You can Launch
your teen successfully in spite of the drama and find yourself in the process!
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Peace in the Pandemic

Things have changed with this latest crisis!!!  No one needs to tell you that, Mama!  You have become a homeschooler, amidst your already busy life!

Uncertainty and lack of control are bringing to surface all the things in our lives that were already strained!

You have been forced into a standstill and you have two choices:  See this as an opportunity to thrive in your home or stand by and watch things crumble.

The only thing you can control right now is how you relate to & empower those around you!


All those changes you wanted to make, but didn't know where to start?  You now have a plan!


You can control how you think about your circumstances & how your family comes through them with strength & grit!

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Your Teen is changing!  What used to work with your parenting isn't cutting it anymore!

Feeling disrespected daily is not fun for anybody!

At times, the drama seems to be draining the life out of your relationship!

In the Ride the Waves Mama! membership of empowered Moms,

you'll learn to cut through the drama & elevate the peace in your home!

You CAN become the parent who loves well & maintains high standards for your teen! 

Confidently empowering your teen to 

LAUNCH successfully & finding yourself in the process!


Mama, I get it!  Parenting Teens is Hard Work & Very Messy!


Our teens are being pulled into the world and it feels like we are losing control!


In order to reach them, we need to change the way we communicate with them!  We need to change the way we empower them!

Being the parent who loves well, is not about being perfect, but being present! 

Being the parent who loves well, is not doing everything for your teen, but empowering them to use their own mind and strength!

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Your teen is all about virtual "influencers!

How would it feel to be your teen's MAIN influencer?


How would it feel to know what's going on in your teen's brain?


How would it feel to have a deep, meaningful relationship with your teen?


 Peace, Respect & Connection?  It is possible!


YOU ARE NOT ALONE in your desires!

  • Ride the Waves Mama! Membership group will encourage and equip you with tools to establish more peace in your parenting. 


  • Your teens need you to love them well, so they can grow into an independent adult. 


  • You will learn how to connect and relate to your teen's challenges, becoming their coach and Main Influencer!

You Can Have a Great Relationship with Your Teen & Maintain High Standards for them!

Having a conflict with your teen is tough! It's easy to get frustrated & lose your cool!

It starts the endless cycle of anger, reactions, and guilt. It is exhausting! We don't have a lot of time to reach them!

Can I ease your mind a bit?

As frustrating as it is, this is normal until you discover the best way to connect with your teen! You are not alone! I've worked with many parents who are super excited to see the results.

You are not a bad parent!  You have everything you need to reach your teen and be the parent who loved well just by changing a few simple things about your communication with them & by empowering them to use their gifts & strengths.

Eliminate the Guesswork!

Love everyday
interactions with 
your teen!
Have Confidence about your teen's development!
Know what your teen needs from you!

Find Your voice & passion!

Give up people
pleasing & enabling behaviors!
Set healthy 
boundaries & stop running yourself
Walk confidently
in your unique


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What People Say:

Elizabeth P. New Jersey

My husband and I didn't realize how much our ineffective communication with our teens was impacting our relationship with them. Many times, we reacted abruptly from our own emotions. It was eye-opening to learn that we could handle situations in a completely different way. It was also helpful to learn from the other parents that we were not alone in our challenges to better connect with our teens. We learned tools that provided us with the ability to pause before reacting and to look at situations from both sides. My advice is to put these concepts to practice right away and with consistency, as this will become your new natural mode of action. Be prepared, we can and do slip back to old patterns, but at least now we know where and how to set the bar!

Jennifer N., North Carolina

Doreen had a 6 week course that really helped me. The focus on calming me down before my child down, which has provided a more peaceful home. For now, when there may have been an escalation, I have learned to calm down, connect with my child so she can calm down and then we can have a discussion. After applying the new things I learned, I have figured out ways to defuse situations before they ignite - which avoids unproductive arguing and I'm focused on the message I want to teach her. This class was amazing as I lived in the downstairs brain and now I'm living in the upstairs brains and helping my daughter move to the upstairs brain with me. My daughter and I have had more connecting time now that I have benn applying these principles and the change in her and me are remarkable - and I think my husband has noticed a more harmonious home! Thank you Doreen! Take my word for it - you and your child notice a difference almost instanteously once you start applying the information you learn! Sign up NOW!

Elizabeth R, New Jersey

Parents need to Stop, Listen and Learn!
My husband and I signed up for Doreen's "parent teen workshop" and we were happy we did. Doreen gives practical teachings that are so needed in todays complex society. She encouraged us to work on controlling our own emotions during conflict before attempting to address our children's. It seems fundamental but so many times the discussions with our children escalate to screaming and emotional outbursts. We learned techniques to bring down the escalated emotions and instead begin productive communication where we can all learn and think constructively. More importantly, we learned great techniques on how to have healthy communication with our kids! sign will not be disappointed.

Meet Doreen

Doreen Steenland, ICF Certified Life Coach

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The Passion

I am passionate about helping you connect deeply with your teen. Hey, I know, parenting teens and tweens can be a challenge!  I have gotten three off to college and live to tell the story!  LOL.  

Truly, although things can get challenging at times, I've learned that the better I manage my emotions, the easier the teen years are to navigate.

Was it always easy?  NO WAY!  Do I still mess up! ALL THE TIME! Parenting teens is messy!

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The Experience

Now that all are off to college, they still connect with me when there are struggles, not looking for me to save the day, but to ask them questions and empower them to solve the problems they are facing. 


As a ICF Certified Professional Life Coach, I will equip you with the tools to empower your teen to manage their own emotions, solve problems and become more empathetic to those around them.  


The Platform

We all want to change, but change doesn't just happen with acquiring information.  It comes when you have been able to successfully apply what you have discovered in your personal life and parenting.  Coaching helps with this!  In this virtual, group coaching model, you will learn from others, you will learn new material on your own, and in group time, you will make connections in your brain to make what you have learned stick! Come join the community of empowering parents!

What's Included in the Ride the Waves Mama! Membership ?

  • 1 year of training via video sent to your inbox, and Zoom, (Facebook group optional)

  • Weekly training session with modules

  • 2 (90 min) Zoom group coaching calls per month/Q & A's

  • Group of like-minded Moms on the same learning journey

  • Access to me for questions in the Facebook group or email 

  • Training on Preparing Teens to launch & discovering yourself along the way

  • Discounted Rates on personal coaching

Oh, Wait!   I have Questions!

Do I need to be present for the LIVE events?

No, it is not mandatory, but you will get the most from the LIVE calls if you show up for the LIVES.  You can ask questions and get immediate answers.

What if life gets busy and I can't show up with everyone else?

You get to work and grow at your own pace.  The purpose of starting this membership is for busy people just like you!

Oh, Wait!   I have Questions!

Do I need to be present for the LIVE events?

No, it is not mandatory, but you will get the most from the LIVE calls if you show up for the LIVES.  You can ask questions and get immediate answers.

What if life gets busy and I can't show up with everyone else?

You get to work and grow at your own pace.  The purpose of starting this membership is for busy people just like you!