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PARENT TALKS: Baby Massage, Inner-City Youths & More

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, August 2nd, 2010 at 6:18 am in Parenting Issues.

Booties Camp
August 4, 10 a.m. to noon at Bananas, Oakland
The last session in Bananas’ popular 5-week Booties Camp for new and expecting parents, focuses on baby massage.

Family living (illustration from the Detroit Free Press)Childhood Matters: Peace, Hope & Community
August 8 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org.
Join Nurse Rona and guest Jakada Imani, executive director of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, as they discuss how to bring peace, hope, economic opportunities and youth leadership to communities ravaged by civil disobedience.

Childhood Matters: Immunizations & Illness
August 15 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org.
Do you have questions about your children’s vaccines? Join Nurse Rona and pediatrician Randy Bergen, an infectious disease specialist at Kaiser Permanente, as they discuss the MMR vaccine, pertussis – whooping cough, which has reached epidemic proportions in California – and other vaccines and illnesses.

Childhood Matters: Advocating for Your Child’s Special Needs
August 22 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org.
Join Nurse Rona and guests as they discuss effective ways to recognize and negotiate for the best school environment from preschool on.

Childhood Matters: Sleep, Healthy Eating & their Effect on Attention, Concentration and Emotional Resiliency
August 29 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org.
Part of the 4-part series, “Your Teen Matters,” this discussion centers on teens who skip breakfast or whose sleep cycles are out of whack – and the impact on attention, concentration, memory and emotional stability.

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