Upcoming Events Coffee and Conversations for Caregivers Are you caring for someone with dementia? Then, give yourself a break! Connect with fellow caregivers and share challenges, tips, and stories. Parent Wellness Circles Interested in becoming a Parenting or Teen Wellness Facilitator? These wellness programs, developed by Holly and Scott Stoner, both LMFTs, give participants a chance to be vulnerable with one another and to develop new supportive friendships. Katherine Reynolds Lewis: A crisis of self-regulation- And how to help An event brought to you by REDgen, USM and Boswell Books. Tues, April 24, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM CST USM Mellowes Hall 2100 West Fairy Chasm Road River Hills, WI, 53217 In her book, journalist and parenting expert Katherine Reynolds Lewis proposes a radical solution: empathy. Lewis has documented a crisis of self-regulation -- and shows how children rise to the occasion when their parents learn to trust them, let them face consequences, and train them in the art of self-control. Registration required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/katherine-reynolds-lewis-a-crisis-of-self-regulation-and-how-to-help-tickets-43534780701?aff=erelexpmlt Dementia Education Series Legal Planning to Help Care for Your Loved Ones and Their Finances will be held on Tuesday, May 8th, 6:30-7:45pm. Both presentations are will be held at Shorewood Village Center. View the flyer here for more information. Mindful Self-Compassion Training June 4th , 9-11:30AM Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is an empirically-supported 8-week course designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. In the course you will learn how to handle difficult emotions with greater ease, how to motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism, and how to treat yourself as you would a dear friend. Register here http://jccmilwaukee.org/events/2018/04/09?dateAt=04/01/2018 Car Seat and Booster Safety Check You think your child is riding safely … but are you really sure? Motor vehicle crashes kill more children than any other cause. Make sure your child is buckled up properly. Thiensville Fire Department 205 Elm St. Thiensville, WI 53092 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2018 View the flyer here for more information.