Blog Category: routines

May 11, 2016
The Very-Important Importance of Playing

As I mentioned last week, I recently finished a great book called, The Importance of Being Little by Erika Christakis.  And the Important […]

May 4, 2016
The Importance of Play

Recently, I was driving to my daughter’s softball game and turned on NPR.  The conversation was with Erika Christakis, the author of the […]

October 21, 2015
Homework Tips for Parents

  By Guest Blogger – Emily Pavot Although your teen is in high school, it is OK to help them. However, there is […]

July 1, 2015
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!  Although it was only 12 habits, […]

March 26, 2015
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, […]

February 28, 2015
Habit #7 – Positive Traditions

Wise families develop and nurture positive traditions.   Family celebrations of big days like birthdays, “gotcha days”, anniversaries, and graduations need to be a […]

September 10, 2014
A Letter to My Child’s Teacher

Dear Carpool-driving…lunch-making…homework-helping…summer-missing parents – It’s over…and the frenetic pace of school-days is just beginning.  Breathe…ok, breathe again!  It will be fine! My biggest […]

July 16, 2014
Minuscule Moments

We are beyond thrilled to introduce our very first guest blogger at The Wise Family!  Meet Rebecca Comizio, M.A.-Ed, M.A.  Rebecca is a Nationally Certified […]

January 29, 2014
Make a little SHIFT Happen

Throughout the month of January, I have been thinking, writing and talking about the concept of change in families. Families come to me […]

October 13, 2013
Don’t Make a Mistake with Unmotivated Kids

It happened! I had been expecting it. I’m actually surprised it didn’t happen before now! I get it…it’s darker in the morning…it’s a […]

September 11, 2013
Back to School! Navigating the Morning Rush

School is back in session for kids all over the land and that means it’s time to get out of slow-paced summertime schedules […]

July 4, 2013
School’s Out for Summer!

Summer is a time for kids to take a break from the demands of school, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that they can’t […]

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