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Parent Association Committee Launches PEM Talks

The Pembroke Hill Parent Association's Diversity and Parent Education Committee launches a new parent program called PEM Talks, to bring parents together to share experiences about raising children. 

Andrew Mouzin

The Pembroke Hill Parent Association's Diversity and Parent Education Committee is launching a new program called PEM Talks - Parent Engagement Meetings: Building Community Through Conversations. These are school-wide presentations, followed by grade-level conversations, that intend to bring parents together to share and learn from each other’s experiences in raising children.

The first PEM Talk will be on Raising Resilient Kids: Parenting in the Digital Age by Dr. Natasha Burgert, today, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m., in Centennial Hall. Follow-up conversations on this topic will be held for PHS parents during the week of Jan. 22.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Natasha Burgert is a mom, pediatrician, blogger, educator and national spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics.

In her full-time suburban private practice, she strives to leverage the traditional values and teachings of medical science within today's digital health revolution. Her work with patients has been featured in outlets such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Parents magazine. She has also been highlighted on NBC Nightly News, CBS This Morning and other local news programs.