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PARENT TALKS: First Aid, Summer Safety & More

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, June 1st, 2009 at 5:55 am in Parenting Issues.

Hot weather ammo (Illustration by Susan Ardis, MCT) “Childhood Matters: Summer Fun & Safety”
June 6 from 9 to 10 a.m. on Green 960 AM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and family travel expert Shelly Rivoli discuss summer fun, travel possibilities and how to keep families safe and healthy on the road.

“Childhood Matters: Gay Parenting”
June 13 from 9 to 10 a.m. on Green 960 AM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and panelists discuss
adoption, artificial insemination, surrogate parents, and gay parenting.

“First Aid Class”
June 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
Learn lifesaving techniques from a first aid specialist. Each class is offered in two sessions; the first session is on Pediatric CPR and the second session addresses safety and first aid. You must attend both sessions and turn in a registration form and a check payable to BANANAS to reserve a space. Fee: $50-individual; $70 for parents/couples.

“Taming Your Preschooler”
June 15 at 7 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
Meg Zweiback teaches parents discipline techniques for preschoolers. (Free. Limited child care is also available for $5, call 510-658-7353 to register.)

“Childhood Matters: Father’s Day Roundtable”
June 20 from 9 to 10 a.m. on Green 960 AM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and panelists discuss
the joys of fatherhood.

“Childhood Matters: Nurse Rona’s Book Club”
June 27 from 9 to 10 a.m. on Green 960 AM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and author Barbara Probst discuss “When the Labels Don’t Fit,” a book about tapping into your child’s strengths so you can manage, nurture, and enjoy your child’s essential nature.

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