Is It Time For A Parent Teacher Conference About Your Parenting Style

Is It Time for a Parent-Teacher Conference About Your Parenting Style?

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re a Conscious Parent eager to raise your kids using effective communication and active listening. Perhaps you’ve even joined us for the 90-Day Parenting Reset and are practicing the principles of the Guidance Approach to Parenting at home. But what happens when your child steps outside their protected family bubble? How […]
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Dear Katherine: I’m in a constant power struggle with my strong-willed child!

6 tips for transforming power struggles into parent-child collaborations. Hello, Conscious Parent! Welcome to “Dear Katherine,” a monthly Q&A with real-life parents/caregivers. If you’d like to submit a question of your own, email me at katherine@consciousparentingrevolution.com.     Dear Katherine, I am a mother to a lovely, zany, strong-willed 8-year-old girl. I love her to smithereens, but […]
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It Takes a Village…

It Takes a Village…

The role of community in helping you become a better parent. What does it take to change an existing cultural or societal norm? When we look at big picture examples in history, we see that change occurs when people show interest in a novel concept, commit to a fresh system of beliefs, and—in many cases—form […]
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Is Your Tank Running On Empty

Is Your Tank Running On Empty?

Taking care of your kids starts with taking care of yourself. Are you overextending yourself to meet your family’s needs? Do you feel trapped in an exhausting juggling act with no end in sight? It’s time to take a step back and practice some self-care. Parents, we live in extremely stressful times. But prioritizing everyone […]
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Dear Katherine: My two girls are in competition over everything! Blog

Dear Katherine: My two girls are in competition over everything!

Hello, Conscious Parent! Welcome to “Dear Katherine,” a monthly Q&A with real-life parents/caregivers. If you’d like to submit a question of your own, email me at katherine@consciousparentingrevolution.com.   Dear Katherine: My two girls, aged 8 and 11, won’t stop fighting! It’s like they’re in competition for everything: who gets the bigger piece of pie, who can […]
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Whats Your Parenting Story

What’s Your Parenting Story?

Eliminating childhood baggage to create a clean slate for your kids.   “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.” We tend to use this phrase when we talk about how similar a child is to their parents, when we notice repeated behaviors, patterns, and choices that pass across generations. The logic is simple: children […]
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Love And The Lunar New Year

Love and the Lunar New Year

February marks two of my favorite celebrations: Valentine’s Day and the Lunar New Year. These two holidays hold such significance in my heart, each for different reasons. Having spent 30 years as an expat living in Hong Kong, I always get a bit wistful when Chinese New Year rolls around. I miss the festive lights, […]
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What’s fair about a chocolate bar? Blog

What’s fair about a chocolate bar?

All people must be treated equally—including children. But when you’re dealing with kids of different ages, interests, and personalities; it can be difficult to make decisions without having one (or all) of them storm off yelling, “But it’s not fair!” Let’s take the example of “The Chocolate Bar.”   Suppose two kids are given a chocolate bar. […]
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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.