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Sunday September 18, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

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Ruby Foo's Hotel 
7655 Decarie Blvd.
Montreal, QC H4P 2H2

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Cost: $20 (plus GST & PST) $25 after Sept. 12

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 (514) 487-8881.



Tracey Stafford 
Magazine Montreal Families 

A Parenting won't want to miss! 

Two great speakers - Two powerful presentations.

 Carolyn MelmedCarolyn Melmed: Help your child be organized and develop strong study skills.

Carolyn Melmed has 35 years of teaching experience and is a certified mediator. She has also pioneered programs in organization and study skills for students, parents and teachers.

Find out how you can motivate your children and teach them how to be disciplined, independent learners with strong communication skills. You will also learn how to help your child:

* Achieve higher grades           * Master memorization               * Create an effective homework routine
* Avoid procrastination              * Become more organized

Alissa SklaarAlissa Sklar, Ph.D.: How to prevent your child from engaging in risky behaviours.

Alissa Sklar, Ph.D., has a blog that focuses on teens, technology and risky behaviours. She has worked in the field of adolescent risk prevention at McGill and has won 12 international journalism awards for her Montreal Families' parenting articles.

What do smoking, drugs, alcohol, sex and Facebook have to do with your preschooler or elementary school-aged child? Everything! Find out why talking to your kids now lays the groundwork for good decision-making skills in their teen years. You will learn:

* How to make sure your child feels comfortable talking to you about friends and what is happening at
* How risky behaviours have changed since you went to high school
* Seven ways to build resilience at different ages
* Simple ways to teach your child good problem-solving skills
* How to be prepared for the teen years

Jamie OliverMC and moderator: Global News Anchor Jamie Orchard

Jamie Orchard is the Senior Anchor/News Editor for Global Montreal's Evening News. Twice in the past five years, the Evening News with Orchard as anchor has been named Eastern Canada's best newscast by the Radio/Television News Director's Association. She lives in Montreal with her husband Jean-Luc and their two children, Luc and Liam.

We look forward to seeing you there!