#UWP2017 Conference Schedule

We have so many awesome things planned for you for #UWP2017!

  • Continental Breakfast
  • 4 sessions of expert led round table discussions
  • Lunch Buffet
  • Gifts & Swag
  • Social time to make REAL connections.

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Learn about the topics and meet all of our experts HERE.

Dr. Elise Cohen Ho, Ask Dr. Ho & United We Parent

Parent As A Team

Whether married, divorced or anything in between your child will flourish the most if you are able to work as a team. This talk will delve into communication strategies, handling disagreements and presenting a united front to your children. Dr. Ho’s husband will be joining the conversation for this session.

Social Media Will Make You A Better Parent

In this session, Carlos and Elise (Dr. Ho) will talk about the how you can leverage social media to amplify your family life, all while setting guidelines for your children’s social media use. This discussion will include how to protect your children’s privacy and keep them safe. Additionally, we will cover the basics of getting started in blogging and take a deeper dive dependent on the group’s experience with blogging and/or social media.

Parenting Through Puberty

As your kids get older their bodies change and so do the conversations. Let’s talk about how to talk to your kids about what is going on with them, what to expect and how to handle it. We will also discuss how to impart your wisdom and values on your children.

 

Hogan Hilling, United We Parent 

Parenting A Special Needs Child

Parenting a special needs child has a unique set of challenges. Navigating these challenges will be the focus of this important talk from Hogan Hilling, father of three one of whom is an adult child with special needs.

Balancing Parental Pressure and Your Child’s Needs

There are many pressures that parents can face. These can be from your children, other parents, and even sports team coaches. In this talk, Hogan will discuss how to deal with the pressure and be able to create a balanced life for you and your children.

Carlos Aguilar, Big Brown Dad

Three Simple Ways To Support Your Kids’ Big Ideas

Join one of the premier Latino Dad bloggers as he discusses how parents can support their kids’ BIG ideas and how social media can help document and amplify your family life. Carlos’ 8-year-old daughter recently started The Cozy Collection, an effort to collect socks and blankets for the homeless in the San Gabriel Valley.

**We will have a collection at the United We Parent Conference. Please bring new socks and/or gently used blankets to donate. It is not mandatory but it is nice.**

Social Media Will Make You A Better Parent

In this session, Carlos and Elise (Dr. Ho) will talk about the how you can leverage social media to amplify your family life, all while setting guidelines for your children’s social media use. This discussion will include how to protect your children’s privacy and keep them safe. Additionally, we will cover the basics of getting started in blogging and take a deeper dive dependent on the group’s experience with blogging and/or social media.

Elisabeth Stitt, Joyful Parenting Coaching

Building Your Child’s Self Esteem

What do we say and do to empower our children in life by building up their self-esteem?  What are the steps we can take—both in how we structure our homes and in how we speak to our children daily to raise our children’s confidence in themselves, as well as their motivations?  Brainstorm and practice concrete examples of what to say with kids with interactive exercises drawn from positive psychology and Carol Dweck’s research on developing a growth mindset.

Be the Rock Your Kids Can Count On: Becoming a Consistent Parent

Parenting is hard, but being consistent smooths the road.  When your no means no and your children can trust you absolutely, you stop second guessing yourself; your children start feeling secure.  But it’s hard, isn’t it?  One thing that makes it hard is that some parents confuse being consistent with being strict.  What else makes it hard?  And why is it worth working towards?  

 
The Unique Challenges of Modern Parenting
Do you think parenting today is harder than it used to be?  Having watched parents over a 25+ year career—while at the same time raising a daughter and two stepsons—parent educator and coach, Elisabeth Stitt, does.  And not recognizing how it is harder and addressing those concerns is the #1 Reason parents find themselves yelling and arguing with their kids even when they have told themselves not to over and over.
Join us to discuss
1. The 4 Challenges unique to modern parents—what they are and how we got here.
2.  Two great quick techniques you can use with your kids to meet some of these challenges.
3.  The single most important place to change to make your parenting easier.

Stephanie Owen, LMFT, Motivational Parenting

Single Parenting Today 

This talk is focused on resetting parents’ happiness set-point by identifying solutions and options to feeling stuck as a single parent, as well as practical strategies to create happiness and a stronger parent-child bond.

 

Tiffany Lawrence, Covered Cubs

T.O.U.G.H. Talks
Admit it. Sometimes it’s hard to say what’s on your mind rather it’s because of fear, intimidation or the moment just being awkward. But we can’t let things slide when it comes to protecting our kids! Come learn how to wade through those murky moments and boldly address what matters to you.
UNBREAKABLE Boundaries
The step by step process on choosing, building, and UNAPOLOGETICALLY ENFORCING boundaries that will keep your kids SAFE.

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