Posts Tagged: VA

December 7, 2016
Habit #11 – Become Part of the Larger Community

The healthy family encourages everyone in it to become part of their larger community.  No family lives all by itself.  Everyone is part […]

November 30, 2016
Habit #10 – Patience and Acceptance

The WISE family fosters a sense of patience and acceptance of others.  Our family has some pretty dramatically differing views of lots of […]

November 16, 2016
Virginia Girls’ Summit 2016 was a great success!

The 2016 Virginia Girls’ Summit, powered by She Rocks the World, was a great success this past Saturday, November 12th! I had the […]

November 9, 2016
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, […]

October 26, 2016
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 […]

October 24, 2016
How to Teach Kids to Be Respectful

By Guest Contributor – Rachel Bailey, M.A., CPDPE As you may recall, one of the 12 habits of a “WISE Family” is for […]

October 12, 2016
Habit #4 – Speak Respectfully

Wise families talk to each other in ways that show respect and are clear and direct.  Back talk – smart mouth – sassing […]

June 8, 2016
It’s bedtime! Are you ready for the battle?

Bedtime battles are pretty common for toddlers and even pre-teens. What are some of your challenges? Are tantrums a commonplace at bedtime? Or […]

June 2, 2016
How to Be Proud without Poisoning the Process

It’s that time of year – GRADUATION!  And a time of pride for teens, young adults and parents around the country.  And although […]

May 27, 2016
Happy Memorial Day!

The Wise Family wishes you and your loved ones a happy, fun and safe Memorial Day Weekend! This Memorial Day Weekend, take a […]

May 11, 2016
The Very-Important Importance of Playing

As I mentioned last week, I recently finished a great book called, The Importance of Being Little by Erika Christakis.  And the Important […]

May 4, 2016
The Importance of Play

Recently, I was driving to my daughter’s softball game and turned on NPR.  The conversation was with Erika Christakis, the author of the […]

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