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FOR NORTHERN VIRGINIA FAMILIES: Coffee & Chaos: Trauma-Informed Parenting Support Group

April 13, 2023 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Come pour a cup of coffee (or tea!) and join fellow adoptive families in navigating histories of trauma and brainstorming behavioral supports! Melissa Lebling is an adopted person and an experienced mom of 7 ages 5-30. Please join her once a month to talk about all the ways parents can calm the chaos and find hope in the journey.

Virtual groups will meet via Zoom on the 2nd Thursdays of the month (Feb. 9th, Mar. 9th, Apr. 13th, May 11th, Jun. 8th) from 10:00-11:00am.

Registration is not required. However, please note the following group rules:

  1. Confidentiality—Members of this group will keep what is shared in this group confidential.  This includes not sharing the identity of the other members present.  This group will not be recorded, and recording is prohibited.
  2. Limitations to the confidentiality rule:  The leaders of this group must report any situations in which a group member expresses an intent to harm themselves or others or in which someone discloses suspected child/elder abuse or neglect.
  3. Respect:  Members of this group will use words and actions to convey mutual respect.

Please find the Zoom link here. We cannot wait to see you!

Meeting ID: 893 838 3665

Passcode: 0syiXp


Melissa Lebling is an adoptee and former foster parent with Fauquier DSS. Melissa and her husband have 7 children, 4 of whom were adopted through foster care, all ranging in age from 5-30! Melissa loves coffee and loves the chaos that comes from raising kids with traumatic backgrounds. Please join her once a month to talk about ways we can calm the chaos and find hope in our journey.

Contact: Melissa Lebling,


April 13, 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Melissa Lebling