Parent/Teacher Conference Pointers

Many schools in the St. Charles and Geneva area will holding parent teacher conferences in the next few weeks.  We all know it’s important to attend so we can help our kiddos do their very best at school. But if you’re feeling a little unsure of how to make the conference effective, we’ve got some pointers to

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Happy Halloween!

In honor of Halloween, enjoy some family-friendly (and super corny) jokes from Riverview Counseling Services! Be safe and have fun trick-or-treating in the St. Charles community! What do ghosts serve for dessert? I scream! What instrument do skeletons play? Trom-BONE What is a mummy’s favorite type of music? Rap music What does a bird say at Halloween?

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Social Media: Know What Tools Your Kids Are Using

  Twitter Instigram Snapchat Tumblr Google+ Vine Wanelo Kik Messenger Ooovoo Pheed Ask.fm These are all social media tools that are gaining popularity among kids, tweens, and teens. If you’re feeling a little out of the social media loop, you’re not alone. As our kids grow more and more technology proficient, we tend to be

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The Weight of Bullying

The number of American children who overweight or obese continues to rise. And we worry about our kids because we know that with added weight comes physical health issues like asthma, heart disease, and diabetes. Heavier children are also at risk for mental health concerns like depression, anxiety, and poor self-esteem. As if that wasn’t enough, overweight

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FREE October Workshop: Avoiding the Homework Battle

Homework Help: Avoiding the Homework Battle with Your Child Thursday, October 24th. 2013 @1:00pm Presenter: Cheryl Denz, MA, LCPC Whose homework is this anyway? End the after school drama surrounding homework while helping your child to become a successful and independent student. Register with Cheryl: 630.587-3777 Ext. 103 or Cheryl@riverviewcounselingservices.com   Open to everyone in St. Charles

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