Lectures focus on broad topics relevant to all our members. Held at the Wellesley Country Club, lectures begin with a social hour with wine and hors d’oeuvres, followed by a presentation and a Q&A session.
Seminars focus on more specific topics like sleep issues, sibling rivalry, and picky eating solutions. Typically held at the Wellesley College Club, seminars are more casual and include social time with water, soda and hors d’oeuvres. The speaker’s presentation is typically 90 minutes, including a Q&A session.
Previous speakers have included: Carl Honoré, award-wining speaker and author of In Praise of Slow; Dr. Harvey Karp, pediatrician, child development specialist and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at USC School of Medicine; Maria Trozzi, M.Ed., Assistant Professor of Developmental Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine, Director of the Good Grief Program at Boston Medical Center and author; Lenore Skenazy, journalist and author of Free Range Kids; Alan Kazdin, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Yale University and Director of Yale’s Parenting Center and Child Conduct Clinic; former President of the American Psychological Association and author.