Blog Category: 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 27, 2016
Happy Memorial Day!

The Wise Family wishes you and your loved ones a happy, fun and safe Memorial Day Weekend! This Memorial Day Weekend, take a […]

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 […]

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 […]

January 20, 2016
Screen Time – A Dream or A Nightmare?

Lead by Example The saying, “Do what I say, not what I do!” is BALONEY!  Our kids are watching our every move so, […]

January 13, 2016
Technology and Kids Today – Screentime, apps, and social media oh my!

Do you ever feel guilty for allowing too much “screen time” with your kids just to have a few extra moments to finish […]

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 […]

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