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Free workshops: Transitioning Home

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announcement of Family and Home Network's six-week Transitioning Home workshops
May 11, 2020
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Free workshops for parents - join us!

Red heart and the words "Transitioning Home six-week workshop for at-home parents"Family and Home Network offers Transitioning Home workshops for parents who want to explore ideas, feelings, and experiences and learn about tools and resources. For parents who choose - or are considering the choice - to be an at-home parent as well as for those who were pushed or led home by circumstance.

The workshops and all materials are free.

Workshop Groups forming now, meetings start the week of June 1:

Tuesdays at 1 pm EST (90 mins), starting June 2 - six weeks

Thursdays at 3:30 pm EST (90 mins), starting June 4 - six weeks

Eight to twelve participants and a facilitator meet via video conferencing for 90 minutes once a week for six weeks. There are readings and reflections to do between meetings. Topics include:

· Expectations, personal identity and the potential for personal growth; 

· The needs of infants and the critical importance of intimate, two-way mother-infant and father-infant relationships;

· Myths and realities of a home-based life and of sequencing (someday returning to paid employment), thinking about personal values;

- Financial considerations, sharing/dividing tasks and roles with a spouse or partner;

· Family, community, cultural and societal influences;

- Public policies and advocacy: inclusiveness, equality, freedom.

There are materials for reading between meetings, reflection/writing opportunities, and both individual and group exercises. 

The workshops meet online in our Family and Home Community, please join our community: 

Family and Home Community

Once you're a member of the community, request to join the circle of the group you'd like to be in.

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