“Parenting the Young Athlete”
Dec. 13 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Loma Vista Adult Center, 1266 San Carlos, Concord, Room B-1.
A two-hour Mt. Diablo adult ed workshop for parents of young athletes covers when and how to support your child, communicating with the coach, athletic development and the importance of having fun. Call 925-685-7340, Ext. 2771.
“Childhood Matters: The Joy of Pregnancy”
Dec. 13 from 9 to 10 a.m. on Green 960 AM and streamed live on www.childhoodmatters.org. Nurse Rona Renner and nurse practitioner Barbara Dehn of Women Physicians OB/GYN Medical Group and a Women’s Health Expert on NBC’s iVillage, discuss prenatal care.
“Middle School Matters”
Dec. 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Prospect Sierra School, 960 Avis Dr., El Cerrito
Speaker: Clinical psychologist and UC professor Dr. Rick Ferm leads a free symposium on middle school relationships and happy, connected families. Students in grades 4-7 are invited to attend with their parents – there will be science, math and art activities for them. (For more info, call 510-528-5800, ext. 230.)
“Childhood Matters: Family Traditions”
Dec. 20 from 9 to 10 a.m. on Green 960 AM and streamed live on www.childhoodmatters.org. Host Rona Renner, RN, and panelists discuss the many ways families celebrate traditions and holidays.
“Childhood Matters: Is This a Phase?”
Dec. 27 from 9 to 10 a.m. on Green 960 AM and streamed live on www.childhoodmatters.org. A rebroadcast of the show with host Rona Renner, Helen Neville, RN and author of “Is This A Phase?” and pediatrician Peter Levine discussing the wide range of normal development and ways to know it’s time to get more help.
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