Bette’s Speaking Topics*

• Raising Grateful Kids in an Overindulgent World

• Finding Happiness in Parenting

• Raising Great Kids Without Bribes, Threats, Spanking or Pulling Your Hair Out

• Sibling Rivalry: Teaching Our Kids to be Friends For Life

• In-Laws: The Joys and Challenges

• Coping Skills to Ensure Our Kids Become Great Adults (this one is about Emotional Intelligence, and is also called, “Helping Our Kids Through the Rough Moments”)

• Parenting Backwards: Raising Our Kids to Become Fabulous Adults by Looking Forward and Working Backwards (based on my book)

• Being Married, Staying Married and Raising Kids, Too!

• Great Communication = Great Relationships

• Potty Learning: The Do’s, Don’ts and the Oops of Poops

• Reinventing Yourself:  The New “Me” After Mom-my! (for soon-to-be empty nesters)

• Finding Yourself and Finding Happiness After Becoming a Parent! – “Who am I now?”

• What Is Self-Esteem, Why Do My Kids Need It and Where Do We FindIt? (for parents of young children or middle schoolers)

• Tempering the Tantrums!

• Raising Kids in a New and Ever-Changing Era of Technology and Social Media (who’s teaching whom in an iSavvy world: parenting in today’s tech world)

• The Joys and Challenges of Your 1,2,3,4, and 5 Year-Olds – Understanding Development and What To Expect

• Rituals and Traditions: The Glue That Holds Families Together

• Who’s In Charge? What is Age-Appropriate, What is Defiance and What Do We Do About It?

• Courageous Mothering: Knowing Yourself When You and Your Partner Have Differing Parenting Styles

• How Our Roles Change as Our Kids Become Teens

• Parental Anxiety: Our Anxiety About Our Kids’ Success, Wanting Them to be Perfect, and How Our Anxiety Impacts Our Kids and Their Relationships

*If what you need is not here, ask her about a personalized session!