"Parents cannot effectively communicate their love to a child unless they are also a source of effective authority. "

Meet Our Experts

John Rosemond

John is one of America's most well-known and respected parenting experts. His nationally-syndicated newspaper column, one of the longest-running lifestyle columns in the industry (since 1976), is carried in more than 200 newspapers nationwide. He is a family psychologist, the author of 18 best-selling books on parenting and family issues, and a very busy public speaker, but his real qualifications are that he's been married to Willie for 45 years, is the father of two 40-something year old children, and is grandfather to seven ranging in age from six to eighteen.

Stacey Watts, Dean of Parent Coaching

Administrator and Dean of Coaches for the Rosemond Leadership Parenting Institute. Stacey Watts is a former educator with over 16 years experience in the classroom. She holds a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Carolina and has taught Preschool through 3rd Grade in both public and private settings. Through her company Happily Parenting, Stacey speaks to parent groups, churches, schools, etc. on all things parenting, marriage, and teaching with a very comedic yet informative approach. She has served on a variety of professional boards and committees across the Palmetto State and is actively involved in her own church and children's ministry. Stacey has been married to her beloved husband for 20 years and together they have two children. She can be reached at swatts@happilyparenting.com.

Tanya Banowsky

Tanya began her career as a preschool and elementary school teacher, with a BA in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Development from the University of North Texas. She worked with children for 7 years before switching her focus to taking care of her own new family. She has been happily married for 24 years to the same loving and devoted man. Together they have 4 children, 3 girls, and 1 boy. Tanya first heard John Rosemond in 2000 and immediately recognized that the principles John shared aligned with her parenting goals. She began implementing his tools and was amazed by the positive effect his no-nonsense parenting techniques had on her "strong-willed children.” Her passion for encouraging and equipping other parents with the right leadership skills to raise their children to be good productive members of society, live in a peaceful home, and experience joy as a family is what encouraged her to become a certified Leadership Parenting Coach through the John Rosemond Leadership Parenting Institute. Visit her website at www.dfwparenting.com.

Jessica Bender

Jessica Bender is a Licensed Professional Counseling associate in Bluffton, South Carolina, and works with adolescents and their families. After 10+ years of being a stay at home mom, she returned to school at Liberty University Online and obtained a Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling. She now has a private counseling practice and previously served as Executive Director of Mental Health America of Beaufort/Jasper. Prior to that, she was a Pinterest-obsessed, card-carrying member of the Good Mommy Club whose children were running the show. Thankfully, she and her husband discovered John Rosemond’s New Parent Power and the rest is history. She became a Leadership Parenting Coach to help other parents break old, exhausting, and suffocating parenting habits and realize that being a parent can be fun! Tough at times, but ultimately fun and fulfilling. The end goal for parents is to create lasting, healthy relationships with their children that continue for the rest of their lives.

Jessica and her husband, Jeremy, have been married for 16 years and are parents to 13-year old twin boys and an 8-year old boy. Also in the family are Chocolate Lab Cooper and ruthless killer cat, Money-Makin’ Bob. She can be reached at 843-290-4796 or mayrivercounseling@gmail.com

Debbie Bolch

Debbie Bolch is a Christian wife of 30 years and mother to three adult children. She is a founding board member for Hickory Christian Academy where she currently enjoys teaching preschool. After working her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom and homeschooling her children, she now has the privilege of teaching preschoolers and supporting Christian families at Hickory Christian Academy. A graduate of East Carolina University with a bachelor's degree in child development and family relations, she is delighted to be a certified Rosemond Leadership Parenting Coach. Debbie is passionate about applying traditional truth and Biblical principles to help parents build strong families and lead their children well. She believes parenting should and can be a joyful, rewarding endeavor that results in faithful disciples being sent out from the home. Reading John Rosemond's "Parenting By the Book" provided the compelling resource and philosophy she was searching for to better guide families. Debbie lives in Hickory, NC, and can be reached at dhbolch@charter.net.

