Fighting Cabin Fever

Another school day called off due to weather? If you are starting to go stir crazy take a look at some of these ideas that not only fight boredom but also appeal to your child’s creative spirit. Inner Child Fun has got you covered with 50 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained During a Blizzard.   

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Parent Workshop: Getting Your Kids to Open Up

Thursday, January 23, 2014 @ 1:00pm Presenter: Cheryl Denz, MA, LCPC   Question: “How was your day today?” Answer: “Fine”. If you are looking for a more indepth response from your kids, come learn some new strategies to form better communication patterns and strengthen the parent-child relationship. Register with Cheryl: 630.587-3777 Ext. 103 or Cheryl@riverviewcounselingservices.com   Open to everyone in

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Supporting Your Gifted Child

Celebrating a child’s gifts is a huge source of parental pride. But unfortunately it doesn’t end there. Anxiety. Depression. Social isolation. Far from gifts, these traits can sometimes go hand-in-hand with gifted children. When a child’s intellectual development is out of sync with his/her emotional development or with the maturity level of his/her peers, issues tend

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Parenting without Yelling

What you have to say is important. But your kids aren’t listening to you. You try to be reasonable yet stern.  And still nobody’s listening. You’re starting to lose it. So you get louder      We’ve all been there. Some of us have spent more time there than we ever thought we would. But the

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