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.


April 15, 2019-Turn On Your Parent Power ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Do you ever feel that you are dominated by the demands of parenting, the expectations of what it means to be a parent, and the overwhelm of meeting the needs of your family? It may feel as if your power source is depleted or even turned off, leaving you full of doubt, confusion and maybe even isolated. Your energy level is not what you would like it to be. Parent power...

April 8, 2019-Parenting in The World of “What If” Possibilities ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Imagine being able to indulge in the delicacies of joy, ease, peace and calm within your parenting experience. What if you could connect to the power of creating beyond what you are currently experiencing as a parent in the world of dis-ease, struggle, worry, anxiety and maybe even anger? What if you didn’t have to settle for, “This is as good as it gets?” What if...

April 1, 2019-Frequently Asked Parenting Questions ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Ever wonder how to handle a parenting problem? Many parents wonder if they are doing the right thing, whether it is about chores, sibling issues, giving allowances, behavior issues, school concerns or best practices for teaching your kids about life. These issues bring up parenting questions that are common in many family homes. In this episode, Mary will address some of...

March 25, 2019-Multi-Cultural Parenting – Guest Elfy Jo

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Parenting is already quite the adventure. It becomes even more interesting when you add a multi-cultural layer into the mix. My guest Elfy Jo is opening up for the first time about her parenting journey, which involves finding and maintaining a balance between East and West. In this multi-cultural journey Elfy Jo has developed some very easy and practical tools she will...

March 18, 2019-The Best & Worst Parenting Expectations ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Parenting can be about all kinds of expectations for and about children. What parenting expectations contribute to raising confident and happy kids? Are there any parenting expectations that are harmful to a child’s self-image? Join this discussion about expectations as Mary gives you some new insights about expectations for raising today's children. ~ More with Be You...

March 11, 2019-The Power of Asking ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Being an empowered parent involves the power of asking, so that you can receive more than you ever thought possible. The Universal Truth- Ask and You Shall Receive applies to parents too. In this episode learn how you can apply this truth to being a parent and discover how you can access the power that gives you more joy and ease, even through the challenges of raising...

March 4, 2019-Beyond Grief and Into Joy ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish One of a parent’s biggest fears is the death of a child. It is a fear that can deeply affect children as well as parents. The grief that comes after a child dies can lead to deep depression, anxiety, heavy guilt and even thoughts of suicide. After the death of a child, a parent loses sight of ever being happy or having any joy. In this episode, Mary will openly share...

February 25, 2019-Parents Say the Darndest Things ~ Guest Annie Chin Taylor

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Parents do say the darndest things. Parents as well as other adults who interact with children can unknowingly dis-empower kids. As much as parents want to do well by their children, they often are not aware of what they are being, doing, saying and projecting that robs kids of their own empowerment. In this episode, Mary and Annie will explore how to be aware of what...

February 11, 2019-End Relationship Madness ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Relationships can be the source of stress, sadness, and frustration. Children observe how their parents and adults around them create relationships. If you struggle with knowing what you would like in a relationship, how will your children know what they want? Mary will share this week how to end your relationship madness and create more ease with the various relationships...

February 4, 2019-Willing to Fail ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Failure- Something many parents avoid. They don’t want to see their kids fail, they don’t want to fail themselves as parents and yet, avoiding failure may be just what is keeping you from being a success and your kids too. What Mary reveals about failure may be quite a surprise along with the tools to increase your willingness to see failure from a different...