Worried About Your Child’s Video Game Habits? Blog

Worried About Your Child’s Video Game Habits?

Is your child spending too much time playing video games? In the past few years, I’ve heard from many parents who are concerned about their kids’ video game hobby, obsession, or addiction. In a world where we are bombarded with screens–smartphones, iPads, laptops–not to mention Xbox, Game Cube, PS5, Nintendo Switch: How much is too much? I […]
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What Every Expectant and New Mom Needs. Blog

What Every Expectant and New Mom Needs.

Why is it that women hardly talk about their birth experience? Giving birth is the single most miraculous and most common event that happens in nature. Over 300,000 new babies are born every single day, and yet a lot of mamas go into the process wide-eyed and not knowing what to expect. Lack of knowledge […]
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“Boo!” said a ghost from 6 feet away… Blog

“Boo!” said a ghost from 6 feet away…

Who doesn’t love trick-or-treating? I have fond memories of Halloween: costumes, face paint, going door-to-door around the neighborhood, and candy—so much candy!   Image: Sam, Pia   This year will be different. Some of you won’t feel comfortable with your kids gathering together to trick-or treat. Costume parties will be postponed until next year. Maybe […]
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Kids Tree - Let’s talk it over… Blog

Let’s talk it over…

Here in the United States, we’re just days away from a presidential election. The last few weeks, months, and even years have been fraught, politicized, and polarized. With everyone yelling over each other, there’s not a lot of listening going on. As I teach in the Guidance Approach to Parenting, effective communication is crucial to […]
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Katherine Ted Talk - This is Deeply Personal, but I’ll Say it Anyway… Blog

This is Deeply Personal, but I’ll Say it Anyway…

What I’m sharing today is my deeply personal journey in discovering my inner voice and learning to speak up for myself. My mother, who I deeply adored, brought me up with a traditionally southern approach: one that prioritized being socially acceptable, pleasing, polite, and obedient. None of these values are inherently wrong, but they can be dangerous. […]
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How to Become an Awesome Parenting Partner Blog

How to Become an Awesome Parenting Partner

Whether you parent with a partner who sleeps next to you at night, co-parent with an ex, or even share the responsibility of raising your kid with grandma or grandpa, those relationships have their ups and downs. Parenting is fraught with daily stresses, and our conversations can very easily sound like this: Didn’t I tell […]
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7 Ways to Help Your Child Through the Pandemic Blog

7 Ways to Help Your Child Through the Pandemic

We’re officially in the home stretch of 2020? How have you been coping? This year has been particularly challenging for many parents: tasked with working (increasingly long) hours from home, maintaining an (increasingly messy) house 24-7, and perhaps playing teacher to their children as well. You might have noticed your child “acting out” more often than usual. […]
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5 Principles of Conscious Parenting blog

5 Principles of Conscious Parenting

At some point in our lives, we’ve all said this line when talking about our less-than-perfect childhoods: If I ever have kids, I’ll never…… ….make them feel like they’re less than enough ….yell at them in the middle of the grocery store …lash out or make unreasonable rules None of us want to repeat the […]
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3xTEDx Speaker, Media Contributor, parenting coach and mom of two. Helping families thrive for over 20 years using the Guidance Approach to Parenting.