The Four C’s of Parenting


I am often asked what mom’s can do about their misbehaving kids.  Moms are desperate for new ideas, I hear it everywhere I go – some miracle cure or potion that will make their kids’ eyes glaze over and be willing to do anything you ask!  Well, if I had that I certainly wouldn’t be writing blog posts, I am sure I would have been on Oprah by now!

But I do have a simple 4 “C” approach to parenting that I introduce to mom’s I coach:

Common Sense

Also, if you have not done my 5 part series, “The Opening Act” – I would suggest that as a starting point to making some positive changes in your home! [Read more…]

Weekend Reading RoundUp


Some great posts from around the web I wanted to share with you.

Organizing Your Way::  Defining Your Priorities for the Holidays

Simple Mom::  Plan Your Peaceful Christmas Give Back

Tip Junkie::  Free Holiday Labels and Tags Printables

Make Time for Meals – Emealz blog::  Holiday Treats for Good Eats

Everyday Tips and Thoughts…. ::  All You Need is Just a Little Patience

Whole Living Gal::  In Worship:  Healthy Living as an Act of Worship


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Weekend RoundUp Reading


I have had a busy week making revision for the new ScreamFree Parenting for Busy Moms Program, which BTW is on pre-sale til Wednesday for 40% off!!  Even though I don’t normally publish a post on Sunday, I wanted to make sure to pass on these great posts I found this past week.   Enjoy!

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Confident Parenting Workshop – Seattle


In the Seattle area?

Join me for a Confident Parenting workshop – Are you tired of the constant battles, power struggles, and uncooperative behavior? It’s time for a change. In this two-part workshop you will learn how to eliminate power struggles, act with confidence, feel more capable and raise your kids to be responsible, respectful and caring adults.

November 8 & 15  ::  6:30-8:15 PM

Fee is $35 individual (#3932) or $50 couple (#3933)

Register at the Mill Creek Parks Department website or call direct (425) 745-1891, (425) 745-1891     

Weekend Reading for Busy Moms


Kick back and enjoy some great posts from across the web about motherhood, family, nutrition and putting it all together!  Enjoy your weekend.

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