How to Be a Good Enough Parent in Stressful Times: Live Discussion and Q&A with Betsy Brown Braun

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The election. The pandemic. The shorter, colder days. The grief. The uncertainty. It seems that EVERYTHING is stressful right now. How can we get through the next few months (or even this week?) without completely losing it? How can we prevent the cycle of yell-guilt-grump? How can we possibly continue to show up for others when it feels like everything is crumbling in our lives?

Join our discussion with author and parenting legend, Betsy Brown Braun, for her no-nonsense tips and perspective on how to keep going as a “good enough” parent. Tune in for information, validation, and her signature humor to get us through the next few days, weeks and months.

Part of The Mother Company’s series on Parenting in a Pandemic.


Betsy Brown Braun, is the bestselling author of the award winning Just Tell Me What to Say , and You’re Not the Boss of Me, a best seller. A renowned child development and behavior specialist, popular parent educator, and mother of adult triplets, she is a frequent speaker at educational and business conferences, has been a guest expert on Today, the Early Show, Good Morning America, Dr. Phil, Entertainment Tonight, Rachel Ray, and NPR, is a regular contributor to Fox News, and has been cited in USA Today, the New York Times, Family Circle, Parents, Parenting, Woman’s Day, Real Simple, and Good Housekeeping among countless other publications and websites. As the founder of Parenting Pathways, Inc., Betsy offers private consulting and parenting seminars as well. She and her husband live in Pacific Palisades, California.


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