Blog Category: Wise Words

February 13, 2019
8 Ways a Child’s Anxiety Shows Up As Something Else

Does your child show any of these 8 signs of anxiety? Do your kids have worries that make it difficult to make and keep […]

February 6, 2019
The Power of PLAY!

Photo by Michał Parzuchowski on Unsplash Those who know me, work with me, have ever heard me speak, or have read my previous blogs know that […]

February 6, 2019
The Power of Empathy and Kindness

  Last week, we completed our series on mindfulness practices for all ages. This week, our team of clinicians focuses on the power […]

January 30, 2019
Mindfulness for older children and teens

  Finishing up our series from the New York Times on mindfulness with talk about older children and teens. Whenever we mention mindfulness […]

January 23, 2019
Kids embody the meaning of mindfulness

Photo by Benjamin Manley on Unsplash Did you know mindfulness can even be beneficial for infants and young children? The practice of mindfulness is not just […]

January 16, 2019
What exactly is mindfulness?

The practice of mindfulness is not just for our hippy counterparts. Mindfulness is the psychological process of bringing one’s attention to experiences occurring in […]

December 11, 2018
Self-Care for the Adults in a Child’s Life

Photo by Lesly Juarez on Unsplash How important is Self-Care while caring for others? Self-care can help you enhance your health and wellbeing, manage your stress, and maintain professionalism […]

November 27, 2018
Week four: The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner goal… is MEMORIES!

As we move through the holiday season, we want to take a few minutes to remind you about the value of making memories. […]

November 20, 2018
Week three: The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner goal… is TALK!

From our table to yours! It is the third week in our “Come to the Table” dinner challenge – and it is a […]

November 13, 2018
Week Two: The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner goal… is PLAY!

  Have you been participating in our “Come to the Table” dinner challenge? If you haven’t, and you want to, join our Facebook […]

November 7, 2018
Week one: The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner challenge is simple… EAT!

The goal of The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner challenge is simple…EAT. The hard part is adding TOGETHER to the plans! […]

November 1, 2018
How are family rituals important?

Dr. Amy Fortney Parks – Owner of The Wise Family: As I write this note to you, I am sitting on the couch […]

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