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By asoglin
Monday, September 24th, 2007 at 11:24 am in Parenting Issues.

SupermomParenting superpowers need a little polishing? Here’s what’s up on the East Bay parent education front this week:

** Holistic Moms Network Open House
New East Bay chapter moms’ group forming
Open house Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Upaya Center for Well Being, 478 Santa Clara Ave., Oakland

** “The Organized Student: Planning for Now and the Future”
Sept. 25 at 7 p.m., Acalanes High School Theater, Lafayette
Speaker: educational consultant and author Donna Goldberg
Free, sponsored by Acalanes Adult Ed

** “Blazing Your Path: Straight Talk for Teens with Learning Disabilities”
Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Preparatory Campbell Center, Atherton
Speaker: Dyslexic writer and activist Jonathan Mooney and a student panel
Cost: $20 students, $25 adults, $50 families, sponsored by International Dyslexia Association

** Parent First Aid and CPR for Babies and Small Children
Sept. 30, 9 a.m. to noon at BANANAS in Oakland
Cost: $30, $50 for parent-couples, registration required

** “Parenting the Child with ADD/ADHD”
Oct. 1, Nov. 5 and Dec. 3 at 7 p.m., Walnut Acres Elementary, Concord
Parenting Class
Cost: $15, register with Mt. Diablo Adult Ed

** “Growing and Raising an Adolescent: Ten Helpful Hints”
Oct. 2 at 7 p.m., Las Lomas High School Theater, Walnut Creek
Speaker: Dr. Andrew Pojman, Ed.D, from the Oasis Counseling Center
Free, sponsored by Acalanes Adult Ed

** “Minds, Brains and How Children Learn”
Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. at Oakwood Athletic Center, Lafayette
Speaker: UC Berkeley psychology professor Alison Gopnik , author of “The Scientist in the Crib: What Early Learning Tells Us About the Mind.”
Free, but rsvp required, sponsored by Saklan School

** “How to Talk So Kids Will Listen”
Parenting workshop runs four Monday evenings, Oct. 8-29 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Speaker: Julie King, parent educator
Cost: $186, including a workbook

** “Raising Healthy Children”
Oct. 9 at 7 p.m., Seven Hills School, Walnut Creek
Speaker: Psychologist Robert Evans
$15, sponsored by Seven Hills

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