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PARENT TALKS: College Talks, Preggo Issues

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 5:57 am in Parenting Issues.

Harvard College Prep Workshops: Writing a Winning Essay
Sept. 25 at 1:30 p.m.at the RYSE Center, 204 41st St., Richmond
The Gooden College Connection is offering a series of college prep workshops for high school juniors and seniors and their parents. Free, but pre-registration is required. Call Becky Berkowitz at 510-526-1985.

Do Boys Learn Differently?
September 26 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org.
Nurse Rona and Beth Samuelson discuss boys’ learning styles, academics and the troubling statistics on suspensions and expulsions in this show, which is part of the “Navigating the Middle and High School Years” series.

College Prep Workshops: Finances
October 2 at 1:30 p.m. at the Easter Hill United Methodist Church, 3911 Cutting Blvd., Richmond.
The Gooden College Connection is offering this series of college prep workshops for high school juniors and seniors and their parents. Free, but pre-registration is required. Call Becky Berkowitz at 510-526-1985.

Childhood Matters
October 3 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org.
Join Nurse Rona and guests discuss parenting issues.

College Prep Workshops: College 101 in English and Spanish
October 7 at 6 p.m. at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 159 Harbour Way, Richmond.
The Gooden College Connection is offering this college prep workshop – and a light dinner at 5:30 p.m. – for high school juniors and seniors and their parents. Free, but pre-registration is required. Call Becky Berkowitz at 510-526-1985.

NEW: Pregnancy Support Groups in Berkeley
Thursdays Noon-1:15pm or 6:45-8 p.m., beginning Oct. 14 at the Center for Natural Health Care & Healing, 776 Page St., Berkeley
Facilitated by Meghan Lewis, these six-week support groups will offer new mothers-to-be opportunities to connect more closely with other pregnant women and share the unique experiences of expecting – the emotions, physical concerns and post-partum life. $135 for six sessions. Call 510-466-5930 to register.

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