Do you remember what middle school was like? These memories alone will stir your reserves of compassion for any middle-schooler you are raising. Middle-school is the time when a child begins to develop their independence and their individuality. Unfortunately, individuality can make them stand-out and sometimes, this ends up being to their detriment. Obviously, from
As our children grow, they begin to look to us less and less for guidance. They strive for independence and the acceptance of their peers. This can be overwhelming for parents. How do you trust the world enough to support your kids in becoming their best selves? Riverview Counseling Services offers a wide array of
As adults who have been navigating the social world for years and years, we tend to take for granted all of the manners that we naturally participate in every day. But for a child who is just beginning to engage in community interactions, mastering these social skills and using them independently is a huge feat!