"My wife and I have had great success using your Family Values-System to add direction to our discipline. I actually feel like I know what I'm doing now!"
Father of One
"The Family-Values System: Designing Your Family's Navigation System From the Inside Out."
"Can you please come and live with us? Your knowledge and compassion are unending. Thank you so much for what you have helped us accomplish in our family. Our children seem so much happier now that we know how to handle their emotions."
Mother of three
"How to Manage Sibling Relationships."
"My divorce and child custody process was the most painful event of my life. Kristi brought incredible skill and organization into a chaotic situation. She helped me learn how to balance co-parenting, blending families, and keeping my sanity!"
Mother of one
Stepmother of two
"My wife and I feel like we have re-connected with our teenaged son in a deeper and more meaningful way. He actually listens to us and follows through with his committments. He's laughing with us again. Thanks for the help during our transitions. We couldn't have done it without you."
Father of three
"I feel you have helped me with the tools I needed to take a step back and reevaluate the situation with my 6 and 3 year olds. Thank you so much from all of us."
Mother of Two
"How to Raise Responsible Children."
blends a wealth of parenting knowledge with an uncanny ability
to help me find what I need at this exact moment in my parenting
journey. It’s like a safe haven to share and explore what I need
to bring out my best as a parent. Invaluable.”
Mother of Four
Author of "Baby on Board: Becoming a Mother Without Losing
Yourself—A Guide for Moms
"I am so glad you are here,
doing this. You have so much knowledge and have helped our
family over the years."
Father of One
the workshop last night very enlightening. The material you
presented reiterated how important and essential it is for us
parents to be aware of the language we use with our children and
how it impacts our "connection" with them. Thank you for sharing
and giving us such valuable parenting tools."
Mother of Three
to admit I came in [to the presentation on praise] with a bit of a closed mind having heard some
information about this perspective before from my sister.
walked away with some surprises. Initially guilt for having
"ruined" my children with too much praise…got over that quickly
but then felt overwhelmed by the daunting task of the complete
overhaul of our family communication if we were to initialize
this process in our home…and finally just intrigued, excited and
inspired by the ideas you presented….and thankful for the
concepts and tools that you offered to us. "
Mother of Two
Grandmother’s Point of View . . .
"Unfortunately, I was raised
in an atmosphere of interrupted bonding, fear, worry about “what
other people might think,” and multiple rules requiring
unquestioning obedience. This is the parenting style that
cursed my efforts to be the better parent that I so wanted to
be. How I wish I had known how to have more “peaceful patience”
when my children were growing up—to love without restrictions.
Learning from Kristi has been
a welcome, albeit late-in-life experience, but one that has
tripled the joy of having grandchildren, and I wouldn’t have
thought that possible.
My need to shower love and
approval is now available to me. Love without fear, judgment,
criticism, boundaries or rules. It is so liberating and
Grandmother of Nine
"Kristi is an effective instructor-well prepared, informative, and insightful. The (discipline) workshop was quite helpful."
Solutions in Discipline Workshop Participant