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December 2019

Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Dec 17 @ 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)

Holidays, Traditions & Gratitude

Tuesday, Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

During the first half of the evening, parents will discuss the importance of rituals and traditions in creating a strong family identity. We will also share ideas for cultivating an “attitude of gratitude” in our families. The kids will be next door having a light dinner. During the second part of the evening, parents and children together will make gifts to take home to share with loved ones.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Sober Parenting Journey

Wednesday, Dec 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, happening 14 times

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

Sober Parenting Journey is a 14-week group, for parents in recovery. This program helps parents explore past family patterns, begin to heal past wounds, and seize the opportunity to take a new path that involves personal responsibility, sobriety, and the mobilization of hope through focused action. Sober Parenting Journey will help you to: Identify strengths and increase your resiliency. Build greater trust and connections to others. Become more confident in your recovery, and more hopeful and optimistic about the future.…

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Parent Recharge

Thursday, Dec 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 indefinitely

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 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: October 10: Special Education and Individualized Education Plans. What’s an IEP? How do I know if my child needs one? Does last year’s IEP still fit? Join this discussion…

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No Family Center programs this week

Monday, Dec 23 - Tuesday, Dec 31
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 in 2020.

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Dec 31 @ 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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January 2020

New Year’s Day

Wednesday, Jan 1, 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of January, repeating indefinitely

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

Families First is closed today. Happy New Year.

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Parent Recharge

Thursday, Jan 2, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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 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: October 10: Special Education and Individualized Education Plans. What’s an IEP? How do I know if my child needs one? Does last year’s IEP still fit? Join this discussion…

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020 @ 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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Parenting Class

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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

Families First offers free parenting classes  in Portsmouth on Tuesday evenings and some Thursday morning (2nd, 4th and 5th Thursday mornings). Free child care is always included if you sign up in advance! Please check back closer to the time to find out the topic for each class.  Please sign up for our Family Focus newsletter to get announcements by email.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Sober Parenting Journey

Wednesday, Jan 8, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, happening 14 times

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

Sober Parenting Journey is a 14-week group, for parents in recovery. This program helps parents explore past family patterns, begin to heal past wounds, and seize the opportunity to take a new path that involves personal responsibility, sobriety, and the mobilization of hope through focused action. Sober Parenting Journey will help you to: Identify strengths and increase your resiliency. Build greater trust and connections to others. Become more confident in your recovery, and more hopeful and optimistic about the future.…

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Parenting Class

Thursday, Jan 9, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

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

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

Families First offers free parenting classes  in Portsmouth on Tuesday evenings and some Thursday morning (2nd, 4th and 5th Thursday mornings). Free child care is always included if you sign up in advance! Please check back closer to the time to find out the topic for each class.  Please sign up for our Family Focus newsletter to get announcements by email.

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