Meet Michelle

Child Life Specialist and Parent Coach

Michelle has over 20 years of experience working with families and children in pediatric medical and mental health, with young offenders, and in daycares as a behaviour specialist.  Michelle is the parenting expert for CHCH morning live and was the host of her own show “Life with Children”. She is an author, her first book “I Quit! Oh wait I’m the Mom” is a self-help book for mothers with practical tips to find their joy again.  

If you are tired of the fight.  You want to feel more confident in getting your stubborn child to cooperate then I am here to support you.  

Children do not come with a manual… my services are the next best thing.  I help parents understand their child/teen’s behaviour and go from feeling discouraged to confident in their parenting journey.   

You are not alone!  


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The Struggle is Real

I See You, I Feel You. I Am Here to Help.

Together we can make your journey in motherhood happier and calmer.  Ready to feel more in control and confident in your parenting journey?  You are not alone, I have been there as well and I am here to help.   You are doing your best, but can you imagine it being better?

Parenting Support

Individualized parenting support

Children don’t come with a manual, but I’m offering you the next best thing, a parenting consultation. 

I don’t work with your children, I work with you.  You know your child/teen best, together we will discover what your child/teen needs and the best tools and strategies to support them.

Get your child to listen, and cooperate. Calm the chaos in your home. Whether your child is 2 or 16 years old, together we can work together to help you feel more in control and confident in your parenting journey.

Do you need help with?

  • Strong willed children and teens
  • Anxious child/teen
  • Big emotions and emotional regulation skills
  • Building life skills
  • Difficult behaviour
  • Communication with your child/teen
  • Parenting a child with ADHD
  • Parenting Teens
  • Social skills
  • Independence and problem solving


Book a 20-minute free discovery session with me today, let's see how I can support you.

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The book

Find your joy in motherhood again

 You were a person before you became a mom, remember her? “I Quit! Oh wait, I’m the Mom” will give you practical tips to find yourself again.

I gave your book to my mom and she said every mother needs to read this!

Tara M

I read your book.  It’s wonderful and very thought through.  Great information that is simple to digest and provided easily attainable goals and the tools to get there.

Krista H

Owner , Little Sprouts preschool and learning centre

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Parenting, self-care and helpful tools

Check out the blog for more information on parenting, anxiety, ADHD, self-care for mom’s, communication and difficult behaviours.