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Books, Parenting

My Favorite Parenting Books

February 6, 2019, Author: Stacy

I’m a research nerd. When I was expecting my oldest, I read a ton about pregnancy and birth to help manage my expectations of that process. But pregnancy is a much shorter time period than parenthood, and most of us spend more time preparing for the hours of birth than the years after it. I […]


2018 Holiday Specials

November 22, 2018, Author: Stacy

This weekend is a great time to get deals on holiday gifts and kids’ clothes. But surveys report that around 25% of Americans also buy themselves holiday gifts! And why not? So here are a few deals on some of the classes and services that I offer to help you feel confident in your parenting […]


5 Thanksgiving Books by Indigenous Authors

November 15, 2018, Author: Stacy

I remember going to the library with my oldest child when he was about two years old. I asked the children’s librarian if there were any age-appropriate Thanksgiving books that were somewhere between “blatant lies” and “smallpox blankets.” She winced. So how do we navigate a holiday that originated as a celebration of a massacre […]


Cooking with a Full Plate with Amy Vig

November 6, 2018, Author: Stacy

Cooking with a Full Plate with Amy Vig Feeding yourself well can be a challenge, but adding kids to the mix? Dinner can become an Olympic sport. But what if it could be easier? I spoke with Amy Vig, a natural foods chef and mom of 2 who helps parents become kitchen ninjas, to see […]


The Problem with Praise with Aki Raymer

October 17, 2018, Author: Stacy

The Problem with Praise with Aki Raymer Of course we are excited as our children reach new milestones and accomplish new things, but what do you say to celebrate? How many times have the words “good job” come out of your mouth? Is that actually acknowledging what your child did, or do we just feel […]

Parenting, Podcast

Sex Positive Parenting with Melissa Carnagey

August 27, 2018, Author: Stacy

Sex-Positive Parenting with Melissa Carnagey “I can’t wait until my preschooler asks me where babies come from,” said no parent ever. Except maybe Melissa Carnagey of Sex Positive Families. She joins me for this info-packed episode to talk about why you would want to raise kids in a sex-positive environment, and how to start. Nothing […]


Creativity After Kids with Beryl Young

August 14, 2018, Author: Stacy

Creativity After Kids with Beryl Young Having kids can change your priorities in unexpected ways. Did you experience any shifts in your life goals after becoming a parent? Beryl Young of Recapture Self and Momtography™ certainly did, and now her mission is to help other moms reclaim creativity in their own lives. Listen to us […]

Parenting, Podcast

Becoming a Financial Grownup with Bobbi Rebell

July 16, 2018, Author: Stacy

Becoming a Financial Grownup Having kids is expensive. Whether it’s straight up paying for your birth costs to feeding bottomless pits for 18 years, your approach to money management has to adjust as your family grows. In this episode, Certified Financial Planner Bobbi Rebell gives us the lowdown on solid financial basics, what becomes more […]

Newborns, Parenting, Podcast

Beyond Baby Talk with Ayelet Marinovich

July 10, 2018, Author: Stacy

Beyond Baby Talk with Ayelet Marinovich For first time parents, babies can be scary since they have extremely limited communication skills. (After multiple children, it can be nice when they’re pre-verbal for a while.) How do we effectively communicate with our babies when they can’t talk yet? When should they talk? How do we encourage […]

Parenting, Podcast, Toddlers

Montessori Method with RB Fast

July 2, 2018, Author: Stacy

Montessori Method with RB Fast What do you know about the Montessori method? I thought I had an idea, but learned that I was wrong! Montessori expert and educator RB Fast gives me the rundown on what Montessori is and is not, including how to look at Montessori daycares and schools, and how to incorporate […]