It’s time to reclaim your family (and sanity). 

This program was made for you, especially if you’ve been held back by ineffective parenting strategies, grief, and frustration.

Nothing is more gut wrenching than knowing you’re meant to be a positive force in your child’s life, but you’re not succeeding because you don’t have the knowledge and guidance to be an effective parent for your child with ADHD. The stress that comes from the days slipping by you and the gnawing feeling that you should be able to help your child more only compound it.

As a parent of a child with ADHD myself, this frustration and agony is close to my heart. After seeing thousands of parents struggle with this issue, including me, I felt compelled to help.

You’re about to learn the exact parenting approaches and strategies that are effective for raising happier, more successful kids who happen to have ADHD. That you can be a purposeful parent, and do what you were always meant to do for your child.

Traditional parenting approaches aren’t effective with kids with lagging skills, poor emotional control, and behavioral challenges. In the Parenting Transformation Program, we’ll work step-by-step to systematically improve behavior, manage ADHD symptoms effectively, and create a family life that’s rewarding.

The system we create and implement, together, will be tailored to your child’s specific needs. In the end, you will have a custom roadmap for successfully and effectively raising a child with ADHD. 

The Parenting Transformation Program is just the personal helping hand you’re desperately searching for.

Goals of the Program
  • Understand how ADHD affects your child individually
  • Identify your child’s behavior triggers
  • Develop custom strategies for your child’s challenges
  • Create a fluid plan to successfully address problems and diffuse triggers
  • Cultivate a more peaceful and joyful parenthood and family existence
How the Program Works
  • We’ll “meet” by phone or online conference call one hour a week over 20 weeks.
  • Our sessions are private. Just you and I on each call.
  • We’ll start with foundational work and move into addressing problems and triggers to change behavior.
  • You’ll have individualized homework each week. These changes take work, but pay huge dividends.
It all starts with YOU!

“I felt like I was drowning as a mother to my 8-year-old daughter with ADHD. Our entire household was miserable. I took Penny’s course and read some of her books and put some new knowledge and skills into practice.

My household has had a complete transformation. No more yelling and screaming. No more crazy punishments that didn’t work. My daughter and I have an excellent relationship now. I learned so much about ADHD and what my daughter was going through.

Taking the course gave me a whole new perspective. I was the one that needed to change, I just didn’t know how. Penny is so kind and patient and really is an advocate for kids with ADHD and their parents.”

— Donita

What We’ll Work on Together Each Week

I’ll be using the GROW coaching model in each of our weekly sessions. We’ll analyze your goals for your child, discuss reality (especially as it pertains to ADHD), formulate options, and define the way forward. This will keep us focused and making progress.

(Click the + by each week below to view what we will cover in each session.)

Week 1: Prepare for Change

> Current status quo in your home

> What you hope to achieve in the Parenting Makeover Program

> Getting your mind right for change, and for success: creating and nurturing a positive outlook

> Using person-first language to shift your outlook

Week 2: Validate & Process Your Emotions

> Define and accept your family’s ADHD reality

> Working through your emotions around your child’s diagnosis and your special parenthood

> Truly accepting the diagnosis

> How to set appropriate expectations for your child, considering ADHD

> Set your parenting goals and your goals for your child, using the S.M.A.R.T. goals system

Week 3: Build Your Support Team

> Identifying your ADHD support team

> Finding and establishing your parenting support and community

> How to maintain a successful treatment and support team

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week and adjust and customize, as needed

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 4: Create Structure that Will Serve Your Family

> The importance of routine and structure for your child with ADHD

> Establish and create custom routines and schedules for your family

> Create individualized strategies for implementing your schedule and routines

> Create a tailored plan for easing and surviving transitions

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week, and adjust and customize, as needed.

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 5: Understand Your Child's Developmental Age

> Learn how to define clear and appropriate expectations for your child, based on their developmental age, and their specific and individual needs.

> Create your daily journal to lay the foundation for behavior modification

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week, and adjust and customize, as needed. 

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 6: Gather Data & Identify Behavior Triggers

> Identifying your child’s behavior triggers and how to spot them early in the cycle

> Continue journaling

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week, and adjust and customize, as needed.

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 7: Implement the Behavior Modification System

> Learn how to address your child’s specific triggers, to diffuse their impact on behavior, using a specific behavior modification script/system I’ll teach you

> Learn how to be the thermostat, not the thermometer

> Learn to validate your child’s emotions, and how to implement that as one of the most powerful parenting tools 

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week, and adjust and customize, as needed.

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 8: Nurture Strengths & Change the Narrative

> Change the negative narrative for your child

> Identify and list your child’s strengths, talents, and interests. 

> Learn how to use their strengths, talents, and interests to build self-confidence, and to shift to a positive focus, instead of constantly focusing on ADHD

> Plan to do the whole child activity with your child

> Learn how to focus on the doughnut, not the hole

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week and adjust and customize, as needed.

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 9: Discipline Strategies that Work for Kids w/ADHD

> How to develop your child’s self-awareness and self-control, using the Zones of Regulation program

> Identify discipline strategies that work for kids with ADHD (and those that don’t)

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week and adjust and customize, as needed.

