The Language of Love

Over the years, I have relied on parenting books to help guide me through the uncertainty of raising a family.  It is my intention to share with you the nuggets of wisdom I have gleaned from these books in a format that is easy to understand, and won’t take you a whole lot of time

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The Easiest Recipe Ever

In my previous post I extolled the advantages and pitfalls of using a slow cooker.  Cooking, as in life, is all about perseverance.  In my own hit and miss trials, I stumbled upon the easiest shredded chicken recipe ever.  Even the grocery list is only three ingredients long! You may wonder why I am choosing

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The Slow Cooker Dream

As the season starts to shift to cooler temperatures and the leaves become tinged with color, we start thinking about the hot comfort foods that warm our hearts and feed our souls. Crockpot cooking is an ideal way to create these comfort foods while managing the extreme busyness of our households. There’s something triumphant in

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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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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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