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OhioGuidestone’s Father’s Feelings Study Expanding To Southeast Ohio

The Ohio Children’s Trust Fund (OCTF), the Ohio chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America, has announced a $25,000 grant to expand the Institute of Family & Community Impact’s groundbreaking Father’s Feelings study. The research study would expand to Southeast Ohio, to help promote positive parenting through this fatherhood initiative.

Father's Feelings study expanding to Southeast Ohio“Becoming a new dad can be both exciting and overwhelming at the same time. However, most people don’t think about providing postpartum support for fathers,” said OCTF Executive Director Lindsay Williams. “Because fathers are instrumental in child rearing, we want to make sure they have the resources they require to be successful caregivers, too. The Father’s Feelings project is helping us to understand and address their specific needs in a meaningful way.”

Read more from Prevent Child Abuse America’s announcement.

Mommy Moment: Making the most of the holiday season

Central Ohio Regional Director Wendy BeMiller discussed ways families can still enjoy the holidays, from a distance, during the pandemic.

Click here to watch her interview during the “Mommy Moment” segment with Chief Meteorologist Ashlee Baracy from WBNS-TV in Columbus.

OhioGuidestone Offers Free At-Home Parenting Program in Medina, Summit and Lorain Counties

OhioGuidestone is looking for parents in Medina, Summit and Lorain Counties to participate in a completely FREE and fun, play-based program for parents and children, called Joyful Together®! 

For more details and how to sign up, click here!

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