UNC Family Medicine Offers Free Parenting Series

UNC Family Medicine is again offering a FREE fall parenting series. Come join us as we explore topics like healthy diets for pregnancy, the secret language of your newborn and taming those tantrums. For your older children, we will discuss some harder topics like understanding learning disabilities and ADHD and how to talk to your teen about sex.

FREE Parenting Series 2012

UNC Family Medicine Nurse Practitioners, Barbara Hotelling and Jan Tedder, and celebrated child development specialist, Nancy Spencer (www.nancyspencerparenting.com), will lead groups in informative discussions.

Six easier ways to give birth:
Thursday, Sept. 20, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Learn how to care for yourself and your growing baby.  Discover all the choices you can make that will help you have a satisfying birth and healthy baby. 

Taming tantrums for toddlers:
Thursday, Sept. 27 6 – 7:30 p.m. Learn simple and easy techniques to deal with challenging toddlers (appropriate for parents of toddlers ages 15 months – 3 years).

Helping your baby and child learn to sleep at night:
Thursday, Oct. 4, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Sleep problems are an exhausting reality of parenting.  Learn strategies for avoiding and treating sleep problems in babies, toddlers, and young children. 

Talking to your preteen about sexuality:
Thursday, Oct. 11, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Knowing how and when to talk to pre-teens is confusing for many parents.  This class will give you tips and techniques for having these important conversations as your child grows and develops.

Understanding learning disabilities and ADHD in the school-aged child:
Thursday, Oct. 18, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Parents struggle when they see their children struggle with school.  This class will help you understand how learning disabilities and ADHD impacts children age 8-14, when evaluation is needed and how best to support your growing child.

Disciplining the young child:
hursday, Oct. 25, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Discover why children misbehave.  Learn techniques to deal with challenging behaviors (appropriate for parents of children ages 3-8).

All sessions are FREE and take place at UNC Family Medicine
590 Manning Drive – Chapel Hill, NC

Participation is limited.  You do NOT have to be a patient at UNC Family Medicine to participate.

Call Lisa Biggs at 919-843-7678 or email
Lbiggs@unch.unc.edu now to reserve a seat.