As parents we spend countless hours trying to please, cajole, fix or talk our child out of unhappiness, reaping limited results. Our most powerful response? Choosing to feel good. 

Counterintuitive? Yes. Incredibly loving? Absolutely. Effective? Definitely.

On Thursday, April 26th from 7 – 8:30 p.m. come join other parents in learning the benefits of staying calm and loving especially when your child is unhappy.

You will:

Acquire a powerful perspective, allowing you to be clear, creative, consistent and compassionate 

* Get out of the role of emotional caretaker to express genuine love and caring

* Discover the benefits of empowering your child to be in charge of his/her emotional wellness

Come join me, Melissa Ford, parent coach with over 16 years of experiencing supporting families and their children. 

Date: Thursday, April 26th
Time: 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $20 per person/$30 per couple* 
Location: Vanguard River Forest Medical Campus, 7411 W. Lake Street, Building A, Suite 1100, River Forest
To Register: Call 866-938-7256 (please provide class name, date & time) 
For more information: Call 708-417-0235 or visit 

* All proceeds will be donated to Parenthesis – providing support and parenting education for families 


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Melissa Ford

As a coach and blogger, it's my intention to support people to step into a bigger, more powerful version of themselves whether it's in their personal or professional life. LIfe is about living,...