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Positive Parenting Challenge 3.0 PDF Workbook with Free Email Course

If you want to parent differently than how you were raised and need effective tips & tools to get started, this free challenge is for you!

In this no-cost email course, you’ll learn essential positive discipline “do’s” & “don’ts,” how to set limits with love, and key ways to help your child grow socially and emotionally.

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Free Kindness Coloring Pages by Such a Little While


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Whether you’re an educator, parent, or helping professional, you shouldn’t have to exhaust loads of time and money finding quality social-emotional learning (SEL) resources for the kids you love.

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Certified Positive Parent Educator with 15+ Years in School Counseling & Education

Welcome, I’m so glad you’re here! 

I’m Tana, a former school counselor turned Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator & homeschool mom in the thick of these early years.

I want you to know we ALL face tough moments.

But when we do strike that balance of “kind and firm” parenting, something magical happens.

We feel confident in our limits AND connected to our kids. 

Best yet, we feel equipped to help them develop a healthy relationship with emotions.

I’m ready to cheer you on at every step in becoming that positive parent or support system you dreamed you’d be.


Grow together with your child with 2 positive parenting guides, 6 calm down corner tools, and over 60 social & emotional learning activities.

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Meet the time-in!  A groundbreaking positive parenting alternative to time-outs.  

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