"You've developed the strength of a draft horse while holding onto the delicacy of a daffodil ... you are the mother, advocate and protector of a child with a disability." -Lori Borgman

Friday, October 24, 2014

Ozaukee Family Services Upcoming Classes

Helping Your Child Deal with Difficult Emotions
Tuesday, October 28th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Parenting children and teens can be difficult at times, especially when youth are experiencing challenging emotions such as anger or sadness. This workshop will assist participants in supporting and better understanding young people during those times that they are most in need of our care. The importance of taking care of yourself and your emotions as you assist others will also be emphasized. 

Bedtime Blues
Thursday, October 30th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Dr. Dan Hagerman of Cedar Mills Medical Clinic will answer your questions about bedtime, such as how to get your children to bed and to stay there all night.

Feeding Your Family in a JUNK FOOD World
Thursday, November 6th, 6:30 – 7:45 pm
Learn the KEY to successfully navigating in a world of “blissfully” delicious packaged and fast food. Plus, easy and realistic strategies for bolstering the nutritional content of your home. 

All classes are FREE and free childcare is also available. Classes are held at the Family Enrichment Center, 885 Badger Circle in Grafton. Please call 262-376-7774 or visit www.OzaukeeFamilyServices.org to register or to get more information. 

November Circle of Friends Outing

 Where: Ozaukee Skateland
7084 Sycamore Dr
When: Sunday November 9th
Time: 4pm to 6pm
Cost: $ 3.00 a person    
December: TBA
January 11,  Northshore Gymnastics

Starting in January Circle of Friends would like to start sending  the fliers via email. If you could please send your name and email to ozaukeecountycircleoffriends@gmail.com that would be great. If you still would like to receive a mailed copy please let them know.   Thank You!

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Ozaukee Family Services Upcoming Events

Get Back on Financial Track 
Wednesday, October 15th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Are you living paycheck to paycheck? Do you want to get your finances back in shape? Learn quick and simple skills that you can use right away for budgeting, tracking your money, and getting your finances in order. FREE and free childcare is available.

Tuesdays, Bi-monthly, 10/21/14 – 3/24/15, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Rainbows is a peer support program for youth (Kindergarten through 12th grade) who have experienced divorce or death of a parent. The sessions will be held two times per month and allow participants to successfully deal with major family changes. A concurrent parent group is also offered.  FREE.

Spirited Child
Wednesdays, October 22nd – November 12th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
For parents of children who are more intense, persistent, resistant to change, or just more spirited than most. Learn positive ways to work with your child’s spirit and personality. $25 fee for book and class materials. Free childcare is available.

All classes are held at the Family Enrichment Center, 885 Badger Circle in Grafton. Please call 262-376-7774 or visit www.OzaukeeFamilyServices.org to register or to get more information.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Ozaukee Family Services

Successfully Navigating through the Adolescent Years
Adolescence can be a challenging time for you and your child. It can also be a very exciting and rewarding experience as you help guide your child into becoming a young adult. This presentation will assist you in developing a better understanding of adolescent emotional and brain development and provide you with specific suggestions for helping you and your child enjoy the adolescent years.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 – 6:30-8:00 p.m.
(Free DVD on Building Optimism in Children)

To register, call Ozaukee Family Services at 262-376-7774 or register online at www.OzaukeeFamilyServices.org

About the Presenter:
Dr. Michael Weber is Superintendent of the Port Washington-Saukville School District, has over 30 years of leadership experience, and has published many journal articles and a book on positive attitude and optimism. Dr. Weber is a popular keynote speaker, a certified stress management consultant, and has advanced training in clinical psychology. He specializes in dealing with negativism; helping parents develop positive child development strategies; effective communication to resolve conflicts; and helping employers hire positive, energetic people. If you are interested in other programs, please contact 262-268-6005.