The Coach Approach to Parenting (Episode 100)

The Coach Approach to Parenting (Episode 100)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk with Elaine Taylor-Klaus, an author, parent educator, and certified coach. The co-founder of, co-creator of Sanity School® (an online behavior therapy program), and co-author of Parenting ADHD Now! Easy Intervention Strategies to Empower Kids with ADHD, she provides coaching, training and support for parents of complex kids—and parents raising kids in...[ read more ]

The Power of Play (Episode 99)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk with Janet Carter, a speaker, writer, and a certified John Rosemond Leadership Parent Coach. She is a graduate of James Madison University and taught middle and high school English as well as homeschooling her own children. Janet served for eight years as the children's ministry director for Hope Church, developing the ministry...[ read more ]

The Developing Brain (Episode 97)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I discuss brain development with Dr. Catherine Jackson (Dr. J), America’s #1 brain psychologist. She is a speaker and an experienced licensed clinical psychologist, neurotherapist, coach, and nutrition and integrative medicine provider who inspires others to live their best lives. Dr. J has been featured as an expert in more than 70 media sources...[ read more ]

Encouraging Your Kids to Fail (Episode 96)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I chat with Brian Weisfeld about giving kids an entrepreneurial mindset. Brian has helped build a number of well-known billion-dollar companies including IMAX Corporation and He is the founder and chief squad officer of The Startup Squad, an initiative dedicated to helping girls reach their potential and follow their dreams, whatever their passions....[ read more ]

The Hope Found in Gratitude Journaling (Episode 95)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk with Kristina Schnack Kotlus is a two-time brain cancer survivor and author of the book I Quit: Facing Cancer with Faith, Family & Friends. She has a degree in comparative religion from George Mason University by way of Holy Cross College. She was baptized a Lutheran, currently attends an Assemblies of God...[ read more ]

Happiness in the Midst of Bad Circumstances (Episode 94)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk with Dr. Derwin Gray, author of The Good Life. Derwin is the founder and lead pastor of Transformation Church, a multiethnic, multigenerational, mission-shaped community in Indian Land, S.C.. Gray met his wife, Vicki, at Brigham Young University (BYU). They have been married since 1992 and have two adult children. After graduating from...[ read more ]

Is This Normal? The Teen Years Edition (Episode 93)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I answer listener questions about teens, those kids between the ages of 15 and 19. If you have a question about your child, please write to me at The teenage years don’t have to be feared. Instead, parents should embrace the opportunity to move into a mentor relationship with their teens. On this...[ read more ]

How to be a Strong Parent in Uncertain Times (Episode 92)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I chat with Sharon Lamberth, an educator whose career has spanned over 30 years.  She has served as a home-hospital instructor, elementary school classroom teacher, curriculum facilitator, assistant principal and principal.  Sharon holds multiple degrees, the first of which focused on early childhood education. She understands the importance of the early years and the...[ read more ]

How to Have a Good Day (Episode 91)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk with Kaye Wilson, a certified leadership parenting coach, former homeschooler. Kaye has served both as a teacher and headmaster of a classical Christian school in Oklahoma City. She came to motherhood with an expectation that her kids would be like she was—quiet and eager to please. They weren’t. Through trial and error,...[ read more ]

The Risk Factors of Kids, Teens Developing Mental Disorders (Episode 90)

On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk with Tracey Maxfield about toxic stress in kids and teens. Tracey is a retired nurse with more than 36 years of experience in gerontology, mental health and dementia care. Tracey has written articles on dementia care, medical research and mental illness/bullying in teenagers. She is the Purple Angel Dementia Ambassador for the...[ read more ]

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