Deborah Carlisle Solomon, author of Baby Knows Best.
Topic: Raising a confident and resourceful Child.
Issues: The RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers); how to respond to your baby’s cues and signals; how to help your baby develop healthy sleep habits; seeing your infant as a competent people with a growing ability to communicate, problem-solve, and self-soothe.
Patricia Papernow, author of Surviving and Thriving in Stepfamily Relationships.
Topic: What works and what doesn’t.
Issues: What makes stepfamilies different? Five challenges for stepfamilies; why ex-spouses are part of the family; how stepfamilies change and develop over time.