Tim Bonzagni

Tim Bonzagni is a Pastor/Elder, Elementary Education Teacher, Basketball Coach, Tidal River Christian Camp Director, former member of the Board of Directors for TRCC, father of four responsible adults and Certified Parent Coach. He has occupied a mentoring, counseling and leadership position, with culturally diverse people of all ages, for 30 plus years. The sum total of his life experiences have equipped him to skillfully guide and coach parents from all walks of life with various types of challenges. As a pastor and educator there isn’t much he hasn’t carefully, lovingly dealt with involving the family so becoming a Certified Parent Coach from John Rosemond's Leadership Parenting Institute was a natural next step to becoming a more complete parent advisor. He can be reached at 401-742-3948 or parentcoach101@gmail.com.

Melanie Callaway

Melanie has worked with children and families for over 30 years as a preschool teacher, day camp director, and Children's Ministry Coordinator for a large church. She combines her traditional no nonsense approach to discipline with Rosemond's tried and true principles for raising respectful, responsible children. Through her years of counseling families and working with children, Melanie has developed a reputation for her ability to teach children to respect boundaries and to equip their parents with the tools to do the same.

Melanie has been married for over 30 years and has 3 grown children and 6 grandchildren that constantly keep her smiling and reading current research on child rearing. Through her firm, Parent Coach Associates, Melanie offers coaching for individual clients, workshops and teacher training. Her passion for families and her caring heart puts parents at ease as she explains and demonstrates effective parenting skills that will improve their family's quality of life.

Amy Carney

Amy is a Leadership Parenting Coach, Author, and Speaker who writes about intentional parenting and family life on her blog www.AmyCarney.com as well as for various freelance print and online outlets. Amy started her company, Parent on Purpose, to create content, products, and events to better equip and empower moms and dads during the 18-year journey of full-time parenthood. She and her husband of 21 years, Keith, are parents to 17-year-old triplet sons, a 16-year-old daughter, and a newly adopted 12-year-old son out of the Arizona foster care system. Amy can be reached at amy@amycarney.com.

Janet Carter

Janet Carter, a veteran mother of four, is a John Rosemond Certified Leadership Parenting Coach, speaker and teacher. In her blog Our Childish Ways, she shares stories from her past while speaking truth into the current parenting culture, encouraging parents in their important roles. Janet lives in Richmond, Virginia, with her dachshund and sidekick, Coach.

Wallace Collins

Wallace Collins is married and lives in Middletown, CT. He and his wife have two daughters. As a retired supervisor from the State of Connecticut’s Juvenile Training School, Wallace is the owner of Collins Parent Coaching LLC, with a focus on raising respectful, responsible and resourceful adults. He equips parents with confidence and the tools to discipline with love, leadership and a caring authority. He acquired his Leadership Parenting Certificate in 2009 through John Rosemond’s Leadership Parenting Institute, Gastonia, NC. In 1997, he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Juvenile Justice from the Elizabeth City State University, Elizabeth City, NC. Wallace Collins spends most of his days serving the greater community. He is an Executive Board Member of Streetfire Ministries Inc. which offers less fortunate people Spiritual services, food, clothing, music, and counseling. He is Chairman of New Life JourneyCT Inc, a faith-based recovery community. And, he is a member of Opportunity Knocks, which focuses on improving the quality of our education system, the relationship between teachers and parents, and affordable higher education for young teachers.

Wallace Collins could be reached at (203) 631-1128 or wcollins49@comcast.net.

Dana R. Dempewolf

Dana is a mother of 2 young adult children. She is passionate about sharing her experience and wisdom with others in the hope of helping make parenting less complicated and stressful for others. In addition to wanting children to grow up to be responsible, respectful, and resourceful, Dana wants parents to be leaders in their children’s lives.

Dana grew up in West Virginia and graduated from Francis Marion University in South Carolina with both an undergraduate and a graduate degree in Psychology. She taught psychology at two local community colleges, worked as a counselor at the House of Hope, and then went on to work at Pee Dee Mental Health Center as a children’s counselor for a few years before transitioning to a School-based Therapist at a local elementary school for the past 17 years.

