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I’m Nervous About Being Judged This Holiday Season

Hello, Conscious Parent! Welcome to “Dear Katherine,” a Q&A with real-life parents/caregivers. If you’d like to submit a question of your own, email me at Dear Katherine, It’s our first holiday season since joining the Conscious Parenting Revolution, and I’m nervous about how my extended family will react to our new parenting style. We’ll be spending […]


From Manager to Consultant: Evolving Your Parent-Child Relationship for The Teen Years

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Parenting a teenager evokes a powerful combination of conflicting emotions: pride and worry, joy and frustration. Indeed, this phase of life can be just as challenging for parents as it is for their kids!  The parent-child relationship fundamentally changes as your children turn into young adults. While this transformation is rewarding to witness, it also […]

A Thanksgiving Message About Community

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Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate!  Parenthood gives us so much to be grateful for every day—even in its most challenging moments. Feeling gratitude is important, especially at this time of year. But at Thanksgiving, I find myself thinking about another core value that ties into this holiday. . .  Community.  Thanksgiving is a celebration […]


Why Being Your Child’s Best Friend Doesn’t Work

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Do your interactions with your kid feel more like a friendship than a typical parent-child relationship?  Being best friends with your child sounds lovely, and it’s certainly born out of good intentions. But believe it or not, crossing this line is never in a child’s best interest. In fact, it signals a fundamental misunderstanding of […]

How To Teach Your Child Good Sportsmanship

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Have you heard of Ivan Fernandez?  Ivan is a Spanish cross country runner who has competed internationally in several long-distance running events. He entered the global spotlight in 2013, not for winning a race—but for coming in second place.  During the race, Ivan was running behind Kenyan runner Abel Mutai. Abel was almost at the […]


Don’t Let Conflicts with Your Kids Spook You This Halloween

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Halloween is an important night for kids of all ages. It’s a wonderful social opportunity combined with the chance to exercise their creativity. And of course, let’s not forget about all that candy. But like many holidays and major events, the excitement of Halloween can also increase conflict between parents and children. And fighting with your […]

Parenting Rage is Real—Here’s How to Manage It

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Can you relate to this scenario?   You wake up and spend 30 minutes coaxing your kid to get dressed for school while you rush to get ready for work.  They fight with you over what they want to wear, insisting on the same blue shirt they’ve worn every day this week.  You finally make it […]


Mom Shaming – How to Deal with People Who Criticize your Parenting

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When you’re trying to do the best job you can to parent, you’ll soon realize that everyone thinks they’re an expert on how you should look after your child. This can relate to a child of any age from a few months to a teenager or young adult. Don’t let the mom-shaming affect your confidence […]

Why What Happened In Your Past Affects Your Ability To Parent Now

We’ve all seen the meme, ‘I opened my mouth …and my mother came out.’ But how many times does your child open their mouth, and YOU come out? As a parent, when these meme’s become our reality, we want it to be for the right reasons. I’m sure you recognize those little phrases and expressions […]


 How Do You Cope with A Hyperactive Child

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As every parent of a hyperactive child knows, no two days are the same. While we love our lively offspring with all our hearts, some days make your heart sing, while others can have you on your knees. Knowing how to minimize meltdowns and misunderstandings comes with experience, but with the guidance parenting technique, you […]