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PARENT TALKS: Tots, Teens & More

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, October 4th, 2010 at 5:24 am in Parenting Issues.

Graduation (Photo by Sara Haj-Hassan, Stock.Xchng) 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.

Inside Track: College Admissions Workshop
Oct. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Piedmont High School
A college apps workshop led by Inside Track facilitator Erika Coplon for parents of high school juniors and seniors. $90.

Childhood Matters: Bilingual Language Development
October 10 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.orgJoin nurse Rona and guest Dr. Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez from the National Writing Project as they discuss bilingual language development and parenting issues.

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.

Childhood Matters: Middle Ground Parenting
October 17 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.orgToo strict? Too lax? Join nurse Rona and guests as they discipline, parenting and striving for a middle ground.

Childhood Matters: Post High School Alternatives
October 24 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.orgJoin nurse Rona and guest Beth Samuelson, MA, co-hosts of the “Your Teen Matters” series as they discuss post-high school options and alternatives.

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