Looking Forward to the Holidays

Many parents tell me they don’t look forward to the holidays. 

The extended break at home with kids can feel more stressful than going to a paying job. 

I’m sure you can rattle off a few of your kids’ behaviors that push your buttons.  

My point today isn’t about how to calm or shift your kid, but how to calm and shift yourself. 

When you positively disrupt your own stress chemistry and get grounded into the present moment, it’s like turning on a YouTube Mindfulness Video for kids. 

Your kids get to watch a real-life demo of “how to be calm” … in a stressful moment … by their favorite adult.   

Listen to Sarah, mother of 2, who developed the skill of calming her own fight or flight response, and can now better support her daughter and enjoy time together. [runtime 1 minute] 

If you want to learn a simple stress disruption routine for parents, join my upcoming webinar: Best Tips to Smoothly Navigate the Holiday Hoopla. 

When: Tuesday, December 20 @ 4:00-5:00pm Central (yes, a replay will be sent to all who register)

What this is: This webinar is part of my new parent-support program, the Mad to Glad CommunityWhen you sign up for this webinar, you’re signing up for the Community and you get 2 monthly special topic calls that include Q&A and live parent coaching from me

Cost: Regular cost is $129/month. As a founding member in this program, you get a $70 per month discount!  Register now to lock in the rate of $59/month.  Enter code early70 at checkout here.

(You can cancel after the first month if you don’t like it – but I think you will!  Sneak Peek into January’s Special Topic --> “Who You Want To Be”)

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The moral of today’s story is this…there are positive tools to help you parent better, and an entire community of parents who get what it’s like to feel stressed at home.  

We get you, so join us and receive proactive tools to smoothly navigate the holiday season. 

With love,



Samantha Moe, M.A. SLP
Certified Parent Coach
Creator, Mad to Glad Blueprint ™
Professional training to support intense kids and their families


P.S. I hold strong family values of simplicity + connection.  Whenever it pops into mind to slow down, I practice letting go of hurry and expectation.  I love sinking to the floor to be in my child’s world for a bit.

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