Do you feel like your dreams of motherhood feel more like a nightmare?. You’re tired all the time, you haven’t washed your hair in a week, and if you step on Legos one more time, ARGHHHH! Worse, you feel bad when you yell and worry that you’re a bad mom.
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Maybe you’re a working mom and really struggle with juggling the responsibilities of both motherhood and work. You want to ace both, but you feel like you’re getting a C+ in one and a D- in the other. You’re overwhelmed and tired. All. The. Time. You wonder if it will ever get any better. And you worry that you’re the only one who feels like this.
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Maybe you felt super confident and prepared to be a mom, but then your kids gave you a reality check. Your kids misbehave; you feel overwhelmed and yell, then you feel bad and spoil them to make up for it; then they act bratty and you feel the tension building up until BAM!!! You snap! And the cycle of disobedience, yelling, and #momguilt continues! Over and over again. You're overwhelmed and worry that things will never get better.
✔︎ What you want more than anything is kids who listen the first time. so you can enjoy motherhood more. You want to be a confident, happy mom who doesn’t yell.
✔︎ You long to find a way to ditch frustration, overwhelm, and #momguilt for good.
✔︎ You want to feel confident as a mom and have effective ways of dealing with the pressures that come with motherhood.
✔︎ You want to raise thoughtful and respectful kids who listen and behave better.
✔︎ You want to react calmly and peacefully with your children so they feel secure and learn good communication skills.
“Tiredness and overwhelm is just something I need to put up with.
It’s selfish for me to take care of myself. My kids have to come first, even if that means that I don’t do things to make myself feel better. The only problem is that over time, my frustration builds up, and then when they act up, I snap at them! Then the guilt takes over, and I spoil them, since, after all, it’s not about me; it’s about them. I just don't see a way out of this cycle.”
Maybe it’s because most books and courses focus on one-size-fits-all solutions that are said to work like magic. If kid does this, parent should say that, and kid should respond this way. Now, when you’re talking generalities and averages, those formulas might just work. . . some of the time. . . a tiny bit of the time. . . for some moms and kids? The problem is that you and your children are anything but cookie cutter; you’re unique individuals and have a relationship that’s different from every other mom-child relationship on earth. It’s no wonder that cookie cutter approaches don’t always work, since they’re based on generalities and not focused on you and your special relationship with your child.
Maybe it’s also because most parenting programs also focus on the kids first rather than supporting and equipping moms. In an airplane, one of the first safety instructions they give is to put on YOUR oxygen mask in case of emergency FIRST, then to help your child. When you are prepared, you are better equipped to help others.
Parenting is no different.
As a mom, when you take care of you first, you become the mom your kids need. When you develop your parenting skills, and learn to take time for yourself, you set the tone for everyone in your household. And then life gets better.
I’ve also successfully and happily raised four kids to adulthood, and they are all wonderful, successful adults who relate to others with empathy and thoughtfulness.
I love, love, love being a mom, and I enjoy helping my daughter with her four littles.
In addition to personal and practical experience, I hold a doctorate with a focus on children and families. In 2013, I formalized things even more and became a certified life coach through CTA (Coach Training Alliance) so I could better coach moms.
My mothering journey has not all been flowers and sunshine though...
Things went OK with child #1. . .mostly easy, peasy. #2 gave me a run for my money. Can you say hyper? Swinging from the chandelier kind of hyper? Then child #3 came along. Oh! My! Goodness! This one broke the mold, and made it clear that I had absolutely no idea what I was doing as a mom. Any confidence that I had gained with the first two flew out the window! I found myself trying anything and everything to parent him and defaulted to the way I had been raised, which involved yelling and spanking followed by guilt, overwhelm, and hopelessness. Baby #4 just added to the chaos. So I can relate to the frustration you feel; I've been there!
This experience, though, taught me a lot. My child (#3) who was just “more” off everything—more hyper, more aggravating, more high maintenance, more naughty, more sweet and loving (yes, there were positive aspects to the “more”) was they key to changing my approach and, honestly, changing my life!
I want you to benefit from the mistakes that I made and the successes I’ve had.
When you work with me, I will coach you from a perspective of empathy and experience, and show you how you, too, can have kids who listen and behave better, so you'll yell less and enjoy motherhood more.
Imagine your children listening as you speak calmly from a place of strength and confidence.
Imagine waking up each morning loving what you do and being so happy to be a mom.
Imagine feeling good about your parenting abilities & trusting that you are the perfect mom for your children
Imagine what it feels like to ditch the frustration and overwhelm and kiss #momguilt goodbye for good!
Imagine having a peaceful home with thoughtful kids who listen and behave better.
With my one on one coaching, you will receive:
📆 Personalized attention from moi for 12 weeks
☎️6 one-hour phone calls
💌Unlimited email follow-ups during our time together
"Thank you for coaching me and my daughter. Things were spiralling out of control, and I felt so helpless before we worked with you. I wanted you to know that I’ve grown so strong, and she’s doing great….I remember that you would say to me that I was a strong warrior and the Mama Bear... I’m proud to say, you were right! God is good!"
"As a mom to two young boys, I yelled a lot! They would pitch a fit. I would yell, and things would go downhill from there! Now, yelling and anger are a thing of the past; my kids listen better, and we are a happier family. Thank you!"
So how is the Epic Mom Mentorship different than other life coaching or counseling?
You have a choice:
You can keep struggling with the cycle of tantrums, backtalk, overwhelm, yelling, and mom guilt, and do your best to overcome it on your own, or you can hop off the #momguilt merry-go-round and into a place of peaceful parenting, where kids obey and act thoughtful, you yell less and enjoy motherhood more!
It’s time to say hello to a happy family!