Parent Coaching

Finding Goal-Oriented Solutions that Don’t Short-Circuit Your Brain

Have you ever labeled yourself or someone else in a negative way? This is more of a rhetorical question, not one to make you feel bad about yourself. Because, let’s be honest, we all have done it.  “I’m just not good at staying organized.” “She is such a procrastinator.” “They are always late.” “He just …

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Motivation: How to Work With Your Brain to Get Things Done

Have you ever wondered where motivation comes from and how to have more of it? Perhaps you wonder about motivation when you are staring at a blank computer screen, for the tenth time in a day. Or maybe when the pile of dishes in your sink only grows larger and larger.  Perhaps you wonder about …

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Small Ways to Keep Your Kids On Track This Year

This school year has, undoubtedly, been unlike any you have experienced before. Regardless of whether your kids are in-person, hybrid, or remote, there is a good chance you’ve undertaken a variety of these options this year. And it’s probably driving you crazy. So here are three things that you and your family can do to …

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What I’ve Learned From the Pandemic

Every single one of my blog posts this year has started with an acknowledgment that 2020 has been a hard year. Regardless of our individual circumstances or the relativity of our suffering, this year has challenged us all. Personally, there have been moments when it’s all felt unbearable, and there have been just as many …

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How to Effortlessly Manage Your Time

“Time isn’t the main thing. It’s the only thing.” -Miles Davis We live in a world that applauds and celebrates being busy. Personally, I don’t believe that having a full schedule is, in itself, problematic. What is problematic, however, is not having enough time for the things that truly matter. Therefore, time management is a …

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How to Encourage Independence in Your Children While Remote Learning

As the school year switches from in-person to almost completely online, many parents are settling into the realization that they’ll need to be far more hands-on than in past school years. Rather than organizing school pick-ups and drop-offs, then helping out with homework in the evening, many parents are now sitting alongside their children as …

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