Join Carriage House as they partner with Penn State College of Health and Human Development to host special guest Dr. Laura Jana, a pediatrician, health communicator, and writer who is passionate about the use of prevention in improving the lives of children.
An award-winning author, she addresses many of these issues in her latest book, The Toddler Brain: Nurture the Skills Today that Will Shape Your Child’s Tomorrow. It’s estimated that 65% of children today will end up in jobs that have yet to be invented. How do we set them up for success in an ever-changing world? The Toddler Brain offers a playbook for purposeful parenting in today’s complex world and lays out a strategic plan for cultivating the 21st century skills needed to succeed during the foundational first five years of life. “For all of us who play pivotal roles in this time of a child’s life, gaining knowledge to construct a blueprint for each child that supports the importance of play and curiosity, imagination and empathy, and the intentional building of children’s brain connections is of value to all parents, caregivers, and early childhood teachers,” says Debbie Welch, CHCC Program Manager.
The event begins with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by Dr. Jana’s program at 7:15 p.m. The evening concludes at 8:00 p.m. with book sales, signing, and tours of Carriage House. Space is limited, so reserve your seat today! Please register by Friday, June 8.