When she was 25, she accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior. This change in her heart led to leaving behind the secular worldview held by most modern psychologists and taking on a biblical worldview. During one of her first years at that elementary school is when she was introduced to John Rosemond by attending one of his presentations for her school district. Dana can be contacted at dr.dempewolf@gmail.com.

Lisa Dorner

Lisa Dorner is an educator with a BSED from the University of Georgia as well as a certified parent leadership coach from the John Rosemond Parenting Institute. She and her husband have four adult children and two grandchildren. Lisa has taught in private and public schools since 1981. She founded a private Christian school in 1983 and worked as a teacher and an administrator until called to homeschool her own children. Her husband and she have been in full-time ministry since 1993. In ministry, she has taught at the middle and high school levels for over 23 years. Lisa became aware of John and his philosophy of raising children before her own were even born. She incorporated his methods, with great success, in the schools that she was associated with. After raising her children, she became passionate about teaching others in her church, other churches, and schools about what she has learned from her experiences and John's teaching. She loves that all point back to the Word of God and how He can transform our lives. Contact info: ledorner@bellsouth.net.

Wendy Faucett

Wendy began her teaching career in 1986. Thirty years in classrooms with children 7 years and younger has taught her much about the realities of children and their behaviors. Add in the two children she and her husband have raised into responsible and enjoyable adults, and Wendy can tell you a story about almost ANY behavior a child exhibits, and how to handle it using a combination of unequivocal authority and unconditional love. Recently retired, Wendy is excited to use her Certified Leadership Parenting Coach credential to counsel parents in learning to balance love and leadership as they raise their children. She is also a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for foster children in San Diego County, and a visiting teacher in local Head Start preschools. Email Wendy at wendyfaucett@gmail.com or find her on Facebook at Love & Leadership Parent Coaching.

Sarah Hamaker

As a mom of four kids, I’m no stranger to frustration. As a certified Leadership Parenting™ coach through the John Rosemond Leadership Parenting Institute and a trained biblical parenting coach, I hear about it and see it firsthand every day: The toddler who just won’t stay in bed no matter how many times Mom tucks her in. The preteen who rolls his eyes when Dad asks him to empty the dishwasher. The middle child who won’t get along with her siblings.

But there’s a better way to parent—and I’m here to help you learn quick tips for immediate relief, as well as a lifelong parenting philosophy rooted in the Bible and in tried-and-true techniques.

A parenting coach guides you through a process that helps you identify and discuss bad parenting—and learn how to fix it. Whether you are seeking a solution to a single problem, such as a disobedient or willful child, or taking back your house after years of letting your children rule the roost, I come alongside you to guide you to establishing successful behaviors to transform your parenting and your home. Along the way, you’ll also rediscover your leadership role in the home with God at the forefront.

Specialty: Christian moms with multiple children, the oldest of whom is still in elementary school. Connect with Sarah online at: https://sarahhamaker.com/

Elizabeth Hanson

Elizabeth Y. Hanson is the mother of two grown homeschooled children who are both in college. She also works as an educator by teaching parents how to give their children the best private-school education at home. A common theme that has occurred over the years amongst her homeschooling families has been something along this thread, "How do I get my children to do their work?" or "How do I get my children to listen to me?" The problem was that she had never found anyone whose views on parenting made sense, so she hesitated to recommend any of the better-known parenting experts. That was until she discovered John Rosemond's "Vitamin N" video. It brought her back to her days of childhood when every child addressed adults by their last names and would never think of talking back to their elders. She decided to become a certified parenting coach through John Rosemond's program to better serve her homeschooling families, and it has made a world of difference. The families she teaches now homeschool with far less stress, and they boast much happier families.

Elizabeth offers online courses in both parenting and homeschooling, and she is available for private consultations. She also loves to speak at local events. You can find her at www.smarthomeschooler.com or email her directly at eyh@smarthomeschooler.com.

Donna M. Hodgdon

Donna is a native New Englander from the picturesque state of New Hampshire. She has been married for 41 years to her wonderful and supportive husband Michael. They have lived in numerous states, but now make South Carolina their home.

