“Connection is everything!”  This is the constant theme in today’s episode because when we need to have those hard conversations, being connected to the person makes it so much more accessible. You’ll learn what it looks like when a child isn’t feeling connected to us as parents and what we can do in that moment. I would also add that when anyone isn’t feeling connected to someone that they desire to have a connection, certain behaviors reveal themselves. Find out what I mean by the “private pause” and let me know how it works for you when you try it! Amy’s Art Palette is developing something very exciting for all pairs who want a deeper connection. Stay tuned for more and get on the mailing list at https://www.amysartpalette.com

Debbie Zeichner, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Parent Coach who has specialized in working with parents and families for over 20 years. Debbie is a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator, a Certified Redirecting Children’s Behavior (RCB) Parent Educator, and a Mindfulness Facilitator.

Inspired by her own parenting challenges raising two very strong-willed kiddos, Debbie set out to educate herself and others on positive, mindful approaches for creating healthy and connected family relationships.

Debbie brings together her knowledge and expertise in positive parenting, mindful parenting, and social/emotional development and is deeply passionate about supporting parents in creating more calm, confidence, and connection within themselves and their families. She facilitates engaging parenting classes, group presentations, and individualized parent coaching. In addition, Debbie is trained in the Mindful Schools curriculum and offers mindfulness training for children, parents, educators, businesses, and community organizations.
(To learn more about Debbie’s mindfulness offerings, please visit: http://www.mindfullyempowered.com).

Debbie received her BA in Psychology and Family Studies from the University of Arizona and her Masters Degree in Social Work from San Diego State University. She is the proud mama of 2 passionate teenagers and lives in San Diego, California.



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