March 9–11, 2021
Discover how you can harness the healing power of herbs, essential oils, CBD, and natural medicine in this eye-opening session with Dr. Josh Axe, founder of Ancient Nutrition and DrAxe.com. He’s sharing more about the foundational concepts behind healing practices that have been used for centuries in traditional Chinese, Ayurvedic, and Biblical medicine. Plus, learn how you can apply these principles to a myriad of ailments in your everyday life.
This past year has been full of challenges parents have never faced before. During this stressful time, it’s important to know what your children need to thrive. Join Dr. Laura Markham, author of the Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids series, to discover parenting strategies that encourage resilience within your family. She’s sharing tools to calm yourself and emotion coach, as well as tips on how to support your child’s learning and handle discipline.
Is it appropriate to lick your plate clean at a restaurant? Does the expiration date on food really matter? While a husband and wife’s parenting styles may be worlds apart, they both have the same goal: to raise happy kids who feel unconditionally loved. We’re sitting down with Lucy and Tom Riles, authors of the bestselling book Mom vs Dad, to talk about all of the not so serious stuff we’re all fighting about.
Did you know foggy thinking and bouts of irritability might be linked to your gut health? Learn how to take care of your family’s gut health at home when diet is just not enough. Hear more about the links between digestion, mood, health, and even the way you think from homeopathy expert Joette Calabrese HMC, CCH, RSHom(NA). She’s sharing her insider tips for lightening the load when your gut health rules your life.
Is parenting really more challenging these days? Our generation is the first to contend with the reality of raising children in the age of social media, and the decisions we make can have long-lasting and far-reaching effects. Join Dr. Sarah Davis and Evie Granville, M.Ed., the authors of Modern Manners for Moms & Dads: Practical Parenting Solutions for Sticky Social Situations, for a timely conversation on “sharenting.”
Join award-winning entrepreneur, author, and coach Dana B. Myers as she discusses the challenges you may face with your sense of self-love during pregnancy, postpartum and even years into motherhood. She’s sharing how you can reacquaint yourself with your body and ways to integrate self-love, self-worth and confidence into your daily routine. Plus, hear tips on how to effectively communicate with your partner and how to bring that “new relationship energy” back.
Plant-based pediatrician Dr. Yami will be sharing her tips and tricks on realistic ways to foster healthy eating habits in your family and kids. She’s tackling intuitive eating in children, the division of responsibilities between parents during mealtime, and how to foster health at every size. Plus, hear how you can feed your children with less mealtime battles and dilemmas.
Have you ever wondered how your favorite chocolates are made? Join Arielle and Diana Levy for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Undercover Snacks chocolate factory! Discover how their delicious better-for-you snacks are made and hear more about what it’s like being a first time entrepreneur at age 50. Plus, learn how to make and receive an exclusive recipe for one of their signature products!
Teaching Your Children to Celebrate Differences
Speakers: Natasha D’Anna, Stefanie Settlemire, and Justine Young
In our ever changing, intersectional world, children are constantly meeting those from different backgrounds, races, disabilities, and genders. Teaching children how to accept and celebrate these differences is important to help them actively choose to be inclusive of those who might seem unlike them. During this discussion, our panelists are covering how you can educate your kids about acceptance, diversity, empathy, and more.
With humor and practical advice, Julie Cole, mother of six and co-founding vice-president of award-winning children’s label manufacturer Mabel’s Labels, is sharing lessons she learned while doing all things babies, business and blogging! She’s telling us more about the notion of “having it all” and sharing productivity hacks for busy women entrepreneurs.
Introducing a podcast for tweens! In this panel, learn about TRAX, a new podcast focused on educational and empowering tweens about embracing racial diversity, disability, gender identity, and more. TRAX is sharing more about their foundation, why they chose to focus on tweens, and how they develop content. You’ll even get to hear from Manny and Tai, two of their tween podcast and video hosts.
Sustainable and safe-fishing practices are vital when it comes to the health of our oceans. During this kid-friendly session, learn more about the importance of caring for the oceans from Safe Catch founder and president, Sean Wittenberg, and his team. They’re diving into the need for sustainability, how to select the best fish, and more. Plus, learn how to make a delicious and kid-friendly snack that’s packed with protein and omega-3’s.
