2013:"Motherhood is Meaningful" Manifesto | "More families relying on working wives" | Mother Woman on WGBY's Connecting Point
2012:Remembering Sandy Hook | Support for Mothers suffering from PPD | Huffington Post: More for Moms? | "I Can See Clearly Now" | Moms are Worth a Million | "What to do after the baby comes"
2011:Mother's Day Music Video | "Cultural Myth of the Good Mother" | "Postpartum Depression"
Written by Samantha Wilde, and performed by Samantha Wilde and Alysia Cosby at the 2013 MotherWoman Breakfast, May 1, 2013
Full video and written piece available on our Youtube channel.
Connecting Point is a "magazine format series that focuses on timely, relevant local subject matter" - hosted by WGBY, Public TV.
MotherWoman is featured at 17:15-25:58 minutes in this clip.
Annette Cycon, Founder and Director of Training is featured in "More families relying on working wives"
"More families are relying on the wives’ and mothers' paychecks. They're calling it a consequence of the recession. University of New Hampshire researchers say more families continue to struggle to make ends meet and are relying on the incomes of working wives..."
"Transforming Sorrow into Action was the call from MotherWoman organization at the Williams Church in Northampton Ma. to make the tragic events of Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown Ct. a time of mourning and a call to action for gun control.From The Republican Videos.
"CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) - Welcoming a child into the world brings immense joy and fulfillment, but many new mothers find it difficult to find happiness at such a joyous time. The Postpartum Depression Commission exists to support mothers..."
Read full article here.
Watch our video and learn about the work we do to build comprehensive community safety nets for ALL mothers. Kudos to all Western Mass Perinatal Support Coalition Members for their leadership, hard work and dedication!
Watch this video to learn more about the impact of the MotherWoman Support Group Facilitator Training. Four mothers tell you how the MotherWoman Support Group Facilitator Training has changed their lives. Each one shares why she is now giving back to other mothers by leading a MotherWoman Support Group in her community.
March 14, 2012 - Annette Cycon, Director of Training at MotherWoman, speaks with new mother and MassAppeal host Ashley Kohl about "What to do after the baby comes".
Full article link here: What to do after the baby comes: wwlp.com
Beth Spong, Executive Director of MotherWoman and Wanda Sanchez-Miller and Jackie McNeish, local survivors of PPD speak on the Cultural Myth of the "Good Mother".
Full article link here: Cultural Myth of the "Good Mother": wwlp.com
Liz Friedman, Program Director of Motherwoman and Founder of the Postpartum Support Initiative speaks about MotherWoman's postpartum depression support groups and advocacy work.
Full article here: Postpartum depression: wwlp.com
December 7-8, 2010, TEDWomen asked: How do you want to change the world? They received hundreds of entries from women and men around the US, and chose four winners. Liz Friedman was one of four winners. The TEDWoman's Conference is a cross-disciplinary, cross-generational program that will focus on "how women think and work, communicate and collaborate, learn and lead." More info.
MotherWoman's third annual Fall Fundraising Breakfast was held November 18, 2010 at the Clarion Hotel in Northampton, MA. The inspiring event was a celebration of the power of mothers to change the world. Videos of speakers below, more about the 2010 event here.
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Liz Friedman, Program Director for MotherWoman shares her perspective on motherhood in America and the Western Mass region.