News Release

Friday, May 25, 2012

Contact: Greg Raver-Lampman, 668-7554

Free Kohl's-sponsored parenting classes offered by CHKD in June

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.—The following free public program will be offered by CHKD and Kohl’s Cares Family Forum in June.

June 2, Happiest Baby on the Block. Free. 10 a.m. – noon. Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, 6th Floor conference room, 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. Space is limited and registration is required. Call Sam Fabian at 668-7402 to register.

June 5, Disciplina Positiva. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Children’s Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point. 11783 Rock Landing Dr., Newport News. Aprenda algunas técnicas de disciplina que funcionan sin tener que gritar, tener argumentos o dar azotes. Register online at chkd.org/classes.

June 23, The Toddler Toolbox. Free. 10 a.m.–noon. CHKD Health Center at Oakbrooke, 3rd floor conference room, 3rd floor conference room, 500 Discovery Dr., Chesapeake. Parents will learn simple strategies to help toddlers work through their tantrums and help them manage their frustrations as they grow and learn new skills. How to set realistic expectations of a toddler's physical, emotional and cognitive behaviors will also be discussed. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.