Tag: self-care

What Parenting is Really About - a short surprising list

What Parenting is Really About - a short surprising list

Oct 23, 2017
  Last Saturday 18 fearless parents gave up their Saturday morning to talk about the power, potential and problem when parenting from reactivity.  Here are my takeaways from the first Parenting You workshop Parenting…
When All Hell Breaks Loose - Emailing with a Parent

When All Hell Breaks Loose - Emailing with a Parent

Oct 31, 2017
  Hi Kimberly, We really enjoyed the parenting workshop last weekend. We tried the family meeting and are more aware of our reactivity and emotions. We realized we ask things of our kids that we’re…
Parenting From Frustration  - Making a U-turn

Parenting From Frustration  - Making a U-turn

Nov 14, 2017
(fictionalized coaching session) Andrew’s frustration at his children has a storyline. When asked what Frustration is thinking? Andrew answers, “It seems I can only get them to do what I want when I'm…
A Screens Family Meeting the Parenting You Way 

A Screens Family Meeting the Parenting You Way 

Nov 22, 2017
  The issue is screens. What to do? Time to call a family meeting. Focus on Connection. Listen and be open to learning something new. Keep it simple. Don't stack. Less is more. The goal is to keep the…
How Has Being a Parent Helped You Grow?

How Has Being a Parent Helped You Grow?

Nov 27, 2017
  When I was little, I ran away and hid in our neighbor's damp, dark window well. From my underground perch, I could see my house and watch for my mother who would eventually walk down the driveway calling…
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…
How Parents Grow - Staying Put

How Parents Grow - Staying Put

Aug 02, 2018
Staying Put is at first uncomfortable. It goes against our need to Do - Do - Do. Who do you listen to more – the need to stay busy or the invitation to stop moving? What exactly is staying put? To stay…
How Parents Grow - On Vacation

How Parents Grow - On Vacation

Aug 10, 2018
The first rule of thumb when it comes to being a parent - nothing stays the same. Once you figured something out, you're on to the next challenge.  You can count it. The learning curve never ends, and…

What Parents Are Saying

"Kimberly asks hard questions, and holds my feet to the fire. She has a gift for asking the right questions, and coming up with strategies that are manageable, comprehensible and always on target. "
- Single mother of two adopted boys (ages 9 &13)
"Kimberly has been a God-send to me. She always gets where I’m coming from and supports me while giving me guidance, tools and hope. "
- Single mother of one (18)
"Her approach is caring, no-nonsense and action oriented. I would definitely recommend her."
- Single father of three (ages 9, 9 & 12)
"We sometimes wonder how we managed as parents before we met (Kimberly)! We feel more confident and calm as we parent our kids together. "
- Father of two (ages 3 & 5)
"She is superb at finding the right balance of coaching, guidance and providing practical tools. She is insightful and encouraging but also knows when to provide the necessary push me to look deeper at my reactions to given situations. ... I strongly urge any parent to work with Kimberly, especially when a parent is confronted with recurring challenging interaction with your child."
- Mother and stepmother of four teenagers
""Thank you for believing in me, Kimberly! You made me realize that there is hope and I appreciate your sincerity and kindness.""
- Mom of 2 under 4