Blog Category: love

December 20, 2017
Setting Intentions for the New Year

Amy Fortney Parks, PhD – Practice Owner: Welcome to the close of another year, and the opening of a brand new year. We […]

December 13, 2017
The Hard Labor of Growing Leaders

Need some parenting inspiration during the mad rush of the holiday season? Take time to appreciate that your creative, cute but sometimes difficult […]

December 7, 2017
Don’t forget self-care this holiday season!

With the holidays fast approaching, let’s all keep these tips from the Self-Care Snowman in mind! In order to properly care for others, […]

November 29, 2017
Week four: The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner goal… is MEMORIES!

  As we move through the holiday season, we want to take a few minutes to remind you about the value of making […]

November 22, 2017
Week three: The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner goal… is TALK!

  It is the third week in our “Come to the Table” dinner challenge – and it is a “gimme” – because it […]

November 15, 2017
Week two: The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner goal… is PLAY!

Meals together, in fact, everything together should have an element of fun. So let’s figure out a way to make your meal together […]

November 8, 2017
Week One: The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner challenge is simple… EAT!

  The goal of The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner challenge this week is simple…EAT. The hard part is adding TOGETHER to the plans! Having […]

October 18, 2017
Let’s talk about depression

In recognition of the need for more WISE ways to talk to kids about tough topics, The Wise Family is starting a new […]

October 12, 2017
Virginia Girls’ Summit was once again a HUGE success!

The 2017 Virginia Girls’ Summit, powered by She Rocks the World, was a great success this past Saturday, October 7th! Dr. Amy Fortney Parks, The […]

October 4, 2017
How to Talk to Your Kids About Tragedy

With all of the upsetting and difficult events in our world, having real conversations as a family are more important than ever!  We wanted […]

September 6, 2017
Dinnertime Dilemma

Our family ate dinner at a local restaurant last weekend. While there, I counted all of the individuals on cell phones during their […]

August 30, 2017
How to create POSITIVE expectations

  Amy Fortney Parks, PhD – Practice Owner: How do we create positive expectations for kids, teens and parents? Having the expectation that your kid/teen CAN do something, even when it […]

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