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Hi! This is Finding Your Tribe's Maine Resource Thread. This thread has been created to share local non-profit information and free resources within local communities. This thread and forum are not to be used for commercial purposes. If you know of a non-profit or are associated with a local non-commercial organization that benefits the community (parenting, breastfeeding, environmental groups, babywearing, etc), please feel free to post to this thread with more information (meeting times, link to the local organization, etc). If you host a free, local non-profit meeting, you may also post a monthly reminder thread in the forum.

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LLL of ME/NH Area Conference Portland, ME Nov 13th

La Leche League of Maine/New Hampshire invites you to join us on Saturday, November 13th for the 2010 Area Parenting and Breastfeeding Conference at Breakwater School in Portland, ME.
Breastfeeding and Beyond; Building Healthy, Happy Families



We will be presenting sessions on breastfeeding, child development, pregnancy, childbirth, loving guidance, parenting, communication skills, issues of fatherhood, and Leader education. Continuing Education Units and Continuing Education Recognition Points will be available.

In addition to sessions there will be a Bookstore, Silent Auction, and an exhibition of vendors. If you are interested in attending the conference as a vendor or would like to suggest a vendor, please contact us at vendors@menhconference.org

This year we are happy to welcome Wendy Sullivan, Northeast Regional Administrator of Leader Accreditation and Kathy Drury, Communication Skills Department Administrator as our LLLI representatives. We are also pleased to have with us Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC and Carmine Leo.

If you would like to receive a Registration Brochure in the mail, please contact Julee at brochure@menhconference.org. If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us at info@menhconference.org.
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Holistic Moms Network of Portland

We meet on the second Wednesday of every month at Greenlight Studio, 49 Dartmouth St (the corner of Darmouth and Forest) in Portland from 6:30-8:30 and children are always welcome.

Join us for our upcoming meetings:


January 12, 2010

Medical Intuitive: Come learn more!
Guest speaker: Padi Mayhew, Medical Intuitive


February 9, 2010

Sex after kids  (the emotional and the physical)
Guest speaker: Jennifer Wiessner, LCSW



March 9, 2010

Vermiculture (Worm Composting)
Guest speaker: Mary Gilbertson, Master Gardener


April 13, 2010

Open House/1 Year Anniversary Celebration


May 11, 2010

Pampering Mom for Mother's Day
Pampering Stations: (planned: reflexology, chair massage, reiki, henna, more!)



The Holistic Moms Network is a non-profit support community for families with an interest in natural, holistic, organic, green living and alternative health and parenting.  Our goal is to develop a thriving local community of holistic parents with a wide range of interests.  Our chapter offers monthly meetings*, guest speakers on various topics, group discussions and more.


Join us and make a difference!


For more information e-mail hmnportlandme@gmail.com or call Chapter Leader Julie at 370-4466


*Second Wednesday of each month at GreenLight Studio49 Dartmouth Street, Portland

 6:30 – 8:30p –  Children always welcome!


Edited by chefjulie - 12/24/10 at 8:58am
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The Greater Portland Babywearers group meets the last Thursday of each on at the Freeport Community Library in Freeport.


We'd love to see any local MDCers!

Greater Portland Babywearers

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