It is the hardest job in the world and yet it's the one with the least amount of training.
Each stage has it's challenges and there is no "one size fits all" instruction book for any of it!
Becoming a stepfamily is so much harder than anyone could describe!
One thing is for sure, we all want to do our best in this crazy journey called parenting.
The best way to do that is to ask for help, learn new skills and have someone support you along the way.
If that's what you're looking for, you're in the right place!
Welcome to Dare to Parent, where you will find support and strategies for each stage of parenting, from expecting through to the teen years and beyond. (Yes, parenting adult children can be a challenge too!)
If you're ready to reduce your stress and learn some new strategies, let's talk!
Are you ready for a change?
If you are tired of trying the same discipline strategies repeatedly and not getting the results you were hoping for, then you're in the right place! Being a parent or stepparent requires you to be proactive and intentional with all your actions.
How do you know what to really focus on? How can you make the change from "this is just so hard" to "we have a plan for success"? The first step is easy! Just click on the button below and book a complimentary discovery call with me.
What's a discovery call? It's your chance to share your frustrations, ask questions and begin to discover the strategies that will help you to be the parent or stepparent you envisioned yourself to be. There is absolutely no obligation! Simply click that button, schedule your call and take a deep breath because help is on the way.
What parents are saying...
Greg and Mary R.
Amy has real life experiences that give her insights that helped us come up with ideas to deal with our family's issues.
She is a listener, then a healer. A consummate professional.
We highly recommend Amy.
Sean and Kaylee J.
Amy showed us some great ways to work together as "partners in parenting" as she calls it.
She had a very unique and creative way to get us talking through issues without arguments. and problem solving together.
Julie and Mark K.
As a stepfamily we had all kinds of issues that had us arguing on a regular basis.
Amy's "Steps for Success" coaching program was just what we needed to get on the same page as the parents in our home and the leaders of our family!
Hi, I'm Amy,
I am a dual certified parent and stepfamily coach and mom of 3. I specialize in guiding parents from confusion (and stress) to confidence in their parenting journey.
Instead of reading a book and trying to fit it to your family, wouldn't it be easier to have someone guide you towards solutions specifically selected for your family?
I help you design a plan of action that will take the guesswork out of discipline and improve your family's communication.
What could be better than having your own personal coach to help you through the hard parts of parenting?
So, if you're interested in reducing your stress and putting some effective strategies in place,
Amy Ambrozich, M.A.
You did what you knew how to do.
When you know better you do better. ~ Maya Angelou
Parenting well takes intention and a willingness to learn new strategies along the way. I love sharing tips and techniques with parents just like you so you can
be an effective leader in your family.
How a parent coach helps... Julie's story
Before working with Amy, I was feeling stressed and overwhelmed. As a single mom I also felt really alone in raising my son at times, and usually felt like I had no clue what I was doing. I felt like I was messing up all the time.
Working with Amy helped me to overcome so much of that overwhelm because she helped me come up with a plan. She was very patient and listened attentively to everything I had to say. Amy was very supportive and kept emphasizing what I had been doing right, which was incredibly comforting. I always feel so validated as a parent after we talk.
The strategies Amy taught me have been a big help. At times I still feel overwhelmed, but Amy is still there to encourage me, so I don’t feel alone in parenting anymore.
To other parents, please consider working with Amy. She’s a great listener, you will always feel heard, and never judged. In just one session you will be able to come up with a strategy that you can use for years to come.
Even if you just want to get another parenting perspective from someone who’s been there, Amy is great for bringing in a refreshing dose of sanity.
- Julie W.