AUBURN – A parenting conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at Central Maine Community College.

Dr. Will Wilkoff will share his observations on the societal trends that have left many parents feeling stretched beyond their limits.

He will offer suggestions on how to make schedules more child (and parent) friendly.

Parents can select three out of 30 workshops to attend. Subjects will include “Active Parenting of Teens,” “Understanding ADHD,” “Guerilla Budgeting,” “Bully-Proofing Your Child,” “The Blended Family: Help for Step Parents,” “Helping Children through Divorce and Separation.”

Also, “Boot Camp for Dads,” “PETs and IEPs: Tips, Tools and Techniques,” “Yoga for Families,” “Creative Scrapbooking: Make Your Memories Last,” “Fun with Books,” “Parenting Sons and Daughters: How Much Difference Does Gender Make?,” and “The Power of No: Setting Age-Appropriate Limits and Defending Them.”

To request a registration flyer, call Advocates for Children at 783-3990.

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