Located in Toronto, Ontario, Koala Mamas was created in the spring of 2003 by four babywearing mamas: Melanie M., Billie-Jo G., Kathy D. and Anna G.
Though the initial focus of the group was babywearing, we have evolved into a safe, supportive environment for parents practicing an attachment parenting (AP) and natural family living (NFL) lifestyle.
Discussions at group meetings and on list are varied, and touch on such topics as babywearing, family bed/co-sleeping, breastfeeding, extended/tandem nursing, gentle discipline, vaccination awareness, cloth diapering, elimination communication, education, organic living, etc. Our discussions are not limited to these topics, and there really is no such thing as "off-topic" discussion!
This group is for those who wish to support other parents who have chosen an AP/NFL lifestyle. Whether you follow all of these ideals or are just interested in learning more, we hope you will find friendship and encouragement here and that you will share your own thoughts and ideas about this style of parenting.
See http://www.koalamamas.com for more information on meeting times and locations.