Blog Category: drama

September 12, 2021
Don’t Make a Mistake with Unmotivated Kids

It happened! I had been expecting it. I’m actually surprised it didn’t happen before now! I get it…it’s darker in the morning…maybe it […]

March 21, 2018
Wise Insight – Talk Less. Listen More.

Our very own Dr. Amy Fortney Parks participated in a Facebook Live yesterday with Eduardo Placer’s Fearless at 4. Check out their convo […]

February 7, 2018
Navigating the New Frontier – Gender Identity

We have the opportunity, more and more, in our counseling practice, of supporting young people that are curious about nontraditional gender identification – […]

April 19, 2017
Keep Cool & Calm Down

By Guest Contributor and Wise Family Clinician – Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling This week we are going to work on calming down and […]

January 18, 2017
Parenting A Teenager Made Easier

Having just spent 10 days during the holidays among the smelly socks, empty food boxes, video game smack-downs, hair cut refusals, bottomless pit […]

December 21, 2016
Let’s Put a Bow on the 12 Habits of a WISE Family

It’s time to finally wrap up and put a bow around the 12 habits of Wise families!  We have gotten hundreds of comments […]

December 14, 2016
Habit #12 – Ask for Help

The WISE family realizes there is a time to ask for help.  No one and no family is 100% healthy all the time.  […]

June 8, 2016
It’s bedtime! Are you ready for the battle?

Bedtime battles are pretty common for toddlers and even pre-teens. What are some of your challenges? Are tantrums a commonplace at bedtime? Or […]

April 27, 2016
The Four Agreements for Middle School Girls Part 4

By Guest Contributor – Christina Henderson Here is the last of this four-part series applying The Four Agreements to middle school girls. I’ve […]

April 20, 2016
The Four Agreements for Middle School Girls – Part 3

By Guest Contributor – Christina Henderson Welcome to part 3 of my 4 part series breaking down The Four Agreements for middle school […]

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 […]