Blog Category: love

July 27, 2016
Ignore Your Kids

Yes, you read that right.  I have spent 18+ years ignoring my kids. I know that’s hard to imagine especially now while kids […]

July 20, 2016
To Get Kids to Listen, Be a Detective

By Guest Contributor – Rachel Bailey M.A., CPDPE If you feel helpless when it comes to getting your kids to listen, you are […]

July 13, 2016
Together, we can make a change in the world of a child.

The Wise Family has many, many friends in our neighborhood, around the country and throughout the world.  We are so lucky to connect […]

June 29, 2016
The Brain – An Interview with Amy Fortney Parks

Brain 101 with Amy Fortney Parks Today we’re talking all about the brain! Did you know that 80% of encoding in the brain […]

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 […]

June 2, 2016
How to Be Proud without Poisoning the Process

It’s that time of year – GRADUATION!  And a time of pride for teens, young adults and parents around the country.  And although […]

May 18, 2016
Did you know May is Mental Health Awareness Month?

May is Mental Health Awareness Month so we decided that we should jump in here with some “awareness”!  We’ve been playing so much […]

May 4, 2016
The Importance of Play

Recently, I was driving to my daughter’s softball game and turned on NPR.  The conversation was with Erika Christakis, the author of the […]

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 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 […]

March 30, 2016
Are you an expert at dealing with tantrums?

How well do you handle tantrums? Whether you have littles, middles or bigs, tantrums and HUGE reactions are not uncommon territory!  The idea […]

March 2, 2016
Self-Injury Awareness – An Urgent Calling

My blogs are typically planned in advance, thoughtful essays written about topics related to children and teens like handling melt downs, understanding your […]

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