Blog Category: Expectations

March 31, 2021
Technology and Screentime Use At Home

One of the common questions asked by parents is how much screen time is too much? As a guide, the American Academy of […]

January 6, 2021
Capturing HOPE in 2021

Happy New Year! So many are happy that 2020 is finally over! And we are glad to move beyond the hard parts of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

September 5, 2019
Tips on Establishing a Good Routine

Habits are powerful but did you know it can take up to three to four weeks for a new habit or routine to […]

July 3, 2019
Summer Fun and Activities!

Summer is in full swing! Vacation, lounging at the beach, swimming, chasing the ice cream truck… How are you doing with those summer […]

June 4, 2019
Avoiding the dreaded Summer Slide

Photo by frank mckenna on Unsplash School is almost out for the summer for most of us! Now what?! Need some tips and encouragement on how […]

March 5, 2019
Our focus this month is on Executive Functioning!

  What is Executive Functioning? Executive functions are a set of cognitive processes that are necessary for the cognitive control of behavior: selecting and […]

November 1, 2018
How are family rituals important?

Dr. Amy Fortney Parks – Owner of The Wise Family: As I write this note to you, I am sitting on the couch […]

August 29, 2018
Ever thought about a “check out” phone?

By Kelsey Yeager, Resident In Counseling Technology is such a blessing and somewhat of a curse, especially when it comes to kids and […]

August 1, 2018
Five Day Growth Mindset Challenge: Day 3 – Fixed or Growth Mindset

As parents we are often aware of how are children are growing. The dress that fit Susie last week is suddenly a mini […]