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Rebecca Staples

Becky Staples has worked with children and families in a variety of settings including schools, homes, and community agencies. She has a degree in Education and Child Study from Smith College and her Masters in Marriage and Family Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Becky has been working with Empowering Parents families since 2008.

How Would You Parent Your Friend’s Child?

Would you like a break from the emotions of parenting? Here’s a little trick: Parent your friend’s child instead. Parenting is emotional. Our strong emotional connection to our children is a powerful and challenging part of parenting. Sometimes these emotions can blur our vision. Or just wear us down. When you need some perspective about your... Read more »

Parenting Mistake? Let’s Fix It.

Can you relate to this? Here’s a typical situation our coaching team hears from parents: “Last night was awful. My son came home two hours after curfew and when I tried to talk to him, he started making excuses and blaming me for making the curfew too early. I got so mad, we started yelling at... Read more »

Do This One Thing Right Now

Find a piece of paper and write down one thing you want to change in your parenting or family life this year. Not a list of resolutions, or everything that’s going wrong right now. Just one change you want to make over the next few months. Done? Just one thing. You’ll be amazed at what can happen... Read more »