I am passionate about parents! This works perfectly with my role as the Parents as Partners Program Coordinator at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, TX. I believe a child's best advocate to wellness is their parent and parent's cannot be their best if they aren't practicing self-care. It is my goal to help parents understand this and to encourage their nourishing themselves physically and emotionally, especially while their child is inpatient with us. Outside of Cook Children's I am a certified parent coach who takes great joy in working with the mother of adolescents to develop healthier, more functional, therefore happier relationships with their sons and daughters. I also write and speak on topics related to parenting adolescents. I have five children middle school to married who have been my greatest teachers of life!