2012 Breakout Session Topics
It can be overwhelming to keep your house in order with kids in tow. But if you’re armed with a plan, getting (and staying!) organized can be a very simple task. Whether you need to transform your entire home or just want some tips on how to get that junk drawer under control, this session can help you get it all together!
Stylish Inspirations for Everyday Occasions
Are you the mom who wants to have clever and creative parties, but doesn’t want to spend a fortune doing it? Come be inspired by party planning experts who will give ideas for your next birthday party, neighborhood playgroup get-together, book club, or any special occasion. This session will help you Be Even Better at hostessing great parties with your friends and family!
Do you wish you had better pictures of those cute kids of yours? Or maybe you have a quality camera but haven’t quite figured out how to snap away with style. This session is for the mom who is a beginning photographer and wants to brush up those skills in a flash! You’ll leave with practical tips on how to use your camera, how to utilize lighting, and how to easily edit your images. If you’d like, you can even bring your camera along!
Cashing in with Coupons
It’s the newest craze, but do you look at coupon deals and wonder what it all means? Come learn how to save money you already have and (literally!) cut your shopping expenses in a major way. This session will cover basic and advanced couponing strategies to ensure you walk away with tons of tips to help you clip your way to some serious savings!
Time to Talk with Your Pre-Adolescent
Do you have a child in mid to late elementary school? Then you have a pre-adolescent, which means you’re at the perfect point to have “the talk”! It’s never too late to start speaking candidly to your child about drugs, sex, and alcohol. Join this session to learn more on these must-talk-about topics. Be educated, be aware, and be the parent your child needs as they enter this difficult season of their lives.
Teaching Kids Common-“Cents"
Learn how to chat with your children about saving for a rainy day, working hard for their money, and understanding a budget. You’ll also get ideas for age-appropriate chores in the home, along with general guidelines on giving allowance. At the close of this common-“cents” session, you’ll leave with a logical plan to instill healthy financial habits in your kids that will last a lifetime.
Meal Planning: Recipes for Success
Join this popular session to learn meal-making strategies that the whole gang will devour! Recent studies show that family meals are one of the most vital routines to establish in a child’s upbringing. Planning ahead for this important meal each day will save time, money, and frustration. Not to mention that your family will have healthy, balanced, delicious meals that will have them begging for seconds!
Parenting Your Preschoolers
Raising a toddler or a preschooler can be very challenging, to say the least! Our experts will show you how to set healthy boundaries, overcome temper tantrums, and use creative discipline. Take away tips on how to parent your preschooler while nurturing their natural talents and abilities … and maintaining your sanity!
Making the Most of Mom
Need a refresher on how to look and feel your best? Instead of having that tired, worn-out look, reclaim your beauty, health, and wellness! During this session, you’ll score a bunch of tips, such as how to relieve stress, how to make the most out of the wardrobe that’s already in your closet, and how to implement a fitness and nutrition regimen.
Are you ever struck with the urge to tackle a weekend project around the house? Come hear how to spruce up your surroundings on a budget! You’ll get tangible ideas on projects for your entire home, inside and out! From re-decorating to some simple re-modeling, if you can imagine it, you can do it!