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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 […]

May 16, 2020
Coping With ‘Loss of Normalcy’ During the Pandemic

Photo by Connor Wilkins on Unsplash By Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling in Northern Virginia In February, The Wise Family shared a group blog post about grief […]