Donna’s career as an early childhood educator, teacher trainer, technical assistance provider, early interventionist, and case manager has given her first-hand knowledge and experience on how parents struggle with parenting within an authoritative and leadership role. She has served as a Children’s Minister and offers coaching to churches in need of help in their children’s ministries. She is also a Certified court-appointed Guardian Ad Litem.

Donna has followed John Rosemond for 15 years and strongly adheres to his principles on parenting and has become a Certified Parent Coach by the John Rosemond Institute. Her desire is to offer John’s practical and traditional parenting strategies and philosophy, so parents can learn the skills they need to be effective in raising their children with love and leadership. Contact Donna at Heart2Heartcoaching@cfaith.com

Alyson Hudson

Alyson Hudson lives in Venice, Florida and has 2 children in college and one in high school and has been married to Mike, a pastor, for 25 years. With a Masters in Education Counseling she has worked in the public school system as a guidance counselor, an inner city non-profit school setting and currently volunteers in the children’s ministry program and teaches Bible studies at Christ UMC.

Alyson became a certified Parenting Coach by the John Rosemond Institute in 2019 and desires to strengthen families by helping parents realize God’s design for the family and how to achieve a healthy, happy and productive home. John Rosemond’s approach to leadership in the home is based on solid principles and the ultimate foundation: God’s word and is the best way to raise children in any family setting. Alyson can be reached at: alysonshudson@gmail.com.

Presentations on God’s design for the family and healthy parenting

Nadine Knapp

Nadine is a certified Leadership Parenting Coach through the John Rosemond Leadership Parenting Institute. She worked in the preschool classroom for 15 years while her children were young and went on to get her AA in Elementary Education. Nadine earned her BA in Professional and Technical Writing from the University of South Florida. She was married for 30 years before becoming a widow. After hearing John Rosemond speak and applying his ideas, she was amazed that his no-nonsense parenting tools worked wonders on her own “strong-willed” children. She is thrilled to be able to pay it forward by being a parenting coach. “Being raised in a family of 14 children where neither parent yelled to having 5 of my own I have witnessed first-hand how peaceful a home can be when the parents have the right leadership skills. My goal is to help parents stop yelling and start laughing again.” Contact Nadine at: nadine@parentrescue.org.

Carmen Korsten

Carmen earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Miami and is a retired elementary school teacher. Her 31 years of teaching children from Kinder through 5th grade have given her a firsthand look at the decline in children’s behavior and respect for authority. This is largely due in part to parents who have traded leadership for relationship with their children and thus lost control of the parental reins in the family. Her passionate desire to help parents regain control of their parenting roles using biblical sound teaching have led her to become a John Rosemond Certified Leadership Parenting Coach. Carmen and her husband, Dave, live in Naples, FL. Contact Carmen at korsten.cl@gmail.com.

Sharon Lamberth

Sharon is an educator whose career has spanned over 30 years. She has served as a home-hospital instructor, elementary school classroom teacher, curriculum facilitator, assistant principal and principal. Sharon holds multiple degrees, the first of which focused on early childhood education. She understands the importance of the early years and the impact parents, and other adults, have on children as they grow and develop. Sharon’s entire career has involved working with children and families. She has observed, first hand, parenting struggles that are all too common in society today. Having been raised on the philosophy espoused by John Rosemond, she continues to pursue her passion for helping parents by becoming a Certified Parent Coach. Married for over 35 years, Sharon is the mother of two adult children and a grandmother. Her approach is both compassionate and forthright, with the goal of helping the next generation parent from a position of love and leadership using a common-sense approach. Contact info: sklamberth17@gmail.com

Gabe and Heidi Landes

We are Gabe and Heidi Landes, certified Rosemond Parent Coaches and parents of four children ages 8-14. For too long we were tired, stressed-out, and frustrated parents. We loved our kids and wanted the best for them, but we had bought into the idea that the more we could give and do for them, the better off they would be. So like all good parents, we served our kids constantly and showered them with attention. In return, our kids argued, didn’t listen, didn't obey, didn't complete homework, didn't pick up their room nor help with dishes, or even put their shoes on without a good bit of nagging from us. ​

We began reading books and magazines for help. We enviously watched the perfect parents on Pinterest and commiserated with the struggling parents on Facebook. And we felt better, because everyone we knew was just as frustrated as we were. We had no idea parenting could be any different.

