Posts Tagged: The Wise Words Blog

March 3, 2017
Exciting News! We’ve Expanded!

Welcome to March!  In case you haven’t been in to see us lately, we wanted to share that we have added some space […]

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 20, 2016
To Get Kids to Listen, Be a Detective

By Guest Contributor – Rachel Bailey M.A., CPDPE If you feel helpless when it comes to getting your kids to listen, you are […]

July 8, 2015
Raising a “Street Smart” Kid

This post originally appeared on A Fine Parent. by Chonce Maddox. (This article is part of the Emotional Intelligence series.) Are your children equipped […]

April 8, 2015
Habit #9 – Laughter, Happiness, and Humor

The WISE family has lots of room for laughter, happiness, and humor. There are not many opportunities for all six members of our […]

March 26, 2015
Habit #8 – Order over Chaos

The Wise family projects an attitude of order rather than chaos – both physically and emotionally. Someone is in charge, everyone knows it, […]

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 […]

February 18, 2015
Habit #6 – Family Responsibilities

The healthy family shares family responsibilities.   Parents often want to make this difficult by creating complex charts and graphs of who does what […]

November 19, 2014
Q & A with Author Annie Fox

The Wise Family is so fortunate to have TONS of friends around the world and we couldn’t do the work we do with […]

September 10, 2014
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 biggest […]

September 3, 2014
Journaling Our Summer Away

Journaling offers kids the chance to think about their happiest memories. In their journals, kids can record events and reflect on summer’s greatest […]

March 5, 2014
Have a little empathy (and teach it too)

The easy thing to do when your kids are kicking each other, throwing crayons across the room or refusing to sit still to eat […]

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