Blog Category: routines

November 7, 2018
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 is simple…EAT. The hard part is adding TOGETHER to the plans! […]

November 1, 2018
How are family rituals important?

Dr. Amy Fortney Parks – Owner of The Wise Family: As I write this note to you, I am sitting on the couch […]

July 25, 2018
Start a Mindfulness Practice this summer!

We are taking a break from our Growth Mindset Challenge to talk about Mindfulness this week. In my clinical work with adolescents and […]

July 18, 2018
Five Day Growth Mindset Challenge: Day 2 – My Word Search

Day 2 – My Word Search Last week we learned about the ability to change your mindset. Isn’t your brain amazing? Hopefully you […]

June 27, 2018
How to keep learning ALL summer long!

School is out for the summer! Now what?! How to avoid the summer brain drain! While kids look forward to summer all school […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 9, 2017
Summer Slide – Not just for Olympic Athletes! PART TWO 

  Last week, we talked a bit about the “summer slide”. Not a summer Olympic sport – but it does sound fun! It […]

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