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Parent coaching is supporting parents in their job of taking care of their children. A coach is someone who can reassure parents that they are doing the right thing, give suggestions and ideas based on expert's research while understanding that all families and children are different and unique. A parent coach isn’t that much different from a sports coach. A professional athlete may know just about everything that there is to know about their sport, but they still benefit enormously from having a coach. A coach can give them a different perspective, offer encouragement, change routine as well as push them to the next level. A parent coach does just that, but in the realm of parenting and parent-child relationships.
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In all this talk about consent with teenagers and young adults, it is important to look at how we teach our young boys. We should also be teaching our girls about consent, but the two lessons are different. Here’s what you can do with your little boys: Boys like to play physically and that is […]
Have you ever yelled at your children? Have your children gotten angry and screamed at you or threw things? You may feel like your family is the only family that ever gets angry, but the truth is that everyone feels anger and that feeling angry is perfectly OK. But what do we do when we […]
I was talking with my husband about kids last night and how difficult it is to raise children with drugs, media, violence, diseases, addiction and all the other bad things out there in the world. We were starting to feel a bit depressed when I remembered that there is one thing that you can do […]
It happens all too soon; your super sweet child tells you something that you know is the exact opposite of what actually happened. If you can’t trust them, what can you do? It is pretty normal and not at all devious for children to lie at a young age. Up until the age of 5, […]
I’ve been reading a lot lately about teaching consent and how to get the point across to students in college and high school and as young as middle school. But you can very easily start with toddlers and preschoolers about consent. You have to be the model. It is super duper important that dads and […]
OK, so I’ll be honest here; my kids didn’t like this the first time (or two) that we made it. But now they love it and request it all the time. It has all the fixin’s that kids love: crispy pastry crust, honey topping and something fried. It isn’t a weeknight dinner since it takes […]
Is your child fussing up a storm right now because you told her that she can’t have the one thing that she wants? That sounds about right. And as parents, we need to set limits so we keep telling her no. And that just makes her fuss more so we want to give in so […]
If you have a child, or even just know a child, you have probably heard all of the advice for helping your child sleep. From Ferber to bed-sharing, there is a wide spectrum of philosophies. Your head is probably spinning from all of the information, so I’m going to break it down for you. […]
The days are getting longer and all I can think about is getting outside with the family. Here in Colorado we have 13 National Parks and they are a great place to start your spring and summertime adventures. On May 21, the National Park Trust is hosting a Kids to Parks Day to get your […]
Most parents are wondering what to do when their child is having a tantrum, or what to do when they are hitting. But a lot of parenting challenges can be resolved when everyone is calm. Sometimes we don’t take advantage of this time because we might forget. But even more often, we don’t want […]