Posts Tagged: Family Support

October 20, 2021
Anxiety and Coping Strategies Continued

Amy Andrukonis, Supervisee in Clinical Social Work It can be extremely painful to watch your child suffer from anxiety. You wish they felt […]

October 20, 2020
Connections & Circles of Support Through COVID – 19

Dorri C. Scott, MSW, Resident Family Therapist and Parent Coach in Northern Virginia Up until the 2020 pandemic, when one discussed family planning, […]

September 10, 2020
A Letter to My Child’s Teacher

Dear Carpool-driving…lunch-making…homework-helping…summer-missing parents – It’s over…and the frenetic pace of school days is just beginning.  Breathe…ok, breathe again!  It will be fine! My […]

March 24, 2020
Top 5 Favorite Sites for Wise Families During COVID

In order to help, and possibly maintain your sanity, The Wise Family team compiled some excellent resources to utilize during the COVID-19 pandemic […]

February 17, 2020
5 Great Resources to Support a Grieving Loved One

When a loved one is grieving you may ask yourself, “How can I support them through this process?” Intense and painful feelings are […]

February 5, 2020
Support during the grieving process

Photo by Marco Bianchetti on Unsplash   By Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling For the past four years, I have served as a therapist during National […]

February 5, 2020
Supporting your family through loss

Supporting your family through the loss of a loved one is difficult. It can often cause anxiety to the one who takes on the […]

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 […]

December 14, 2016
Habit #12 – Ask for Help

The WISE family realizes there is a time to ask for help.  No one and no family is 100% healthy all the time.  […]

October 19, 2016
Habit #5 – Independent Children

Wise families expect and support independence in the children in the family. Sometimes don’t you just wish your little ones could make their […]

February 28, 2015
Habit #7 – Positive Traditions

Wise families develop and nurture positive traditions.   Family celebrations of big days like birthdays, “gotcha days”, anniversaries, and graduations need to be a […]

August 19, 2013
Dream With Them, Not For Them

My newly-minted High School Senior son announced this morning that there was very little chance he would get into the college of MY […]