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Helping Mothers and Babies Form Healthy Relationships
September 19, 2011
Approximately 15 to 20% of women experience postpartum depression, which can negatively impact the mother-baby relationship.

The Journey of Grief During the Days of Awe
September 14, 2011
Miriam, a 24-year-old graduate student, tragically experienced the sudden death of her brother this past year.

The Power of a Caring Community
September 8, 2011
Raising two children helped me understand the true meaning of the phrase, it takes a village to raise a child.

Parkinson’s Support Group for Men
September 1, 2011
A wonderful article was just published in a national OT journal about our Parkinson's Family Support program's summer men's group.

Parent Consultants Help Navigate the Waters of Parenting
August 25, 2011
When I had my daughter four years ago, I thought a stack of parenting books would be the map for me. But sometimes the books caused more harm than good.

Adoption Resources on the North Shore
August 24, 2011
For some people hoping to build families, adoption offers a wonderful answer to their prayers. Yet adoption can sometimes be a challenging process, both for the child and the parents.

You May Be Surprised Where Violence Pays a Call
August 18, 2011
A couple of weeks ago I was invited to learn about a new initiative from Journey to Safety called Make it (Y)our Business.

Response to New York Times Article About Multiples
August 16, 2011
In the latest New York Times Magazine (8/14/11), the difficult issue of pregnancy reduction was introduced and debated. As the mother of twins and a singleton, and the leader of the Mothers of Multiples group for more than seven years, I had a very strong reaction to this article.

Journey to Safety Announces a New TeenSafe Initiative
August 11, 2011
Thanks to a generous grant from the Boston Jewish Community Women's Fund, a new TeenSafe project from Journey to Safety, the JF&CS domestic abuse program, aims to create a dialogue about teen dating abuse in the Jewish community.

Feeding our Community
August 4, 2011
Thanks to many of our Family Table volunteers, we distributed groceries to approximately 270 very appreciative families.

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