Vicki Hoefle’s Blog shares her perspective on raising children in the 21st century. As a trained Adlerian Parent Coach with over 25 years of experience, she incorporates this time-tested philosophy into each of her posts.

Her strategies work for every family, whether you have young children and are just starting the parenting journey, you are beginning to experience the first challenges of raising children in the 21st century, or you’re facing crisis, stress, or the effects of divorce. Vicki inspires real families and shows them how to spend their time and energy investing in the relationship, get on track with what is important, and experience the joy of living in a healthy, loving family.

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The Straight Talk on Parenting: A No-Nonsense Approach on How to Grow a Grown-Up (April 2015)

straight-talk_Page_1Parents these days are under a great deal of pressure to be “perfect.” From psychologists to social scientists, journalists to weekend bloggers, everyone has an opinion about the do’s and don’ts for raising healthy, well-adjusted—and let’s not forget, polite—children in today’s fast-paced world. Where does this leave parents? Too often, lacking in confidence, ill-equipped, and overwhelmed. Read more

Duct Tape Parenting: A Less Is More Approach to Raising Respectful, Responsible, and Resilient Kids (August 2012)

Duct_Tape_CoverThere’s a new set of 3Rs for our kids: respect, responsibility, and resilience to better prepare them for life in the real world. Once developed, these skills let kids take charge, and let parents step back, to the benefit of all. Casting hover mothers and helicopter parents aside, Vicki Hoefle encourages a different, counter-intuitive, yet much more effective approach: for parents to sit on their hands and stay on the sidelines, even if duct tape is required, so that the kids step up. Read more.


One-to-two minute video clips from Parenting Expert Vicki Hoefle answering common parenting questions. Watch and find the inspiration to be the parent you want to be for your children. Watch videos

Hoefle combines expertise in Adlerian psychology with a suite of actionable, time-tested tools. Her informative and highly engaging presentation style keeps her in demand as a speaker, facilitator, and educator.

With over two decades of experience and thousands of success stories behind her, Vicki continues to share her parenting tips and techniques with families and organizations across the country. Watch videos.


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Vicki Hoefle offers strategies that help parents raise Responsible, Respectful, and Resilient kids.