out in the world

Selected speaking events, writings, quotes, and contributions to magazines, websites and books.

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MAY 11th, 2016 beginning at 6:00 pm

Olympia-area peeps! I am speaking at Boston Harbor Elementary School on “The Equation for Success.” and the PTA has graciously extended the invitation to one and all! Come join us!

Have you ever wondered what working one-on-one together would be like? Here’s one mama’s experience that she wrote about on Mom.me

What I did to Save Myself From a Mom Meltdown


MARCH 23rd, 2016 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm

I will be talking about ADHD and Parenting at the Pierce County CHADD support group meeting. This is a FREE event and open to everyone across the south sound!


MARCH 5th, 2016

At the Expanding Your Horizons STEM conference for middle school girls on the SPSCC campus, I’ll be speaking about Parenting in the Tween Years. As a total science geek, I’m thrilled to be a part of this day!


February 27th, 2016 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm


The Junior League of Olympia is hosting their annual Community Summit! This year is Resilient Children Resilient Communities: Parenting in Today’s Modern World. I will be leading one of the breakout sessions, speaking on Mindful Media: the 5 essential rules for elementary school kids.

The day is FREE! Click here to register.

February 19th, 2016

Q & A and fabulous food! We’ll be meeting at Casa Mia of Olympia (who is generously providing food at 15% off!) from 6 – 9 p.m. Tickets for this event must be purchased in advance. Here’s the link! Come join us!


FEBRUARY 11th, 2016

I am the keynote speaker for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington’s BIG Breakfast. It is a fabulous fundraising event for this wonderful organization. Come support their incredible mentoring program!


Lakewood MOPS

FEBRUARY 9th, 2016 starting at 9:30 am

I’ll be joining the Lakewood MOPS (mothers of preschoolers) group to talk about…s.e.x. and our love lives now that we are parents. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, right? It’s going to be great.