Happily Family Free Online Conference October 5-9

Cecilia and Jason Hilkey

Jason & Cecilia Hilkey

Hosts of the Happily Family Conference

Raising Resilient Kids
in an Anxious World

25 Experts Offer FREE Support for Mindful Parents to Raise Connected and Confident Kids

Meet Your Speakers

Dr. Daniel Siegel

Dr. Daniel Siegel

Psychiatrist, Author, Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute

Leslie P. Arreola-Hillenbrand

Leslie P. Arreola-Hillenbrand

Latinx Parenting, Parent Coach, Early Childhood Teacher

Dr. Kristin Neff

Tosha Schore

Parent Coach, Co-author of Listen: Five Simple Tools to Meet Your Everyday Parenting Challenges

Julie Lythcott-Haims

Julie Lythcott-Haims

Author of How to Raise an Adult, Former Stanford Dean

Ali Smith

Ali Smith

Co-Founder of the Holistic Life Foundation

Gemma Hartley

Gemma Hartley

Author of Fed Up: Emotional Labor, Women, & the Way Forward

Dr. William Stixrud

Dr. William Stixrud

Author of the Self Driven Child, Clinical Neuropsychologist

Ned Johnson
Ned Johnson
Author of the Self Driven Child, Founder of PrepMatters
Suzanne Tucker
Suzanne Tucker

Founder of Generation Mindful, Physical Therapist

Dr. Lynyetta Willis

Dr. Lynyetta Willis

Licensed Psychologist, Author of ​My Forgotten Self

Dr. Kristin Neff

Dr. Kristin Neff

Compassion Researcher, Professor of Educational Psychology

Janine Halloran

Janine Halloran

Founder of Coping Skills for Kids, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Meena Srinivasan

Meena Srinivasan

Founder of Transformative Educational Leadership

Dr. Ross Greene

Dr. Ross Greene

Author of The Explosive Child, Founder of Lives in the Balance

Dr. Dan Peters

Dr. Dan Peters

Psychologist, Author, Co-founder of Parent Footprint

Rosalind Wiseman

Rosalind Wiseman

Author of Queen Bees and Wannabes, Educator, Speaker

Todd Adams

Todd Adams

Host of Zen Parenting Radio, Life Coach

Cathy Adams
Cathy Adams

Host of Zen Parenting Radio, Author, Clinical Social Worker

Renee Jain

Renee Jain

Founder and Chief Storyteller of GoZen!, Psychologist

Dr. Christopher Willard

Dr. Christopher Willard

Psychologist, Author of Raising Resilience, Harvard Medical School

Amy Lang

Amy Lang

Sexual Health Educator, Counselor

Jo Langford

Jo Langford

Therapist, Sex Educator, Author of The Pride Guide

Stephanie A. Brill

Stephanie A. Brill

Founder of Gender Spectrum, Author of The Transgender Teen

Dr. Tina Payne Bryson

Dr. Tina Payne Bryson

Psychotherapist, Author of Bottom Line for Baby

Leslie Potter

Leslie Potter

Psychotherapist, Parenting Coach

Dr. Barbara Natterson Horowitz

B. N. Horowitz, MD

Harvard and UCLA evolutionary biologist, Author of Wildhood

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 appreciate the science of parenting and want to make informed choices about how to raise your kids
  • You’re concerned about how kids are being affected by anxiety, depression, screens, the pandemic, racial inequality, and climate change.
  • You value the relationship you have with your child and strive to use alternatives to threats and punishment.

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 appreciate the science of parenting and want to make informed choices about how to raise your kids
  • You’re concerned about how kids are being affected by anxiety, depression, screens, the pandemic, racial inequality, and climate change.
  • You value the relationship you have with your child and strive to use alternatives to threats and punishment.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What can I expect to get out of the conference?

You will receive cutting edge information about:

  • the science behind social-emotional learning, mindfulness, and play
  • how to communicate effectively with kids
  • how to help kids handle their feelings
  • how to work effectively with kids during times of conflict

and much more…

When does this conference start?

The Happily Family Conference is from October 5-9th, 2020.

Each day, 5 presenters will be featured.

Is there a live component to the conference?

Many conference attendees are in the Happily Family Conference Facebook group.

Some of the conference presenters will be in the group on the day of their interview to answer questions directly with people.

And, starting Day 1 – Monday, your hosts, Cecilia and Jason Hilkey, will be on “Facebook Live” every morning at 9am Pacific to kick things off. See you then!

Where is the Happily Family Conference?

The Happily Family Conference is a virtual event, sometimes referred to as a summit. It is online, global, and FREE to attend.

You can “attend” the conference on this website from your laptop or phone, wherever you have access to the Internet.

What time will these presentations be broadcast?

All of the presentations will be available for 24 hours, starting at 6am Pacific Time (that’s California time), ending the following day at 6am.

You can view any of the 5 presentations anytime during that period.

Each day you will receive an email explaining how to access the speakers of the day.

To convert the time into your local time you can use this time zone converter tool.

How long are the presentations?

They vary from 30-60 minutes each.

Can I get a certificate for continuing education or for adoption/foster parent training, etc.?

Yes, we will give you a Certificate of Completion with the purchase of the conference recordings, which will be available during the conference.

You will need to determine that the certificate will be accepted and meet the educational requirements for your organization.

RAISING RESILIENT KIDS
IN AN ANXIOUS WORLD

25 Experts Offer FREE Support for Mindful Parents
to Raise Connected and Confident Kids
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