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November 1, 2018
How are family rituals important?

Dr. Amy Fortney Parks – Owner of The Wise Family: As I write this note to you, I am sitting on the couch […]

October 17, 2018
Sharing some WISE Insight from our fav mom, Glennon Doyle

Illustration: Keith Negley This week, The Wise Family wanted to share some Wise Words from Glennon Doyle, author, activist, philanthropist and founder of […]

October 10, 2018
Ways We Are Fostering Anxiety

Image (c) Getty Images The Number #1 reason that kids and teens come to see us at The Wise Family is because they […]

October 3, 2018
Ever wonder how your child’s day went? But don’t get much info?

Photo by Caroline Hernandez on Unsplash   Dr. Amy Fortney Parks – Owner of The Wise Family: If you are like most parents, […]

September 19, 2018
Managing Worry and Anxiety Continued

Since this is such a stressful time of year for a lot of kids with the start of a new school year, we […]

September 13, 2018
5 Phrases to Help With Anxiety

Photo by Maria Elena Zuñiga on Unsplash This is a time of year when lots of kids and teens come in expressing feelings […]

September 11, 2018
Back to School! Navigating the Morning Rush

School is back in session for kids all over the land and that means it’s time to get adjust back to the grind. […]

September 5, 2018
Get to know The Wise Family

Get to know us at The Wise Family! We know that parenting is a journey… not a destination. There are definitely a lot […]

August 29, 2018
Ever thought about a “check out” phone?

By Kelsey Yeager, Resident In Counseling Technology is such a blessing and somewhat of a curse, especially when it comes to kids and […]

August 22, 2018
The Ten Commandments of Parenting

There are lots of lists of “top ten” tips on this and that – top ten best self-tanners, top ten best local pizzerias, […]

August 15, 2018
Day 5 – 5 Things I Can Tell Myself

Here we are at the final day of our 5-Day Mindset challenge. And the one thing we haven’t talked about is how we […]

August 8, 2018
Day 4 – My Power of Yet!

We’re not there YET! In her book, Mindset, Carol Dweck describes a different way of thinking than most people often think. She encourages […]