Sarah is a certified Leadership Parenting Coach through the John Rosemond Leadership Parenting Institute. A Virginia native, she and her husband live in the City of Fairfax with their four children and two cats. Sarah has a master’s degree in Literature and Language from Marymount University. She also has worked for more than a dozen years as a freelance writer and editor for a variety of national trade publications and Christian websites, including Crosswalk.com, where she frequently writes on parenting issues. Currently, Sarah is the vice coordinator for her local American Heritage Girl troop.
Sarah brings a varied background to parent coaching. Her parents took in more than 40 foster children during her teen and college years, and she experienced first-hand how traditional parenting worked with a myriad of children from different backgrounds.
Her best credentials are being a mother to her two girls and two boys, who attend public school. “I often feel like I’m swimming against the current parenting tide by following a more traditional approach to child rearing,” she says. “But I can see the value of not embracing the latest parenting fad and focusing instead on raising self-reliant, self-confident, and respectful children. I’m taking a futuristic view in child rearing, and that means sacrificing some short-term comforts for long-term gains.”
Sarah enjoys working with individual parents on recapturing the joy of child rearing and raising healthy, happy children. She also has experience in speaking to groups, and can talk on a variety of parenting issues.
Service Area: Northern Virginia, Washington D.C., Southern Maryland
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