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Jason & Cecilia Hilkey

Hosts of the Happily Family Conference

Mindful Parenting for High Needs Kids

Expert Advice to Lovingly Guide Your Sensitive, Strong Willed, Bright, Spirited, or Special Needs Child

Speaker Notes Available

Meet Your Speakers

Dr. Daniel Siegel

Dr. Daniel Siegel

Psychiatrist, Author, Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute

Byron Katie

Byron Katie

Creator of The Work, Author of “Loving What Is”

Dr. Ross Greene

Dr. Ross Greene

Author of “The Explosive Child”, Harvard Medical School, Founder of Lives in the Balance

Dayna Abraham

Dayna Abraham

Author of “The Superkids Activity Guide”, National Board Certified Teacher

Janell Burley Hofmann

Janell Burley Hofmann

Author of “iRules”, Speaker, Consultant

David Flink

David Flink

Author of “Thinking Differently”, Social Movement Leader for the Learning Rights Movement

Dr. Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Dr. Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Author of “Raising Your Spirited Child”, Parent Educator

Brooks Gibbs

Brooks Gibbs

Speaker, Social Skills Educator

Dr. Edward Hallowell

Dr. Edward Hallowell

Child and Adult Psychiatrist, Author of “Delivered from Distraction”, ADHD Expert

Dr. Ann-Louise Lockhart

Dr. Ann-Louise Lockhart

Pediatric Psychologist, Board Certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Founder of A New Day Pediatric Psychology

Dr. Mark Bertin

Dr. Mark Bertin

Pediatrician, Author of “Mindful Parenting for ADHD”

KJ Dell'antonia

KJ Dell’antonia

Author of “How to Be a Happier Parent”, New York Times Reporter

Dr. Eve Ekman

Dr. Eve Ekman

Social Scientist and Teacher of Emotional Awareness

Dr. Joseph Lee

Dr. Joseph Lee

Psychiatrist, Creator of Mental Healthiness classes

Dr. Kristin Neff

Dr. Kristin Neff

Compassion Researcher, Professor of Educational Psychology

Lynne Hurdle

Lynne Hurdle

Communication and Conflict Resolution Expert, Creator of Soul of Conflict Summit

Maria Davis-Pierre

Maria Davis-Pierre

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Founder of Autism in Black

Dr. Lea Waters

Dr. Lea Waters

Positive Psychology Researcher, Author of “The Strength Switch”

Seth Perler

Seth Perler

Teacher, Executive Function & 2e Education Coach, SethPerler.com

Dr. Dawn Huebner

Dr. Dawn Huebner

Clinical Psychologist, Author of “Outsmarting Worry”, Parent Coach

Oren Jay Sofer

Oren Jay Sofer

Author of “Say What You Mean”, Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication, Senior Program Developer at Mindful Schools

Vibha Arora

Vibha Arora

Marriage Family Therapist, Positive Parenting Coach

Joanna Faber & Julie King

Joanna Faber & Julie King

Educators, Authors of “How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen”

Dr. Lara Honos-Webb

Dr. Lara Honos-Webb

Psychologist, Author of “The Gift of ADHD”

Magdalena Garcia

Magdalena Garcia

Educator, Parenting Coach, Rights Of Passage Coach And Ritual Facilitator

Cecilia and Jason Hilkey

Cecilia & Jason Hilkey

Founders of Happily Family, Educators, Social Entrepreneurs

“The amount of information and the quality of speakers that you arranged
 to be a part of this conference is truly impressive.”

-Karin-

“This conference is the best thing that happened during my parenting experience.”

-Rimgaile-

“Your event was absolutely fabulous! The way your wife and you interacted with the professionals was just amazing.”

-Carole-

“This conference has been beyond inspiring for me! The interviews are all amazing and packed with information.”

-Mia-

“Thank you for putting together an AMAZING conference!! Such a fantastic wealth of knowledge.”

-Oana-

“My mind is blown! I can't thank you enough for this conference and the extension! Truly amazing!”

-Courtney-

“This conference has been SO AMAZING - just what I needed and incredibly insightful and eye-opening!!”

-Rebecca-

This Conference is for you if:

  • You have a sensitive, strong willed, bright, spirited, or special needs child in your family (or you teach one)
  • You want expert advice to guide your child to make friends, stay motivated, do their best and yet feel loved by you no matter what
  • You want to use connection and understanding to help your child manage their feelings and behaviors (rather than threats or bribes)
  • You are curious about when to have healthy boundaries and when to let things slide

Join tens of thousands of other parents, professionals, researchers, and authors sharing the science of parenting.

Get practical tools to make everyday family life easier.

This Conference is for you if:

  • You have a sensitive, strong willed, bright, spirited, or special needs child in your family (or you teach one)
  • You want expert advice to guide your child to make friends, stay motivated, do their best and yet feel loved by you no matter what
  • You want to use connection and understanding to help your child manage their feelings and behaviors (rather than threats or bribes)
  • You are curious about when to have healthy boundaries and when to let things slide

Join tens of thousands of other parents, professionals, researchers, and authors sharing the science of parenting.

Get practical tools to make everyday family life easier.

Mindful Parenting for High Needs Kids

Expert Advice to Lovingly Guide Your Sensitive,

Strong Willed, Bright, Spirited, or Special Needs Child