Be You Parenting Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting Mary Dravis-Parrish

LIVE MONS 1 PM ET/12CT/11amMT/10PT “It seems I’ve officially lost my mind. I think my kids ran away with it.” Parents, do you ever feel like this? Are you tired of trying to meet other people’s expectations of you as a parent? Would you like to live without the guilt, doubt, fear, worry, disrespect and frustration that many parents take on? Mary Dravis-Parrish is here each week to guide you through the woes, challenges, questions and possibilities of parenting that will create more ease and confidence. Families today are not just traditional families; they now include single parents, parents of the same gender, as well as grandparents raising grandchildren. Mary knows that regardless of the structure of a family, families can thrive, be happy and successful in today’s world. She also knows that the world will be a much better place when family life focuses on empowering parents and kids to be the unique caring beings they are meant to be. Mary provides simple strategies and techniques that allow each family to raise children that feel confident stepping into their unique gifts and talents to offer to the world. She utilizes her teaching experience along with her natural talents for getting to the root of what is causing distress, discord and dis-ease in family living. https://www.beyouparenting.com/... Show More

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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish One of the most difficult things parents go through is letting go of their children. Parents hold onto their children in many ways, often not realizing the effects this may have on their children. In this episode we will discover the power that comes from letting go and how we can take steps to do so with confidence. Mary’s Book: Empowered Parents Empowering Kids Purchase on Amazon.com   Am...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish How much of your time as a parent do you spend being fearful? Are you afraid for your children and the choices they may make or the experiences they will have? Do you live in fear of the “what if’s” that may never happen, but that you worry could happen? How much of your fear do you project onto your children? What would your life be if you lived being more fear-less? Who and what can you b...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Have you been stuck doing the same things and not getting any different results? Is it time to see parenting from a different perspective? This week we step into crazy possible parenting with my guest Cory Michelle. Cory brings a whole new perspective to parenting that may seem crazy and yet has created more ease and joy in her family life. Cory Michelle is an intuitive, empath, wizard and ...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Let’s face it, most of us wanted more from our parents that we didn’t get as a child. Now as a parent you sometimes wonder why you react the way you do to your child’s way of being. When we parent from our younger needy self, we often don’t give our children what they need. What if you could finally come to terms with those needs and in the process be a better parent to yourself and to your...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish As 2019 winds down what changes would you and your family like to make in 2020? Now is a wonderful time to reflect and acknowledge the gifts that you received throughout 2019, even if some of them weren’t what you expected. It is also a time to come together and share the hopes and dreams each member of your family has for the new year. Mary has some fun and dynamic activities that can be d...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish What does it take to raise kids who feel good about being themselves? Kids who move through life with more confidence than doubt? Do you feel confident that you are raising your children to believe in themselves? What are some signs to look for that indicate that your child isn’t confident being themselves? Tune into this episode of Be You Parenting as Mary shares insights and practical too...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish We are in a period of evolution and as everything around us is evolving, so too, must our parenting skills, practices and methods. But how does a parent do that? In this episode Mary will dive into the value of evolution from the parenting standpoint and offer suggestions for how a parent can join the evolution and raise today’s children to be more empowered. Mary’s Book: Empowered Parents ...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Thanksgiving starts off our holiday season and how appropriate that we focus on being thankful in preparation for all that is to come as celebrations increase over the coming weeks. This is the opportune time to teach kids the art of living in thanks and gratitude. Much more is possible when we are truly thankful for everything that comes along. If you and your family are looking for greate...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Most parents have set up some family routines for their children. But what about family rituals? How are these different and why would a family want or need to have rituals along with routines? In this segment of Be You Parenting we will explore how rituals have more value and how routines can be turned into meaningful rituals. We will explore a variety of rituals to great your creative jui...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Parents dream of their kids cooperating, helping with chores and following directions. So often when kids don’t cooperate, parents are left feeling frustrated and angry. What does a parent do so that their children will want to cooperate and be helpful? Some of these tips may surprise you at how simple they are and how empowering for both you and the child. Tune in to learn these steps to b...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish What parent doesn’t want to have a happy family? And yet, how often are we truly happy? What does it take to be happy in today’s world when there are so many things that can bring on stress and worry? This episode of Be You Parenting will share 10 Keys that can add to the happiness of parents who want to empower their kids to be happy. Mary’s Book: Empowered Parents Empowering Kids Purchase...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Have you wondered whether competition is good for your kids? As kids grow they compete with siblings and peers. There may be many reasons why children compete. How does a parent know what types of competition are healthy for a child? Join us for this empowering episode of Be You Parenting and discover how you can identify how competition may be affecting your child. Mary’s Book: Empowered P...
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October 21, 2019 54 min
Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Have you ever used your kids as your excuse to not choose for you? You may be using them and not even know it. Do you make yourself the martyr, by always putting your kids before you and your needs? Did you know that by doing this, you are dis-empowering yourself and your kids? This week Mary talks about how she used her kids as her excuse and what she learned through that process. Join us ...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Most of our points of view have been inherited and passed down generation after generation. How have these inherited opinions, thoughts and perspectives affected your life? Do all of them make your life better? Which ones are you holding onto that are making your life miserable and limited? Which points of view are you passing onto your children? How will those affect their future? Being an...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish An empowered parent knows that it is beneficial to ask questions, to seek help and to be able to talk about what is going on. Have you asked yourself, “What am I missing here with this child?” Or have you felt like you just don’t know what to do next when it comes to relating to your kids? Do you have an issue that you just can’t see a way through? Maybe you are still dealing with issues fr...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Most kids recognize they are different before we adults think they do. Whether a young person has ADHD, dyslexia, is on the autism spectrum or whatever else may make them “different”, they will likely figure out what sets them apart from the “crowd” pretty quickly. When parents know how to help their child cope and celebrate their difference, the child can once again feel good about who the...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish What kind of parent are you being- the serious parent, the parent who worries about everything that happens to their children, the bulldozer parent who wants to make sure their child gets all the benefits that life offers, the bitter parent who struggles to find joy in parenting, or the magical parent who lives the adventure of parenting and is in awe of the magic that you and your kids cre...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Self-harm, like cutting, drugs, and alcohol are on the rise with today's youth as they struggle to express emotional pain freely and in a way that isn't harmful. Some of these children have thoughts of ending their lives out of emotional hopelessness, and some tragically do. How do we as parents help our children find ways of expressing those painful emotions in a way that doesn'...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Curiosity is an underrated quality in parenting. But as we grow older, we tend to push off that curiosity, instead filling it with a need to be right. As parents, we pressure ourselves to have all the answers when our children approach us with questions. We use our “rightness” to assume that we do know everything and that our kids don’t know anything and that there is no place for parental ...
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Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Kids are into having fun and parents can learn a lot from their kids about how to have fun. There are many benefits for kids of all ages who get to spend time with family doing things that help build connections and develop deeper bonds. In this episode of Be You Parenting, you are invited to call or chat in with your favorite fun family experience. Mary will be sharing some other FUN ideas...
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