How to Let Go

Fans of the the book, Blessings of a Skinned Knee will like this segment with licensed Parent Coach, Mary Jo Corcoran. She points out that our “job” as parents is to establish a pattern of allowing our kids to be responsible. And this means, allowing them to fail! Mary Jo gives us some pointers on how to guide them in the tween years.

Mary Jo is the Director of Parent Education with the Ladue School District in St. Louis, Missouri and organizer of Parent University, a day-long event that brought together parenting experts specializing in parenting from preschool to high school.

Practical Mommy is Ria Sharon, co-creator of the Yogi Parenting course. If you are ready for parenting to be easier, more fun and less stressful, sign up for a free Yogi Parenting lesson.


  1. Great video! I have a fourteen year old this is useful information.