Yuma's Motherhood Conference 2017

Saturday, February 11, 2017: 9:00 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 to have an opportunity to share the adventure and challenge of motherhood!  


 Cost: $40

SOLD OUT! Visit www.yumadc.org/motherhood to be added to the waitlist.

Registration button below is for pre-paid attendees only.


Presenting Sponsor - Mary & Jerome Breed

Contributing Sponsor:

Elizabeth & William Bergin

KMH Financial Services

Featuring Keynote Speaker

Stacy Kim, Ph.D.

"Four Myths That Hold Moms Back"

Dr. Kim is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) helping talented and caring women find energy and time for meaningful work and the people they love.  She is also the author of The Lighthouse Method: How Busy Overloaded Moms Can Get Unstuck and Figure Out What To Do With Their Lives.  Though her coaching, writing, and speaking,  she translates research into practical strategies in a style that is intellectually stimulating yet fun.  Working from New York City, she both energizes and reassures her clients, readers, and audiences, enabling them to pursue rewarding careers, deepen their relationships, and live more fulfilling lives.  Read more about the wonderful work Dr. Kim is doing for mothers!

9:00 a.m. - Check-in, Coffee and Breakfast Fare

9:30 a.m.  -  Keynote Speaker: Stacy Kim

10:30 a.m. - Coffee Break

10:45 a.m. - Small Group Breakouts

Breakout 1: 

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"Order and Sanity" - Infants & Toddlers, Ages 0-4

by Leigh Bowman: Leigh is a mother of nine and grandmother of 21. She has extensive experience in motherhood and parenting and is a published author and frequent speaker on topics related to marriage and family. Leigh has a B.S. degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin and a certificate in Marriage, Education and the Family from the University of  Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain.

Breakout 2:


"Forming Friendships in the Age of Technology" - Elementary, ages 5-10

by Mary Dausch: Mary Dausch is the mother of four kids, ages 4-10, including a set of twins. She is also a professional violist, holding performance degrees from San Francisco Conservatory and Rice University. She plays in many local orchestras and teaches private lessons. She and her husband, James, met through their sisters who were classmates at Oakcrest. They have been married for 15 years.

Breakout 3:


"Talking to Teens" - Ages 11-16

by Deidre Maloney: DeeDee Maloney is a mother of three boys and three girls, ages 13-25. She studied architecture in college and then was a Peace Corps volunteer in Benin, West Africa for two years, where she met her husband Matt. She worked as a licensed architect before having children and then chose to devote herself full time to the work of the home. On school days she is now the business manager for her husband's law firm.

11:45 a.m. - Coffee Break

12:00 -1:00 p.m. - Panel Overview and Q & A


Questions?  Call the Yuma Events Office at (202) 386-6905 x 125.

Questions?  Call the Yuma Events Office at (202) 386-6905 x 125.