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.


August 19, 2019-End the Cycle of Limiting Beliefs ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Have you ever considered how many different beliefs you have running through your subconscious? The number can be staggering! And many of these beliefs were projected onto you without you even knowing it. As an empowered parent, you can end the cycle of projecting beliefs onto your kids that dis-empower them and keep them from becoming that which they are here to become....

August 12, 2019-3 Mistakes Parents Make Talking to Teens ~ Guest Sierra Frost

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish While there is a lot of talk these days about mental health, many parents are confused about what to look for and how to talk to their teens about mental health. There are ways to talk to with your kids that will empower them and you. Learn what you need to know about mental health; what it is and why it matters, as well as what to say and what not to say to empower and...

August 5, 2019-Response-able Parenting~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Many parents feel a deep need to be responsible for every aspect of their child’s life. What if the key was focusing on how to respond to your child in ways that empower them to own their own life and the choices they make. Come along as we journey through the possibilities for creating empowering responses that empower both parent and child. Mary’s Book: Empowered...

July 29, 2019-Does Your Music Do This? ~ Guest Bill Protzmann

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Music can be experienced in a variety of ways. Within one family there can be many “instruments” all playing a different tune. At times this can create chaos. What if you could come together as a family, and allow music to take chaos and turn it into harmony, celebration and deeper connection? My guest for this episode is Bill Protzmann, Practical Heart Skills...

July 22, 2019-Parent Re-Programming ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Re-programming is needed when we are using old programs to create new results. When a parent keeps trying to do the same thing, hoping that someday they will get the result that they want from their kids, and that day just never seems to come, re-programming is needed. Trying to use old programming only brings more frustration and confusion for both parent and child. Come...

July 15, 2019-Parenting with Courage ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Parenting in today’s world takes courage, courage to be different, to get out of the box of expectations that many parents face. It takes courage to make parenting an adventure like no one else’s, for no one else knows you and your kids like you do. Come along and join Mary as she shares with you the path of the courageous parent.   Mary’s Book: Empowered...

July 8, 2019-Animal Teachings ~ Guest Dr. Joanne Lefebvre Connolly

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish We can learn much about living a full and conscious life from animals. If we are observant and know what to look for, there are animal teachings to show us how to be more present in the world and with our kids. Animals can guide us in raising our young. What a delight to have Dr. Joanne Lefebvre Connolly, DVM on this episode to share with us animal teachings and how...

July 1, 2019-Vital-Care for Parents ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish It is easy to become so focused on the needs of everyday life when raising kids, that a parent can forget to take care of oneself. And yet, if a parent is to be effective in -caring and nurturing a child, it is vital that the parent make sure to do their own self-care. How does a parent take the time and effort to make the vital choice to care for self in a way that...

June 24, 2019-Best Parent Practices ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Do you wonder if you are being and doing the best you can as a parent? A key component to achieving the best is practice. Being better for ourselves and our kids, requires new skills, tools and techniques that may not come naturally to you. It may also mean re-programming to eliminate old patterns and habits that are affecting how you parent. This will all take practice,...

June 17, 2019-What’s a Parent to Do? ~ Mary Dravis-Parrish

Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish Parents often feel overwhelmed and don’t know where to turn for support, advice, encouragement. In this day of technology, a parent can have access to lots of information that can sometimes be confusing. How does a parent know what to do and which direction to take? Mary offers suggestions that will guide parents to resources and assistance and when to use them. ~ More...