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Project Self-Sufficiency to hold free discussion groups to address common parenting challenges

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – Parents and caregivers are invited to attend free discussion groups designed to address common parenting challenges, including aggression, discipline, potty-training, screen time, and bedtime routines.

Sessions will be offered at Project Self-Sufficiency, at 5:30 p.m., April 3rd, 10th, 17th and 23rd. Pizza and childcare will be available to attendees.

Those who attend two of the discussion groups will receive a $25 gift card; attendees at three events will receive a $50 gift card.

The discussion groups are a component of the Triple P Positive Parenting Program, a comprehensive education initiative targeted to parents, healthcare professionals, educators, and caregivers of infants, toddlers, and school-aged children. Additional workshops on a variety of topics are offered at Project Self-Sufficiency and at select locations in Sussex and Warren Counties.

“The Triple P program gives parents, caregivers, and educators simple and practical strategies to help build strong, healthy relationships and confidently manage children’s behavior,” said Project Self-Sufficiency Executive Director Deborah Berry-Toon.

Interested participants are invited to call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500, or register at

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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