Parenting Support / Child Development

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More and more, grandparents across New Hampshire are finding themselves parenting a second time around. This support group is a great chance to meet other grandparents who are in a similar situation, share some ideas, find out about rights and resources, and get empowered and inspired.

Tuesdays, 10:30 - 11:30am
Waypoint  Family  Resource  Center, 113  W.  Pearl  St.,  Nashua
Group is free. Refreshments provided.
Facilitator: Alicia Angove

To register, call 603-722-3682or email


Brewing strong families on the Seacoast

FREE get together over coffee, for parents, grandparents,
and caregivers of children of all ages.

1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 9:30-11am 
at 11 Sandy Point Rd, Stratham, NH

Relax and enjoy coffee and conversation about the joys and challenges of raising kids in today’s world. Share parenting strategies and ideas for strengthening your family and taking care of yourself.

Includes free childcare

Register: Call 603-518-4371 or email


The 7 Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs
Free series for parents/grandparents/caregivers of children 0-10

Put your name on the list for notification of new class series - TBA  
Waypoint at the Richie McFarland Center
11 Sandy Point Rd. Stratham, NH

Help your child to develop important life skills such as critical thinking, self-control, communicating, perspective, taking on challenges, and more.

Free childcare with advance sign-up. Snacks and refreshments provided. Feel free to bring child's dinenr

For more information and to register, call Amy Ferris, 603-518-4371 or email


Free workshops for parents of children up to age 8

Understand your child’s challenging behavior
Gain strategies to help your child learn appropriate behavior
Support your child’s social, emotional skills.  Choose your class series:

IN-person class at 464 Chestnut St., Manchester
November 2, 3, 7, 9, 14, 16
6:00 - 8:00pm
To register, call or email Rhonda Estabrook,, 603-722-7752

VIRTUAL class, Tuesdays & Thursdays, Nov. 29, Dec. 1, 6, 8, 13, 15

To register, call or email Rhonda Estabrook,, 603-722-7752

VIRTUAL, 6 session certificate class. 
Tuesdays and Thursdays March 14 - March 30, 2023
6:00 - 8:00pm

To register contact Rhonda at 603-722-7752 or email

CIRCLE OF PARENTS - Facebook Group

A private group where you can interact with other parents, share ideas, and be a part of a supportive community 

This is a friendly, supportive environment, led by parents and other caregivers, to discuss successes and challenges of raising children.

Just click JOIN 
Contact: Missie Oglebay,, or 603-518-4292


This Free series explores internal and external stressors, mindfulness practices, the role of emotions in our stress, self-care, and techniques to help lower stress so you can be happier, healthier, and more productive.

Stress Less Series, a 5-week Virtual class
February 7 - March 7, 2023
Tuesdays from 3:00-4:30 PM

To register contact Kristin Millette,, or 603-716-8190


Free 8-Session Class for Dads Only

Super kids . . . they come from super dads. 

Though it would be nice if children were able to grow on their own and develop into mature adults who contribute to this world, it takes a lot of sweat and effort for this to happen. Good kids don’t just happen . . . they are nurtured by caring, involved, and responsible adults. 

For the 8 sessions of Super Dads, Super Kids, the focus is on responsible fathers – men who make a conscious choice to be the solid role models kids are longing for and need today.

An 8-session virtual, certificate class
Starting April 10th, 2023
Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00 pm (4 weeks) 

With Alicia Angove,

Click here to register

Parenting the Positive Discipline Way

A certificate class for parents of children of any age

Have you found yourself disciplining your child and thinking "There has to be a better way"? The Positive Discipline Model is founded on mutual respect and teaches to use kindness and firmness at the same time.

Virtual, Certificate class,
February 13 – March 1, 2023
Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Facilitated by Alicia Angove,

Click here to register

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