Aug. 12, 2022

JoAnn Crohn of "No Guilt Mom"

JoAnn Crohn is the creator of “No Guilt Mom” and a former middle-school teacher. She believes that some of the behavioral control strategies she learned in teacher training can be counterproductive, and especially at home. Here’s what to try instead.

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JoAnn Crohn of No Guilt Mom is a parenting educator who helps moms feel confident in everything from raising empowered, self-sufficient kids to dropping the anxiety and guilt out of modern parenthood.

No Guilt Mom offers self-paced digital courses in handling big emotions, getting kids to help out more, creating a morning routine, and conquering the homework drama.

JoAnn is the co-host of the No Guilt Mom podcast, a former board-certified middle-school teacher, and a mom to 2 kids, ages 13 and 8.

In this episode, Amy and JoAnn discuss:

  • Why rewards charts taught as classroom strategies can often become counterproductive
  • Why kids do well if they can [14:00]
  • When rewards charts actually DO work [20:21]
  • No Guilt Mom's HAPPY approach to parenting more effectively– while raising happier, more self-sufficient kids at the same time... [26:00]

Here's where you can find JoAnn:

@noguiltmom on FB/IG

Here are the links to the podcast episodes Amy references:

Fresh Take: Stacy Haynes on the Best Method to Help Kids Who Struggle

Amy and Margaret's interview on the No Guilt Mom podcast

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