By Jackie Burrell
Monday, March 17th, 2008 at 8:38 am in Parenting Issues.
Here’s what’s up on the parent education scene…
“The Empty Nest”
March 18 at 7:30 p.m., Julia Morgan School for Girls, Mills College, Oakland
Speaker: Karen Stabiner, editor of ”The Empty Nest: 31 Parents Tell the Truth About Relationships, Love and Freedom After the Kids Fly the Coop.” Sponsored by the Julia Morgan School and College Preparatory School. (Free. For info, call 510-632-6000.)
“Childhood Matters: Asthma & Children”
March 23 at 9 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and 105.1 KOCN-FM
Rona Renner and a panel of experts discuss asthma symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
“Child Exploitation on the Internet”
March 27 at 11:30 a.m. at Walnut Creek Intermediate
Brown bag talk by cybersafety expert and police officer Steve DeWarns; sponsored by WCI and Acalanes’ “Surviving the Tweens” series. (Free.)
“Adolescents and Healthy Eating”
March 27 at 7 p.m. at Joaquin Moraga Intermediate
Speaker: Dr. Jane Fowler. Sponsored by Moraga Parent Ed. (Free, but rsvp)
“Childhood Matters: Academic Stress in the Pre-teen Years”
March 30 at 9 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and 105.1 KOCN-FM
Rona Renner and Denise Pope, founder of Stanford University’s “SOS: Stressed Out Students,” discuss childhood stress.
“Mt. Diablo Community Meetings”
April 1 at 7 p.m. at Sequoia Middle School, Pleasant Hill
First of six sessions with Mt. Diablo parents, school board members and district administrators to discuss any K-12 concerns. Other dates: Foothill Middle (April 3), Oak Grove (April 17), Pine Hollow (April 29) and Mt. Diablo High (May 6).
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