Episode 28: Grit: Episode 28: Grit: How to Overcome Challenges at Home (And Not Lose Yourself in the Process) With Dayna Abraham



Grit: How to overcome challenges at home (and not lose yourself in the process) with Dayna Abraham

Grit: How to overcome challenges at home (and not lose yourself in the process) with Dayna Abraham


“You probably think this meltdown is about you, don’t you, don’t youuuu.” *sings to the tune of You’re So Vain by Carly Simon*

Have you been there with chaos in your family… feeling like a failure as a parent, like you must be doing something wrong?

Dayna Abraham is a best-selling author who has totally helped me Calm the Chaos, the title of her latest book. It’s a fail proof road map for parenting even the most challenging kids.

She shares the story of her struggles as a mom with a son who has violent meltdowns in school and is constantly kicked out of school and programs - spending more time on suspension than even in the classroom at just 7 years old.

Since then, she has developed a community and a program that helps parents break past traditional parenting advice and conventional parenting tools.

There is not a one size fits all parenting guide... and it shouldn't be a surprise because every kid is different, and even more so, every parent is different.

Whether you’re catastrophizing everything or blinded by ideas that your child is manipulating you, Dayna has tools and habits to pull parents into reality and be the best parent they can.

While maybe society needs some redesigning, we’re focusing on what we can handle, like The 5 Minute Energy Plan and Dayna’s 4 pronged framework.

With the purchase of Dayna’s book, you’ll get access to the 7 Days To Less Chaos program and so many more resources.

Take a breath and give yourself grace; we are all doing the best with what we’ve got.


  • Tips to shift your thinking and take care of yourself.
  • How to stop catastrophizing situations with your child.
  • The 5 Minute Energy Plan, quick habits to uplift your day.
  • Is a diagnosis important to your parenting style?
  • The value in meeting the individual needs of YOUR child.

Let’s get you from surviving to thriving! Are conventional parenting tools just not working for you anymore? What tips from Dayna can you put in place today?

Let me know on Insta!



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Because your dream life (and your dream bod) isn’t just going to happen because you made a vision board. It takes Goals. It takes Grit. And it takes some woo-woo sh*t."

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