Bits & Pieces: Free Zoom Dance, the Best Changing Pad Ever, and What Kindergarten Teachers Wish You Knew

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Netflix, we love you because the next episode of Thomas starts without us having to press a button, and we really love you because of your groundbreaking parental leave policy that we hope (hope!) will catch on.

Momo’s Treehouse (one of our favorite toy stores) has launched a free loyalty club program. Sign up and you’ll get discounts and rewards.

Zoom Dance is offering free classes on Saturdays at different locations around the city. Check out the schedule and sign up. (What is Zoom Dance, you ask? A super creative program which combines movement, activity, storytelling and dance. My daughter loves it.)

The number one reason moms (who believe breast is best) give up nursing after baby comes? Can you guess?

The seven things kindergarten teachers want all parents to know, do and think about before school starts.

This portable changing pad keeps wandering baby hands out of germs and all the nasties that live on public changing tables (and also, out of the, um, action). It’s kinda brilliant, and you can support it on Kickstarter.

Calendar alert!!! City Kids Consignment Fall 2015 Sale is October 17 and 18 this year. As always, you’re not going to want to miss it. Clear your weekend now, people.

Calendar alert, part two!!! Smith Playground’s Back-to-School Bazaar is also coming up: On August 29, you can go and swap school supplies, uniforms, clothes, toys and more. Check the site for info, guys.

I love this little essay about couponing. We should all be so money smart.

Hey, you can get FREE cold-brew iced coffee every Friday in August at any Saxby’s in Philly.