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July 2019

Parent Recharge

Thursday, July 18 @ 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

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

Parent Recharge meets every Thursday morning and alternates between focused discussions around a specific topic and unstructured conversation with other parents and caregivers. Join us to learn, laugh, ask questions, and enjoy a morning out while your children socialize in our playroom. Coming up: July 4: No group July 18: Open discussion. Relax and recharge. July 11: Progress, not Perfection. Shaming, inconsistency and negativity are not good for our kids, and yet we all fall into these patterns at times.…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

“No-Drama Discipline”

Tuesday, July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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

This 7-week series (July 12 - August 13) introduces parents to the communication and discipline strategies from No-Drama Discipline by Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson. We will look at how we react to our kids’ misbehavior and learn ways to strengthen relationships and resolve conflicts with our kids. Call to reserve a book for $5 while supplies last! And if you don’t read the chapter each week, you are welcome to join the discussion—where we will highlight the important…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

The Power of Positivity

Thursday, July 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Do you need help finding more happiness and joy in parenting -- and in life? Learn strategies (scientifically proven) for developing a more positive outlook... and explore ideas for encouraging kids to do the same. Based on the findings of researcher and author, Shawn Achor. 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 "The Power of Positivity" -- and unstructured conversation…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

“No-Drama Discipline”

Tuesday, July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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

This 7-week series (July 12 - August 13) introduces parents to the communication and discipline strategies from No-Drama Discipline by Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson. We will look at how we react to our kids’ misbehavior and learn ways to strengthen relationships and resolve conflicts with our kids. Call to reserve a book for $5 while supplies last! And if you don’t read the chapter each week, you are welcome to join the discussion—where we will highlight the important…

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August 2019

Parent Recharge

Thursday, August 1 @ 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

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

Parent Recharge meets every Thursday morning and alternates between focused discussions around a specific topic and unstructured conversation with other parents and caregivers. Join us to learn, laugh, ask questions, and enjoy a morning out while your children socialize in our playroom. Coming up: July 4: No group July 18: Open discussion. Relax and recharge. July 11: Progress, not Perfection. Shaming, inconsistency and negativity are not good for our kids, and yet we all fall into these patterns at times.…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

“No-Drama Discipline”

Tuesday, August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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

This 7-week series (July 12 - August 13) introduces parents to the communication and discipline strategies from No-Drama Discipline by Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson. We will look at how we react to our kids’ misbehavior and learn ways to strengthen relationships and resolve conflicts with our kids. Call to reserve a book for $5 while supplies last! And if you don’t read the chapter each week, you are welcome to join the discussion—where we will highlight the important…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Parenting Bravely

Thursday, August 8 @ 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, August 22, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, August 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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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

“No-Drama Discipline”

Tuesday, August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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

This 7-week series (July 12 - August 13) introduces parents to the communication and discipline strategies from No-Drama Discipline by Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson. We will look at how we react to our kids’ misbehavior and learn ways to strengthen relationships and resolve conflicts with our kids. Call to reserve a book for $5 while supplies last! And if you don’t read the chapter each week, you are welcome to join the discussion—where we will highlight the important…

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Parent Recharge

Thursday, August 15 @ 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

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

Parent Recharge meets every Thursday morning and alternates between focused discussions around a specific topic and unstructured conversation with other parents and caregivers. Join us to learn, laugh, ask questions, and enjoy a morning out while your children socialize in our playroom. Coming up: July 4: No group July 18: Open discussion. Relax and recharge. July 11: Progress, not Perfection. Shaming, inconsistency and negativity are not good for our kids, and yet we all fall into these patterns at times.…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Back to School Routines

Tuesday, August 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, August 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, August 22, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, August 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, August 26 - Friday, August 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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