You’re looking for parenting solutions that work

Here's How We Can Help

We understand the challenging behaviors you are facing from your child are frustrating. When other solutions have failed to produce the change you need, we offer tailored guidance for parenting solutions that work.

Supporting Parents through the Challenging Behaviors of Childhood so children can thrive

What Parents like you are saying

Twin Cities Certified Parent Coach Jen Kiss helps parents with discipline issues
Minneapolis/St.Paul Certified Parent Coach Jen Kiss provides skillful listening, insight and practical advice

Our Services


  • We discuss development, behavior, discipline and self-care.
  • We go deep into the specific behaviors you are seeking to change so parenting solutions are tailored to your needs.
  • The goal is for you to leave with confidence in your parenting, improved behavior in your child and hope for the future.


  • Live 1-hour private coaching sessions (currently only virtual appointments only due to COVID-19)
  • 10-minute check-ins via phone to ensure success
  • Evidence based, trauma informed, techniques and tools based in science and research (i.e. positive psychology, attachment theory, mindfulness and child development)

If you need coaching, but cannot afford the standard rates, please contact us as we offer a generosity policy and aim to make parent coaching available to all.

already stretched too thin? We've got you covered

Most parents see a decrease in challenging childhood behaviors after 4 sessions of parent coaching with Twin Cities Certified Parent Coach Jen Kiss

Quick Results

Most parents see a decrease in challenging behaviors in as little as 4 sessions.

Parent Coach Jen Kiss teaches you parenting solutions with minimal work to solve your behavior problems

Minimum Work

It's not about changing everything. It's about changing the right things. The changes we make are simple, but the results you see are dramatic.

Minneapolis Parent Coach Jen Kiss can help you save time through proven parenting solutions

Save Time

Stop wasting your time with solutions that don't work for your child. Have a custom plan made for you.

We provide judgment-free support to help you change your child's behavior so your daily life becomes easier.

1. Schedule an Appointment

Meet via Zoom, phone or in-person


2. Learn the Tools

Learn simple parenting tools we customize to fit your needs and your child


3. Decrease Challenging Behaviors

We hold your hand while you take action to ensure you see results

Are You Frustrated When Your Child...

Doesn't Listen to You

Refuses to Do Things

Has Big Meltdowns

Gets in Trouble at School

Is Disrespectful

Destroys or Damages Things

Hurts Others

Fights or Argues

We give you the answers to minimize these behaviors & more

Challenging behaviors are hard, but we can give you the tools to have success. We remove the guesswork and give you exactly what you need to know to become a parenting pro!

When a child acts out, it is natural for us as parents to feel embarrassed, angry and frustrated. It is also natural for us to wonder what we are doing wrong or why parenting is so hard. Or why solutions that work for other children do not work for ours.

Do you want to know why you feel this way?

Because parenting a child who has tough behaviors is really hard. It feels awful when your child is acting out and it is causing you both to suffer.

It is normal to not know what to do. You are not a bad parent. And you are NOT alone.

You just need the right tools so you can be a more effective parent with your child.

We have the tools you need. As a Certified Parent Coach, we work with parents just like you. Parents who want to help their children, but nothing's working.

Our parent coaching sessions give you step by step solutions tailored to your child and your needs.

Important Disclaimer: Our Certified Parent Coaches are not counselors, psychologists or mental health professionals. They do not provide therapy or diagnosis services. As such, all services provided by Happy Parenting & Families are considered coaching or educational sessions. Happy Parenting & Families does not accept insurance and does not diagnose or provide procedural codes for insurance billing. By scheduling a service with Happy Parenting & Families, you are acknowledging that you understand you will be participating in parent coaching or parent education, not therapy.
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