Personal Experiences

When Your Child Does Something Stupid: Try Curious Instead of Furious

My children have done things that make me feel furious. Bryson, when he was a new driver, he had an 11:30 PM curfew. Well, one night, very soon after he started driving, he didn’t get home until 1:00 AM He did call us and say he was going to meet his brother Carson at In …

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Would my Life Coaching Skills Stack Up Against My Son Getting Kidnapped?

I had been a life coach for a few years when Devon was 16. I had a lot of tools by then, and our relationship was pretty good, much better than it had been years before. However, he still was the most challenging of my children. And would sometimes create things, maybe not intentionally, but …

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Healing Birth Trauma Shifted my Son from Angry to Calm

For 2023, I have decided to shift the focus of my podcast to Parenting Challenging Children. the reason why I’m doing this is because so many of my clients come to me because they’re struggling with their children. And I thought I’d make some episodes and do some interviews with some of my clients and …

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The Thought “That’s Not My Responsibility” Gives You Space to Have Empathy

An easy phrase to change your energy around a situation Today’s tip is “That’s not my responsibility.” By saying this easy phrase, you might be able to lessen the stress in your life and also clear out some judgment about things too. It’s easy for me to have a specific idea in my head about …

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How Hiding in My Van During a Wedding Inspired Me to Become a PQ Coach

You know, if you want to strengthen your arm, you get a weight. and you do reps of different movements with that weight to make your arm stronger. Don’t you wish there was some kind of weight or reps you could do for your brain or your emotions so that you could make them stronger …

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Staying Flexible, Calm and Present Helped Me Enjoy a Wonderful Celebration

My son got married My middle son recently got married and it was glorious. I will say I don’t usually do well with parties and wearing nice clothes and all these things made me a little uncomfortable, but I really was very intentional in how I wanted to show up the day of the wedding. …

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