First Center in the News
October 8, 2013
with Elizabeth Stout, Esq., Board Chair of Kids First Center,
discussing upcoming fall conference, "Getting From "No
Way" to "OK": Divorce Professionals Share Their
Secrets for Successfully Working with Families in Conflict"
Lisa Belisle radio show
November 4, 2012
Transitions: Interview with attorney and Kids First
board member Catherine Miller, former judge and mediation specialist
Dana Cleaves, and Peg Libby of Kids First
and/or listen to interview
Television Network August 15, 2012
with Peg Libby discussing upcoming kids groups, as
well as fall conference, "The Perils of Virtual Venom:
Latest Issues in Social Media and Electronic Discovery"
June 4, 2012
Students, Research Effectiveness of Co-parenting Course for
Sunday Telegram May
Than $80,000 Raised for Kids First"
SOCIETY NOTEBOOK, Avery Yale Kamila
May 17, 2012
Retriever Puppy Steals Show at Kids First Gala Auction."
SOCIETY SNAPSHOTS, Avery Yale Kamila
Libby radio interview with Nassau Radio Group
to Part 1 of the Interview
to Part 2 of the Interview
Sunday Telegram July 10, 2011
violence risk rises in divorce," article written
by Elizabeth F. Stout, Vice President of Kids First Center
January 5, 2011
A Community Resource." Establishing a relationship
with your child during separation and divorce. Interview
with Peg Libby.
more about "Parenting: A Community Resource" at www.ctn5.org/parenting"
Magazine October 8, 2010
the Kids First: Local program helps parents reach an amicable
Television Network September 27,
with Peg Libby discussing upcoming conference, "Trouble
with Teens: Co-Parenting Challenges with Adolescent Brains"
video (starts at 15:43)
Sun Journal, Advice column January
In response to the mother looking for support groups for divorced
article (scroll down to third letter)
eNEWS, Vol. 4 No. 12 Dec.
THE EXPERTS: Ten Tips for Separated and Divorced Families
for the Holidays" by
Kids First Center
November 4, 2009
aims to help separating parents to put "kids first"
Today Show July 9, 2009
and Cathy Lee interview a panel of 9 teens (including
Peter Stein from Portland Maine) about their views on divorce
Portland Press Herald July
of Divorce: Maine teen to share his views on TV"
Community Television Network
July 6, 2009
with Terri DeCoster Grasso to discuss the Kids First
Program for Stepparents
video (starts at 5.20)
Kids First in Difficult Times"
Television Network March 16, 2009
Peg Libby to talk about our new book, "Kids First
- What Kids Want Grown Ups to Know About Separation & Divorce"
Sunday Telegram January 21, 2007
Helping Children Navigate Parents' Divorce"
common questions and answers about separation, divorce, and
the Kids First Center.
The Current August 4, 2005
10-year-old racing for Kids First" by
Robby Hall of Scarborough decides to run the 6.4 mile Beach
to Beacon Road Race and raise hundreds of dollars for Kids First
in the process. Hall's parents are divorcing and he figured
running the race as part of their team would be a good way to
help the organization.
Women's Journal Spring 2005
"Putting Kids First in Stepparenting" by
Terri DeCoster Grasso
Current research shows that more than half of all Americans
today have been or will be in one or more stepfamilies during
their lives. Most people entering remarriage with children have
not educated themselves about life in a stepfamily.
Sunday Telegram, Sunday March
"Auction, festivities at historic West Mansion put Kids
First" by Natalie Brenner
The Kids First Center recently borrowed the West Mansion for
an elegant evening of food, fun and auction bidding. Proceeds
from the party, held in the historic Portland home of Marc and
Noa Shinderman, will support the center's work with Maine's
divorcing families and their children.
City Life, September October
" Impact" column by Marnelle K. Grumbach
For any married couple with children, divorce is more than just
moving out and moving on. Children are all too often stuck in
the middle, left to suffer great emotional loss, confusion and
anger. The Kids First Center fills a gap in the social services
available in Maine.