Books, Self-study Programs, and Tools for your journey



Dear Parents,

Welcome to a world of invaluable resources created with your needs in mind. I’m Deborah Woods, a National Certified Counselor, and I’m delighted to present to you a collection of resources that will support and empower you on your parenting journey.

You should know these resources were crafted with love and expertise to provide you with practical tools, emotional support, and a deeper understanding of your role as a parent. For that reason, I invite you to explore each resource at your own pace, knowing that you’re not alone on this journey. Together, we can create a nurturing and thriving environment for both you and your child.

Let me add, thank you for entrusting me with the opportunity to be a part of your parenting experience. I invite you to embrace these resources and embrace the extraordinary adventure of parenthood.

Warm regards,

Deborah Woods, National Certified Counselor

Resources for Parents

Essential Translation Guide for Moms – Free!

Do you find it challenging to understand your child’s expressions and behaviors during moments of intense emotions? Then, look no further than this free guide, “The Essential Translation Guide for Moms.” This comprehensive resource will help you decode the confusing things kids say when they’re overwhelmed by big emotions. Gain insights, practical tips, and a deeper understanding of your child’s emotional world. Translate those confusing things kids say. Because when they’re upset and angry or overtired, kids just don’t have the words to tell us what they really need.

Resources for Parents

KIDS AND SPORTS: What if it’s not a match? – Free!

Do you have a kid who just doesn’t like sports? Discover how your child can be fit without the field!

Could Your Child or Teen Be Suicidal? – Free Resource

As a concerned parent, it’s natural to worry about your child’s well-being. For that reason, this free resource, “Could My Child or Teen Be Suicidal?” addresses this sensitive issue with compassion and guidance. You’ll find valuable information to help you recognize warning signs, initiate conversations, and seek appropriate support if needed. Your child’s mental health matters, and I’m here to provide you with essential knowledge and resources.

Resources for Parents

Available on Amazon

Courageous Gratitude Book by Deborah Woods

Embark on a reflective journey through motherhood with my book, “Courageous Gratitude.” As a mom myself, I understand the highs and lows that accompany this incredible role. In this book, I share my personal experiences growing up in difficult family circumstances and overcoming a multitude of challenges as a mom. You’ll also find beautiful, relaxing photos and gratitude prompts that invite you to explore and celebrate the hard and amazing moments of your own motherhood journey. Besides, with all the 5 star reviews the book got on Amazon, I know you’re going to love it. It’s available in paperback and e-book.

Brave Empathy Book by Deborah Woods

Understanding and navigating emotions are crucial skills for both parents and children. In my book, “Brave Empathy: A Feelings Field Guide,” you’ll discover a treasury of insights. This guide defines and explores 80 different emotions in simple language, accompanied by stories and relatable examples. With calming and captivating photos, you’ll be transported into a state of empathy, compassion, and connection with your child.

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Reach out to Deborah

Being a mom is hard AND there’s hope. Reach out to me at 636-795-3155 to arrange a time for us to talk more. I look forward to exploring how we can make being a mom easier and more fun for you.