Then, a friend invited us to a weekend parenting retreat with John Rosemond, and we went. And our life changed. We were introduced to the "Seasons of Parenting" and realized we were stuck in Season One, revolving around our kids. We learned how to move into Season Two and put our marriage back in the center of our home. We went home, implemented what we learned, and within six weeks our house was completely different (for example, a 7-year bedtime battle was permanently resolved in one week). Today, our kids are cheerful, happy, obedient, motivated, and hard workers. For real. True story.

We became certified Rosemond Parent Coaches because we want all families to find the peace and freedom we have found. We will help guide you into a completely new approach to parenting, and you will see things change in your home, too!

Melanie J. Levy LPC, CPC

Melanie is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 25 years experience working with children and families in a variety of settings. She is also the first and only Certified Parenting Coach in the state of Louisiana. Her interest in John's common sense approach to parenting began over 40 years ago when, as a young mother, she read his weekly column in her local paper. She enjoys working with couples and families and has a passion for helping create and enforce boundaries with love and laughter. Her mantra is, "IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE THIS HARD!" She can be reached at mjj17761@gmail.com.

Liz Mallett

My grandmother said that I was "born with a baby on my hip." Mothering came natural to me at a very young age. Spending most of my childhood and teen years caring for babies and young children, teaching preschool throughout my college years only added to my love and interest in family building.

At the core of my philosophy regarding a harmonious family is the belief that the marriage comes first. I encourage parents to focus on their partners first, their children second. I value traditional roles within the family, calling for a loving male leader and a supportive wife. Parents make decisions based on what's best for the children, not necessarily what pleases their children.

My husband of 20 years encouraged me to homeschool our own children. Because of his steadfast support, we will soon graduate our oldest son from high school! I realize that homeschooling may not be the best choice for every family, but I have spent the past decade encouraging new homeschool families on their journey. However parents decide to educate their children, it's my goal to eliminate the micromanagement of schoolwork by most American parents.

I work primarily in Oklahoma but am available via phone or Skype for established clients. I can be reached at ermallett@me.com.

David Martin

David has been employed in the field of education for 30 years. He earned a bachelor's of science in social science and a master's in counselor education from the University of Pittsburgh. David added Leadership Parenting Coach to his credentials as a graduate of the Rosemond Leadership Parent Coaching Institute in March 2013.

During his career David has worked with students/families in a partial hospital program, elementary school, and - over the last 20 years - in the role of high school counselor. He recently "graduated" (retired) from high school and is now looking to coach parents on a full time basis. In addition to his career as a school counselor, David has coached basketball at both the high school and college level, facilitated a christian based 12-step recovery program (Celebrate Recovery), and serves as an Elder in his church. He is a married father of two adult sons and grandfather of four.

David resides in Pittsburgh, PA, and offers coaching by phone, face-to-face meetings, or through group presentations. He can be reached at (412) 925-9882 or by email at 57djmartin@gmail.com. Visit him on his website at: http://pittparenting.com/.

Lance Miller

Lance C. Miller has educated young children and mentored their parents and teachers for more than 30 years. He is a Christian, husband of 15 years, father to four growing boys, and a Certified John Rosemond Leadership Parenting Coach. Lance spent much of his teaching career working to bring young children with special needs into inclusive environments and helping children with diagnosis such as ADHD and Autism develop socially acceptable behavior without medication. With his own boys, Lance has coached dozens of youth sports teams across several sports for more than a decade. He instructs parents and teachers to use a time-tested, Biblically based approach to child rearing. Lance provides trainings for parent groups, church and school staff, and youth sports coaches. Lance leads families to a better way to raise children. Lance lives and serves in Fort Wayne, Indiana and can be reached at americanparenting@gmail.com.

