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On the Road With Parenting You

On the Road With Parenting You

Dec 06, 2017
  Kevin and I left Vermont a few days before Thanksgiving and are making our way through the South in our Teardrop trailer. Our destination is Point Reyes, California by December 22, where our family…
Star Wars and The Parenting U-Turn

Star Wars and The Parenting U-Turn

Dec 22, 2017
  Spoiler Alert. This blog is about Star Wars – The Last Jedi. Life is pretty simple in the Star Wars world. There are the good guys, and there are the bad guys. And they battle. The galaxy depends on…
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,…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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 …

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