Shelly Mahon

PHD, Human Development and Family Studies


About Me

I’ve dedicated my life to supporting youth & families in being connected, resourced, & happy.  To me, parenting brings to life an ever-changing spectrum of human emotion, and it would be an honor to serve you in your journey!

Parenting Blog

You need accurate, current, relevant, and relatable information from which to make choices about parenting.  My blog is intended to give you real examples and actionable strategies to be in relationship with your child and manage some of the most difficult challenges facing parents today.

Fatherhood After Divorce

There is no quick fix to getting through your divorce. This program is designed to help you adjust, redefine yourself, strengthen your communication skills, and build strong, lasting relationships with your children. 

Parenting Well Podcast


Creating a More Humane World: Disrupting Stereotypes, Division, and Judgement

We all have a good heart and we all deserve to be trusted.

Today’s Well Source is Bill de la Cruz. Bill is an exceptional mediator and leader who has been guiding individuals and groups through the process of personal transformation for more than 30 years… 


Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Principles and Techniques for Parents and Schools

Today’s well source is Tom McSheehy. Tom is a licensed social worker and licensed teacher in Colorado and Illinois. He is also the founder of the Teaching Heart Institute, an organization dedicated to connecting the worlds of education and mental health and supporting teachers and parents in developing children’s and teenagers’ Social Emotion Intelligence…


Reduce Stress Regardless of Your Circumstances

Today’s well source is Isabelle Tierney. Isabelle is a licensed therapist, a stress management specialist, and an international speaker. She has two master’s degrees, a license in marriage and family therapy, and a certificate in energy healing. Over the last 25 years, she has maintained a thriving private practice and built an international speaking platform…

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Boulder CO 80301 


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