Solving all kinds of behavior challenges

Happy Parenting and Families offers Certified Parent Coaching that teaches parents how deal with difficult behaviors, empowers parents and motivates parents to change their child's behavior.

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

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 (on-line or in person)
  • 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, brain science and child development)
  • Regular text message reminders to keep progress moving forward between sessions

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.

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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

What is a Parent Coach?

An Expert In:

Challenging Childhood Behaviors

Child Development - Infancy thru Young Adulthood

Research Backed, Trauma Informed & Inclusive Positive Parenting Tools & Education

What does a Parent Coach do?

Provides Proven ways to decrease challenging behaviors

Provides guidance and step-by-step instruction to become a more effective parent

provides judgement-free support for parents, their children and their challenges

helps to strengthen and rebuild the parent child relationship

A child with special needs, a learning disability or trauma requires different tools to parent effectively

We specialize in helping parents who have children who have special needs, a learning disability or a history of trauma.

Are You Frustrated When Your Child...

Doesn't Listen to You

Refuses to Do Things

Has Big Meltdowns/Tantrums

Gets in Trouble at School

Refuses To Do Homework

Fights or Argues

Is Disrespectful

Destroys or Damages Things

Is Aggressive With Others

We give you the answers to minimize these behaviors & more

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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