Ever feel a little desperate and wish there was help? Parenting is a lot tougher than most of us thought it would be, especially in today’s world!
We have 15 presenters
Join us virtually as we laugh, learn and get real answers for real parenting problems!
Scroll down for presenter videos about their topics, the daily schedule and how you can help feed a hungry child.
”There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues... are created, strengthened and maintained.Winston Churchill
Can’t get away for a weekend conference because life is so crazy busy? No problem! Join us for one hour each day for five days and hear 15 experts talk about topics that are relevant for our day. Put in your ear buds and come as you are, with your hair in a mom bun, wearing sweats, jogging on a trail, sitting in the carpool line or cleaning the house!
100% Relevant Topics
•Dealing with Emotions•Goal Setting•Behavior Mod for Challenging Kids•Teaching Kids Work and Responsibility•Preventing Suicide•Lessening Contention•Helping Teens with ADHD and Anxiety•Avoiding Mom Burn-out•Whole Food Eating•Keeping Kids Safe from Sexual Predators•Making Reading Fun•Parenting Special Needs Kids•How to Keep Going When Motherhood is Hard•
100% Mission driven
Feed a child in need and watch the recordings later! You can buy all the presentation recordings for early bird price of $57 April 14th ($67 after) and a portion of the money will be given to Utah Food Bank’s Kids Cafe. This incredible program fills the nutrition gap that exists during out-of-school hours with nutritious after-school meals. We believe no kid should go hungry so join us and help feed the kids!
Our Presenters and Videos About Their Topics
Ashlee Stratton, Award-winning Motivational Speaker
“How to Accomplish Goals and Help Your Children Do the Same!”
Ashlee Stratton is a highly requested, award-winning motivational speaker who gets results. With a background in performance, she powerfully shares her goal-setting, habit stacking and get-results tools to help her audiences create a life they love. As a Certified Speaker through Connie Sokol DTL Speakers Academy and through her Global Leadership Training, Ashlee knows how to teach, inspire, and motivate an audience to action.
Emmalou Penrod, Family Relationship Coach
“How to Resolve Conflict Without Contention”
Emmalou Penrod is a wife, mother, grandmother, retired schoolteacher, and Family Relationship Coach with Healing Your Families. Her experience and values have taught her that families are the foundation of society. She is passionate about making the world a better place by strengthening families.
Katrina Seamons, Inspirational Speaker
“Powerful Families Don’t Happen By Accident”
Katrina is an inspirational speaker, published writer, and happily-married mother of 5. She is the founder of Deliberate Family, where she trains faithful moms to be deliberate with Christ to uplevel themselves, homes, and families. She has helped hundreds of families turn guilt & overwhelm into purpose & joy. She is passionate about making Christ a focus in her everyday life while still enjoying temporal things like Disneyland, pebble ice, and Minky blankets. By bridging the gap between spiritual and temporal things, she empowers moms to confidently lead their families and help them to be ready to meet the Savior someday.
Wendi Christensen, LCSW
“How Parents Can HelpPrevent Suicide”
Wendi Christensen, LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker), has over 28 years of experience in the social work field. She started and piloted the first “Hope Squad” -a school-run peer Suicide Prevention Program that runs throughout the state and now nationwide. She currently is a parent advisor for her children’s elementary Hope Squad helping other schools in Davis District and teaching suicide prevention awareness. She has had her own private practice since 2004 where she loves being an intuitive counselor that helps individuals elevate to their higher self by helping them RELEASE PAIN through the gift of forgiveness, RENEW HOPE using tools for immediate stress relief, and RESTORE LIGHT through the healing power of gratitude. She also offers beautiful day and weekend women’s healing retreats. When she has spare time, she loves doing fun activities with her husband and 3 amazing kids, singing, and reading WWII novels.
Lyndsey V, Certified Speaker
“From Pain to Power: Shredding Overwhelm to Actually Enjoy Parenting”
Angela Meyers, M.S., Speaker, Parent Educator
“Why Kids Need to Work and How to Motivate Them to Do It!
Angela Meyers is a speaker, family life educator, trainer and podcaster. She has a B.S. degree in Psychology and an M.S. degree in Marriage, Family and Human Development. She is the founder of Kudos for Families, a non-profit program that provides ready-made materials and tools to teach parents how to raise responsible, respectful kids and get results in as little as a day. She is also the owner of Family Impact Training, LLC.
