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Self-Care: An Essential Element to Survival

September 28, 2021

In honor of September, Self-Care Awareness Month  What do you think about when you hear the phrase “self-care?” If you’re like many parents, your first response might be, “Self-care? Who has time for that?”  If pressed, you might respond that it consists of indulgences like a massage, a glass of wine, a pedicure, or maybe…


What You Can Do is All You Can Do

September 22, 2020

Does the weight of the world feel heavy to you right now?  I’m not going to lie…it does to me. 2020 has been hard—so, so hard. I started the year with a cancer diagnosis (I’m fine, thankfully), and no sooner than that was behind me, COVID took over our lives.  From there, we have collectively…


International Women’s Day: Some Heartful Suggestions for Celebrating Moms!

March 4, 2019

Moms!  This Friday, just like every March 8, is International Women’s Day—a day designed to celebrate women that rose out of our struggle for equal rights. The first such day—National Woman’s Day—took place over 100 years ago on February 29, 1909; a year later, the holiday gained international traction.  This year, the theme of IWD…


NY Times: Opinion – To Help Kids Thrive, Coach Their Parents

October 7, 2018

Coaching can be an incredibly powerful and transformative tool for parents, children, and families. It takes an investment of time and money and energy, but the benefits make that well worth it. I have seen these changes in my clients. Contact me for more information on the benefits of coaching–after all, we can all use…


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Christy Keating is a certified parent coach,  positive discipline educator, and motivational speaker. She is the founder and CEO of The Heartful Parent Collective, which includes Heartful Parent Coaching, Savvy Parents Safe Kids, and Heartful Parent Academy.

The mother of two amazing daughters, Christy strives to build a happier, healthier world - one child, one parent, and one family at a time.