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PARENT TALKS: Potties, Teen Drivers and More

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, March 30th, 2009 at 5:38 am in Advice, Parenting Issues.

Potty training  (Photo by Ron Ennis, KRT) “Beginning Toilet Training”
April 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
Meg Zweiback, RN, discusses tips to help parents teach their 18-month to two-year-olds how to use the potty. Free.

“Childhood Matters”
April 4 from 9 to 10 a.m. on Green 960 AM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN and Dr. Chris Stewart, Pediatrics Director at San Francisco General Hospital, and Abigail Stewart-Kahn from the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center, discuss how to prevent and treat child abuse and neglect.

“Family Life & Spirituality: Family Systems Theory”
April 5 at 4 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Pleasant Hill. Last in a 5-part series of parenting workshops on family life and spirituality in this modern, hectic world. Speaker: Rev. Rosa Lee Harden, Episcopal Priest, Holy Innocents Episcopal Church

“Safe Teen Driving Event”
April 9 at 6:30 p.m. at Las Lomas High, Walnut Creek
A California Highway Patrol class for parents and teens to attend together. (Free, but reservations are required.)

“Ask the Expert: Autism, ADHD & Other Issues”
April 9 at 7 p.m., Danville
Diablo Behavioral Healthcare’s new free, monthly “Ask the Expert” series addresses the more difficult issues in parenting – ADHD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, phobias, anxiety, school refusal, tantrums, autistic spectrum questions and more. (Free, but reservations required. Call 925-648-4800.)

“Childhood Matters”
April 11 from 9 to 10 a.m. on Green 960 AM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN and panelists discuss parenting issues.

“Living with Ones and Twos”
April 14 at 7 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland. Free parenting workshop with Meg Zweiback, nurse practitioner.

“Living with Threes and Fours”
April 15 at 7 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland. Free parenting workshop with Meg Zweiback, nurse practitioner.

“Middle to High School Transition”
April 16 at noon at Walnut Creek Intermediate Library.
A free panel discussion sponsored by Acalanes Adult Ed.

“Socially Responsible Lifestyle: Changes Start at Home”
April 29 at 7 p.m. at Murwood Elementary, Walnut Creek
Parent talk on ecology, consumerism and responsible parenting by Roberto Giannicola from Provokare. Free. Sponsored by Acalanes Adult Ed.

“Your Spirited Child”
April 29 at 7 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland.
A six-week series on how temperament affects behavior in children, ages 9 months to 5 years. Taught by Helen Neville, BS, RNP. This Kaiser-sponsored class runs April 29 to June 3. To register, call Kaiser at 510-752-6150. ($40 for Kaiser members, $55 for non. Limited free child care available by calling Bananas at 510-658-7353.

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  2. parent-center Says:

    Great list I’ve found childhood matters to be a pretty good resource in the past. I’ve never seen a “middle to high school” transition before, that should be pretty interesting and it’s a scary time for a lot of us parents out there.

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