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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

All Ages
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.

Home safety

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

Infants
crying

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.

Promoting development

Encourage your baby's development in their first year.

Sleep patterns

Help your baby develop a healthy sleep pattern and help you manage the change to your own sleep.

Separation Anxiety

Understand what separation anxiety is for an infant and how to manage the stressors.

Toddlers
Bedtime problems

Help your toddler develop healthy, independent sleep patterns and bedtime routines.

Disobedience

Help your toddler accept limits, do as they are told , and to understand the meaning of the word "No".

Hurting others

Help you teach your toddler to be gentle with others.

independent eating

Help you encourage your toddler to eat with a spoon, sit at a table with others, and eat a variety of foods.

language

Help you encourage your toddler's language development.

tantrums

Help you manage tantrums and teach your toddler to calm down quickly.

sharing

Help you teach your toddler to share.

toilet training

Help you plan and implement how to start toilet training with your toddler.

wandering

Help you teach your toddler to stay close.

whining

Help you manage whining and teach your toddler how you would like them to talk to others.

Preschoolers
cleaning up

Help you teach your preschooler to clean up.

disobedience

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.

Going Shopping

Help you teach your preschooler to behave responsibly on shopping trips.

having visitors

Help you teach your preschooler to behave responsibly when you have visitors.

interrupting

Help you teach your preschooler to occupy themselves when you are busy and to get your attention in an acceptable way.

mealtime problems

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. 

separation problems

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
adhd

Help you manage the challenges that come with being a parent of a child with ADHD.

bedwetting

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. 

being bullied

Help you teach your child to manage bullying and what action to take if your child is being bullied.

chores

Help you establish a job roster and to teach your child to take responsibility for some household chores.

creativity

Help you encourage your child's creativity and interest in the arts.

fears

Help you teach your child to cope with and reduce their fears.

homework

Help your child develop a good bedtime routine. 

lying

Help you teach your child to tell the truth.

self-esteem

Help you promote your child's self-esteem

sports

Help you encourage your child to participate in sporting and other recreational activities and to develop good sporting behavior.

stealing

Help you teach your child to be honest and trustworthy and to ask before they take things.

swearing

Help you teach your child to use acceptable words.