July 8, 2024 in PetalsofHOPE

Expecting? Welcome to Breastfeeding 101!

By: Katie Constantino, MSEd, IBCLC Catholic Charities WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator Breast milk is the perfect food for your new infant. Your milk composition even changes as your baby grows to meet their needs. Your milk contains living cells that creates a lifetime of health benefits for both baby and the…
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July 8, 2024 in PetalsofHOPE

Six Steps to Become Budget Savvy

By: Tammy Hayes, Program Supervisor, Workforce Development Financial empowerment is essential for personal success and security. Taking control of your finances allows you to make informed decisions that lead to long-term stability and growth. The first step towards achieving this empowerment is building and maintaining a budget. Why Building a…
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June 26, 2024 in PetalsofHOPE

Is mental wellness a priority for you? It should be!

By: Caitlin LaTona, LCSW Program Supervisor With the ever-growing demands of our everyday lives, it can sometimes be difficult to pay much of any attention to our own mental health.  Do you ever stop and think, "How am I doing mentally?" We can get easily distracted by the needs of…
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