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 10: Foster Independence

> Identify how you may be standing in your own way when it comes to helping your child with ADHD

> Learn when, why, and how to relinquish some control to your child, to foster independence and confidence

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week and adjust and customize, as needed.

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 11: Whole Child Treatment

> Identify what changes you can make in your child’s environment to facilitate better mood and behavior

> Learn what a healthy lifestyle for kids with ADHD looks like for your family and define a health plan for your child.

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week and adjust and customize, as needed.

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 12: Manage Your Child's School Experience Successfully

> Learn your child’s rights at school, under IDEA and SECTION 504 (U.S. only, if child is in public school)

> Learn how to work with teachers collaboratively, to make your child’s school experience the best it can be.

> Changing your mindset and defining what success in school looks like for your child (hint: it’s not just grades)

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week and adjust and customize, as needed.

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 13: Parenting Approaches to Avoid

> Learn to avoid parenting approaches that don’t work for kids with ADHD

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week and adjust and customize, as needed.

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 14: How to Remain Calm in the Most Challenging Situations

> Learn how to survive the extra challenging times — like mornings, homework, and bedtime

> Create a list of custom strategies to remain calm with your child in challenging situations

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week and adjust and customize, as needed.

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 15: Craft Opportunities for Success

> The importance of crafting opportunities for your child’s successes

> Learn to nurture your child’s interests, strengths and talents

> Staying focused on the positive, and on the horizon ahead of you

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week and adjust and customize, as needed.

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 16: Teach Lagging Skills

> Learn how to teach and improve the lagging skills we’ve identified in your child

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week and adjust and customize, as needed.

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 17: Identify Your Child's Unique Personal Truth (and It's Power)

> Learn the 12 ADHD parenting truths

> Identify the core of your child’s unique personal truth

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week and adjust and customize, as needed.

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 18: Applying Mindfulness to Parenting for Greater Success

> Learn how to honor your child’s unique personal truth each and every day, through accepting and meeting your child where they are today, setting appropriate expectations, and scaffolding support

> Learn how to be mindful of your child’s experience, and your own reactions and behavior as the parent.

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week and adjust and customize, as needed.

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 19: Maintain Your Focus on the Positive

> Learn how to shift your focus from ADHD and weaknesses to strengths and interests, and strategies to keep your focus on the positive as much as possible

> Discuss any lingering questions and hang-ups and identify custom strategies that can work for you and your child

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week and adjust and customize, as needed.

> PARENT SUPPORT: Brainstorm strategies for your specific needs this week.

Week 20: Mapping Out Your Plan Forward for Continued Success

> Wrap-up session to discuss and strategize any lingering questions or personal struggles.

> Review the plan going forward.

> CHECK-IN & ACCOUNTABILITY: Discuss your strategies implementation for the week and adjust and customize, as needed.

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Are you ready to move from frustrated and frazzled to effective and helpful?

When you invest in your child’s future through our work together in the Parenting Transformation Program, you create meaningful change, not just for your child, but for your entire family.

Let’s see if this program is right for you, ASAP.

You can’t afford to wait.

The Fine Print

Are results guaranteed?

I wish I could say yes… but, I’m no magician. Every child is different. What I teach are techniques and strategies that are found to be most effective for kids with ADHD — lots of validation, positive parenting, and positive reinforcement. To have any success, you have to commit to using the strategies, and implementing them long-term. Kids with additional mood or conduct disorders may not be a good fit for my coaching program. If I don’t think I’m the right person to help you, I will absolutely tell you that up front.

Are you a certified coach?

I am not a “certified” coach (I might be certifiable, but not in that way). I approach coaching from a much different perspective than most ADHD coaches — from that of a parent who has been where you are. A parent who had to struggle and scrape and learn how to successfully parent a child with ADHD and autism through trial and error. I’ve been where you are. I figured most of it out. I want to help you get to the other side faster. I coach through the GROW model, offering proven strategies and a whole lot of caring and compassion.

Do you work with parents outside the U.S.?

Yes! I sure do. I’ve worked with folks in Canada, Australia, and the U.K. If you can “meet” at a time that’s in my schedule in the U.S. Eastern Time Zone, then we can absolutely work together.

Can you guarantee my privacy?

Absolutely! I will not share anything you say in our coaching sessions without your permission, unless bound by law to do so. 

Who does the work, me or you?

This is your family so the responsibility for success is yours. I will be your guide, encouragement, and partner in accountability. I will provide the tools, but making change happen is ultimately up to you.

Does needing this program mean I'm a bad parent?

No way! We all need a helping hand from time to time, especially when it comes to the unknown. Our work together will enhance your parenting instincts and empower you to be the parent your child’s ADHD requires. 

What if I decide this program isn't right for me?

There are a few options: (1) You save the sessions you have remaining for a time when you need them in the future. (2) You donate your remaining sessions to a parent who could really use them but can’t afford 1-on-1 services. OR (3) I can refund the cost of the session you have not yet used.

Interested in this program for your group?

If you have a group you think could benefit from this program, send me an email so we can chat more about it (penny [at] pennywilliamsauthor.com). I can definitely offer this program in a group format.