I was an excellent parent... before I became one
Before Life Coaching
I studied child development for fun, spent my career with children, taught pregnant teens, sex education to parents and their kids, I worked yard duty, and summer camps…..I WAS EXPERIENCED!
I did my research. I was prepared. FOR SURE I was going to be great at this parenting thing. I was going to do everything RIGHT.
But, as you may have figured out, there is NO RIGHT WAY TO PARENT.
Nothing seemed right. I constantly felt inadequate. Becoming a parent made me into a crazier, hyper-worried, stressed out version of myself.
On the outside, I looked like I had my act together but on the inside I felt lost, confused and overwhelmed.
I was determined to be a “good mom” and not mess up my kids. I kept looking to outside experts but it seemed like the more parenting books I read, the worse I felt about myself.
I loved being a mom more than anything, but I started to lose my confidence in the process of raising them.
I felt stressed and overwhelmed one day, bored and restless the next. When I did step away to get a break, I struggled to relax.
I loved my life, I just wanted to enjoy it more and understand why I was so exhausted all the time.
I started teaching parent education classes in my community. I loved connecting with other moms and learning how to be a better mom, but it didn’t help my perfectionistic tendencies. I felt embarrassed that I wasn’t the mom I aspired to be.
Life Coaching was my answer. I fell in love with understanding my mind and how it works. I learned to let go of perfectionism, people pleasing, self-pressure and self-ignoring. Slowly but surely, I started to relax. I started to laugh and play more. I learned how to be my biggest cheerleader instead of my biggest critic.
I reconnected to my essence, the part of me that got lost in the demands of raising children. I believe my mission is to help other parents do the same.
I became a certified life coach from Martha Beck’s Wayfinder training program. I continued my education with Brooke Castillo at The Life Coach School and became a Master Certified Life Coach.
Raising kids is going to make you feel things you don’t want to feel. Why not use this crazy-making time of your life to become the best version of yourself?
Have more fun. Accomplish your goals. Enjoy your kids.
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What I Believe
10 Powerful Questions
5 Questions every morning to give you clarity and intention.
5 Questions every evening to give you satisfaction and gratitude.
This is the best way to get you in the driver’s seat of your life.