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May 3, 2016

May 3, 2016
For Immediate Release

WATERLOO – Mother’s Day is celebrated annually on the second Sunday of May.

The following Laurier experts are available to comment on parenting and motherhood:

Lea Caragata, professor in Laurier’s Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work, is an expert on single-mothers. She is available to comment on low-income single mothers, single mother-led households, the public discourse on single moms, welfare and single moms. Contact information: 519-884-0710 x5219 or lcaragata@wlu.ca.

Cynthia Comacchio, professor in Laurier’s Department of History, is available to comment on the origins of Mother's Day and its evolution through the 20th-century to present. Contact information: 519-884-0710 x3422 or ccomacchio@wlu.ca.

Linda Quirke, associate professor in Laurier’s Sociology program, is an expert on “intensive” mothering, helicopter parenting and she is available for comment on advice to mothers. Contact information: lquirke@wlu.ca.

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Kevin Crowley, Director
Communications & Public Affairs
Wilfrid Laurier University

T: 519.884.0710 x3070

E: kcrowley@wlu.ca

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