Sharon Ballantine

Allow Your Children to Find Their Authentic Selves

Posted on: December 28th, 2016 by Sharon Ballantine

The Secret to Giving Your Children a Better Life from Sharon Ballantine, Parenting Coach and Life Coach

Parents sometimes place unrealistic expectations on their kids. If they’re not good at math, it wouldn’t be wise to expect them to be engineers. Rather, love your children and allow them to find out who they want to be in the world.

How Sound or the Absence of It Can Be Beneficial for Any Personality Type

Posted on: December 6th, 2016 by Sharon Ballantine

Guiding Your Children Toward Cultivating Silence and Honoring Sound from Sharon Ballantine, Parenting Coach and Life Coach

Some children are more focused in silence, though they rarely get to experience it in today’s busy world, while other kids are more apt to work best in the chaos around them.  Here’s how to respect sound and silence when it comes to effective parenting.

What to Do When Your Kids Decide It’s Time to be Different

Posted on: October 26th, 2016 by Sharon Ballantine

Standing by Your Children When They Dare to Be Different from Sharon Ballantine, Parenting Coach and Life Coach

When your kids start dressing or acting in a way that you’re not comfortable with, perhaps it’s best to give them space, as long as they’re not in danger. Self-expression is a huge part, and a very important part, of growing up.

Do Unto Others Will Produce Well-Adjusted Adults

Posted on: October 6th, 2016 by Sharon Ballantine

Teaching Your Children the Golden Rule from Sharon Ballantine, Parenting Coach and Life Coach

The Golden Rule is meant to give us balance in our relationships. By teaching your children how the Golden Rule works, you enable them to live happy, socially fulfilling lives.

Joyful Parenting Is All About YOU

Posted on: September 12th, 2016 by Sharon Ballantine

Making Parenting Joyful from Sharon Ballantine, Parenting Coach and Life Coach

As good parents, we want only the best for our children, but sometimes it can be hectic and confusing for us. When we don’t take action to remedy the situation, though you don’t intend it, the fallout can have a negative impact on your kids. It’s a simple solution! Find out what that is by watching this short slideshow.

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University Bookstore

Posted on: September 1st, 2016 by Sharon Ballantine

University Bookstore August 2016 I have always wanted to do a book signing at University Bookstore and I got the chance! It was really exciting to be in such a well known bookstore and have my live event.

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East West Bookstore Book Signing

Posted on: September 1st, 2016 by Sharon Ballantine

East West Bookshop August 2016 East West Bookshop was a great venue for my first workshop. I gave the attendee parents a written and verbal exercise that helped them identify and tap into their internal guidance system. We had a fun discussion on how they can use their internal guidance for more easeful parenting.  

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Queen Anne Book Company Book Signing

Posted on: September 1st, 2016 by Sharon Ballantine

 Queen Anne Book Company July 2016 I had the honor of doing a book signing at our wonderful local bookstore, Queen Anne Book Company. I loved the experience of doing a reading for friends, family and local neighbors. I read from my book, “The Art of Blissful Parenting,” and especially enjoyed our Q and A session.


Posted on: September 1st, 2016 by Sharon Ballantine

A big thank you to KUOW’s Speakers Forum, for choosing my presentation. I enjoyed the University Book Store’s ambiance, support and the audience was an inspiration to me. Truly engaging. Enjoy!  Sharon Ballantine featured on NPR KUOW’s Speakers Forum

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Building the relationship you want with your children, intentionally By JOHN O’BRIEN • AUG 26, 2016

Sharon Ballantine at University Book Store PHOTO COURTESY OF MONICA VALENZUELA


Sharon Ballantine is a life and parenting coach and the author of “The Art of Blissful Parenting.” In it she writes about the ways parents can build rich, lasting, meaningful relationships with their children. But it’s not all about the bliss. One of her suggestions: give yourself, not just your child, a time-out when things get stressful. Her reading and talk offers helpful tools and suggestions for any parent. Ballantine spoke at . . .


Joyful Courage Parenting Podcast

Joyful Courage Parenting

Posted on: September 1st, 2016 by Sharon Ballantine

July 2016Joyful Courage Parenting PodcastI thoroughly enjoyed my recent interview by Casey O’Roarty. Her podcast is called Joyful Courage and I love the work she does in the world! We had a fun discussion about many of the aspects of parenting in which we share concerns. Some of the subjects we talked about were our internal guidance system and how to use it for more effective parenting. We talked about teens and the truth about them…and much more!

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