Donna Pearce

As a former elementary school teacher and Children's Ministry Director at a large church in Tennessee, Donna has watched the "culture of family" change over the years. She has observed that really good Dads and Moms have lost their courage to parent from a position of leadership. As a result, it has become Donna's passion to guide parents to lovingly raise their children to be responsible, respectful, resourceful and honorable adults. As a certified Parent Coach, Donna desires to give parents, the skills, the confidence and even the permission to rear children that not only they can enjoy, but others can, too. Donna has been married for 38 years, is a mom to three grown children and a grandmother to five little ones.

Jacqueline Piccolo

Jacqueline is an educator with a BA in Psychology and Elementary Education from Susquehanna University. She has been working in the field of Education for over 20 years now, employed in both public and private schools. She spent 13 years as a full-day Kindergarten teacher where she implemented John's teachings on a daily basis and witnessed their continued success. She is a certified Leadership Parenting Coach through the John Rosemond Parenting Institute and believes that her experience within varying school systems will allow her to help parents who need a liaison to bridge the needs of their family while meeting the expectations of the school. Jacqueline resides in Niantic, Connecticut where she now utilizes John's methods to parent her vivacious two year old. Contact Info: jpiccoloK@aol.com.

Loree Popham

Loree is a John Rosemond Certified Leadership Parenting Coach, homeschooling mom, and tutor with a degree in Early Childhood Education. Loree and her husband began following John Rosemond’s newspaper column in the early ’90s when their first three children were born. They appreciated Rosemond’s old fashioned, no-nonsense parenting style. They began revisiting this approach when they adopted their fourth child in 2009. Loree’s desire is to help the next generation of parents raise responsible kiddos through love and leadership.
Loree and her husband have three adult children, a thirteen-year-old and two grandsons. They live just outside of Richmond, Virginia in Goochland County.

Denise Rohrer

Denise has been teaching kindergarten in Brazil for 10 years and is also a mother. Observing how parents have changed their approach toward their kids during this period was challenging to her. Looking around for an explanation to that, she began reading John Rosemond's literature, where she found the answers for what had been intriguing her. When she heard of the chance to become a certified coach, she flew to North Carolina to make it happen. As such, she is dedicated to helping and encouraging parents to recall their authority and loving leadership! Contact Denise at: rohrerd7@gmail.com.

Katherine Saltzberg

Katherine Saltzberg is the first and only certified John Rosemond Leadership Parenting Coach in the Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, San Fernando Valley, and Malibu areas. However, Katherine works with clients across the country.

From personal adversity with her own children, Katherine began her journey when she first read a book by John Rosemond, America’s most widely-read parenting expert. Katherine felt so blessed by the immediate transformation of her own child, marriage, and life, all stemming from John Rosemond’s teachings, that she felt compelled to
dedicate her life to imparting this message to others.

As Katherine says, “There is no greater gift than overcoming your own struggles, and then being in a position to help someone else.”

Katherine personally trained with John and today considers him a mentor.

Katherine has twenty years of experience with addiction recovery and twelve step programs.

Contact: www.icoachmoms.com or email coach@icoachmoms.com

Paul Schultz

Paul has been a principal/teacher in the elementary/middle schools in the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod school system since 1977. He currently serves as a middle school teacher at Shepherd Lutheran School in Albuquerque. He has received extensive training in the Master Teacher Program. He is a certified parent coach through the John Rosemond Leadership Parenting Institute. His vast experience working with children and the Institute's training have taught him much about children. His vision for his graduates is two-fold: (1) that the children love Jesus and live a life that reflects that love, and (2) that the children are strong in the basics, independent learners, creative thinkers, and understand what it means to be a solid citizen of the United States. Paul can be reached at schultzpaul3249@gmail.com.

Lynnette Sheppard

Lynnette Sheppard is the mother of five, most of whom are teens and young adults. As a family science major in college, she thought she knew all about how to raise children. When her oldest child was born as the king of strong-will, however, followed by four others in short order, none of the psychological principles she learned in college were working in actual practice. Her kids were out of control, leaving her feeling hopeless and helpless. Then she and her husband discovered John Rosemond, started applying his teachings, and everything changed. Her children went from out-of-control to obedient, respectful, and responsible.

