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January 2020

Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Sober Parenting Journey

Wednesday, Jan 29 @ 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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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Mistakes, Failure and the “Growth Mindset”

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

What lessons did you learn as a child about making mistakes? How do you handle failure in your family? Having a "growth mindset" means we believe change is possible with effort and persistence. Developing this attitude contributes to better outcomes for our kids in school, in relationships and in life! We will what you can do at home to help kids move from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset. With Patrice Baker.

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February 2020

Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Feb 4 @ 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)

Teaching Personal Body Safety

Tuesday, Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Learn how to talk to your child about personal body safety in a non-alarming, everyday way. We will discuss the facts about child sexual abuse, what situations put your child at risk, and how to strengthen your child’s awareness of boundaries and safety rules. With Erika Skoglund, Violence Prevention Educator from Haven.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Sober Parenting Journey

Wednesday, Feb 5 @ 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, Feb 6 @ 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.

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Feb 11 @ 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)

Talking About Tough Topics

Tuesday, Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

We want to speak honestly with our kids, but how much information is too much? How do you answer kids’ tough questions and help them feel safe and secure? Kids have access to so much information about problems in the world like climate change, drug addiction, school shootings and bullying. This session will focus on how parents can help filter and shape perspective in their conversations with their children. With psychologist Laura Rubin, PhD.

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Living with a “Threenager”

Thursday, Feb 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Important changes are happening in the minds and bodies of three-year-olds, and this stage of development can be a particularly challenging time for parents. If you have a “threenager” or a soon-to-be three year old (or you have made it through the “thrashing threes” and want to share your stories and advice), join us! We'll explore strategies for helping our three-year-olds thrive and grow. We'll also discuss typical developmental milestones, appropriate expectations, and ideas for supporting and enjoying our children…

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Free

Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Group

Tuesday, Feb 18 @ 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)

Protect Your Children Online

Tuesday, Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Learn about the dangers children face in their online lives, the risks of various technology platforms and social media, steps you can take to educate your kids and promote healthy online behaviors and how to be on the lookout for warning signs of inappropriate Internet use and take responsibility your children’s online safety. With Lt. John Peracchi of the Portsmouth Police Department and the NH Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

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Parent Recharge

Thursday, Feb 20 @ 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.

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