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Debundled Parental Services

De-bundled Parental Services Recently I was attempting to make airlines reservations for my son to return to college. The web site indicated it was a “meal” flight. I was impressed, as I have not received a meal on a plane … Continue reading

Embracing the Digital Age

As individuals, parents and professionals 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 technology, rather than it using … Continue reading

Some thoughts on bickering children . . .

Not that My Kids Have Ever Done This . . . I’m writing about children bickering because other parents assure me that it is a common problem. I wouldn’t know, since my kids have never bickered (in the last two … Continue reading

50 Shades of Grey is not all that grey. It is pretty black.

If you’ve seen or are planning on seeing the film 50 Shades of Grey, I recommend reading Miriam Grossman’s reflections on the book and movie.  I share her concerns about the mind set regarding men and women and sexuality presented … Continue reading

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.

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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 November 1st.
Dr. Dave Wenzel will be speaking at the Good Shepherd Community Church Family Matters gathering, 9:00am