Blog Category: WISE Wednesday

August 22, 2018
The Ten Commandments of Parenting

There are lots of lists of “top ten” tips on this and that – top ten best self-tanners, top ten best local pizzerias, […]

August 15, 2018
Day 5 – 5 Things I Can Tell Myself

Here we are at the final day of our 5-Day Mindset challenge. And the one thing we haven’t talked about is how we […]

August 8, 2018
Day 4 – My Power of Yet!

We’re not there YET! In her book, Mindset, Carol Dweck describes a different way of thinking than most people often think. She encourages […]

August 1, 2018
Five Day Growth Mindset Challenge: Day 3 – Fixed or Growth Mindset

As parents we are often aware of how are children are growing. The dress that fit Susie last week is suddenly a mini […]

July 25, 2018
Start a Mindfulness Practice this summer!

We are taking a break from our Growth Mindset Challenge to talk about Mindfulness this week. In my clinical work with adolescents and […]

July 18, 2018
Five Day Growth Mindset Challenge: Day 2 – My Word Search

Day 2 – My Word Search Last week we learned about the ability to change your mindset. Isn’t your brain amazing? Hopefully you […]

July 12, 2018
Five Day Growth Mindset Challenge: Day 1 – I can change my mindset!

Day 1 – I Can Change My Mindset! Have you ever wondered why some children avoid taking guesses and crumble at the first […]

June 27, 2018
How to keep learning ALL summer long!

School is out for the summer! Now what?! How to avoid the summer brain drain! While kids look forward to summer all school […]

June 6, 2018
What is Play Therapy and how is it valuable for young children?

Our friend, Mr. Fred Rogers, from Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, said it best, “Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning.” […]

May 24, 2018
Be prepared for Season Two of 13 Reasons Why

As some of you may know, Netflix has released a second season of 13 Reasons Why. We wanted to share some information with you […]

May 16, 2018
Code Words From Kids

We see kids, teens (and, sometimes, parents) with anxiety on a daily basis at The Wise Family. But even though we see folks […]

May 10, 2018
Your Child’s Happiness Is Not Your Job

Dr. Amy Fortney Parks was recently featured on The Rant with Baeth podcast! In her interview with host Baeth Davis, Dr. Parks talks […]

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