Blog Category: love

March 22, 2017
An Invitation to Friendship

By Guest Contributor and Wise Family Clinician – Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling  I have a very vivid memory of pulling into the […]

March 15, 2017
Brain Awareness Week 2017: Executive Functioning in the Classroom

In honor of Brain Awareness Week, I thought it appropriate to talk about Executive Functioning in the classroom. Parents of children and teens […]

March 8, 2017
WISE Talk: Sympathy vs. Empathy

Parents sometimes are confused about the difference between sympathy and empathy. Sympathy is really feeling sorry for someone. It’s really feeling sad about […]

February 15, 2017
She Rocks the World is looking for 2017 Ambassadors!

SHE ROCKS THE WORLD IS LOOKING FOR AMBASSADORS! Do you want to inspire your teenage daughter to fearlessly use her own voice? Have […]

February 8, 2017
Make a little SHIFT Happen

So far this year, I have been thinking, writing and talking about the concept of change in families. Families come to me all […]

January 18, 2017
Parenting A Teenager Made Easier

Having just spent 10 days during the holidays among the smelly socks, empty food boxes, video game smack-downs, hair cut refusals, bottomless pit […]

December 21, 2016
Let’s Put a Bow on the 12 Habits of a WISE Family

It’s time to finally wrap up and put a bow around the 12 habits of Wise families!  We have gotten hundreds of comments […]

December 14, 2016
Habit #12 – Ask for Help

The WISE family realizes there is a time to ask for help.  No one and no family is 100% healthy all the time.  […]

November 30, 2016
Habit #10 – Patience and Acceptance

The WISE family fosters a sense of patience and acceptance of others.  Our family has some pretty dramatically differing views of lots of […]

November 23, 2016
Habit #9 – Laughter, Happiness, and Humor

The WISE family has lots of room for laughter, happiness, and humor. There are not many opportunities for all six members of our […]

November 16, 2016
Virginia Girls’ Summit 2016 was a great success!

The 2016 Virginia Girls’ Summit, powered by She Rocks the World, was a great success this past Saturday, November 12th! I had the […]

November 9, 2016
Habit #8 – Order over Chaos

The Wise family projects an attitude of order rather than chaos – both physically and emotionally. Someone is in charge, everyone knows it, […]

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