Improving our parenting is ALWAYS possible and ALWAYS worth it!
Even little improvements can make a huge difference for us, our children, and our families.


Parent Coaching

"I really can't thank you enough for your help in getting us to a better place. Meeting one on one with you was so helpful.
Our family is back on track and things are going great!"
-Katie Knapp


Over-the-phone parent coaching

Parenting help and encouragement does not get any more effective, efficient, and convenient than this. No travel, parking, or weather concerns. You can even self-schedule, reschedule, and cancel online. How great is that?

 
Meet in my office, your home, or a public place of your choosing.

Meet in my office, your home, or a public place of your choosing.

A few clicks and a little typing is all it takes to self-schedule.

A few clicks and a little typing is all it takes to self-schedule.

 

In-person parent coaching

Parenting help and encouragement does not get any more effective than this. While not quite as convenient as the phone, there are definite benefits to face-to-face communication. Serving the greater Westport, CT. area


Parenting Classes

“I found Mr. Shaver's parenting workshop to be so insightful and encouraging. . . . He presented his material with an ease and humor which set the tone for the entire workshop. . . Something I would recommend for all parents to attend.”  Catherine M.


“The Art of the Consequence”

Do you want to calmly handle direct confrontations with confidence, purpose, and joy? Do you want your children to take responsibility for themselves? If so, this single session class is for you. Two and a half hours of learning, laughter, and skill building.

There will be a revised version of this class starting in the fall of 2019. Check back for details.

 
Keeping track of our words. Where do they go?

Keeping track of our words. Where do they go?

Most of us have a few of these hanging around somewhere.

Most of us have a few of these hanging around somewhere.


“Loving AND Effective Parenting
-The Fundamentals”
 

This four session class will help you understand the fundamentals and how all the major pieces fit together. Each session builds on the session before. The goal is to increase and strengthen our confidence and sense of purpose with loving, practical, and effective skills.

This class will be offered again in the fall of 2019. Check back later for more up-to-date details.