Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish


“It seems I’ve officially lost my mind. I think my kids ran away with it.”

Parents, do you ever feel like this?

Are you tired of trying to meet other people’s expectations of you as a parent?

Would you like to live without the guilt, doubt, fear, worry, disrespect and frustration that many parents take on?

Mary Dravis-Parrish is here each week to guide you through the woes, challenges, questions and possibilities of parenting that will create more ease and confidence.

Families today are not just traditional families; they now include single parents, parents of the same gender, as well as grandparents raising grandchildren. Mary knows that regardless of the structure of a family, families can thrive, be happy and successful in today’s world. She also knows that the world will be a much better place when family life focuses on empowering parents and kids to be the unique caring beings they are meant to be.  Mary provides simple strategies and techniques that allow each family to raise children that feel confident stepping into their unique gifts and talents to offer to the world.  She utilizes her teaching experience along with her natural talents for getting to the root of what is causing distress, discord and dis-ease in family living.


January 27, 2020-The Power of Letting Go ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish One of the most difficult things parents go through is letting go of their children. Parents hold onto their children in many ways, often not realizing the effects this may have on their children. In this episode we will discover the power that comes from letting go and how we can take steps to do so with confidence. Mary’s Book: Empowered Parents Empowering...

January 20, 2020-Fear-Less Parenting ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish How much of your time as a parent do you spend being fearful? Are you afraid for your children and the choices they may make or the experiences they will have? Do you live in fear of the “what if’s” that may never happen, but that you worry could happen? How much of your fear do you project onto your children? What would your life be if you lived being more...

January 13, 2020-Crazy Possible Parenting ~ Guest Cory Michelle

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Have you been stuck doing the same things and not getting any different results? Is it time to see parenting from a different perspective? This week we step into crazy possible parenting with my guest Cory Michelle. Cory brings a whole new perspective to parenting that may seem crazy and yet has created more ease and joy in her family life. Cory Michelle is an intuitive,...

January 6, 2020-Being the Parent You Never Had ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Let’s face it, most of us wanted more from our parents that we didn’t get as a child. Now as a parent you sometimes wonder why you react the way you do to your child’s way of being. When we parent from our younger needy self, we often don’t give our children what they need. What if you could finally come to terms with those needs and in the process be a better...

December 30, 2019-New Year, New Possibilities for You & Your Family ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish As 2019 winds down what changes would you and your family like to make in 2020? Now is a wonderful time to reflect and acknowledge the gifts that you received throughout 2019, even if some of them weren’t what you expected. It is also a time to come together and share the hopes and dreams each member of your family has for the new year. Mary has some fun and dynamic...

December 16, 2019-Raising Confident Kids ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish What does it take to raise kids who feel good about being themselves? Kids who move through life with more confidence than doubt? Do you feel confident that you are raising your children to believe in themselves? What are some signs to look for that indicate that your child isn’t confident being themselves? Tune into this episode of Be You Parenting as Mary shares...

December 2, 2019-A Parent Evolution – The Time is Now ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish We are in a period of evolution and as everything around us is evolving, so too, must our parenting skills, practices and methods. But how does a parent do that? In this episode Mary will dive into the value of evolution from the parenting standpoint and offer suggestions for how a parent can join the evolution and raise today’s children to be more empowered. Mary’s...

November 25, 2019-Teaching Kids Thankful Living ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Thanksgiving starts off our holiday season and how appropriate that we focus on being thankful in preparation for all that is to come as celebrations increase over the coming weeks. This is the opportune time to teach kids the art of living in thanks and gratitude. Much more is possible when we are truly thankful for everything that comes along. If you and your family...

November 18, 2019-The Value of Family Rituals ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Most parents have set up some family routines for their children. But what about family rituals? How are these different and why would a family want or need to have rituals along with routines? In this segment of Be You Parenting we will explore how rituals have more value and how routines can be turned into meaningful rituals. We will explore a variety of rituals to great...

November 11, 2019-Steps to Building Cooperation ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Parents dream of their kids cooperating, helping with chores and following directions. So often when kids don’t cooperate, parents are left feeling frustrated and angry. What does a parent do so that their children will want to cooperate and be helpful? Some of these tips may surprise you at how simple they are and how empowering for both you and the child. Tune in...
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