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October 2019

Parent Recharge

Thursday, Oct 17 @ 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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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Oct 22 @ 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)

Coping with Worry and Anxiety

Thursday, Oct 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Feeling  “stressed out” can impact children’s  self-esteem, academic functioning, social relationships, and family life. This talk will provide you with an understanding of how anxiety impacts children and adolescents and practical ways to improve coping skills. Dr. Laura Rubin will address the following key points: 1) Identify signs of stress/anxiety in your child 2) Learn strategies for helping to decrease your child’s stress/anxiety 3) Become more aware of how parent stress contributes to child stress Dr. Rubin is a neuropsychologist…

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Oct 29 @ 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)

Kids in the Kitchen

Thursday, Oct 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Cooking with children is a great way to learn, connect and create together. This workshop offers helpful tips for involving children in the process of planning and preparing healthy snacks and meals. Facilitated by Donna Onacki, M.Ed, co-owner of The Healthy Home Chef, which offers cooking classes and pantry makeovers.

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November 2019

Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Nov 5 @ 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)

Sober Parenting Journey

Wednesday, Nov 6 @ 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, Nov 7 @ 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…

Find out more »
Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Nov 12 @ 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)

Sober Parenting Journey

Wednesday, Nov 13 @ 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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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Co-Parenting Support Group

Wednesday, Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019

Community Campus,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

A guided support group for parents who need support around co-parenting.  The group will cover these topics: * information about how parental conflict impacts children * how to choose children over conflict * communication protocols and tools for successful co-parenting including Nonviolent Communication principles * tools for dealing with a difficult co-parent * co-parenting through changing phases of life and on special occasions Advance signup is required. 

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Building Language Skills

Thursday, Nov 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Learn about typical speech development and how to enhance language learning in your everyday play and interactions with your child. Facilitated by Amy Mangano, MA,  Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist

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