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.


December 10, 2018-Raising a Child on the Spectrum ~ Guest Derek Volk

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Children don’t always come into our lives as we expect. Raising a child on the spectrum of autism presents challenges that can leave parents feeling discouraged as they search for answers. What if there were strategies that could help support and make the journey of raising a child on the spectrum more fulfilling? Our guest, Derek Volk, knows these challenges as he...

December 3, 2018-No More Holiday Stress ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish ‘Tis the time when families and friends come together to celebrate the holidays. It can be a time of stress as parents scurry about to meet the demands of creating holiday cheer. What if the holidays could truly be cheerful and full of joy without the stress? What if you could take control and end the stress that the holidays bring? You will want to be sure to tune...

November 26, 2018-Parenting Teens ~ Guest Corinna Stoeffl

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Parenting teens can be a tough time for both parent and teen. This is a time that can create more distance between parent and teen as well as more tension. How is parenting a teen different as they grow into adulthood? What tools can bring a deeper connection between parent and teen? Join our guest Corinna Stoeffl, as she shares valuable insights that she has learned in...

November 19, 2018-Support Your Child’s Education ~ Guest Chelsea Denny

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Regardless of the type of school a student is enrolled in, there are ways that parents can support their child’s education at home. Through inquiry-based techniques, parents have the opportunity to improve their child’s education. Using these simple techniques, you can implement this into your child’s education and help create valuable learning experiences. Our...

November 12, 2018-Fun Goal Setting for Families ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Teaching ourselves and our children to set goals can be a tiresome and often neglected task. What if setting goals could be a fun, family activity? What if with some new innovative ideas about setting goals, you empower yourself and your children to actively create more of the life that brings fun and enthusiasm? Learn 4 ways that you can support your child in setting...

November 5, 2018-End Power Struggles ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Do feel like you are in a constant power struggle with your child? Are you tired of arguing with your children? Are you frustrated that they keep pushing your buttons? Are you ready to end the power struggles? Discover the causes of these power struggles and how you can put an end to them. This episode will give new insights and strategies on how to end power...

October 29, 2018-Helping Your Sensitive Child- Guest Amber Currie, CCH

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Do you have a sensitive child that has reactions to food sensitivities, digestive disorders, and related immunological, mental and emotional health issues? Does your sensitive child suffer with a variety of symptoms, many which seem unrelated? Are you unsure of what to do to help your sensitive child experience more ease? Our guest this week, is Amber Currie, a...

October 22, 2018-Write Your Own Parent Manual ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish So, your child didn’t come with a parent manual telling you the best way to raise your child. What if you already have the parent manual within you, you just haven’t accessed it yet? What if you can write your own parent manual, the one that will work for you? Get your notebook ready for this episode. Mary will share with you tips and tools that you can adjust...

October 15, 2018-Perfect Parenting ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Do you strive to be the perfect parent? Are you unknowingly passing onto your children the expectations that they need to be perfect so that your life can be perfect? What does it mean to be perfect and to seek perfection? What affect does perfectionism have on you and your children? In this episode, Mary shares some startling information about parents and children...

October 8, 2018-Parenting Beyond Belief ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Have you ever wondered if a belief may be what is limiting your life and the lives of your children? What value is there in holding onto a belief just for the sake of believing? What if you could parent beyond belief and into knowing, the knowing that allows you to access better results, clearer choices and more joy as you raise your children? This week, Mary gets...