When a behavior consistently derails everyday experiences, transitions, and joys it’s time to reach out for support. Allow me to help you turn things around.
Each parenting class is a casual meeting where we mine various parenting styles for their treasures. Find your voice, hone in on your style, and create a deeper connection between you and your child.
Let one of my courses help guide you in a family milestone you are currently facing. Whether it be potty training or speaking about racism with your children.
Each school has its’ own rhythms, structures, philosophies, and practices. Let’s collaborate to elevate your systems. I provide teacher workshops, observations and so much more!
Of course! I don’t mean that in a progressive, “I’m secretly trying to convert your husband to the opposite end of the spectrum” sort of way. I believe men provide invaluable gifts to their children through their own speech patterns, rhythms, and perspective. I find the role of Dad’s get undermined a bit by current practices. My goal is to elevate the intention and the approach while allowing fathers and mothers more clarity in day to day practices.
Absolutely, I was a classroom teacher for many years as well as Mentor Teacher with many years of teacher training experience. I have worked in LAUSD to Progressive settings. I am well versed in RIE, Reggio, Constructivism as well as Common Core. I can help you understand, implement or create strategies which enhance your child’s school experience.
I am fiercely passionate about my work with children and families. I haven’t met a kid who has shocked me or stumped me. However you describe your child at their worst, I will most likely use the term “Spicy” and leave you with a wealth of strategies to “out spicy” your jalapeño!
While I cannot provide a diagnosis I can help develop parenting techniques to alleviate particular behaviors. If necessary I will help you seek greater support and provide strategic planning with the whole family in mind should specific therapies, testing or accommodations be needed.
My work experience includes collaborations with family makeups which include biological children, families by adoption, same-sex parents and blended families. I am keenly aware of twin dynamics and the nuances at play. Quirky children, highly gifted, twice exceptional, ADD, ADHD, and Nemaline Myopathy are just a few challenges and adventures I have had the honor of coaching.
Please don’t hesitate to call. I am here to guide families with challenges big or small.