National, award-winning author Dr. Thomas Phelan is this year's keynote speaker. He is presenting from 9-11 a.m. on realistic and effective methods for disciplining children ages 2-12. Dr. Phelan's book 1-2-3 Magic provides practical and easy-to-learn parenting techniques for children.
Other specials offerings:
- CPR classes
- Parents are encouraged to bring their child's bike helmet in for a fitting
- Photo identification for kids and fingerprinting available all day
Parents' Fair is free and open to the public. Anyone involved in caring for children is invited to attend - moms, dads, prospective parents, grandparents, teachers, day-care providers and health-care professionals. Free parking is available and free day care will be offered for 1 to 6-year-olds by the United Child Care Providers Association at Bridgetown Daycare, 321 Fourth St. N. Day care is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information visit parentsfair.meritcare.com or call (701) 234-5570 or (800) 437-4010, ext. 5570.