win a free 30-minute private developmental session with Risha!

    Meet Risha

    Risha Kotecha, PT, DPT, PCS, MBA is a practicing Pediatric Physical Therapist at a top children's hospital in Chicago and owner of Steady Steps PT LLC, an infant and child motor development and physical therapy resource dedicated to help get your little one moving! You can find her on Instagram @steadystepspt

    Please select a Date & Time to add a class to your cart:

  • COVID-19 Vaccine: Hear from our experts as it relates to pregnancy and breastfeeding

    COVID-19 Vaccine: Hear from our experts as it relates to pregnancy and breastfeeding 

    Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 at 7:00pm CT on Zoom.



    Dr. Said T. Daneshmand, MD F.A.C.O.G, Fertility Specialist

    Dr. Jaqueline Worth, MD, OBGYN

    Dr. Payal D. Adhikari, MD, Pediatrician

    Moderated by Jada Shapiro, Founder of Boober and Birth Day Presence

    You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers.

    Join our panel for a timely conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine. We’ll answer all of your questions regarding vaccine safety during fertility treatments, pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    To submit a question in advance, email digitalexperiences@monicaandandy.com

    Introducing our new panelist: Dr. Said Daneshmand

    Dr. Daneshmand is specialty board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and sub-specialty board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology. He serves on the board of several surrogacy advocacy groups. He has collaborated to develop in vitro fertilization (IVF) protocols to improve pregnancy rates, including PTEC (post-thaw extended culture), which is one of the most successful IVF regimens currently available. These groundbreaking findings were published in the internationally respected medical journal, Fertility and Sterility, where Dr. Daneshmand also served as a reviewer.

    Register Now
  • Tiny Tunes With Tim

    Tiny Tunes With Tim (0–12 months)

    Fridays at 11:30am–12:00pm and 12:30pm–1:00pm Central Time


    Tim uses a variety of interactive children's songs aimed at inspiring families to sing together while gently moving with their babies at home. 

    Please select a Date & Time to add a class to your cart:

  • Tunes With Tim

    Tunes With Tim (all ages)

    Fridays at 10:30am–11:00am Central Time


    Tim uses his wide repertoire of original & classic songs – from nursery rhymes to Beatles tunes – to inspire kids AND adults to dance, sing & play along at home.

    Please select a Date & Time to add a class to your cart:

  • Circus Science with Gregory May

    Circus Science with Gregory May 

    Join professional knucklehead and silly scientist Gregory May on a tour of the scientific principles behind his circus skills. As a former Ringling Brothers Circus performer and Port Discovery Children’s Museum educator, Gregory uses juggling, rolling globe walking, lasso spinning, and other amazing tricks to explore Newton’s Laws, Gyroscopic Motion, and Center of Gravity. It's a wild ride for the entire family!

    Gregory May Bio:

    Invite former Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey circus performer Gregory May to make your next event spectacular! He has performed in national commercials, at the White House, on David Letterman, at the Kennedy Center, and at over 600 elementary schools since 1985. His combination of circus skills along with his experience as a former Baltimore City science teacher and Port Discovery Childrens Museum educator make him an excellent choice to teach and entertain your students!

    Please select a Date & Time to register:

    Register Now
  • Baby's First Foods: Easy Baby Food Recipes For Your 6+ Month Old

    Baby's First Foods: Easy Baby Food Recipes For Your 6+ Month Old 


    Join Certified Integrative Nutritionist, Celebrity Health Coach, TV Wellness Contributor and mom of three, Karina Heinrich of The Karina Method, as she walks you through making FIRST FOODS for your 6-month old. Karina will walk you step-by-step through delicious recipes incorporating the best first food choices for your baby. Plus, learn how to clean your produce and tips and tricks to make the whole process easy.

    The class will be held close to lunchtime so you can prep food for your baby along with your lunch. After you sign-up we'll send you a shopping list for the class.

    For more info on The Karina Method:

    Please select a Date & Time to register:

    Register Now
  • Breastfeeding Support Group

    Breastfeeding Support Group 


    Every Tuesday!

    1:00pm — 2:00pm CT

    Drop-in anytime!

    There’s so much conflicting information about breastfeeding. What works for one mom and a baby will not necessarily work for another. Kate Ogilvie, a board certified lactation consultant, hosts this virtual, drop-in session to answer your questions and concerns. So whether it’s your first go at breastfeeding or you need a quick refresher, join our intimate online breastfeeding support group.

    Kate has worked in the Chicagoland area for the past five years as an Internally Board Certified Lactation Consultant helping families meet their breastfeeding goals. Kate is a mother to two children and lives in the Lakeview neighborhood. She was inspired by being a breastfeeding mother herself to become an IBCLC.

    BONUS: Attendees will enjoy a special discount on Nunona's Mama Balls to help you create better quality breast milk

    please send in any questions to digitalexperiences@monicaandandy.com 

    Please select a Date & Time to register:

    Register Now
  • 3 Simple Ways to Get Your Little One Talking

    3 Simple Ways to Get Your Little One Talking 

    Are you looking for new ways to get your little one communicating with you? Are you worried your little one isn’t talking yet? Are you looking to learn specific strategies to get your child saying new words? 

    We are here to help you! Join Becky and Stephanie from Tiny Talkers, LLC, both ASHA-certified speech-language pathologists, as they explain and demonstrate three simple and effective steps to get your little one talking!

    Informative handout will be provided with the course. 

    Intended for parents/caregivers of 12-24 months old.

    Registration limit: 25

    About Tiny Talkers:

    Becky Chamberlain and Stephanie Tuthill are co-founders of Tiny Talkers, LLC. Tiny Talkers is a speech and language resource dedicated to helping you get your little ones talking! They offer speech tips, strategies, resources and more. You can find them on Instagram @tiny.talkers and online www.tinytalkerschicago.com.

    Please select a Date & Time to add a class to your cart:

  • Q&A with Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

    Q&A with Board Certified Pediatric Dentist 


    Join us for a virtual talk and Q&A with Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, Mom and Author of “A Book About Teeth,”  Dr. Fatina of Gramercy Kids Smiles. She’ll share tips for taking care of your baby’s dental health at home and answer any questions you might have about teething, brushing, pacifiers, sippy cups, the first dental visit, and more.

    Q+A's will be on a monthly basis

    Please select a Date & Time to register: