The Little happinest team
Ashley Oliver Asquith
Ashley Oliver Asquith, Owner, CLC
Ashley Oliver after having her son in 2009 she was inspired to make a career change, and begin to help families. After Managing a popular Parenting company and witnessing the importance of community support for new moms, she was eager to become an instructor. As a mom to a wonderful 10 year old, and infant, she has a natural compassion for postnatal support. She has a BA & MS from Lasell College, Certified Lactation Counselor, years of childcare experience, and has worked in the prenatal and postnatal industry since 2012. Her teaching style is genuine, positive, and has an open understanding to all that comes along with Parenting.
Teaches New Moms' Groups, Baby Sign Language, Sensory Art & Play, Talk & Play in Arlington, Brookline, Charlestown, & Chestnut Hill.
Melanie Venuti Instructor, IBCLC, RLC
Melanie Venuti has been working in the maternal and child health field for 10 years. She started her career working in pediatric nutrition where she developed a passion for breastfeeding support and parental education. Upon sitting for the IBCLC exam, Melanie focused her career on breastfeeding consultations, prenatal breastfeeding education, and family support. Since then, Melanie has been growing her private practice, and has helped multiple breastfeeding women. Melanie has worked with many women with a wide variety of breastfeeding related concerns including low milk supply, latch issues, breastfeeding after breast surgery, oral anomalies such as tongue ties, premature babies transitioning back to the breast and much more! MV Breastfeeding Support offers private in home lactation services, telephone and email consultations, online education, prenatal breastfeeding groups, new moms groups and support groups
Teaches New Moms' Groups, Baby Sign Language, Talk & Play, & Prenatal Workshops.
Owner and Operator of The Tiny Kitchen
Lead teacher & director certified in early childhood education
has been in the field of Early Childhood Education for the last 10 years, seven of those were based at The Newtowne School, a Reggio Emilia cooperative preschool. She holds a Master's Degree with a focus on literacy from Lesley University. For the past five years she she has been the owner and operator of her company The Tiny Kitchen.
Carolyn is so excited to share with you her love of literature and cooking. At The Tiny Kitchen we read together, cook, craft, and explore new foods. The mixed age classes offer a unique opportunity for siblings and friends of all ages to join together in a small, personalized experience. She uses her background in literacy to choose books that meet a varied age group.
Carolyn is so excited to be working with Little Happynest and the C-Town Community Space. The concept of The Tiny Kitchen is deeply rooted in the importance of relationships with parents, children, and caregivers. Carolyn is thrilled to be part of a community space that offers a wide variety of classes and support to families.
Teaches Tiny Kitchen cooking classes, Baby & Me Playtime, Sensory, & Story time Art in Charlestown.