This is Jeoparty: Composting Essentials
Speakers: The Hippo Sak Team
We’ll take “Compostable or Not?” for $400. Tune into a fun-filled jeopardy-style workshop about all things composting and sustainability with Hippo Sak! You’ll learn about what you can and can’t compost, ways to reduce food waste, and recycling tips and tricks. Make the most of your gardening this year by naturally enriching soils and limiting the need to use harmful chemicals with compost!
Addressing climate change can be complicated and confusing, especially when it comes to ways to take action. How much of the solution is linked to recycling versus supporting system-level changes? Can day-to-day actions really make a difference? Join Dr. Joellen Russell and Erin Callahan as they explore why climate change should be a priority for everyone, how to talk about it with other moms, and what you can do to help.
Most parents experience picky eating with their child at one time or another. However, it can look quite different to each child and family. Registered dietitian and mom, Andie Schwartz, is sharing how you can be prepared when some of these sticky situations arise. Discover effective picky eating strategies for toddlers, as well as tips from the Happy Family Organic’s Picking Eating hub, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Discover the amazing fruits that make AMARUMAYU super! Mark Mallardi, general manager of AMARUMAYU, shares how they’re answering the call of Mother Nature to prevent deforestation, fight global warming, and protect the indigenous peoples who are guardians of the Amazon. Plus, he provides several delicious recipes, perfect for you and your kids to enjoy!
Hear from Jameson Rodgers, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer of CBDfx, about all things CBD. He’s explaining more about what CBD really is, the different types of CBD and what you can expect from them, as well as what to look out for when buying it. He’s also covering the role of lab reports, how to educate yourself about CBD, and what you need to think about when looking into types of CBD products you might want to try.
Do you know about the problems surrounding “Newborn Gut Deficiency?” Learn more about this hidden problem, what causes it, and the connection between bad bacteria and long and short term problems from Evivo registered dietician, Megan Landrum. She’s sharing more on what parents can do to optimize your baby’s gut health in the first six months and how you can restore missing good bacteria with Evivo.
Bloggers + Influencers will also have access to all of the Community Track sessions.
Did you know that Pinterest is technically not a social media platform, but is actually a visual search engine? It’s the second largest driver of traffic yet only 27% of marketers are using the platform. Learn how you can boost engagement with Pinterest for months to come from esteemed health and wellness blogger and top rated Pinterest strategist, Tabitha Frost. She’s teaching all things Pinterest marketing, practices and strategy.
Viral Video Content: Your Guide to TikTok, Reels, and More
Speaker: Porsha Carr, Melissa Delgado, and Maria Wilson
She’s not a regular mom, she’s a TikTok mom! If you’ve ever wondered how you can jump into the mom world of video content creation on TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, and more, tune into our panel of video creating gurus. They’re sharing tips and tricks of creating multi-platform, high-quality video content, giving you the inside scoop on filters, effects, add text overlay, and so much more!
Finding ways to make life more fun and affordable for your family is important, and starting a blog as a side hustle can help! Asia Crawford, mother of two and face of the successful blog Frugal and Frills, is giving you the must-know info on how to get started. She’s sharing tips on where to begin, what programs to use, how to turn your blog into a content creator or influencer job, how to start getting paid partnerships, and more!
Whether you’re currently selling something and want to give it a boost or you want to learn what types of content to create for a new product, this session will show you how to do it all! Join Holly Homer, blogger and best-selling author, as she shares how you can use the content you create on social media and your blog to attract people who want to buy from you. It’s easier than you think!
Imposter syndrome is an internal collection of feelings of inadequacy that persist despite obvious success. One of the best ways to stop feeling like an impostor is to stop thinking like an impostor. Join Vasavi Kumar as she shares 10 ways to embrace yourself and cope with imposter syndrome. Discover how you can stop feeling like a fraud and start stepping into your own innate power.
A good content strategy is essential for organic traffic to your website. A solid strategy must go beyond getting green lights in a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) plugin. In this session, learn the best ways to optimize your content, how to develop an effective SEO strategy, where and how to research relevant keywords that drive organic traffic, and tips for creating cornerstone content.