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Mom & Me: Our Bodies, Our Bond

Registration is necessary.

Cindy Leonard, July 13, 2016 (About Natural Family Planning)

Mom & Me: Our Bodies, Our Bond are Mother/Daughter Programs for 10-12-year-old girls and 13-16-year-old girls and their mothers to learn about God’s plan for growing up, becoming a woman and His gifts of sexuality, fertility and chastity. Topics include: the changes in a young woman’s body as it prepares for motherhood; the onset of ovulation and subsequent menstrual periods; the functions of the female reproductive system; the emphasis on chastity and reverence for our sexuality are also discussed with the older girls.

The purpose of the programs is to provide an atmosphere of love and learning to discuss the important topic of growing up and to establish a foundation for continued communication between parent and child. The programs are presented by NFP teachers or accepters and CALL (Catholic Academy for Life Leadership) graduates who will emphasize respect, understanding and appreciation for God’s gifts in light of the Catholic Church tradition.

Morning Session: 9:00 am to Noon for Moms and their Daughters, age 10-12

Afternoon Session: 1:00pm-4:00pm for Moms and their Daughters, age 13-16

Saturday, August 6th, 2016

Diocesan Pastoral Center

400 E. Monroe St

Phoenix, AZ 85004

Free underground parking with entrance on 5th St, just north of Monroe

Cost is $30.00 per Mom/Daughter Pair and includes refreshments.

Please note: Moms with two daughters who attend together or separately will only pay $15 each ($45 for 3). And, it is best not to have younger daughters attend the older girls program and vice versa. They each need their special Mom & Me time! And, girls younger than 10 who are already developing and showing signs of puberty are also welcome to attend.

Seating is limited and registration is required and can be done on the Office of NFP website. Go to www.phxnfp.org to select the correct class, enter both Mom’s and Daughter’s Names. (We apologize that our registration site is geared toward married couples so just use the "Her Info" for Mom and the "His Info" for your daughter when you register.) Send an email to cleonard@diocesephoenix.org with any questions you may have.