Responsive Parenting Coach, Holistic Sleep Coach
Sheena guides parents who seek to deepen their understanding of development and attachment parenting, and who are interested to learn more about emotional intelligence, limit setting, and play.
She draws on experience in her private practice which offers virtual and in-person education and support for parents and professionals to parent lovingly.
She lives in Baltimore with her 2 children, enjoys hiking on local trails, and has never met a pie she didn't like.
Sheena's Certifications & Accolades
Responsive Parenting Certification
Holistic Sleep Training Certification
Attachment Parenting Certification
Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST)
Sleep Progressions, Not Regressions
If you are expecting or have a baby under 12 months old, you've likely heard horror stories about baby's regressing in their sleep development. Don't let these dreaded regressions scare you! Instead, learn why this concept is a myth and why sleep changes so much in the first 2 years of life. This 90-minute class will teach you how to identify and manage shifts in sleep, to ensure optimal development and sleep for baby and parents. Class is $45 per person or couple.
Sharing your parents is one of the toughest experiences of childhood, regardless of how old your child is when you add a new baby. Understand the sibling wound and how to help your child manage the transition in this 90-minute class. Class is $45 per person or couple.
Getting to the Root of the Behavior
Is your child's behavior pushing ALL your buttons? This 90-minute class is perfect for parents with kids between 1-10 years old who are concerned with "problem" behaviors such as resisting limits or your support efforts; clinginess, reactivity, inflexibility, or being "extra" sensitive; or struggling to meet expectations, focus, or learn necessary skills. You'll learn why development impacts behavior and understand how those undesired actions communicates important information. Finally, we'll focus on concrete tools you can use to meet your child where they are--boosting their capacity for learning and cooperation. $45 per person or couple.
Do you dread bedtime because it's wrought with stalling, whining, crying, clinginess? If your child resists bedtime or needs you to stay with them until they fall asleep, this 90-minute class is perfect for you. Bring your child (1-4 years old) to learn interactive games you can play together at bedtime to boost connection and emotional intelligence skills, ensuring children are relaxed and ready for bed without all the drama! $45 per person or couple.
Emotionally Responsive Parenting in a Pandemic
What is Emotionally Responsive Parenting?
Have you noticed that being stuck at home has brought increased power struggles, clinginess, emotional reactivity, and bedtime challenges?
Emotionally Responsive Parenting is being in tune with your child's emotional and physical needs, and meeting them where they are, instead of being reactive to their emotional expressions.
Learn what's going on with our kids, and why their behavior requires our empathy and help with regulation.