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Free Support Group off to a Heartwarming Start!

Written on November 7, 2012 at 10:35 pm, by

My heart warmed as they trickled in, one expectant Mom, here for the first time, then a familiar face with her 4 month old, then yet another Mom new to the group with her new son, one after another until we had almost filled our cozy space with three expectant Moms, 6 Moms with babies  Continue Reading »

Free Support and Resources for New Parents!

Written on September 23, 2012 at 7:42 pm, by

Central CT New Parent Resources Group Supporting You Support your Baby! Through the MomSource, LLC,  many new parents have found support through private consultations and  “From We to Three” workshops  on nourishing the couple’s relationship as you become a family. In addition, many  have sought assistance in my clinical practice. Yet so many more need  Continue Reading »

Firefly Center's Grand Opening

Written on June 3, 2011 at 6:14 pm, by

Today I had the pleasure of being on the “meet and greet” team for the Firefly Center’s grand opening. There were lots of parents there checking out this wonderful resource center for parents and kids. Jane Costello gave an appetizer to her “Love and Logic” parenting classes with “5 Tips to Get Your Kids Ears  Continue Reading »

A Passion for Supporting Parents

Written on May 4, 2011 at 7:55 pm, by

I get so excited when I meet others who are as passionate about supporting parents as I am.  Today I met two individuals who are embarking on making their dreams a reality-creating a resource center for parents and kids.  Jane Costello and Karin Lefranc have joined forces to create “The Firefly Center: lighting the way  Continue Reading »

Nurturing Families: Serving First Time Mothers in Connecticut

Written on February 2, 2011 at 3:19 pm, by

This week I had the pleasure of speaking with Leslie Escobales, MS, who is the Nurturing Families Coordinator affiliated with Hartford Hospital.  Ms. Escobales  (860/545-3201) kindly filled me in about  “Nurturing Connections” both at Hartford Hospital and throughout the state.  Nurturing Connections is a support service for first time parents funded by the Children’s Trust  Continue Reading »

International Childbirth Education Association

Written on December 15, 2010 at 10:58 am, by

The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA) is a professional organization that supports educators and health care professionals who believe in freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives in family-centered maternity and newborn care.