Now that her kids are starting to leave the nest, Lynnette is passionate about helping other parents learn the skills that turned her family around so many years ago. You can connect with her on her website, lynnettesheppard.com or via email: hello@lynnettesheppard.com

Cyndy Shoemaker

Married for forty years with three home-educated grown sons and eight grandchildren, Cyndy has had the privilege of ministering to families across the US and in a variety of venues for most of those forty years as a classical and Christian private school educator and marriage and family counselor. Adding John’s methods and philosophy has enhanced her capabilities with his practical no-nonsense approach to helping today’s families find parenting a joyful, though difficult at times, journey. The truths that she has had the privilege to share with others has truly transformed many families and helped them experience “joy in the journey.” She looks forward to ministering to your family and families in your community. Contact Cyndy at cshoemakerjoyinthejourney@gmail.com

Gretchen Slover, Psy.D.

Dr. Gretchen Slover is a licensed marriage and family therapist with a doctorate in clinical psychology and is from San Diego, CA. Dr. Slover can help you navigate parenting in a manner that not only takes the fear out of parenting but leaves you, the parent, with the confidence that you will not find in method parenting. Her area of expertise is focused on high-conflict relationships which often develops when a parent becomes frustrated with their parenting performance focused on results that do not transpire.

Contact: drgretchenslover@gmail.com
Website: drgretchenslover.com

Laura Swartz

Laura started out as an elementary school teacher, but found her niche as a certified pediatric sleep consultant and parent coach. She graduated summa cum laude from Georgia State University in 2002 with a BA in Early Childhood Education, and earned her Sleep Consulting Certification through the Family Sleep Institute in 2012. She is also the creator of the SleepBuddy Complete Sleep System. Laura has a unique way of identifying with parents and encouraging them with tough love and devoted support. Her approaches are well thought-out and bring out the best in the families she works with. Laura is qualified to work with children of all ages, as well as multiples and children with special needs, and is frequently sought out for her potty training methods. She lives in Atlanta, Ga with her husband, Jimmy, and homeschools their 7 children.

Mike Smart

Mike has taught in public schools and coached basketball for over 30 years. He has been involved in church youth groups as well. His expertise Involves working with parents and their student/athletes in dealing with the stresses involved in sports/schooling/parenting young children. He holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Secondary English Education from Cedarville University and a Master’s of Arts in English from Wright State University; in addition, Mike has accrued 30+ semester hours beyond a master's degree in the areas of education and counseling. Mike added Leadership Parenting Coach to his credentials in March 2017 as a graduate of the Rosemond Leadership Parent Coaching Institute. Along with his pro basketball-playing daughter, Mike continues to periodically train individuals and small groups in basketball training skills. Mike currently babysits his four grandchildren 1-2 times weekly (ages 3-6-7-9) for eight-nine hours daily; runs a discipleship group for men; and continues with part-time teaching and basketball training/coaching responsibilities. In addition to his extensive work with junior high and high school male/female students and athletes, Mike has also had many experiences dealing with women and women issues, having 3 sisters, 3 daughters, 3 granddaughters, and coaching girls’ basketball for 20 years at the junior high through college levels. He can be contacted by phone at: 937-925-6136 or by email at: smartmike59@gmail.com.

Amy Timberlake

After acquiring her MBA and then experiencing much professional success, Amy left the corporate world after 10 years to care for her first child. As a new mom, she was introduced to John Rosemond's "Parenting by The Book". This is where she discovered the missing pieces to parenting that she longed for when her parenting style followed the norm – and wasn't working. Her passion and drive to add value to others through her marriage, family, and home were intensified when she learned of the opportunity to become a certified Leadership Parenting Coach. Amy currently resides in the Atlanta Metro area with her husband and three children.

