Families

Free Seasonal Flu Vaccinations Available

Free Seasonal Flu Vaccinations Available

CHANS Home Health Care and Mid Coast Health Services are offering an additional free seasonal flu vaccination clinic in response to community inquiry and the Maine Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) report that there is widespread influenza activity in Maine.

The clinic will be held Friday, January 18, from 9 am-12 pm and then again from 4-6 pm, at the

"Forgiveness and Letting Go of the Past"

"Forgiveness and Letting Go of the Past"

A 2-hour workshop designed for parents and professionals

So often the process of separation and divorce is clogged with guilt, fault, blame, resentment or rage. Exploring forgiveness, what it is and what it is not, can often clear the path to heal ourselves and our children from these harmful emotions.

Facilitated by Tricia Weyand, LCPC, this workshop will provide a practical look at the why and how of letting go, for family members touched by the effects of divorce as well as any adult looking for tools for various relationships in their lives. "Nothing inspires me more than working with people to confront and gain deeper understanding of the conflicts that at times affect their lives. I believe that through education, structure and compassion, change is both possible and likely.

Parent Effectiveness in Resolving Conflict with your Teen

Parent Effectiveness in Resolving Conflict with your Teen

The Opportunity Alliance is offering a seven week parenting class this winter! This series is for parents with children ages 12-20 and focuses on adolescent development and behavior, communication and problem solving, topics of concern, and strengthening the parent teen relationship.
 

Tuesdays, 6 - 8 p.m. at the Family Center in South Portland - January 29 - March 12.

Her Heart is Strong With Love

Her Heart is Strong With Love

This year, there are toys under John and Mindy Beyer’s Christmas tree — all for 7-month-old Kyler Beyer. Read more.

The Holidays Aren’t What They Used to Be

The Holidays Aren’t What They Used to Be

I come from a big family — eight kids. We’re all adults now, with our own families and our own holiday traditions. But no matter how old you are, the traditions you grew up with are an important part of who you are. And so, if something interferes with the way things always were, it can be very unsettling. Read more.