Centered Parenting: What? Why? How? • Thursday’s 7-9pm, 9/21/17 – 10/26/17

This six-week long series is based on the curriculum developed by Echo Parenting and Education. The Echo curriculum is blended with my focus on helping parents work towards self-acceptance as they strive to parent with empathy and unconditional positive regard for their children and for themselves. This interactive workshop includes the following material: • Supporting […]

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Centered Parenting

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Centered Parenting: What? Why? How? This six-week long series is based on the curriculum developed by Echo Parenting and Education. Michelle blends the Echo curriculum with her focus on helping parents work towards self-acceptance as they strive to parent with empathy and unconditional positive regard for their children and for themselves. This interactive workshop includes […]

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“Michelle is a phenomenal teacher and guide through this adventure called parenting. She is deeply experienced, practical, insightful and above all, patient! Parenting is chaotic and she lends her calm point of view so that you can hear the lesson or guidance.  ‘Centered Parenting’ is an approach that will not only impact your parenting and […]

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“Michelle is a gem.  One of the things that I love is that she connects with both ends of the spectrum- those who are just learning about democratic/peaceful/unconditional parenting and nonviolent communication, as well as those who are far more seasoned and experienced with these philosophies.  I could take the same class a hundred times […]

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“Before I had kids I wrote TV Promos for the show “Super Nanny”. After saving all the show episodes and reading a couple of “child rearing” books, I thought I was good to go! Then my first child was born and boy did I need help. “What would the ‘Super Nanny’ do”, just wasn’t cutting […]

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“Michelle’s ability to take large volumes of what can be conflicting and confusing information on parenting, and distill her message into easily digested pieces of information is a true gift. Her clarity has brought me to a new level of personhood and parenting.” -Lindsey Buttles  

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“Michelle has so much to offer parents looking  for support and guidance.  A trained Echo parent educator, and the mother of three children, Michelle shares her personal parenting journey without editing the messiness that all of us who are trying to be the best parents we can be are bound to encounter.  Michelle  teaches us […]

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“I was privileged to be a student in one of Michelle’s ECHO courses and also attended her Next Steps Workshop. Michelle speaks from the heart and has had an immense impact on my parenting. Having attended quite a few parenting workshops in the past, I really appreciate Michelle’s ability to keep things “in solution”. The […]

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“It has been my pleasure to be a friend and student of Michelle’s.  I really appreciate her willingness to share her own story, particularly her own challenges, with her students–I felt like her example made it okay for my parenting to be a work-in-progress, too, and that I had to give myself a break and […]

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