Puberty for Petrified Parents

Puberty for Petrified ParentsThe name of this series says to all! Join your peers and colleagues for an engaging presentation that will help you create balance in your children’s lives and support their emotional wellbeing. On December 2, Karen Coates, school nurse and Health educator, will present “Puberty for Petrified Parents.” The evening will provide information, guidance and encouragement to parents as they navigate the tricky area of puberty education with their children. Karen has been a school nurse and health teacher for Bergen County Special Services, Ridgewood High School, and Hawes Elementary School and has been published in a nursing journal on the subject of family life education. Currently, she teaches at George Washington Middle School.

The 2015-2016 parent/peers series consists of eight engaging presentations throughout the school year. Co-sponsored by The Valley Hospital, with support from The Foundation, adults are invited to attend these programs on creating balance in children’s lives.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015  •  7:00-9:00 pm
Ed Center, 3rd Floor, 49 Cottage Place

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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."


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