Say ‘I Love You’ for Valentine’s Day

Everywhere you look there are cute and creative lists about how to say I love you to your child. Like bake them a treat, write a note on their napkin for lunch, send them a card, spell it out in Scrabble letters, etc. These are, of course, adorable and lots of fun. But sometimes kids just

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Stay in Control: No More Test Anxiety

Does you child tend to get overly worried about upcoming tests and quizzes? It’s great when students want to do well at school, but excess anxiety can backfire and make it difficult for kids to perform their very best. If you’re not sure what to say to help your child stay calm, you’re not alone.

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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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