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Join our community of Moms, Dads, and Guardians across the globe in this online support group! Membership is monthly and will give you access to these new services:

1) Exclusive weekly newsletters from Shivonne - This feature will let you receive a weekly email/podcast/videocast regarding Christian parenting, new behavior management techniques, answers to popular questions that have been submitted, parenting encouragement, and detailed information on adoption/foster care/mental health and so much more.

2) Unlimited one-on-one email Q&A - You have the ability to email Shivonne your personal questions that you would like education, suggestions, or further information on. Take advantage of her years of experience working with children, parents, and families suffering with various mental health issues. Let her help connect you with resources and new techniques to try!

Support Group in Western, PA

Childcare now available!!

Speaking Engagements

Invite Shivonne Costa with MommyhoodSFS to come speak at YOUR event - rather it's a church function, training, or small group, Shivonne can share her inspirational story of heartbreak, loss, hope, and love with your group. (Prices will vary and are dependent upon location and group size. Contact her for further information!)


Calendar for 2017:

4/8/17 - Book Launch and Signing Party at 1st Baptist Church of Ellwood City (220 Fountain Ave., Ellwood City, PA 16117) from 6-8 pm

4/20/17 - Speaking engagement at Grace Church (538 Main St., Harmony, PA 16037) from 8-9 pm

5/4/17 - Speaking engagement at Concord United Methodist Church (285 Concord Church Rd., Beaver Falls, PA 15010) from 1-2 pm

5/5/17 - Book signing and mental health awareness forum at Uncommon Grounds Cafe (380 Franklin Ave, Aliquippa, PA 15001) at 7 pm

5/30/17 - Radio interview with WMPC in Lapeer, MI at 9 am

7/2/17 - Book signing at WMPC Radio Station (1800 N Lapeer Rd., Lapeer, MI 48446) from 7-9 pm

7/8/17 - Booth at the 9th Annual PBC Community Carnival (201 Chapel Dr., Ellwood City, PA 16117) from 11 am - 6 pm

7/15/17 - Book Signing at Barnes and Noble (1000 Cranberry Square Dr, Cranberry Twp, PA 16066) from 2-4 pm

7/30/17 - Speaking engagement at Faith Tabernacle Church (1225 Center Rd, Burton, MI 48509) at 10:30 am

RAD Letter

A free, downloadable letter explaining Reactive Attachment Disorder to those adults having regular interaction with your RAD child.

List of Resources for Parents or Guardians




Looking for a way to boldly celebrate your adoptive or foster family? We even have a t-shirt for you RAD Mamas out there! Browse through the collection HERE and be sure to check out the many colors to choose from! (Remember, MommyhoodSFS Members receive a 10% refund on all merchandise.)