About Shine Each Day

Kathy holds an MBA and M.Ed along with a Coaching Certification and Parent Education license. She works with parents to solve sleep problems and challenging behaviors with their children.

It breaks my heart to hear my baby cry


While parents with big kids are stressing about the first days of school, parents with little ones are stressing about not getting enough sleep! In that first year of life parents lose about 42 days of sleep! How we survive that – I will never know, but we do! One of the most common things [...]

It breaks my heart to hear my baby cry2020-09-03T21:36:19+00:00

Back to school tips


With the cooler weather and the sun starting to set earlier, I have caught myself saying – it feels like fall! While I am loving every 80-degree, beautiful sunny day, there is that feeling that comes when we get a few cooler days and nights…things are changing! Change stirs up many feelings for most of [...]

Back to school tips2020-08-28T20:44:16+00:00

Feeling stressed or out of control?


Feeling out of control as a parent is never a good feeling. Dealing with all that COVID has brought us, racial injustice, and worrying about what school will be like for our kids, has us all a little uneasy. The above wordle was created by parents on a webinar discussing what parenting is like during [...]

Feeling stressed or out of control?2020-08-20T20:08:14+00:00

Touchpoints create a sense of ‘normal’ and keep us connected


Starting a new school year can be an exciting time but add in the coronavirus pandemic - parents and kids are presented with logistical hurdles and a different set of anxieties, stressors and challenges. For most parents, anxiety typically causes us to lose our cool. It is important to remember that your kids are close [...]

Touchpoints create a sense of ‘normal’ and keep us connected2020-08-13T15:26:25+00:00

Parenting during Covid


It has been over six months since we started to hear about Covid 19 in the U.S. and our lives abruptly changed. We were told to stay home and work from home while balancing our kid’s education online! The stress is real and intense for many families. As we await the recommendations from health officials, [...]

Parenting during Covid2020-08-06T02:00:43+00:00

Transition to Parenthood


Have you recently become a first-time parent or had an addition to your family? When we had our first child, I thought that transition from being married to having a child was quite intense! While I wanted to be a mother more than anything, the challenges that came with our beautiful bundle caught me a [...]

Transition to Parenthood2020-07-22T02:34:45+00:00

Why does my child misbehave?


I often get asked "why does my child misbehave?" Unfortunately, children are going to test, push and behave in ways that we don’t like sometimes. Kids exhibit challenging behavior like whining, hitting, biting, screaming, talking back or throwing things for one of the following reasons: It works They want to get out of doing something [...]

Why does my child misbehave?2021-02-07T21:08:13+00:00

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