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Greetings to our friends and supporters,       


We are so excited to finally be launching our new website this month!  It's been a process, as anyone who has ever tried to re-do an agency-wide website can attest to - but we are thrilled with the results and hope you will be too!  Best of all, it is mobile-friendly!  Please check it out when you get a moment, and let us know if there is anything you think could work better.  We are always open to suggestions.


You know what else we're excited about?  Our Spring for Kids Gala!  This year's event promises a new location and lots of new items for auction, as well as a few that are back by popular demand!  Please plan to join us at the Westin Portland Harborview on Thursday, May 7th, to see what's in store!


And until then, stay warm while Maine works hard to transition into actual Spring!



Peg Libby

Executive Director


In This Issue
30 Things That children of Divorce Wish Their Parents Knew
April 2015 Calendar of Events

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30 Things That Children of Divorce

Wish Their Parents Knew

By Brinton Parker 


When you ask a child in the midst of a divorce how they feel, they'll often clam up.  But if you ask adults who grew up in split households about their childhoods, they usually have a lot say. 

APRIL 2015
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Separation, Divorce & Dads

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April 7, 2015


Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Families:
Parenting Through Separation, Transition and Beyond

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April 9, 2015


Kids First Program for Stepparents

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April 11, 2015


Next Step Program - Putting Conflict Aside

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April 27 - May 18, 2015


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