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Life in the Blender

Trying to combine families into a new configuration is down-right hard. Here is a parenting column in the Portland Tribune by Dr. Dave Wenzel regarding blended families.

Community Loving Shopkeeper will brighten your day: From Hollis

Ebola. ISIS. Violence. Elections. Sometimes we get overwhelmed with not so good news. I have developed the habit of intentionally exposing myself to some of the really good things that are happening in our world. These things get overlooked in … Continue reading

Blended Families

Hollis and Dave Wenzel spoke at Grace Community Church on blended families on Oct 5th. Click here for a PDF of the power point slide show.

Real Life Need for Speed

Read Dr. Wenzel’s column in the Sandy Post regarding the nature of real life consequences.

Am I Supposed to Praise My Child?

Click here to read Dr. Dave Wenzel’s parenting column published in the Pamplin Media Group Newspapers regarding children, encouragement and praise.

Message at Mt Scott Church of God, April 26th, 2014 by Dave and Hollis

For those who would like a copy of the slides used in the morning message at Mt Scott Church, please email us at davidwenzel@riverridgecounseling.com. We will respond and attach the file to the email response.

Embracing the Digital Age

As individuals and professionals (and those who are also parents) we struggle in our use of technology. What was promised to simplify our lives often ends up demanding our attention. Below are links to help you consider how to use … Continue reading

Wright’s Law – a must see mini documentary

Recently I came across a instructive and moving story about a high school physics teacher, Jeffery Wright. One of his former students put the film together in an attempt to describe the man, his teaching style, but more importantly his … Continue reading

Self Control and the Marshmallow Test

40 years ago researchers conducted a simple but brilliant test on children for self control and delayed gratification. A demonstration of the test can be seen here. A Time magazine summary of the implications of the marshmellow test. Essentially researchers … Continue reading

A Picture to Ponder This Christmas Season

Click here to open a new window and read Dr. Wenzel’s latest parenting column in the Sandy Post

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Parenting Tips

Read Dr. Wenzels latest
Parenting Column linked in "Our Blog" and
featured in the Portland Tribune, the Sandy Post and the Gresham Outlook.

Next Speaking Engagement

Don't miss our next speaking engagement on Friday February 13th and Friday February 20th.
On Friday February 13th Dr. Dave Wenzel will be speaking at the Celebrate Recovery Group at Good Shepherd Community Church. On Friday February 20th, Hollis Maclean Wenzel and Dr. David Wenzel will be speaking at a Couples Banquet for Western Seminary