Raise kids who become awesome adults
I knew everything about kids before having my own.
Then tantrums, sibling rivalry and homework battles happened and I learned the true meaning of, tedious, infuriating and lonely. So I set out to debunk how to:
I found that Positive Discipline helped me deepen my connection to my kids and feel confident about my parenting choices.
At the heart of Positive Discipline is the relationship we have with our children. It becomes their model in life. The Positive Discipline philosophy challenges us to ask ourselves, "what do I want to teach my kids?" Then spells out for us how to teach it.
I want to teach my kids to learn from mistakes, follow their curiosity, persevere, resolve conflicts peacefully, give generously. Above all, I want to teach my children that they matter, they belong and I've got their backs no matter what.
I'm a mom of two,
Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator,
Positive Discipline Association
Special Ed. Instructional Aide, Seattle Public Schools
Family Workshop Facilitator, Seattle Public Schools
Former Sexuality Educator,
Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands
Former WA State Childcare Trainer
Former Owner of Birdsnest Childcare
These introductory workshops are rooted in positive discipline philosophy and current brain science. They're practical, welcoming, and fun. You don't need to register, just show up! Held at Green Lake UMC, upstairs from GLSA 6415 1st Ave NE Seattle, WA 98115. Feel free to email me with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Clear away the nagging, bribing and yelling. Debunk how to get kids to listen in ways that leave them and you feeling calm, connected and confident.
More lighthearted; respected.
No name calling or having to settle arguments—just smoother play dates and siblings who share and crack-up together. We’ll get to the heart of how to lead kids there.
From toddlers to tweens, some kids' feelings are LOUD! We’ll discuss how to keep from losing it ourselves while helping kids quiet the screech.