Monday, December 2, 2013

Two meetings in December!

Our holiday gift to you? Two fabulous meetings with local stars in their fields!

On Monday, December 9, we're having a special daytime meeting with Dr. Rene Hackney of Parenting by Dr. Rene on the topic of "Tantrums, Whining, and Backtalk." 

Find out how to prevent these pesky problems in the first place and how to deal with them in a way that keeps them from taking over your lives.

A former preschool teacher, Dr. Rene is an expert in child development and has lectured all over the DC Metro area on various parenting topics, including positive discipline.

Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria, VA
Monday, December 9:
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 Doors open at 10:15 for a prompt 10:30 start. Q&A may go past 12:00.
Children are welcome but please bring quiet toys to supplement ours.

Then, for our regular third Thursday evening meeting, we are thrilled to welcome the Paleo Parents Matt and Stacy of the super-popular blog and the cookbooks Eat Like a Dinosaur and Beyond Bacon to speak on the topic of Paleo Eating for the Holidays...and every day! on Thursday December 19, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:45 for a prompt start.

Come learn how Matt and Stacy turned around the health of their family by adopting a grain-free diet and find out why it might make sense for you and yours. Just what did our ancestors eat and how can we take that wisdom into our lives to improve our health int he 21st century?

In order to accommodate a larger crowd -- and snacks! -- this meeting will be at a special location of Fairlington United Methodist Church, 3900 King t. Alexandria, VA. (east exit off of 395 and then first right!).

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