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The Power of The Parent No

The Power of The Parent No

Apr 26, 2018
  When talking to a parent the other day, we explored the power of No when it comes to parenting. No is easy. It limits possibility. It contains energy. No is sticking with what is known and comfortable.…
10 Reasons Why Your Child Needs You

10 Reasons Why Your Child Needs You

Apr 11, 2018
  Your child needs you for the same reasons you needed your parents. These are my top 10. What are yours?  1.  Love   2.  Leadership   3.  Connection   4.  Safety   5.  Compassion   6.  Humor   7.  Trust …
A Deeper Look at Motivation

A Deeper Look at Motivation

Apr 03, 2018
  Every time there’s a school shooting, I think about what happened 17 years ago when two teenage sons of friends killed two Dartmouth professors. It’s why I got (a) master’s in adolescent psychology…
Kids Demand Leadership

Kids Demand Leadership

Mar 28, 2018
  This past weekend, kids stood up in front of thousands of other kids and adults and said:  "Enough is enough. Do something!" Their call to action is to we adults who are failing them. Kids today live…
Dear Fearless Parent - Ready to Join an Online Parent Group

Dear Fearless Parent - Ready to Join an Online Parent Group

Mar 06, 2018
  Dear Fearless Parent, I want to say - I'm here for you. I'm a therapist and parent coach and have created a way of supporting parents to: 1. move into Parent Leadership2. invest in Connection at all…
Dear Fearless Parent - Listening to Feelings

Dear Fearless Parent - Listening to Feelings

Feb 27, 2018
Dear Fearless Parent, Did you talk to your kids about the latest school shooting? If you haven't, you should. You must. Surfacing thoughts and feelings about kids killing kids in school is important to…
Another School Shooting  -  thoughts about why this keeps happening

Another School Shooting  - thoughts about why this keeps happening

Feb 20, 2018
  Every time there's a school shooting, I think about what happened 17 years ago when two teenage sons of friends killed two Dartmouth professors. It's why I did a 360 and got Masters in Adolescent Psychology…
Listening is Every Parent's Quick Win - How it works

Listening is Every Parent's Quick Win - How it works

Feb 13, 2018
  Listening is Every Parent's Quick Win -  A parent asks me this question. "My son refuses to go to school. I can't be late for work again because of him, so I left him. What do I do? How do I get him…
What's Parenting About?

What's Parenting About?

Jan 18, 2018
  If I asked you - what is parenting about, what would you say?  Most parents answer with the truest definition of the word, "It's about raising well-rounded children."  par·ent ala Webster’s dictionary  to…
The Parenting U-Turn is Inner Work

The Parenting U-Turn is Inner Work

Jan 04, 2018
  Interviewing parents while driving from Vermont to California reminds me that loving children is never the problem. Every parent I meet loves their child/ren hugely and devotedly. But, inevitably,…

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