Am I a bad parent? How to start connecting to your child.

May 04, 2022

The best apology is to change the behavior.

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You’re not a bad parent. And just to prove it- here are some questions to start reframing parenting. (Especially if you're new at practicing positive parenting!)

Question 1: How important is it for you to feel connected to your child? 

Question 2: When do YOU feel most connected...

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Where can I find the parenting manual?

Apr 27, 2022

Where can I find the parenting manual?

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(You can also find these versions at the bottom of this blog.)

Truth bomb: Every family is co-creating their own manual

You have found the right place if you struggle with your child's loud, dramatic, disruptive, over-the-top behavior.

What would it feel like in your home if you knew how to show up in ways that eliminate power struggles and support your child's...

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Why Parents Use Timeout

Aug 11, 2020

Why Parent’s Use Time Out

Are you a parent who uses time out? Well, you are not alone! Since the 1980’s it is one of the most commonly used methods to discipline children. In today’s video we are going to explore 3 reasons why parent’s use time out, and why it does not work.

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In this morning coffee chat, I cover:

 

  • 3 Most common reasons parents...
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3 Forms of Time Out, You Didn’t Know You Were Doing

Aug 10, 2020

3 Forms of Timeout, You Didn’t Know You Were Doing

Timeout was popularized in the 1980’s as an alternative to spanking. It is a widely used parenting strategy that unfortunately has unforeseen consequences. In today’s episode I will be sharing 3 forms of timeout that you probably aren't aware of, and their consequences.  

In this morning coffee chat, I cover:

  • What is timeout
  • 3 Different types of timeout
  • Side effects of timeout

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Defensive Parenting, and Who Does it Protect?

Aug 07, 2020

Defensive Parenting, and who Does it Protect?

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Parenting is a highly charged space- there are lots of opinions on what the “right” way is. Though I don’t believe there is a RIGHT way, there are 3 common parenting strategies that get in the way of forming a connected and secure relationship with your child. But man- parents get defensive when I...

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What I Learned From Monsters Inc

Aug 06, 2020

What I learned from Monsters Inc

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A Social Norm of belief parenting is that yelling will help children listen to you. But positive parents know that yelling only scares a child, it doesn’t build skills. They know the transformation in building a relationship with their child!

In this morning coffee chat, I cover:

  • WHAT a high school teacher and I were talking...
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Why Positive Parents are Criticized

Aug 05, 2020

Why positive parents are criticized

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You will never be criticized by someone who is doing more work than you. Those who are doing the work totally 100% get the struggle, ebb and flow, and commitment that’s required in being a positive parent.

In this morning coffee chat, I cover:

 

  • WHAT the “social norm” parent is
  • WHY when we are out of...
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The 3 Beliefs Successful Parents Have

Aug 04, 2020

The 3 Beliefs Successful Parents Have

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After learning about the 3 most common mistakes great parents make- ready to learn about the 3 beliefs great parents adopt when raising their strong willed children!

In this morning coffee chat, I cover:

  • WHAT all great parents believe
  • WHY this helps guide their decisions
  • 3 BELIEFS all great parents have
  • How to start using...
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Three Mistakes Great Parents Make When Raising Strong Willed Children

Aug 03, 2020

After working with children and parents for nearly 20 years there is a common belief about mistakes- that they are bad. When we think they are bad we feel like bad people for making them- but what if we begin to look to mistakes as something that’s good!

Want to know more? Download my free guide “Becoming a Clear and Kind Parent” here: >>FREE GUIDE<<

In this blog, I cover:

  • WHAT a mistake is
  • WHY for many of us we hate making them
  • 3 Mistakes MOST great parents...
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Bye Bye Monster Mommy and Scary Daddy

Jul 29, 2020

Every great movie has two main characters- the good guy and the bag guy- and then all the people in the background. In parenting these are the “perfect parents” and the two villains- Monster Mommy and Scary Daddy.

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In this morning coffee chat, I cover:

  • WHO is a good parent?
  • WHY we judge and compare
  • WHO is Monster Mommy and Scary Daddy
  • HOW to...
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