Parenthood, Understood.

Nothing is more important to parents than their relationship with their children – and nobody wants to spend their precious family moments together in conflict. As a parenting coach, I help parents effectively shape their kids’ behavior while strengthening their relationship. Every family goes through rough patches. I offer positive insights and practical tools for getting back to a smoother, happier path.


How to Talk To Your Teen About Anything

They want independence but need to know you’re there. They need guidance, but they don’t want advice. They’ll chat with their friends, but not with you. Breaking the wall of silence with your teen can sometimes be difficult, but it’s possible to find connection and have really good talks when you know how. This supportive parenting book provides communication tools, advice, and relatable real-life stories that will help you get the conversation started and strengthen your relationship with your teen.

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The Arc of the Tantrum

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Telling the Kids

You’ve decided to separate or divorce, and you need to tell the kids. But what do you say?! You KNOW this conversation is critical, and getting it right makes a HUGE difference to the kids. Whether you want the divorce or not, you do know that you’ll do WHATEVER you can, to make it better for THEM.

  • Be prepared with the information you need for the conversation

  • Feel confident that you can handle your child’s questions/Predict your child’s questions

  • Aligned with ‘best practice’ therapeutic theories for children and families

  • Go step by step in easy, manageable parts