Kristen Kardos, MA Ed. has been coordinating and facilitating new moms’ groups since 2006. She received a BA in Spanish and Education from Boston College and graduated with a Masters in Education Administration from NYU. She taught Spanish and ESL classes in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, California, and New York. Having worked with students from around the world, Kristen embraces diversity and enjoys meeting new people. She founded her own RIPlaydates group to bring parents and children together through activities and fun. She is a DONA trained post partum doula who enjoys working with moms & families. Kristen understands the importance of support and community; and values building solid relationships based on trust and communication. Her most important job is being “Mommy” to Drew and Dean, her wondrous little boys, and her baby girl, Melia Joy.