Welcome to the next step of your parenting journey.
Better family communication starts with these free tools
get in sync with your partner
Conversation starters to help you and your partner identify key influences on your parental thinking
With great communication skills you can:
Get your kids to listen and help them build intrinsic motivation
Establish and maintain boundaries in your relationships
Turn any experience into an enjoyable learning opportunity
Handle conflict in a peaceful and respectful way
Enjoy infinitely better relationships with trust, respect, and honesty
Everyone loves a quiz
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Who we help
- Parents like you who want to communicate more clearly and consistently with your kids so that you can stop feeling like a bad parent, be respectful of their feelings but still maintain your boundaries, be confident in your choices, and truly appreciate everything you have to offer as a parent.
- Parents like you want to communicate more clearly and consistently with your partner so that you can talk openly and honestly, share the emotional weight and responsibility of parenting without being afraid of starting a fight, and finally feel like you’re on the same page when it comes to raising your amazing kids.
Family Wisdom Blog: Fun activity ideas, personal stories, easy to implement leadership tips, and plenty of surprises from before baby through the teenage years. Don’t forget all our resources for grandparents too!
Birth2Work Radio: Elane V. Scott and Rick Stephens interview professional leaders from large corporations, to city managers, to family outreach program directors. Great leadership exists at all levels.
Hello! We’re Elane V. Scott and Rick Stephens the co-founders of Birth2Work.
Our 40-plus years of leadership experience, in combination with our work collecting stories and data, interviewing experts, and working with whole communities and individual families—including our own!—is how we came to be so passionate about the power of communication, sharing your family wisdom, and mentoring family leaders.