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August 2019

Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Aug 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Back to School Routines

Tuesday, Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Routines create a strong family foundation. They provide kids with consistency and a sense of security, and they are especially important during times of transition—like the back to school season. Learn how you can help your child succeed by creating structure, setting limits, identifying strengths and using logical consequences. Facilitated by Bob Pavlik.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Parenting Bravely

Thursday, Aug 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Dr. Brené Brown is a professor and researcher who has a lot to teach us about courage, shame, vulnerability and empathy. In this two-part class (August 8 and August 22), we will listen to and discuss her Ted Talks and interviews, and walk away with ideas and inspiration for “parenting bravely.” Led by Patrice Baker. (This is part of an ongoing series that meets every Thursday morning and alternates between focused discussions around a topic -- such as "Parenting Bravely"…

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No Family Center programs this week

Monday, Aug 26 - Friday, Aug 30
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

With the exception of Mother-to-Mother Connections and Sober Parenting Journey, which will still be held, there will be no playgroups, parent support groups or parenting classes held this week.  See you after Labor Day.

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Aug 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

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September 2019

Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Sep 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Understanding Anxiety

Tuesday, Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Starting a new school year can trigger feelings of stress and anxiety in parents and children.  These feelings can negatively impact children’s academic functioning and social and family relationships. Mimi Hallowell, MSW at Families First, will help us understand the cycle of anxiety and how it affects adults and children.  We will learn practical coping skills to help manage anxiety.

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Sep 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Toilet Learning Made Easier

Thursday, Sep 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Before the next battle over the toilet, arm yourself with information and support from parents who have lived through potty training. Find out how to tell when children are really ready, and how to work with them, not against them. With Parkie Boley.

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Sep 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

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Parent Recharge

Thursday, Sep 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Parent Recharge meets the first and third Thursday mornings (September 5 & 19 and October 3 & 17) featuring unstructured conversation with other parents and caregivers. On the second, fourth and fifth Thursdays, there are focused discussions around a specific topic. Join us to learn, laugh, ask questions, and enjoy a morning out while your children socialize in our playroom. Coming up: August 22: Parenting Bravely. Dr. Brené Brown is a professor and researcher who has a lot to teach…

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Sep 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on Tuesday mornings
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Held each Tuesday morning, Mother-to-Mother Connections offers support to mothers during their baby's first year, when postpartum depression and anxiety are common. Come be with other mothers who know what it's like! With Susan Remillard, PCD (DONA), CLC, who is trained in birth and postpartum care. For more info, call Susan at 207-439-3033. Free child care with advance signup.

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