In this episode of the TiLT Parenting Podcast, I sit down with fellow parent in the trenches, Susan Hyatt. Susan Hyatt is a Master Certified Life Coach whose fierce, fun, and fresh approach to personal development has won her thousands of fans on Facebook, glowing praise from icons like Dr. Martha Beck and Maria Shriver, and a sold-out coaching calendar. Her motto? “Life is precious. Go make it delicious.”

I’ve known Susan for many years and I wanted to bring her on the show because I’ve loved watching her bold and fearless journey in the way she’s raised her differently-wired son, Ryan. This past year Ryan officially “launched” as he left home to start university out of state, and I knew I had to sit down with Susan to learn more about her story and how they got to where they are today. I know many listeners have kids in elementary and middle school, and in our low moments, many of us question whether or not our kids will ever launch at all. I hope you find this conversation, as well as Susan’s infectiously positive  and powerful outlook on life, inspiring!

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About Susan: Susan Hyatt is a Master Certified Life Coach who has been featured in CosmopolitanWoman’s WorldSeventeen, and O: The Oprah Magazine, and has appeared on stage in front of live audiences from Seattle to the island of Aruba. Learn more about Susan at


  • The story of how Susan’s son Ryan launched from high school to college
  • How Susan and her husband handled their son’s rebelliousness and disinterest in school when he was younger
  • How stepping aside, letting go, and being willing to let your child “fail” can turn things around
  • What challenged Susan the most in navigating the tricky years of elementary, middle, and high school and how she overcome those challenges
  • What the sibling dynamic looked like in Susan’s house
  • The single most important thing that helped Susan navigate her parenting journey





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