Traci Turner

Traci has worked with children and families for over 20 years as a preschool teacher, preschool director and in family social service programs working with at risk teens and young mothers. Her degree is in Child Care and Development. She has been the director of a private preschool for the past 10 years. She is passionate about encouraging parents to lead their families with love. Traci strives to share her Christian values with the families she counsels.

Traci has been married to her husband Matt since 1999 and they have one teenage daughter, Reese. They live in rural southeast Texas. Traci is very active in her church where she teaches Bible classes for children.

Through her business, Bring Them Up, Traci offers individual coaching, classes, and presentations. Visit her site at www.bringthemupblog.com. She can also be reached at traciturner77@gmail.com or fb.me/bringthemuptraciturner

Jada Waldrop

Jada is a native South Carolinian who loves living in the warm south. She relied on John Rosemond’s resources while raising her children, homeschooling for 10 years, being a teacher’s assistant in K5 for ten years and in youth ministry for 8. She has earned an Associates Degree. She also is certified with John Rosemond’s Leadership Parenting Institute. Jada wants to help families achieve peace in their home using techniques that instill calm and respect. You may contact her at jadarenae@gmail.com

Pepa Wenrich

Pepa is a Leadership Parenting Coach certified by The John Rosemond Institute, an Early Childhood Directress certified by the Montessori Teacher Training Institute in Miami, a wife, and the mother of two.

Through her business, Parent Coach Miami, Pepa offers individual coaching, classes, and presentations in both English and Spanish. She loves to share John Rosemond’s parenting approach because it is clear, simple, easy to implement, and has an immediate positive impact on the lives of the entire family. She also shares the tools that she learned as a Montessori educator and her personal experiences as a mother of a cross-cultural family, which is a fascinating and challenging life! Pepa is bilingual is English and Spanish.

Email: pepa@parentcoachmiami.com
Website: www.parentcoachmiami.com

Kaye Wilson

I grew up in Oklahoma City during the 60's and 70's, and was a very compliant child. Imagine my shock and dismay when I had children who were not! Although the learning curve for me was pretty steep, John Rosemond taught me to lead my kids instead of negotiating with them, and I became a more confident and effective parent--most of the time, anyway.

Through homeschooling for ten years, teaching at a private school for 5, and serving as headmaster for 3, I turned to John and his principles time and time again. Naturally, when he began offering the opportunity to become a Certified Leadership Parenting Coach, I jumped at the chance!

Now that my five kids are grown and gone, I have the opportunity to use what I've learned to help other parents find their inner leader! It's my goal to coach parents through the tough times, to help them get a handle on what's really at issue, and to regain confidence and joy in the parenting adventure!

Contact: kwilsonok@gmail.com.

Lisa Woodman

Lisa is a Certified Leadership Parenting Coach through the John Rosemond Parenting Institute. She earned her B.S. in Developmental Psychology from Christopher Newport University, has an advanced certificate in Christian Life Coaching, and has over 20 years of combined professional, volunteer, and life experiences working with children, families, and individuals in a variety of settings. Lisa and her husband Keith have been married almost 25 years and serve together as volunteer marriage coaches at their church in Yorktown, VA where they are passionate about sharing how God has transformed their marriage journey through classes they facilitate. It is actually through their journey into marriage coaching, that began in 2014, where Lisa began to feel passionate that training in parent coaching was vital to strengthening her effectiveness as a marriage and life coach. Child-centered families are wreaking havoc on marriages and society in general, and Lisa has observed the impact this has had in a variety of settings including the early years of her own parenting journey. The parent coach training with John confirmed this to be even more true. Lisa and her husband have a 19-year-old daughter in her first year of college and 17-year-old son with autism, dyslexia, and an arachnoid brain cyst who has tested everything they thought they knew about parenting. Rosemond’s parenting column, books, and common-sense approach to parenting have transformed and empowered her personal parenting journey over the years and implanted a desire to help others. Lisa is passionate about helping parents develop the skills and confidence to parent with love and leadership and enjoys combining humor and stories from her own personal experiences with the simplicity of Rosemond’s parenting approach. Contact Lisa at coachingbythecup@gmail.com.