ScreamFree Parenting Author Comes To Chattanooga

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

First Things First, a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening marriages and families, will present the ScreamFree Parenting Seminar with best-selling author Hal Runkel.  This free event will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Baylor School Chapel from 7-9 p.m.

Mr. Runkel is regarded as one of today’s most prominent experts on family relationships, and he has taught his ScreamFree approach to parenting to families across the nation.  In this seminar, parents will learn skills to help them focus on remaining calm while successfully getting through to their children.

Here’s what a former participant had to say:  “ScreamFree has made us feel very good about getting our teenagers through driving, dating and all of their trials, in a completely different way than we started out. We are much calmer as a husband and a wife and as a father and a mother. Thanks again.”

Mr. Runkel and his message have been featured on thousands of media outlets including The Today Show, Redbook and Good Housekeeping.  He and his wife, Jenny, also hosted “ScreamFree Radio” on Atlanta’s 750-WBS radio.

This event is free but you must pre-register online at or by calling 267-5383.  ScreamFree Parenting is sponsored in part by Baylor School and 107.9 Big FM.

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