Myth #5 Good Parents Prevent Failure

The last part to our good parent mythology series ends with these last 4 points about preventing your child's failures: Good parents frequently intervene on behalf of their children Good parents prevent failure Good parents do not allow suffering Good parents never allow their children to get hurt Good parents frequently intervene on behalf of [...]

Myth #4 Good Parents Ensure their Kids Success

Continuing our series of good parenting mythology here are 3 more points... Myth #4 Good Parents Ensure their Kids Success  Good parents send their children to lots of classes that develop skills that will look great on their resumes The more you do for your children, the better prepared for their future they are Your [...]

Five “Good Parent” Myths We All Believe

For years educators have been asking, why are children behaving as they are? Why don’t they want to do anything? Why can’t they complete a task independently? Why do they seem so…impaired? Few people are talking about the parenting mythology with the urgency of a true crisis. Myth #1: A Good Parent is an Entertainer Good [...]

The World Peace Game at Countryside is in the Northbrook Tower!

Read all about it! Last week, the Northbrook Tower covered our hosting of John Hunter and the World Peace Game. You can read the article that was published yesterday in the Northbrook Tower by clicking the image below. Also see our Facebook Album for more Photos of the World Peace Game in Progress! John Hunter's [...]

Get Live Updates on John Hunter & the World Peace Game at Countryside!

Bookmark this page to Follow Mr. Hunter and the World Peace Game at CDS! John Hunter, an internationally known educator and speaker who has touched the lives of thousands of teachers and students with his World Peace Game, is here at Countryside facilitating the game with CDS 4th to 6th graders. Look below for photos showing the [...]

Look out Northbrook! John Hunter and the World Peace Game are coming!

A Coveted TED speaker comes to teach a Master Class at Countryside! One of the 100 most popular TED speakers, John Hunter, will be coming to Countryside to teach a Master Class of the World Peace Game in June. Not only will he be working with our teachers, he will also be guiding our own [...]

Look out Chicagoland! John Hunter and the World Peace Game is coming!

A Coveted TED speaker comes to Countryside to teach a Master Class! One of the 100 most popular TED speakers, John Hunter, will be coming to Countryside to teach a Master Class of the World Peace Game in June. Not only will he be working with our teachers, he will also be guiding our own [...]

Sign up for John Hunter’s World Peace Game in Chicago!

Calling Chicago-Area Educators. The World Peace Game Master Class is being held here at CDS, 6/1 to 6/5, 2015. Limited seats! SIGN UP NOW A Master Class with world-renowned educator John Hunter is an unparalleled experience for teachers to come together in an environment insulated from the demanding rhythms and routines of the day in order to [...]

The Parenting Leadership Class is Back! + 3 Things We Learned from Feedback

Due to popular demand, Michele and Jim Aspinall are bringing back the Leadership Parenting class! Take a moment to read the feedback to find out why. The next sessions will be offered on May 7th, 14th, and 21st. Contact Francesca to sign up. Babysitting is available. 1. Parents are Benefitting from the Classes I am so [...]