Marriage & Family

Yuma offers every woman the opportunity to expand her knowledge and appreciation of the family and home.  Whether married or single, working outside the home or at home, women know that taking care of a family and a home is a beautiful profession and one of the greatest services one can provide to others.

Some of our professional development opportunities for women include the following programs.  

Click on the links below for more information.


  • Phil & Liz Brach, "Living Your Wedding Day, Every Day" 

  • Phil and Kathleen O'Beirne, "Yours, Mine & Ours: Sharing the sacrifices of marriage with joy."  

  • Pat & Elena Kilner, "Great Expectations: finding the balance between realism and optimism in marriage."  

  • Steve Markel, "Four Pillars of Successful Parenting"

  • Jerry and Kate Hadley, "Keeping Love Alive" Great Marriages

  • Barbara Boughton and Linda Maher on “Women of the 21st Century: Rising to the Challenge”. Women Wine and Wisdom

  • Nany Babendreier. “Balance, Balance, Balance – How is a Woman to Do It?” Women Wine and Wisdom

  • Kathleen Abela. “Technology and its Effect on Childhood and Family Life,” Motherhood Conference.

  • Pat Pacious.  ”Positive Parenting with Positive Outcomes,” Motherhood Conference.

  • Kelly McCabe. “Encouraging Children to Contribute to Family Life,” Women, Wine and Wisdom.

  • Brenda Royden. “Passing on Christmas Traditions,” Christmas Tea for Seniors and Grandmothers.

  • Barbara Falk. “What Makes You Tick?”