Ardice Lorscheider, Motivational Keynote Speaker, Writer, Entrepreneur, and Gardener
“Don’t Turn Into Me: How to Replenish, Renew and Radiate”
Michael Meyers, M.A., MFT, Licensed Social Worker
“Protecting Children from Sexual Predators”
Michael has a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and has spent almost 30 years in his career and personal life working with and helping children. For approximately 10 of those years he has worked directly with families trying to work through various forms of trauma and abuse in their lives. He loves to help people heal and wants to empower parents to help their children. His favorite hobby is woodworking, and he is getting used to being a grandpa.
Amanda Powell, Dyslexia Expert, Special Ed Professional, Founder of Break the Mold-Dyslexia Awareness
“What is My Child’s Behavior Telling Me?”
Amanda Powell is an expert in dyslexia and all things Special Education. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education along with her Administrative Credential, and certifications in dyslexia, and autism. She is the founder of Break the Mold-Dyslexia Awareness, where she teaches specific tools and programs to parents and educators to identify student needs, intervene with an instructional match, and inspire confidence at all levels for optimum growth.
Tierney Shorter, Former Educator, Lover of Books
“5 Ways to Make Reading a More Natural Part of Your Home”
Tierney is a book enthusiast and former educator who is committed to helping parents raise confident readers who LOVE books. She believes that books open the door to success and build strong family connections. Along with her husband and four beautiful children, she loves going on new adventures, being outside, enjoying live music and of course, snuggling up to a good book. You can find her on Instagram over @makereadingfun.
Marne Traasdahl, Faith-based Life Coach, Mentor
“The Positive Ripple Effect of Parental Self-Care “
Marne Traasdahl is an Arizona native and a mother of 4 sons including one set of twins. She brings a lifetime of experience to the table for parents who are seeking inspiration and support through the lens of faith. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communication & an honorary Ph.d. in Motherhood as she — Practiced Hope. Daily! As a recent empty nester, she enjoys time spent as a certified Faith-Based Life Coach Trainer, and Speaker.
Meg Johnson, Speaker, Author, Mentor, Utah’s American Mother of 2023, and Inspiring Mom
“When Life Gets too Hard to Stand, Just Keep on Rollin'”
Meg Johnson was paralyzed in a hiking accident in Southern Utah when she was 22.She fell 45 feet and is now a quadriplegic, paralyzed from her chest down without the use of her hands. Wheelchair bound, but determined, Meg refuses to sit still. Since she was paralyzed, Meg has played Murderball with the Utah Scorpions, competed at Ms. Wheelchair America, and become a mom. Her fight to be happy has led her to write several books and to develop Happiness 101, an online course that has helped thousands. Her story is repeatedly covered by local, national, and international media and she continues to inspire the world as an online influencer and corporate motivational speaker.
Diane Passey, Faith-based Life Coach
“Porcupine or Anxious Teen? What to Do When You Have an Anxious or ADHD Teen”
Diane is an enthusiastic speaker, podcaster, and coach who helps moms and teens with ADHD and anxiety become closer to God and emotionally resilient. She has coached over a thousand clients over the past six years with her signature system, based on scripture and using humor and sincere love. She is a mom of seven kids, six grandkids, and has been married for 29 years.
Suzy Robertson, Healthy Cooking Coach
“A Healthy Body is Made in the Kitchen”
Suzy is a healthy cooking coach who is passionate about teaching others how to cook with clean ingredients while making it taste good & be family-friendly! She has been featured on the TV show Studio 5 for the last nine years, where she shares her healthy recipes and her passion for whole foods! She focuses on helping people transition from eating processed, fast food to eating more whole foods that are closer to the source with nutrient density. She is the founder of “Whole Foods 4 Life” – a virtual coaching program where she teaches others how to cook & enjoy their time in the kitchen again so that they can truly live a healthy lifestyle without having to diet ever again!
Purchase the recordings and help feed children.
Purchase a VIP access pass to view the video recordings for one year. A portion of the cost of the VIP pass will be given to the Utah Food Bank Kids Cafe