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New Year’s Parenting Resolutions

New Year’s Parenting Resolutions

When I was a kid, my family had a New Year’s Eve tradition to write down our resolutions for the upcoming year, put them in an envelope, and tuck them away to review for the last day of the year. Although it felt good to open up and realize achievements from the...

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Always Make Time to Connect

Always Make Time to Connect

This holiday season, the Lakeview Roscoe Village Chamber is hosting a Window Decorating Contest for neighborhood businesses. It’s a way to encourage family and friends to connect by shopping, eating, and supporting local businesses!  IFC decided to get in on the...

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Attachment Informed at Our Core

Attachment Informed at Our Core

Ever wondered about the IFC origin story?  It features loss, healing through connection, and two new moms raising their babies and a business side by side!  At IFC we believe in healing through connection in all we do. Connection defines how we approach our...

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What is Mindful Parenting?

What is Mindful Parenting?

We spend 40% of our time awake, lost in thought. Almost half of our lives are not spent in the present moment. Mind-wandering isn't totally bad but can be harmful since we are prone to negative rumination (i.e., catastrophic thinking, what if thinking, etc.). This can...

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How To Know When Therapy is Done

How To Know When Therapy is Done

At this point, you are well into your therapeutic experience. Your child and your family feel comfortable with your therapist. You are in a groove, feeling comfortable, and you may have even started to see some progress! This is so exciting and, of course, relieving!...

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Individual and Family Connection

We are a team of pediatric counselors with offices in Chicago and River Forest offering emotional and behavioral support and solutions in an interactive, child friendly way.