Yuma's Motherhood Conference 2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Mothers, too, need professional development in order to become the best version of themselves. Access to fresh ideas, experiences and insights brings with it a sense of fulfillment in work and a desire to serve family and society joyfully.
This half-day conference brings mothers of all ages together to hear inspiring lectures and share insights on the adventures and challenges of motherhood!
This year’s keynote speaker is Meghan Cox Gurdon!
Meghan Cox Gurdon is an essayist, book critic, and former foreign correspondent who has been the Wall Street Journal’s children’s book reviewer since 2005. Her work has appeared widely, in publications such as the Washington Examiner, the Daily Telegraph, the Christian Science Monitor, the Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, and National Review. A graduate of Bowdoin College, she lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with her husband, Hugo Gurdon, and their five children.
Praise for The Enchanted Hour:
“Heed this delightful book’s wise advice..”
— JAMES PATTERSON, INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR
— MEM FOX, AUTHOR OF READING MAGIC
“Much needed wisdom…”
— ROSEMARY WELLS, AUTHOR OF THE MAX & RUBY SERIES
9:30 a.m. - Check-in, Coffee and Breakfast Fare
10:00 a.m. - Keynote Address: Meghan Gurdon
11:00 a.m. - Coffee Break
11:15 a.m. - Small Group Breakouts:
Breakout 1: Picture Books | Mothers with children ages 0-7
Breakout 2: Chapter Books | Mothers with children ages 8-18+
Breakout 3: Reading for Mom
12:15 -1:00 p.m. - Breakout Panel Overview and Q & A