Blog Category: routines

April 11, 2019
Tap into your child’s creativity – Let their imaginations run wild!

  Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling at The Wise Family: Creativity is the use of the imagination. It is the ability to go […]

March 5, 2019
Our focus this month is on Executive Functioning!

  What is Executive Functioning? Executive functions are a set of cognitive processes that are necessary for the cognitive control of behavior: selecting and […]

February 13, 2019
8 Ways a Child’s Anxiety Shows Up As Something Else

Does your child show any of these 8 signs of anxiety? Do your kids have worries that make it difficult to make and keep […]

November 27, 2018
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 memories. […]

November 20, 2018
Week three: The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner goal… is TALK!

From our table to yours! It is the third week in our “Come to the Table” dinner challenge – and it is a […]

November 13, 2018
Week Two: The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner goal… is PLAY!

  Have you been participating in our “Come to the Table” dinner challenge? If you haven’t, and you want to, join our Facebook […]

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 […]

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