Puberty, social issues and decision-making are among the many topics to be discussed at two events for preteens and families in March, hosted by PeaceHealth Medical Group Pediatrics.
The first event, titled “A Heart-to-Heart on Growing Up,” is slated to take place from 1 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 4 at St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center, at 3333 Squalicum Parkway in Bellingham. Julie Metzger, RN, MN will facilitate the discussion, which is recommended for girls age 10-12 who are accompanied by a trusted parent or guardian.
From 1 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 11 at St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center, Robert Lehman, MD will facilitate a discussion titled, “The Joys and Challenges of Growing Up.” Boys age 10 — 12 who are joined by a trusted parent or adult are encouraged to attend.
Each class costs $65 for a parent and child to attend; scholarships are available. Participants will receive a copy of Metzger and Lehman’s book, ‘Will Puberty Last My Whole Life?’ To register, or ask additional questions, visit greatconversations.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.