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OCTOBER 21, 2018
THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF DANCE
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY
Tickets for 2018 go on sale Sept 1!
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Meet the Team
Ilissa Goman is the certified child sleep consultant and CPST behind BINX. She started her business in June of 2010 after realizing the Capital District was lacking many services that were available in other places across the US. Ilissa has become a trusted expert for moms in her area and beyond. BINX thrives on bringing the best of the baby world to this area through their blog and through the services Ilissa offers; sleep coaching and consulting, gear cleaning and car seat inspections. For more info on BINX please visit www.BinxBaby.com or call (518)309-2469.
Colleen Pierre is a mama of two crazy kids and owner of SaratogaMama, magazine and website. With a background in marketing, social media, graphic design, corporate communications and journalism, Colleen is full of ideas, some good, some not so much. Colleen spends a good deal of time socializing online and offline and can be located on Instagram, Facebook at SaratogaMama.com or the good ol’fashioned phone, 518-338-7304.
Amber Chaves is a pediatric occupational therapist with over 10 years of experience working with children and their families. She is originally from Colonie, NY and received her BSOT from Boston University. She is certified in infant massage and received her babywearing training through the Babywearing Institute. Amber opened The Bundle Store in March of 2013, bringing the NY Capital District their first eco-friendly baby and maternity boutique. The Bundle Store is located in Clifton Park, NY. Visit www.TheBundleStore.com for more info, or call (518) 557-8809.
Maggie Lashinsky is the mama of 3 behind the 518 Breastfeeding Mamas group (an amazing breastfeeding support group with +2700 members!). She is also our attendee bag cultivator extraordinaire.