Entries by tracyadmin


Power Up Women’s Conference

I am so excited to be a part of this empowering event. Back by popular demand, the Conference is bringing back the Teen Edition. I feel honored to join with a talented group of women to impart wisdom as we connect with teen girls on topics such as finance, relationships, careers, mental health, fashion, and […]

Authors’ Roundtable: Her Journey

Today's guests share inspiring life stories as chronicled in their engaging literary works. In CEO of My Soul, by Nicole Cober, Esq., you will follow her rise as a corporate attorney, her courageous launch of an upscale spa and salon and her transition back to corporate law and advocacy for small business owners. Marilyn Thornton's […]

My Guest Spot on Awesome Women Entrepreneurs Radio Show

I had a blast today talking with Karen Bate, host of the AWE Radio Show on WERA 96.7 FM in Arlington, Virginia.  We chatted a bit about how I got into parent education, the work I do with Gardener Parenting Consultants, The Parenting 411 and my take on challenges parents face today.  Check it out! […]

The Parenting 411 – How Did I Get Here?

How Did I Get Here? That is a good question! It was a circuitous journey, to say the least.  When I completed my undergraduate degree in Fashion Merchandising and embarked on a career in the industry, there was one thing I never envisioned doing – becoming a stay-at-home mom.  It was not part of my […]

November 18, 2017 | Parent Workshop: Dream College: Who Gets Into College and How

Dream College! Students in grades 8-12, come out and learn what you need to do to get into a top college. During this informative workshop, you'll hear from internationally recognized college admissions expert, Dr. Kpakpundu Ezeze.  Counsellors, admissions professionals, and students around the country agree:  his insights are right on target! Don't miss it! WHEN: […]

May 2, 2017 | Parent Talk: Tackling Technology

Our children and technology… where to start?! With all of the other challenges that have faced parents throughout time immemorial, this is a parenting burden that is unique to our age.  How to manage the lure and fascination that technology is to our children when, if we're honest, we're barely managing it for ourselves! Technology […]

March 7, 2017 | Parent Talk: Raising I-Can Kids

We all want to instill a can-do attitude in our children so that they can take on new challenges and learn to believe in their own competency regardless of the situation. It is through a sense of competence that self-confidence developed.  Children develop confidence, not because we parents consistently tell them how wonderful they are, […]

Oct 11-Dec 6, 2016 | Parenting Class: Parenting Preschoolers

She’s no longer a baby and his toddler years are coming to a close – whew!  Next up:  Preschool. These are known as the Wonder Years.  Self-management, independence and learning to control emotions… most of the time!  So much is being learned through these special years including cooperation, sharing and empathy. Learn how to do […]