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August 20, 2020
Turn down Stress, and Turn up Fun – Part Six – Wrapping Up!

Summer is a time for fun, family memories, and relaxing. With the current corona virus pandemic children may be experiencing more stress and […]

August 20, 2020
Turn down Stress, and Turn up Fun – Part Five

When your children go off to college, they have to learn how to do things for and by themselves. They experience stress daily […]

August 20, 2020
Turn down Stress, and Turn up Fun – Part Four

Being a teenager is extremely stressful. Stress usually results from pressure to do well in school, sports, relationships, life changes like leaving high […]

August 20, 2020
Turn down Stress, and Turn up Fun – Part Three

Is your tween glued to their television, Xbox, or their phone? Too much screen time is not good for their mental or physical […]

August 20, 2020
Turn down Stress, and Turn up Fun – Part Two

Don’t let the stress of quarantine and COVID-19 ruin your family’s end of summer plans! There are several activities that can help distract […]

August 20, 2020
Turn down Stress, and Turn up Fun – Part One

It’s still summertime which means it’s time to turn down stress, and turn up fun! Especially as many across the country begin their […]

August 5, 2020
Transitioning Back To School Mid-Pandemic

As we head into a new school year, the familiar feelings of anxiety, nervousness and anticipation are settling in. However, going into the […]

July 29, 2020
Summer Vacation and Sleep

By Guest Blog Contributor, Lauren Engler – Sleep Consultant  I’ve had friends cancel travel plans because their child’s sleep is such a challenge […]

July 1, 2020
The Art of Journaling

If you haven’t mastered the art of journaling, consider starting a daily practice. There are many benefits to keeping a journal and is […]

June 3, 2020
Screentime and Boredom Busters

Our team of experts at The Wise Family have put their heads together on how to manage screentime and offer some insight on […]

June 2, 2020
Summer Activity Ideas During A Pandemic

By Dorri C. Scott, MSW, Resident Family Therapist and Parent Coach in Northern Virginia  Typically June marks the beginning of summer and the […]

May 20, 2020
When Summer Camp is Canceled

Guest Blog Contributor, Deborah Porter Let’s face it, the stay at home orders have been a difficult thing for many of us. Not […]