Our parenting COACHES work side by side with parents and caregivers of children birth to age 12 on mild to moderate behavioral issues. Some examples of support they provide are coping with stress, infant sleep patterns, toddler tantrums, preschooler interrupting, and elementary school chores. Some coaches work one-on-one and some coaches provide group facilitation. For a complete list of topics, see below.
Coaching topics by age group
balancing work and family
Helps you learn to cope with the day-to-day stress of managing work and family responsibilities.
Being a parent
Helps you manage the challenges that come with being a parent.
Coping with stress
Helps you learn to manage the day-to-day stress so that you can act calmly and consistently with your children.
Helps you make your home safe for your child.
Preparing your child for a new baby
Helps you understand your child's feelings and prepare them for the arrival of a new baby.
Supporting your partner
Helps you work together as a parenting team and reduce the impact of any conflict on your child's development
Understand your baby's crying and how to care for yourself and your baby when they cry.
feeling depressed after the birth of your baby
Recognize the signs of depression and learn how to get help if you need it.
Encourage your baby's development in their first year.
Help your baby develop a healthy sleep pattern and help you manage the change to your own sleep.
Understand what separation anxiety is for an infant and how to manage the stressors.
Help your toddler develop healthy, independent sleep patterns and bedtime routines.
Help your toddler accept limits, do as they are told , and to understand the meaning of the word "No".
Help you teach your toddler to be gentle with others.
Help you encourage your toddler to eat with a spoon, sit at a table with others, and eat a variety of foods.
Help you encourage your toddler's language development.
Help you manage tantrums and teach your toddler to calm down quickly.
Help you teach your toddler to share.
Help you plan and implement how to start toilet training with your toddler.
Help you teach your toddler to stay close.
Help you manage whining and teach your toddler how you would like them to talk to others.
Help you teach your preschooler to clean up.
Help you teach your preschooler to accept limits and follow instructions.
fighting and aggression
Help you teach your preschooler to play nice with others, solve problems, and get along with others.
Help you teach your preschooler to behave responsibly on shopping trips.
Help you teach your preschooler to behave responsibly when you have visitors.
Help you teach your preschooler to occupy themselves when you are busy and to get your attention in an acceptable way.
Help you make family mealtimes manageable and encourage your preschooler to develop good eating habits.
Nightmares and Night terrors
Help you teach your child to settle after waking during the night.
Help you teach your preschooler to mix with others and separate from you calmly.
traveling in the car
Help you teach your preschooler to behave responsibly in the car.
Elementary school aged
Help you manage the challenges that come with being a parent of a child with ADHD.
Help you understand why children wet the bed and how to help your child learn to stay dry at night.
behavior at school
Help you work with your child's teacher to teach your child to behave responsibly at school and follow school rules.
Help you teach your child to manage bullying and what action to take if your child is being bullied.
Help you establish a job roster and to teach your child to take responsibility for some household chores.
Help you encourage your child's creativity and interest in the arts.
Help you teach your child to cope with and reduce their fears.
Help your child develop a good bedtime routine.
Help you teach your child to tell the truth.
Help you promote your child's self-esteem
Help you encourage your child to participate in sporting and other recreational activities and to develop good sporting behavior.
Help you teach your child to be honest and trustworthy and to ask before they take things.
Help you teach your child to use acceptable words.