Wise Talk of the Week

After the election: Suggestions for discussing election results and modeling good citizenship

By |November 14th, 2016|

Last week the United States elected a new president. After a long, often […]

How old should children have to be before they can to be left alone?

By |February 16th, 2015|

My son, who just turned 12, loves snowboarding. Is he old enough to […]

The Teen Sleepover Dilemma

By |January 26th, 2015|

My daughter is invited to a boy/girl sleepover party at one of her […]

Teen spending vs. saving

By |January 12th, 2015|

My young teens received cash and gift cards from many of their relatives […]

Family Vacation

By |December 15th, 2014|

My family is planning a special family vacation in the new year. My […]

Teen Gift Giving

By |December 1st, 2014|

I want my teen to be more responsible for their own gift giving […]

Since the legalization of marijuana has been in the news so much lately, my son is really curious about pot and asking about it. What should I say?

By |November 17th, 2014|

Since the legalization of marijuana has been in the news so much lately, […]

When Your Child Doesn’t Make the Team

By |November 3rd, 2014|

My son wants to try out for the select team. Most of his […]

Nasty Girl Dynamics

By |October 20th, 2014|

My daughter has just started 8th grade. 7th grade was awful with snippy, […]

Online Safety

By |October 6th, 2014|

I know there are programs and apps available, I can check text conversations […]