“The speakers were excellent. Serious about their expertise, forthright, clear, humorous, and positive — this was the strongest element of the conference.” - Happy Mama, Liz L.
Mama Wardrobe 411 – What To Wear, How To Wear It, What To Purge And When To Splurge!
Mayna Sgaramella McVey – Closet Fly
Mayna teaches women going through life’s transitions how to look amazing at any size, shape, age, or budget without feeling dumpy, frumpy, or lumpy. She has trained with Stacy London of What Not To Wear and speaks to organizations around the county on the art and science of dressing your best. Blessed with the best husband and a 5-month old baby girl, she spends her days blissfully tired and eternally grateful. Check out Closet Fly.
From Clutter to Calm
Sara Eizen – Nest Seattle
Interior designer, organizer and mother of twin boys, Sara Eizen helps moms transform their homes to fit their sense of style, on any kind of budget. She also knows the necessity of systems and space that work for your kids and for you so you can be happy, calm and definitely more sane at home.
Lessons From The Lettuce Burrito: Learn To Love Your Amazing Body
Carmela Ramaglia – Happy Calories Don’t Count
A dynamic and engaging speaker with a worldwide audience representing more than 35 countries, Carmela Ramaglia is a leading authority in clarifying and healing the issues surrounding diet, exercise, body-image, self-esteem and weight-loss. Forged in the fire of her own painful struggle, her transformational programs illuminate the path for healing and sustainable results.
Kids, Gadgets and The Brain – Avoid 3 Massive Mistakes Even Smart Mamas Make When it Comes To Their Kids and Technology
Nita Talwar – Peak Experience Parenting
Nita Talwar is a certified parent coach that has lived on 3 continents with her young family. She not only understands brain development, she is also versed in how culture influences parenting choices.
No More “Good Job! You’re Great!” Powerful Ways To Really Build Your Child’s Self Worth
Casey O’Roarty, M.Ed. – Joyful Courage
Casey O’Roarty is a Positive Discipline facilitator, wife and the mother of a 7-year-old son and 10-year-old daughter. Through her business, Joyful Courage, she works with parents and teachers, supporting them in creating space for young people to be their best selves.
Creating Grateful Kids
Shirin Sherkat, Psy.d - Create Happy Kids
Dr. Sherkat is nicknamed “the child whisperer” by many happy families who have used her powerful strategies to help their kids make better choices. Through her workshops you too can learn how to reduce power struggles with your children & like the kids you love so much!
Creating Healthy Eaters – 5 Strategies To End The Battle Over What Your Kids Eat
Beverly Pressey, MS, RD, CD, Mom – Creating Healthy Eaters
Beverly Pressey, in addition to being a Registered Dietitian, a mom of two and having Master’s Degrees in Education and Nutrition, is also an honest, humorous and spot on presenter. In practice for over 17 years, Beverly has observed thousands of children eating in different environments and has provided nutrition education for families and individuals, at conferences, teacher in-services, continuing education and college classes, and for numerous parent groups.
Dishes To Doggie Duty: We Don’t Call ‘Em Chores For No Reason!
Lauren Leiker – Parenting Aware
Parent Coach Lauren Leiker and her husband are the proud parents of two competent, creative, and compassionate children. She has worked for almost 20 years with children and families in a variety of capacities and she is a Parent Education Instructor for North Seattle Community College.