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PARENT TALKS: Tots, Brains & Defiant Tweens

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, September 7th, 2009 at 12:56 am in Parenting Issues, Uncategorized.

Baby sunglasses “Living with Threes and Fours”
Sept. 8 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
Meg Zweiback, RN, leads this workshop for parents of toddlers.

“Booties Camp: Baby Brain Development”
Sept. 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
Another in a series of five classes for new and expecting parents. This session covers baby language and brain development.

“Childhood Matters: Grandparents to the Rescue”
Sept. 13 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and Dr.
Lenora Poe of Grandparents as Parents discuss grandparenting today.

“Got Defiance? Get Compliance”
Sept. 17 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Walnut Creek Intermediate Library
Brown bag series panel discussion by parent educator Kim Koppenhaver-Klute. Sponsored by Walnut Creek Intermediate School and PTA. Free.

“Nurse Rona’s Book Club: The Philosophical Baby”
Sept. 20 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and guests discuss Alison Gopnik’s “The Philosophical Baby.”

“Communication Skills that Build Connection: A Workshop for Parents”
Sept. 30 at 7 p.m.Orinda Intermediate School – Multi Purpose Room
Workshop moderated by communications consultant Jamie Anderson. Sponsored by OIS. Free

“Teens, Stress, Perfection and Mental Health: The Current Crisis for Girls (and Boys)”
Oct. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. Miramonte High School Theater, Orinda
Speaker: UC Berkeley psychology professor Stephen Hinshaw, author of “The Triple Bind.” Free.

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