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PARENT TALKS: Toddlers, Baby Massage & More

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, August 3rd, 2009 at 12:23 am in Parenting Issues.

Crying baby “Living with Ones & Twos”
Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
Speaker: Nurse practitioner Meg Zweiback leads a discussion on toddlers, their developing personalities and stages. (Register here)

“Booties Camp: Baby Massage”
Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. at Bananas, Oakland
A hands-on class teaches massage techniques to help parents comfort their babies. Yoga mats provided. Register here.

“Childhood Matters: Preventing Abuse & Neglect”
Aug. 9 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and guests Chris Stewart, Director of Inpatient Pediatrics at San Francisco General Hospital, and Abigail Stewart-Kahn, MSW, Director of New Programming at the San Francisco
Child Abuse Prevention Center, discuss ways to prevent child abuse and neglect.

“Nurse Rona’s Book Club: The Daddy Shift”
Aug. 16 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Guest host Dr. Will Courtenay, The
Men’s Doc, and Jeremy Adam Smith, author of “The Daddy Shift,” discuss stay-at-home dads, breadwinner moms and changing roles in parenting.

“Childhood Matters: Limits, Transitions and Change”
Aug. 23 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Summer’s ending, the transition to school is starting, and Rona Renner, RN, and guests are discussing limits, transitions and change.

“Childhood Matters: Kids & Sleep”
Aug. 23 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and guest Karen Pollack discuss ways to help children sleep soundly through the night.

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