Blog Category: Insight

April 11, 2019
Tap into your child’s creativity – Let their imaginations run wild!

  Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling at The Wise Family: Creativity is the use of the imagination. It is the ability to go […]

April 3, 2019
Encouraging creativity and innovation in your kids at any age.

Photo © Sarayuth Punnasuriyaporn – Dreamstime.com   Dominique Adkins, Ed.d., LPC, NCC, ACS: Carl Rogers (1961) defined creativity as it relates to the […]

March 20, 2019
Understanding Teen Slang!

Thought we’d have some fun with you this week after learning all about Executive Functions! SLANG! Specifically teen slang! Like – Hey Bae, Don’t be […]

March 13, 2019
Executive Function Skills Cont. – The brain is AMAZING!

Last week, AWESOME and WISE clinician, Kasey, shared with you some the facts about Executive Function (EF). We often describe EF as “the […]

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 […]

February 6, 2019
The Power of Empathy and Kindness

  Last week, we completed our series on mindfulness practices for all ages. This week, our team of clinicians focuses on the power […]

January 23, 2019
Kids embody the meaning of mindfulness

Photo by Benjamin Manley on Unsplash Did you know mindfulness can even be beneficial for infants and young children? The practice of mindfulness is not just […]

December 11, 2018
Self-Care for the Adults in a Child’s Life

Photo by Lesly Juarez on Unsplash How important is Self-Care while caring for others? Self-care can help you enhance your health and wellbeing, manage your stress, and maintain professionalism […]

October 17, 2018
Sharing some WISE Insight from our fav mom, Glennon Doyle

Illustration: Keith Negley This week, The Wise Family wanted to share some Wise Words from Glennon Doyle, author, activist, philanthropist and founder of […]

October 10, 2018
Ways We Are Fostering Anxiety

Image (c) Getty Images The Number #1 reason that kids and teens come to see us at The Wise Family is because they […]

August 22, 2018
The Ten Commandments of Parenting

There are lots of lists of “top ten” tips on this and that – top ten best self-tanners, top ten best local pizzerias, […]

July 25, 2018
Start a Mindfulness Practice this summer!

We are taking a break from our Growth Mindset Challenge to talk about Mindfulness this week. In my clinical work with adolescents and […]

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