Posts Tagged: Amy Fortney Parks

July 5, 2017
Moving Up and Out

Do you have teens? And how’s that working for you? Children and teens are faced with a variety of development tasks at many […]

September 7, 2016
Raised in a Barn

If you are raised in an apartment, there are certain things you learn that other kids might not.  For example, you learn that […]

August 2, 2016
Enjoy the rest of your summer!

We are taking some time to regroup this month as we prepare for more family wisdom for this fall! Enjoy those summer cookouts, […]

July 27, 2016
Ignore Your Kids

Yes, you read that right.  I have spent 18+ years ignoring my kids. I know that’s hard to imagine especially now while kids […]

July 13, 2016
Together, we can make a change in the world of a child.

The Wise Family has many, many friends in our neighborhood, around the country and throughout the world.  We are so lucky to connect […]

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 […]

July 31, 2014
The Parenting Puzzle

Parenting is like a puzzle (actually, it is more like the game of Whack-a-Mole but just stay with me here).  Successful puzzle building […]

May 21, 2014
Ignore Your Kids

Yes, you read that right.  I have spent 18 years ignoring my kids. I ignored my kid when he was picking his nose […]

May 15, 2014
Who is Amy Fortney Parks?

Amy Fortney Parks brings with her over 30 years of experience working with children, adolescents and families as both an educator and psychologist. […]

October 13, 2013
Don’t Make a Mistake with Unmotivated Kids

It happened! I had been expecting it. I’m actually surprised it didn’t happen before now! I get it…it’s darker in the morning…it’s a […]

September 11, 2013
Back to School! Navigating the Morning Rush

School is back in session for kids all over the land and that means it’s time to get out of slow-paced summertime schedules […]

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 […]

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