Blog Category: teens

August 9, 2017
Summer Slide – Not just for Olympic Athletes! PART TWO 

  Last week, we talked a bit about the “summer slide”. Not a summer Olympic sport – but it does sound fun! It […]

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 […]

May 31, 2017
How to talk to kids about mental health – and supportive therapy

At The Wise Family, we spend a lot of time talking about talking. We use a specialized approach to our work, and the […]

May 3, 2017
Our Group Registration is now OPEN!

  PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR GROUP THERAPY OPPORTUNITIES for 2020!   Have any questions? Please reach out to support@thewisefamily.com. **** Confidence Club: Social […]

April 26, 2017
Confidence — ​That tricky life skill essential to future successes

Confidence — ​That tricky life skill that is built over time and with experience. The belief in one’s ability to succeed is an […]

February 15, 2017
She Rocks the World is looking for 2017 Ambassadors!

SHE ROCKS THE WORLD IS LOOKING FOR AMBASSADORS! Do you want to inspire your teenage daughter to fearlessly use her own voice? Have […]

January 11, 2017
Have you seen this? The NY Post refers to screen time as “Digital Heroin”

Happy New Year! Now that the holidays – and the serious lack of anything resembling a schedule – are over, the number one […]

December 21, 2016
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!  We have gotten hundreds of comments […]

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 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 […]