8:30 to 9:00 am

Check-in & Breakfast – Check-in begins at 8:30 am. Please allow approximately 10 minutes to complete the check-in process. If you will be checking in children for childcare, please be sure to allow at least 15 minutes. We will provide a light breakfast before the conference begins, including muffins, donuts, coffee, and juice. The Conference Bookstore will also be open during this time.

9:00 to 9:15 am

Welcome & Introduction

10 minute break

9:25 to 10:20 am

Breakout Session 1

  • Making It Real: Parenting Teens and Tweens with Confidence and Joy (Leslie Leyland Fields)
  • Connecting While Correcting: Discipline That Focuses on Relationship (Ryan & Kayla North)
  • Creating a Healthy Environment of Exploration (Matt Hamilton)
  • More Than a Profile: Social Media for Parents of Teens (Scott McClellan)
  • Faith That Sticks! (Gary Lindsay)
  • Trusting God with Your Child – Trusting God with You (Lori Kuykendall)

10 minute break

10:30 to 11:25 am

Breakout Session 2

  • Five Essentials for Effectively Engaging Your Child (Karen de la Chapelle)
  • “Both/And” Parenting: Responding to Your Child With a Balanced Approach (Michael & Amy Monroe)
  • Helping Teens Navigate the Stress and Demands of the World Around Them (Brenda Hendrix Smith)
  • Creating and Maintaining Wise Boundaries (David Grant & Nichole Bentley)
  • Faith That Sticks! (Gary Lindsay)
  • What To Do When “No!” Doesn’t Work (Shannon Miller)

10 minute break

11:35 am to 12:35 pm

Lunch: Talk It Out – We are calling this a working lunch, but essentially it’s an opportunity for you to find a table, pull up a chair, meet someone new, and talk with our conference speakers about what they presented and what’s on your mind.

10 minute break

12:45 to 2:00 pm

General Session Parenting for Real (Speaker: Leslie Leyland Fields)

2:30 pm

Conference Bookstore Closes