Blog Category: school

March 20, 2019
Understanding Teen Slang!

Thought we’d have some fun with you this week after learning all about Executive Functions! SLANG! Specifically teen slang! Like – Hey Bae, Don’t be […]

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 […]

September 19, 2018
Managing Worry and Anxiety Continued

Since this is such a stressful time of year for a lot of kids with the start of a new school year, we […]

September 13, 2018
5 Phrases to Help With Anxiety

Photo by Maria Elena Zuñiga on Unsplash This is a time of year when lots of kids and teens come in expressing feelings […]

April 3, 2018
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy insight from The Wise Family Team!

This week The Wise Family clinical team helps explain Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT for short) and STRATEGIES to implement at every age. Read […]

August 2, 2017
Summer Slide – Not just for Olympic Athletes! PART ONE

Lots of people (mostly teachers) talk about something called the “summer slide”. But what is it? Most kids, if you ask, will tell […]

July 19, 2017
Teens Under Pressure

  I am re-sharing this, because it sparked a good conversation at Chez Parks last night. My 17-year-old daughter commented about how often […]

July 5, 2017
Moving Up and Out

Do you have teens? And how’s that working for you? Children and teens are faced with a variety of development tasks at many […]

June 21, 2017
SUMMER is officially here!!

  SCHOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER!! Today marks the first official day of summer! Go have FUN and be safe. Remember, playing is very […]

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 […]

June 2, 2016
How to Be Proud without Poisoning the Process

It’s that time of year – GRADUATION!  And a time of pride for teens, young adults and parents around the country.  And although […]

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 […]

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