Blog Category: love

May 2, 2018
How are you communicating with your kids?

This week’s blog post brought to you by: Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling – Therapist for The Wise Family:    Communicating with our […]

April 25, 2018
What does it mean to “wonder” about a child’s behavior or emotions?

Dr. Amy Fortney Parks – Owner of The Wise Family: The word wonder has a few definitions. We tend to think about the […]

April 11, 2018
Do you, your partner or child suffer from anxiety?

Do you suffer from anxiety? Does your child? Partner? Exciting news! The Wise Family will be hosting a screening of the movie, ANGST, […]

March 21, 2018
Wise Insight – Talk Less. Listen More.

Our very own Dr. Amy Fortney Parks participated in a Facebook Live yesterday with Eduardo Placer’s Fearless at 4. Check out their convo […]

March 14, 2018
#AskAmy – Signs of Anxiety

#ASKWISE – “My daughter has been waking up in the morning complaining of a stomach ache, and we can’t figure out what is […]

March 7, 2018
Yes! Your Brain CAN Be Retrained!

Understanding how your brain works – and the brain of your child – provides a great frame of reference for talking with your […]

February 28, 2018
Managing Depression and Talking To Your Kids About Sadness

  Amy Fortney Parks, PhD – Practice Owner: The world is a confusing place – and there is a lot of sadness. There […]

February 21, 2018
Parenting Is A Comical Journey

Because sometimes we just need to be reminded of how comical the parenting journey can be. Can anyone relate to this scenario? 🙂 […]

February 7, 2018
Navigating the New Frontier – Gender Identity

We have the opportunity, more and more, in our counseling practice, of supporting young people that are curious about nontraditional gender identification – […]

January 31, 2018
Talking To Your Kids About “Tough Topics”

Amy Fortney Parks, PhD – Practice Owner: Do you ever wish you could have Mary Poppins come to your house to talk to […]

January 23, 2018
Do you feel your teen has a lack of motivation?

WISE TALK with Dr. Amy Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash A lot of people ask me how to motivate your kids. I […]

January 10, 2018
Tips on how to set up parental controls on your kid’s shiny new iPhone

Welcome to 2018! We are rededicating ourselves at The Wise Family sharing insights, strategies and expectations about some tough topics that we, as […]

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