"Every child deserves Great Parenting & every parent deserves the Joy that Great Parenting can bring."

 

Coaching

“What do I do?”

I hear that from parents all the time. Parenting can be cyclical. We know what we’re doing for a while then something new happens and we don’t know how to handle it. Often we use all our tools in the toolbox and we still can’t get the results we want. If participating in classes and workshops is not for you or the schedule doesn’t work and you want ideas for your specific situation, work with me directly. You’ll be able to get personalized ideas, an opportunity to explore and sort through what’s happening, and ongoing accountability and support to ensure real change happens.

What is coaching?

Coaching with me is a process of examining where you are now in your parenting, where you want to be, and what you need to do to get there. Through questioning and sharing concepts and techniques from positive and democratic parenting, you will learn, practice, and try new ways of interacting with your children.

I am your partner in unraveling what is behind the behavior and patterns that are frustrating your family and applying different perspectives and approaches to shift the behavior from unproductive to productive so your children can contribute in valuable ways.

How does it work?

We do a 60 minute complimentary phone sample session, an intake session and a minimum of 2 sessions per month for a minimum of 3 months.

Coaching is for you if:

  • You have limited time and want the answers to your specific questions.
  • You want perspective on what’s working in your parenting and a plan for what’s not working.
  • You want encouragement, reassurance and new ideas to add to your parenting bag of tricks.
  • You have one area that you really want to focus on; you’ve looked at it every which way and can’t see how to move on with it.
  • You want a long-term shift in your parenting style
  • The “group thing” isn’t you. You know you will only be comfortable sharing private information with a coach one-on-one.

What will I get out of it?

  • More confidence – You’ll know what do to
  • More knowledge – You’ll understand what your children need
  • More skill – You’ll develop methods that work
  • Better appreciation – You’ll see your child for who they are

How do I get started?

Contact me or call me at 908-516-0831 for a complimentary 30 minute phone or in-person consultation to see if coaching is right for you.

Upcoming Events

Jan
24
Thu
Help! I Have a Teenager! (for parents of 13-18 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Help! I Have a Teenager! (for parents of 13-18 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church | Summit | New Jersey | United States

Why does your teen all of a sudden seem like a stranger compared to the loving child you raised? Adolescence begins with puberty and ends when the child’s developmental tasks are completed. Explore each task in detail: independence and autonomy; the growth of abstract thinking; and forming identity, social and spiritual.

Jan
28
Mon
Parenting Essentials Part 2: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 5-12 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Parenting Essentials Part 2: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 5-12 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church | Summit | New Jersey | United States

For parents of 5-12 year olds

This four-week, follow-up course to “Parenting Essentials Part 1” builds on the positive parenting foundation and adds practical, effective things to do when your kids annoy you or really make you mad. You’ll also learn how to address your children’s misbehavior, help your child handle strong emotions, how to teach self-sufficiency, and how to set limits. Each class session includes individual problem solving and support.  This class will help you change from traditional parenting to using positive, effective tools consistently to build good relationships with your children and enjoy a smoothly functioning family life.

Includes: Four 2-hour sessions, textbook, materials, and private Facebook group. Optional private coaching session offered at a discount.

Parenting Essentials Part 1 is a prerequisite.

Jan 14, 28, Feb 4, 11 @ 7:00-9:00 pm

  • Without the 1 hour private coaching – $279
  • Including 1 hour private coaching ($400 value) – $359
  • Without the 1 hour private coaching + Spouse – $494
  • Including 1 hour private coaching + Spouse – $574
Feb
4
Mon
Parenting Essentials Part 2: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 5-12 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Parenting Essentials Part 2: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 5-12 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church | Summit | New Jersey | United States

For parents of 5-12 year olds

This four-week, follow-up course to “Parenting Essentials Part 1” builds on the positive parenting foundation and adds practical, effective things to do when your kids annoy you or really make you mad. You’ll also learn how to address your children’s misbehavior, help your child handle strong emotions, how to teach self-sufficiency, and how to set limits. Each class session includes individual problem solving and support.  This class will help you change from traditional parenting to using positive, effective tools consistently to build good relationships with your children and enjoy a smoothly functioning family life.

Includes: Four 2-hour sessions, textbook, materials, and private Facebook group. Optional private coaching session offered at a discount.

Parenting Essentials Part 1 is a prerequisite.

Jan 14, 28, Feb 4, 11 @ 7:00-9:00 pm

  • Without the 1 hour private coaching – $279
  • Including 1 hour private coaching ($400 value) – $359
  • Without the 1 hour private coaching + Spouse – $494
  • Including 1 hour private coaching + Spouse – $574
Feb
5
Tue
Sibling Rivalry: “But They’re Hurting Each Other!” (for all parents) @ Calvary Episcopal Church
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sibling Rivalry: “But They’re Hurting Each Other!” (for all parents) @ Calvary Episcopal Church | Summit | New Jersey | United States

Sibling fighting, teasing and bickering are some of the biggest frustrations for parents. Learn why children fight and what you can do to help your children become friends and fight less often.

Feb
11
Mon
Parenting Essentials Part 2: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 5-12 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Parenting Essentials Part 2: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 5-12 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church | Summit | New Jersey | United States

For parents of 5-12 year olds

This four-week, follow-up course to “Parenting Essentials Part 1” builds on the positive parenting foundation and adds practical, effective things to do when your kids annoy you or really make you mad. You’ll also learn how to address your children’s misbehavior, help your child handle strong emotions, how to teach self-sufficiency, and how to set limits. Each class session includes individual problem solving and support.  This class will help you change from traditional parenting to using positive, effective tools consistently to build good relationships with your children and enjoy a smoothly functioning family life.

Includes: Four 2-hour sessions, textbook, materials, and private Facebook group. Optional private coaching session offered at a discount.

Parenting Essentials Part 1 is a prerequisite.

Jan 14, 28, Feb 4, 11 @ 7:00-9:00 pm

  • Without the 1 hour private coaching – $279
  • Including 1 hour private coaching ($400 value) – $359
  • Without the 1 hour private coaching + Spouse – $494
  • Including 1 hour private coaching + Spouse – $574

 

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