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PARENT TALKS: College, Babies & More

Young graduate (Photo by David Pulliam/MCT Direct)Inside Track: College Admissions Workshop
Oct. 2 from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Veterans Memorial Building, Lafayette
A college apps workshop led by Inside Track facilitator Erika Coplon for parents of  high school juniors and seniors. $90.

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.orgNurse Rona and guests discuss parenting issues.
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Posted on Monday, September 27th, 2010
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PARENT TALKS: College Talks, Preggo 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.
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Posted on Monday, September 20th, 2010
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PARENT TALKS: Tots, Teens & More

College library Speech & Language Development & Disorders
September 15, 7-9 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
Speech and language pathologist Amy Faltz discusses common speech and language delays and intervention strategies for preschoolers in this four-week series. (You must attend the first session in order to continue on.)

College Fair
Sept. 16 from 6 to 8 p.m., Berean Christian High gym, Walnut Creek
The National Christian College Fairs is hosting a college fair, and two financial aid seminars at 6:15 and 7:15 p.m. Free.
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Posted on Monday, September 13th, 2010
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PARENT TALKS: Babies, Temperament & More

Tricycle (courtesy of MCT Direct) Spirited Child II
September 7, 7-9 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
The second in a six-week series, “Spirited Child” teaches parents of kids ages 9 months to 5 years how to work with their children’s inborn traits and temperament. It’s led by Helen Neville, BS, RNP, and it’s sponsored by Kaiser. Class fee is $40 for Kaiser members, $55 for non-members, and registration is through Kaiser, by calling 510-752-6150.

Childhood Matters
September 12 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org.
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Posted on Monday, September 6th, 2010
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PARENT TALKS: The Spirited Child

Overworked mom Spirited Child
August 31, 7-9 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
The first in a six-week series, “Spirited Child” teaches parents of kids ages 9 months to 5 years how to work with their children’s inborn traits and temperament. It’s led by Helen Neville, BS, RNP, and it’s sponsored by Kaiser. Class fee is $40 for Kaiser members, $55 for non-members, and registration is through Kaiser, by calling 510-752-6150.

Childhood Matters
September 5 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org.
Join Nurse Rona and special guests as they discuss parenting issues. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, August 30th, 2010
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PARENT TALKS: Teens & Sleep

Student juggling (Chris Ware illustration, Lexington Herald-Leader, MCT) 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.

Spirited Child
August 31, 7-9 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
The first in a six-week series, “Spirited Child” teaches parents of kids ages 9 months to 5 years how to work with their children’s inborn traits and temperament. It’s led by Helen Neville, BS, RNP, and it’s sponsored by Kaiser. Class fee is $40 for Kaiser members, $55 for non-members, and registration is through Kaiser, by calling 510-752-6150. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, August 23rd, 2010
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PARENT TALKS: Boundaries, Special Needs & More

Brainy toddler (Rick Nease illustration/Detroit Free Press) Parenting Mindfully
August 16, 7-8:30 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
In part two of this two-part series, psychologist and parent coach Erica Reischer discusses how to raise happy, compassionate and confident children, with an emphasis on the ABCs of positive parenting: Acceptance, Boundaries, Consistency.

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, August 16th, 2010
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PARENT TALKS: ABCs of Positive Parenting

Tot by Rick Nease, MCT Parenting Mindfully
August 9, 7-8:30 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
Psychologist and parent coach Erica Reischer discusses how to raise happy, compassionate and confident children, with an emphasis on the ABCs of positive parenting: Acceptance, Boundaries, Consistency. This is part one of a two-part series.

How to Yell Less and Enjoy Your Kids More
August 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
Rona Renner leads a family workshop on discipline, misbehavior and techniques for coping that don’t involve yelling. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, August 9th, 2010
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PARENT TALKS: Baby Massage, Inner-City Youths & More

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, August 2nd, 2010
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PARENT TALKS: Sleep and Zzzzzzz

Sleepless baby Booties Camp
July 28, 10 a.m. to noon at Bananas, Oakland
The fourth in Bananas’ popular 5-week Booties Camp for new and expecting parents, focuses on that all-important topic: sleep – and how to get some.

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.

Posted on Monday, July 26th, 2010
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