Blog Category: love

February 18, 2015
Habit #6 – Family Responsibilities

The healthy family shares family responsibilities.   Parents often want to make this difficult by creating complex charts and graphs of who does what […]

February 11, 2015
Habit #5 – Independent Children

The wise family expects and supports independence in the children in the family. Sometimes don’t you just wish your little ones could make […]

February 4, 2015
Habit #4 – Speak Respectfully

Wise families talk to each other in ways that show respect and are clear and direct.   Back talk – smart mouth – sassing […]

January 7, 2015
Habit #3 – Being Together

Healthy families take the time to do things together.   Back in the day, parents were told that time with kids was ALWAYS quality […]

December 17, 2014
Habit #2 – Adult Relationships

Healthy families work to have a strong relationship between the adult caregivers.   I am well aware that families come in all shapes and […]

December 10, 2014
12 Habits of a WISE Family – Habit #1

Wise families thrive on commitment.   I know…sometimes you wish your family members were committed – somewhere safe and padded.    But seriously, commitment is […]

November 30, 2014
Parent-Teacher Conference Support

It is that time of year where we start getting invites to those big “Parent-Teacher Conferences”.  Knowing that you have to go to […]

November 19, 2014
Q & A with Author Annie Fox

The Wise Family is so fortunate to have TONS of friends around the world and we couldn’t do the work we do with […]

September 10, 2014
A Letter to My Child’s Teacher

Dear Carpool-driving…lunch-making…homework-helping…summer-missing parents – It’s over…and the frenetic pace of school-days is just beginning.  Breathe…ok, breathe again!  It will be fine! My biggest […]

June 13, 2014
What is the Fun in Winning?

When my sons played baseball, the parents had to sign an agreement every Spring that stated that we would do the following – […]

May 15, 2014
Who is Amy Fortney Parks?

Amy Fortney Parks brings with her over 30 years of experience working with children, adolescents and families as both an educator and psychologist. […]

March 5, 2014
Have a little empathy (and teach it too)

The easy thing to do when your kids are kicking each other, throwing crayons across the room or refusing to sit still to eat […]

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