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After over a decade of guiding new parents through pregnancy and early childhood, Isis Parenting has announced the abrupt closure of its Brookline-founded chain of family centers with four Massachusetts locations in addition to the Atlanta and Dallas areas. More than just educational workshops on all things baby, the company also served as an outlet for top notch merchandise, selling a curated set of strollers, car seats, diaper bags, clothes, and toys along with expert advice. Alerting its customers of the situation last night on Facebook, Isis notes that effectively immediately, all classes are canceled—though the centers will be open for a short (unspecified) time with limited hours. No cause for the closure has been offered, but already dozens of parents have taken to Facebook to express gratitude for the centers' support and disbelief over the news. The company encourages customers with questions to email.
· Isis, local maternity and parenting business, is closing [Boston Globe]
· Isis Parenting [Official Site]