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April 13, 2016
The Four Agreements for Middle School Girls – Part 2

By Guest Contributor – Christina Henderson Last week I started a four part series applying the principles of The Four Agreements to middle school […]

April 6, 2016
The Four Agreements for Middle School Girls – Part 1

By Guest Contributor – Christina Henderson Several years ago my former clinical supervisor recommended Don Miguel Ruiz’s book The Four Agreements. “It changed […]

March 30, 2016
Are you an expert at dealing with tantrums?

How well do you handle tantrums? Whether you have littles, middles or bigs, tantrums and HUGE reactions are not uncommon territory!  The idea […]

March 23, 2016
Making Mistakes…and learning from them!

#AskAmy “Our 19-year-old son had a text conversation with a girl the other night.  This girl is someone he has gone out with […]

March 17, 2016
Want a more interactive blog experience? #AskAmy

Exciting news from The Wise Family Blog this week! The Wise Ones here would like to create a more interactive blog experience for […]

March 9, 2016
Spring is almost here! Does anyone else have Spring Fever?!?!

“Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.” ~Rainer Maria Rilke   Can you believe that St. Patty’s Day […]

March 2, 2016
Self-Injury Awareness – An Urgent Calling

My blogs are typically planned in advance, thoughtful essays written about topics related to children and teens like handling melt downs, understanding your […]

February 17, 2016
What-not-to-do-after you lose…

Photo Credit: © Susan Leggett | Dreamstime.com If you live in the US, you have likely heard about the Denver Broncos win over […]

January 20, 2016
Screen Time – A Dream or A Nightmare?

Lead by Example The saying, “Do what I say, not what I do!” is BALONEY!  Our kids are watching our every move so, […]

January 13, 2016
Technology and Kids Today – Screentime, apps, and social media oh my!

Do you ever feel guilty for allowing too much “screen time” with your kids just to have a few extra moments to finish […]

November 25, 2015
Tips For Making Holiday Travel Less Stressful

We’re hitting some of the heaviest travel seasons of the year – families getting together for Thanksgiving or making that trek back home […]

October 28, 2015
Teens and Stress: The 411

  Wouldn’t it be nice if parents could control everything about their children! You know, just for a little while, say maybe until they’re […]