We can help with behavior

Is your child being difficult? Do you suffer from the “terrible twos” or the “torrential threes” and so on... Know that there is help out there and that each stage of a child’s development is a wondrous not torturous time.

We can help with sleep

Sleep is essential to life and positive family dynamics. Learn how to help your child sleep better.

We can help with picky eaters

With little changes, you can help your child to be a lifelong good eater.

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We can come to you

We do home visits so if you aren't sure about your bedtime routine, or if you want me to see how things are currently being done and what we can tweak, contact us today

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It Takes a Village and a Vineyard...

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What is parent coaching?

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.

The earliest years are the most important years for shaping a child’s life; grab onto this opportunity!

Resources and Articles

Before I traveled with young kids, I was deathly afraid of traveling with young children and couldn’t understand why anyone would do it. I remember reading pieces like Don’t bring your child on a plane or Leave your kid at home next time But another thing stuck with me as well.  When I was young, single […]

Using literature to deal with issues is one of the easiest ways to approach just about any subject and it comes with the added benefit of increasing literacy skills.   When someone experiences a feeling, they feel validated when they realize that others are experiencing the exact same feeling.  So when you read about children […]

Disappointment and failure are two things that you want your child to avoid at all costs as they are growing up.   Just kidding! We all know that having a perfect rosy life isn’t possible and probably isn’t the ideal either and yet we try to provide that for our children; to their detriment. Let’s […]

Do you want a quick fix to help behavior? Try this!  Be curious! How does this work?  Ask a lot of questions; in your head and out loud. Most behavior problems are learning opportunities so it will help minimize anger, frustration and short fuses if you start asking questions and start being curious. Here’s a […]

I’ve recently been thinking a lot about how to raise a grateful child. Or how to not raise an entitled child. Is this even possible if you have family that shower them with gifts all of the time?  Is this realistic when their friends get everything they ask for and more? Does your child whine […]

Picture this: Your toddler just chased after your cat and then full-on hit your cat with her toy. Or: Your 4 and a half-year old just went up to his baby sister and pulled her hair. Or: You walk in on your 3-year-old twins with everything in the kitchen thrown everywhere. Your first response? “Why […]

I just read another article discussing co-sleeping versus sleep training and after reading the scathing comments afterwards it really feels like parenting is becoming as polarizing as politics. There are families where co-sleeping is definitely the right decisions  and there are families where sleep training is definitely the right decision and there are even many […]

I’m going to cut to the chase and give you the three steps to better behavior right now.  Before you do any thing (go to the grocery store, get ready for bed, go to a friend’s house, etc) tell your kids: What it is going to look like What are the expectations What will happen […]

This is your new mantra: ‘We take care of each other.’ This isn’t just for parents with more than one child because parents of only children can benefit from this phrase as well. Wondering how to keep your kids from hitting each other? We take care of each other Wondering how to get your child […]