Blog Category: stress

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.  […]

July 13, 2016
Together, we can make a change in the world of a child.

The Wise Family has many, many friends in our neighborhood, around the country and throughout the world.  We are so lucky to connect […]

June 29, 2016
The Brain – An Interview with Amy Fortney Parks

Brain 101 with Amy Fortney Parks Today we’re talking all about the brain! Did you know that 80% of encoding in the brain […]

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 18, 2016
Did you know May is Mental Health Awareness Month?

May is Mental Health Awareness Month so we decided that we should jump in here with some “awareness”!  We’ve been playing so much […]

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 […]

April 27, 2016
The Four Agreements for Middle School Girls Part 4

By Guest Contributor – Christina Henderson Here is the last of this four-part series applying The Four Agreements to middle school girls. I’ve […]

April 20, 2016
The Four Agreements for Middle School Girls – Part 3

By Guest Contributor – Christina Henderson Welcome to part 3 of my 4 part series breaking down The Four Agreements for middle school […]

April 13, 2016
The Four Agreements for Middle School Girls – Part 2

By Guest Contributor – Christina Henderson Last week I started a four part series applying the principles of The Four Agreements to middle school […]

April 6, 2016
The Four Agreements for Middle School Girls – Part 1

By Guest Contributor – Christina Henderson Several years ago my former clinical supervisor recommended Don Miguel Ruiz’s book The Four Agreements. “It changed […]

March 23, 2016
Making Mistakes…and learning from them!

#AskAmy “Our 19-year-old son had a text conversation with a girl the other night.  This girl is someone he has gone out with […]

March 2, 2016
Self-Injury Awareness – An Urgent Calling

My blogs are typically planned in advance, thoughtful essays written about topics related to children and teens like handling melt downs, understanding your […]

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