Feeling scared, unsure, or conflicted about what to do when it comes to your pregnancy? St. Mary’s Services / Hopeful Beginnings offers you a calm place through all of the uncertainty you are feeling.
Here, you can receive free services and options counseling, a place where you can ask hard questions without enduring embarrassment or judgment. We are here to support you through the hard situations and the tough questions, allowing you to ultimately make the best decision for you… Learn more.

Summer Activities for the Whole Family

Summer is in full swing here in Chicagoland. Are you finding that the long days are giving your family more time to connect? If you are looking for fun ideas to add to your bucket list to enjoy over the next few months, here are a few of our favorites to try. Summer...

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Celebrating Father’s Day

June is a month designated to celebrate fathers and all the men who love and raise us. While the holiday could feel complicated this year depending on your situation or relationship with your own dad, you can make the best of the day by choosing a few activities to...

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Tips for Easing the Back to School Transition

August signals a month of major transition for families across the Chicagoland area. Back to school season is officially upon us, with supplies on display at local stores and class lists mailed out to waiting kiddos. While heading back to school can welcome some...

Summer Activities for the Whole Family

Summer is in full swing here in Chicagoland. Are you finding that the long days are giving your family more time to connect? If you are looking for fun ideas to add to your bucket list to enjoy over the next few months, here are a few of our favorites to try. Summer...

Celebrating Father’s Day

June is a month designated to celebrate fathers and all the men who love and raise us. While the holiday could feel complicated this year depending on your situation or relationship with your own dad, you can make the best of the day by choosing a few activities to...

Family Activities that Teach Kindness

If you are like most people, you may be discouraged by feelings of division right now. Fortunately, it only takes a bit of kindness to remind you that we are all in this life together. If you are hoping to infuse a bit of kindness into your family, you may wonder how...

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