Are you raising an ungrateful child?

Expressing gratitude can be tricky … for kids and adults. It’s so easy to freak out when we think we are raising ungrateful and unappreciative children… or we think others […]

Let’s Talk Anxiety and Parenting

As I always say, anxiety is a B@%#! Anxiety when you’re a parent? If you know, you know? As a lifelong anxiety struggler, I’ve worked hard to get my anxiety […]

Managing Meltdowns Like the Bomb Squad

When our kids melt down or have tantrums, we tend to, well, freak out ourselves. Angry thoughts pop into our head, our heart starts to race, and our palms get […]

Invisible Energy Zappers and Summer Colds

Summer colds are annoying. I’ve been home the last three weeks with a cold virus I can’t seem to kick. It’s frustrating to sit on my tushy for days on […]

The Pressures of a Perfect Summer

I recently wrote a blog about how we parents tend to put a lot of pressure on ourselves to create a “perfect” summer for our kids. But what does perfect […]

Surprise! I’m an Imperfect Parent

No Matter How Informed You Are, Perfect Parenting Doesn't Exist

If I had a dollar for every time my kids snarkily asked me, “Aren’t you a parent coach?” I’d be sipping wine in Italy right now. Salute! Yes, I am […]

K.I.S.S

Keep it simple, stupid. Welcome to my 2022 motto! (And its sibling, “Good Enough.”) I excel in overthinking (that could be the understatement of the year – LOL). Whether I’m […]

A New Generation of Parents

❔  What was your relationship like with your parents growing up?❔  What do you wish your parents had done differently? These are questions I recently posed to a father on […]

Growth vs. Fixed Mindset

Which of the following statements do you agree with: A person’s intelligence and talents are set from birth (“I am what I am,” as Popeye would say) A person’s intelligence […]