PAMELA OATIS, MD
PEDIATRITION AND HAND-IN-HAND PARENTING EDUCATOR
PARENTING IN A STRESSFUL WORLD: Tools and New Hope for Parents and Childern
Pediatrician and parenting instructor Pamela Oatis, MD talks about supporting yourself through the stresses of your parenting journey and how to instill resiliency in your kids.
Using the Hand-in-Hand Parenting method, pediatrician Pamela J. Oatis, MD works with inner city families to help them build health and well-being through connection. Her work with families living with extreme stress has given her deep insight about how to create healthy families in the modern world.
Pamela J. Oatis, MD, has been a practicing Pediatrician for almost 30 years. Working with inner city families, she currently heads the Mercy Family Care Team providing multiple services to children and families including connecting families to a medical provider to care for them and their child, palliative care for those who are complexly ill, and family counseling utilizing the principles of Hand in Hand Parenting. Dr. Oatis was named the American Academy of Pediatrics Ohio Chapter Pediatrician of the Year in 2011-12, and the March of Dimes Physician of the Year in 2013. She has won numerous awards for research excellence, and was chosen to participate in the Harvard Program in Palliative Care Education and Practice at Harvard University in 2008/9. Dr. Oatis is a Certified Parenting by Connection Instructor and works by as a teacher and spokesperson for Hand-in-Hand parenting. She raised her two grown sons using this parenting approach.
"GETTING TO BE IN A CHILD'S LIFE IS A WONDERFUL JOY. FOR MANY OF US AS PARENTS, WE FORGET THAT WE CAN ASK FOR HELP. OUR MODEL OF HAVING TO DO IT ALONE, ALWAYS HAVING TO DO IT ALONE, REALLY DOESN'T BENEFIT US, THE CHILDREN, OR THE PEOPLE WHO WOULD ENJOY AND BENEFIT FROM SPENDING TIME WITH CHILDREN."
In this class you will learn to feel heard, supported and confident in your parenting choices, and leave guilt, frustration and a short temper behind. With 25 video and audio examples, you'll learn to off-load your parenting stress and parent with new calm and confidence.
Check out the free 9-minute introduction to our stress-busting Listening Partnerships online class, geared towards parents.