Start: 11:00 am
Mother Did You Know? Letters from the Heart of an Overweight Boy to His Mother About the Destructive Forces of Childhood Obesity by Greg Stokes stands as a voice for all who are downcast from obesity. These letters bring a shocking revelation to parents and caregivers of children struggling with obesity. Mr. Stokes powerfully reveals some of his most personal and painful memories of being an overweight child within the pages of this compelling read. Now a fit and healthy adult, Mr. Stokes offers insight into how parents can support and empower their overweight children to become healthy and to heal the emotional pain that comes with being an obese child.
Start: 2:00 pm
In her book, Kaye Bernard McGarry, M.Ed., covers all the major areas of concern for parents and students: - Communication, Academics, Finances, Values - and provides the tools to help students and parents communicate effectively before and after they leave for the college campus. Kaye is a member of the National Speakers Association, Mecklenburg County School Board 2003-2011, and is recognized and respected by her peers as an expert in her field. She is a speaker, seminar presenter, and educational consultant.