Eat Chat Parent series kicks off with ‘Parenting During a Pandemic’ – Vail Daily News

There are “those days.” The days where, as a parent, we feel we failed: There was arguing and yelling, cajoling, frustration, tears — and that sinking feeling that no one was heard. Dr. Laura Markham had those frazzling kinds of days, but she shares how her home life changed for the better once she started parenting with compassion. Through her own experiences, which she shares with a healthy dose of humor, she helps parents want to do be — and do — better.

Join Mountain Youth and Eagle Valley Behavioral Health when they kick off the 2020-21 Eat Chat Parent series (virtually, of course) with “Parenting During a Pandemic.”

Dr. Markham will provide concrete steps parents can take to change their tone, their mindset and ultimately create a calm space where parents and children can work together; even in a pandemic, under quarantine or less-than-ideal circumstances.

Dr. Markham shares research-based solutions and inspiring, creative, practical answers to parent’s most pressing parenting questions. She’s known for her “evidence-based expertise combined with mom-in-the-trenches experience.”

“We are so excited to have Dr. Markham bring her experience and passion to the Vail Valley,” said Amy Baker, family education manager at Mountain Youth, in a news release. “With the COVID pandemic continuing to shape our lives and add stress, her presentation will help parents prepare for more of the unknown,”

Dr. Markham reminds parents