GRAND Parenting – A Free Online Summit

Posted on October 15, 2018

We invite you to join Roma Khetarpal for this free online summit, hosted by Susan Stiffelman. Parents, do you wish Grandma and Grandpa would… Respect your wishes about screen time, bedtime and sugary snacks? Stop offering “helpful” suggestions? Offer to help more (or less?) Grandparents, do you wish your adult kids would… Hear your advice without becoming defensive? Value your experience and wisdom? Include you more in your grandkids’ lives? Parenting author Susan Stiffelman, MFT proudly present a new free series: GRAND…

Mindful Paraeducators’ Lead to Succeed Program

Posted on October 2, 2018

Last week we were proud to conduct our first-ever mindfulness program for paraeducators in the Saugus Union School District. The 171 attendees who work with special-needs kids learned about mindfulness tools drawn from my award-winning book, The “Perfect” Parent: 5 Tools for Using Your Inner Perfection to Connect With Your Kids. What an incredible session it turned out to be! I was inspired by the passion of this group of professionals and deeply touched by their commitment and dedication to the…

The Parenting Intention

Posted on September 17, 2018

We live in a society that is focused on goal setting and achieving. Whether it is preparing our children for kindergarten, middle school, high school, or college we are on the hamster wheel to help them set and achieve goals that will propel them to the next phase of their lives. From their youngest years, we are caught up in building their “resumes” to get them prepared for success in the world. These outward goals have their place, but in…

Join us for a Twitter Chat on September 12

Posted on September 11, 2018

We invite you to join us on Twitter on Wednesday, September 12 at 8:00 CT for a discussion on  Parenting Your College Freshman with Roma Khetarpal and your Host, 30Seconds.com. You have been preparing for this moment for the past 18 years: your child has successfully graduated high school and is getting ready to embark on the adventure of college! While you are most likely experiencing feelings of pride, excitement and joy, you are also probably feeling a sense of…

The Parenting World

Posted on September 3, 2018

“My kids know exactly how to push my buttons!” “My son drove me crazy yesterday.” “I’m going to throw one of them over the cliff if they don’t stop arguing.” “I’m over the edge with this parenting thing.” “I’ve had it with the two of you!” Life is not always about celebrations. Our noisy, day-to-day parenting world is filled with challenges and plenty of emotion commotion. Our interactions with our children fill us with anger, test our patience, drown us…