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Ready to break the cycle of stress & squabbles & foster a stronger connection with your kids?

Introducing S.O.C.K. Talk, a game-changing course created by a veteran classroom teacher who knows the ins & outs of human development & the science of how young minds learn.

This isn't just another parenting course; it's your secret weapon to transform your relationship with your kids.

Does this sound like you?


Juggling countless responsibilities, you often feel swamped, questioning if you can effectively meet your child's needs.


The relentless demands of parenting leave you physically & mentally drained, yearning for a moment of respite.


Your best efforts to connect hit roadblocks, leaving you puzzled & doubting your effectiveness.


Despite all of this, your unwavering commitment persists, fueled by a deep desire to nurture a strong, loving bond with your child.

Let's get straight to the point.

Most of the questions I get from parents and teachers alike are in regards to one thing...


I understand why. Challenging behavior can leave us feeling completely overwhelmed, frustrated, and exhausted.

Of course, we've all heard about those quick fixes, those magical solutions that promise the moon. But let's be real – they don't work. There is no one-size-fits-all program or secret formula that will work for everyone because every child and context is unique.

However, I've found one universal factor that transcends the gimmicks and holds the key to lasting change: consistent, meaningful connection.

That's right. The real magic happens when we consistently invest time and effort into strengthening our relationships.

But what does that actually look like? And how can I invest more time or effort into strengthening relationships when I'm already stretched so thin?

I totally hear you.

Enter S.O.C.K. Talk – the doorway to a world where every conversation with your child becomes a gateway to understanding, growth, and joy. This isn't just another parenting or behavior management program; it's a revolution in how you connect with your child.

Picture this:

You effortlessly navigate challenging conversations, turning conflicts into opportunities for growth.


Your child feels seen, heard, and valued, creating a foundation for a resilient and lasting connection.


The overwhelming chaos of parenting begins to dissipate, making way for shared laughter, mutual respect, and a profound understanding.

Embark on this transformative journey with S.O.C.K. Talk, where we provide you with the keys to unlock an inquiry-driven communication style that transcends the ordinary.


It's not just about conversations; it's about creating a lifelong bond with your child – a bond that we'll help you nurture, cherish, and watch flourish.


Your journey to a more connected and fulfilling parent-child relationship starts here.

So what actually is S.O.C.K. Talk?

There's a reason why this strategy keeps going viral. It's a game-changing approach to conversation endorsed by Eva Mendes and featured in publications including:

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...but to put it simply, S.O.C.K. is an acronym. It stands for...





Essentially, it is a quick and easy way of screening the questions you ask your children to make sure they are actually engaging and answerable.

But let's go deeper than this.

In the dance of conversation, questions and responses (or "answers") are inseparable partners. Yet as philosopher Thomas Kuhn wisely noted, "The answers you get depend on the questions you ask."


For example, vague questions elicit vague responses. Detailed questions evoke detailed responses. Creative questions bring forth creative responses. You catch my drift?


But it's more than this. If you really want to authentically connect with your child, the questions you ask should be intentional, accessible, and enjoyable for both of you.

Essentially, there is an art and a science to asking better questions and connecting with your child...and I'm spilling all the secrets with you.

Each of these S.O.C.K. pillars (specific, open-ended, creative, and kid-friendly) has decades of research behind it. I've sifted through everything I've learned from my own Masters in Teaching program and years of K-12 classroom experience to bring you a simple, actionable set of child development informed, brain-friendly tools that will help you authentically nurture curiosity, critical-thinking, and connection with your child.

I mean think about it...I'm offering you the EXACT strategies that took me tens of thousands of dollars, a decade of classroom experience, and (let's be real) MANY a mess-up to master...and you can have it all for only $49.99.

Ready to get started?

Here's what you'll learn inside S.O.C.K. Talk:

How to use 16 different types & styles of questioning

How to avoid problematic questions

Precision questioning approach from Stanford Business School

How to use the funneling strategy to elicit detailed responses

Closed versus open-ended questions

Question stems to promote higher-order thinking

Bloom's Taxonomy (hierarchy of cognitive skills)

How to assess a child's understanding of a skill or concept

How to use the Zones of Proximal Development (ZPD)

How to use questions to support & scaffold a child's learning

The role of creativity in learning & cultivating curiosity

How to promote critical thinking & reading comprehension skills

How to work through feelings of  discomfort

Competitive versus cooperative conversation

How to get a defensive or closed-off child to open up

Piaget's stages

of child-development

What children need at each developmental stage

How to adapt questions for children of all ages & abilities

How to promote diversity, equity, inclusion, & belonging

How to enhance communication through stories & play

...and this is honestly just scratching the surface.

Want in?

Take a peek inside...

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Inside S.O.C.K. Talk, you'll get...


225 highly intentional questions to spark meaningful conversation


a list of 50 creative questioning topics to nurture curiosity


65 brain-friendly question stems to create your own critical thinking questions


17 note-taking templates to record thoughts, ideas, & key information


a 57 page PDF workbook to help you work through each unit


12 targeted practice exercises to process & apply your learning


a 53 slide downloadable presentation that summarizes key concepts


5 deep-dive video lessons that unpack each S.O.C.K. pillar (& more)

...but that's not all...

If you join today, you'll also gain access to a bonus unit specifically about challenging behavior & how to navigate it using highly-intentional questioning strategies designed to promote reflection and connection.

This $50 add-on unit won't be automatically included when I hard-launch this course in the spring. This is your one and only chance to access it for FREE.

Want access to ALL of this for only $49.99?

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this a live training?


No. All videos are pre-recorded.

Will I get instant access to all resources?

Yes! All videos, presentations, and downloads are available for instant download.

I'm not a parent, but I do work with kids. Is this course still for me?

Yes! This course is for parents, teachers, counselors, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, grandparents and pretty much ANYONE who wants to improve communication and relationships with the children in their life.

Is this a behavior management training?

Not exactly. This is primarily a training about communication and relationship-building. As a result, you may see a decline in challenging behaviors, but this course is not a deep-dive on this topic.


Is this a social-emotional learning curriculum?


Not exactly. The S.O.C.K. Talk approach is a way to organically impart valuable social and emotional skills and lessons on your child, but this is not a scripted curriculum for schools or individual classrooms. If you are looking for social-emotional learning resources to use with your kids or students, check out resources in The Calm Collection such as The Breathing Deck, The Calm Kid Bundle and more.

Is there a guarantee?

Yes! Purchase will come with a no-questions-asked money-back guarantee (must be within 10 days of purchase).

Still on the fence?

Ultimately, it boils down to what you seek in your parenting journey. If you're aiming to enhance communication, deepen connections, and navigate challenging talks with your child, then this course is your comprehensive guide.


Regardless of your choice, I'm genuinely honored you're here, taking steps to strengthen your parent-child relationship. Kudos to you for prioritizing this essential aspect of parenting.



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