Blog Category: encourage

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 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 […]

May 6, 2020
Buiding a Sense of Community While Sheltering In Place

Now more than ever, during this global pandemic, community connections make a difference. And the difference doesn’t just translate to small businesses staying […]

April 9, 2020
Make the Best of Social Distancing

How is everybody doing? Are you going stir crazy yet? How are you coping with working from home, homeschooling the kids, and trying […]

March 24, 2020
Top 5 Favorite Sites For Your Family During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In order to help, and possibly maintain your sanity, The Wise Family team compiled some excellent resources to utilize during the COVID-19 pandemic […]

January 8, 2020
Your family has big emotions: Get them under control with EMOTION COACHING!

Photo by Jude Beck on Unsplash   Over the holidays, we had lot of emotions at our house, and I bet you did too. I want […]

December 19, 2019
Newly divorced with kids? Here’s what to know ahead of the holiday season, according to two experts.

November 20, 2019 By Jess Feldman From planning ahead to proper communication techniques, here’s how to ensure your children enjoy the holidays with […]

December 17, 2019
Unleash the Power of GRATITUDE this month!

  The The Big Life Journal Gratitude Challenge continues this week!  Part two includes exercises like creating a gratitude list, giving thanks, mini-thank yous and […]

December 11, 2019
This month we are focusing on GRATITUDE!

This month we are focusing on GRATITUDE during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season! We are excited to share a 7-day […]

November 5, 2019
November is National Adoption Awareness Month

By guest contributor, Andrea D. Kessler It was the night before my son’s baptism in July.  Furniture was pushed to one side of the […]

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