News Release

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Contact: Greg Raver-Lampman
(757) 668-7554

Kohl’s sponsored free public programs in January

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.—The following free public programs sponsored by Kohl’s Department Stores will be offered by CHKD Health System in January.

January 16, Happiest Baby on the Block. Free. 10 a.m – 12 p.m. CHKD – 6th Floor Conference Room, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk. This two-hour class for expectant and new parents will help Mom and Dad navigate the first months of Baby's life while learning how to soothe even the fussiest infant in minutes and help Baby sleep longer. Parents will learn about the calming reflex, the cuddle cure and the "5 Ss." All participants will receive "The Happiest Baby on the Block" DVD by Dr. Harvey Karp and a soothing sounds CD. To register call Sam Fabian at 668-7402.

January 28, Parenting Challenges and Practical Solution. Free. 7 – 9 p.m. CHKD Brickhouse Auditorium, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk. Parents session - for an enlightening discussion of everything you ever wanted to know about parenting ... from preschool tantrums to elementary school sassy talk to peer group pressures and bullies. Gain a prescription for growing a happy and healthy family from the "Parenting Doctor".  Register online at

January 29, Parenting Challenges and Practical Solution. Free. 9 a.m – 12 p.m. CHKD Brickhouse Auditorium, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk. Professional Workshop: The "Bs" of Adolescence... Belonging. Bodies, Becoming and Breaking Away! Learn from parenting consultant Dr. Ann Corwin about adolescent development to include brain driven behavior, why emotions win over good behavior and what you can do to help families connect to their changing teens. Register online at

These courses are co-presented by CHKD and Kohl’s Department Stores as part of a series of lectures on children’s health and wellness. The series is made possible by a $103,898 grant from Kohl’s through the Kohl’s Cares for Kids campaign.