Blog Category: stress

November 25, 2015
Tips For Making Holiday Travel Less Stressful

We’re hitting some of the heaviest travel seasons of the year – families getting together for Thanksgiving or making that trek back home […]

October 28, 2015
Teens and Stress: The 411

  Wouldn’t it be nice if parents could control everything about their children! You know, just for a little while, say maybe until they’re […]

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 […]

August 19, 2015
The parenting road always has potholes…

    I’m not really sure how to start this…but he isn’t going back. This is the weekend…the weekend that everyone’s college-aged kids […]

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, […]

June 3, 2015
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.  […]

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 […]

December 20, 2013
Be in the Present

If you celebrate Christmas – or if you are like my family and celebrate a little of everything, including 3 birthdays – you […]

August 19, 2013
Dream With Them, Not For Them

My newly-minted High School Senior son announced this morning that there was very little chance he would get into the college of MY […]

March 4, 2013
When to WORRY about WORRY

Kids worry…and we parents worry about our kids worrying.   It’s normal for a preschooler to fear separation from his/her mother or to worry […]