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I’m Vending at The Momference

I am so excited to be part of the Mommy Market at The Momference this year.  The Momference is a splendid celebration and retreat for Moms.  They can refresh, restore, rejuvenate and replenish at this event that truly is a just reward for their tireless devotion to their children and families.  It's a hot ticket every year.  Learn more:  http://www.themomference.com.

Called 2 Inspire – International Book Tour

I am delighted to be part of this international book tour.  It is a virtual event 3-day event, broadcast on Facebook Live and YouTube Live, starting on June 22 and ending on June 24.  You will meet authors from around the world who will share powerful stories, wisdom, and insights from their books.  You don't want to miss it!!

The Confidence Conference

This amazing event is hosted by Joanna Butenschoen.  Joanna is a Life Coach, Leadership Development Coach, Bible teacher, Wife and Mother of 3.  She is passionate about helping Moms move confidently in God's purpose for themselves and their families.  This informative experience features a dynamic lineup speakers who will leave you inspired and uplifted.  Be part of it.  It's all happening on June 1, 2021.  Register at http://www.confidenceconferencelive.com.

 

Parenting in the Pandemic

In this episode, I sat down with dynamic, mom of 7, author and family strategist.  And did I mention she is the mom of 7 beautiful children she shares with her supportive husband???  Well, I couldn't wait for her to share her tips and strategies for holding things together at home, guiding other families, and taking good care of herself.  (Original Air Date:  September 11, 2020)

Guest: Charlotte Avery, 2020 Virginia Mother of the Year®️, Speaker and Author/http://www.beingcharlotteavery.com

Virtual Book Launch for Mother’s Work – Tuesday, May 18

Join us for the virtual launch of Mother's Work:  Pearls of Wisdom and Gems from my journey.  I am so excited to finally share this with all of you.  In Mother's Work, I recount stories and lessons learned as the mom of twins on a career-changing and life-altering journey.  We'll give you a little taste of what you can expect in Mother's Work and we have some giveaways planned!  We kick off at 8 PM Eastern via ZOOM.  Register for this FREE event at Mother's Work Book Launch.

From Chaos to Connection: Building Communication with Your Kids!

What an amazing conversation I had today with Trevor Romain, author, illustrator, and speaker!   Trevor has published more than 50 books created to help children manage challenging life transitions like divorce, loss, moving, bullying, middle school and so many more.  His passion and regard for children is palpable in this interview.  You cannot help but be moved.  Plus, you don't want to miss his tips for building stronger connections with the children in your life!  Let me know what you think!

Guest:

Trevor Romain, Author, Illustrator, Speaker & Founder of the Trevor Romain Company/http://www.trevorromain.com

Courageous Conversations about Race

As we continue to wrestle with racial equity and social justice in our country, I want to share resources with parents.  I have spoken about these topics several times over the past year.   I will periodically add resources to this list.

 

Critical Topics  in Parenting presented  by the Parent Encouragement Program (PEP)

I along with Dr. Linda McGhee presented a webinar entitled, Cultivating Racial & Cultural Awareness in Children.  You can view it here:  https://pepparentonline.org/p/cultivating-racial-and-cultural-awareness-in-children

 

A Conversation About Parenting and Race

I was interview by parent educator, Robbye Fox, on the Parenting With PEP in the Pandemic podcast.  Listen here:

Iowa Child Abuse Prevention Conference 2021 – May 3 – 4, 2021

I am a featured speaker at the Child Abuse Prevention Conference presented by Prevent Child Abuse Iowa. This year's theme is “Cultivating Community”. The title of my talk is “Do You Hear Me:  Staying Connected Through The Chaos”.

ADULTING

Today's show featured Julie Lythcott-Haims, New York Times best-selling author, advocate and parenting expert.  We discussed the challenges young people face as they take on adult responsibilities and create the life they want on their terms.  Ms. Lythcott-Haims has written a powerful new book, Your Turn:  How To Be An Adult which parents should send off with their children as they start off on their own.

Guest:  Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author, Advocate, and Parenting Expert/http://www.julielythcotthaims.com

 

Beyond A Dream Youth Conference – April 17, 2021

Join us on Saturday, April 17 at 12 PM EST. The Beyond A Dream Conference is designed for students in Grades 6 – 12 and will allow them to explore careers and learn what it takes to prepare for college.  They will hear from industry experts about strategies for building successful careers in STEM, health, business, digital arts, communications, and marketing.  There's something for parents, too!  Parents will learn how to finance college for their kids, connect and communication effectively with them, and maximize their own career success.  You don't want to miss it!!

Get your tickets here:  Beyond A Dream Conference