CHILDHOOD Conference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gather with us April 17, 2021 for a day of encouragement, wisdom, and community as you navigate these precious years of parenthood.

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Who's CHILDHOOD for?

For all parents - homeschoolers, traditional schoolers, alternative schoolers, un-schoolers, and all the in-between. This Family-Style™ conference ticket includes entry for two (2) parents. 

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What about the kids?

Your children are invited to KIDS' CONFERENCE at our Learn & Play Studio (just minutes away from CHILDHOOD). This way, you can enjoy your time knowing they are in great hands (extra ticket add-on).

What can I expect?

Located at the beautiful Haus 820, CHILDHOOD will include speakers, breakout sessions, goodies from our fave local spots, a Market, and - best of all - a community reminding you you're not in this alone. 

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These speakers are sure to inspire and encourage you. 

Men and women from diverse walks of parenthood, each with their own personal experiences and stories to share. Hearing from them is like drinking coffee with your best friend and walking alongside your wisest mentor. Don't miss this opportunity to hear from them all-  one conference & for one day only. 

Jessica Zivkovich

@jessica.zivkovich

Jessica Zivkovich is co-owner and co-founder of WonderHere. She has 10 years of elementary teaching experience, as well as her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in education. Her favorite part of WonderHere is seeing kids’ eyes light up when they’re learning, and also getting to be in community with some amazing families. Jessica is married to her college sweetheart, George, and has two sweet sons. 

Tiffany Thenor

@raising.wonders

Tiffany Thenor is the co-owner and co-founder of WonderHere. After graduating from Southeastern University with her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, she taught in a Title 1 School for 7 years before her passion for education and strong desire to see learning done differently led her on the path to launching WonderHere with her best friend, Jessica. Married to her college crush, Jeffrey, together they have three wonderful and busy little ones: Jeremiah, Ezra, and Tahlia. When she isn't writing curriculum, blogging, or leading her team at WonderHere; she is decorating, homeschooling her children, exploring, and writing just for fun.  Everything she does and everything she is is for the Lord and she is grateful for everyday that she is here to serve her community. 

Jordan + Leslie Martino

@jordan.martino         @lesliemmartino

Jordan and Leslie have been married for 13 years. They have four awesome children who they have been homeschooling for the past seven years. They live in Central Florida. Jordan and Leslie are passionate about seeing people thrive in their faith and in all areas of life. We are so excited to have them host our first ever CHILDHOOD Conference!

Elsie Iudicello

@farmhouse_schoolhouse

Elsie Iudicello lives on a small farm in South Florida where she learns alongside her husband and four boys. Homeschool has been her jam since 2007. Elsie is a director of Classical Conversations and writes for various publications. You can find her work at www.farmhouseschoolhouse.com or on Instagram @farmhouse_schoolhouse. 

Greta Eskridge

@maandpamodern

Greta is a wife of 20 years and homeschooling mother to 4. 

In addition to home schooling, Greta fills her time with writing, and speaking. Her first book, “Adventuring Together” was released by Thomas Nelson in July of 2020.

Greta brings a message of hope, understanding, and encouragement to everyone who hears her. Her strong faith comes through in her compassionate, joyful heart. She truly loves connecting with people.

Jason DeMeo

@jaspace.art

Jason co-founded We Are Curio with a passion for helping people and organizations flourish through creativity, innovation, and design. His northeastern grit and contrarian mindset provides vision, experimentation, and identity to both the company and the clients it serves.

When not pioneering new paths for innovation, you can find him on the tennis court, painting, reading, or at Disney with his family.

Leslie Martino

@lesliemmartino

Leslie is a former graduate school professor and elementary school teacher. She is the creator and director of the Thrive at Home Coaching Program, designed to help homeschooling moms find clarity and confidence, and to learn practical skills to become more capable educators. 

Leslie is a wife and homeschooling mom to four children (including 6 year old identical twins boys) who keep her on her toes. She and her husband are originally from New York City, but now live in Central Florida. Leslie loves God, family, encouraging and mentoring others, exploring new things and places, creative endeavors, reading, and sappy movies.

You can often find her teaching Pilates, collecting nature treasures, or whipping up her own homemade personal care products in the kitchen. She is also a natural health enthusiast. 

Leslie maintains a blog at lesliemartino.com geared toward sharing her passion and experiences in the areas of education, homeschool, health and wellness, motherhood, and natural living. She’s active on Instagram @lesliemmartino. Please reach out if you have questions or want to chat!

Kevin Hull

 

Kevin B. Hull, Ph.D. is a licensed counselor in the state of Florida.

After completing his undergraduate training in psychology at the University of South Florida, Kevin completed his Master’s degree and Ph.D.in Professional Counseling at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Kevin became owner of Hull and Associates, P.A. in 2007 and specializes in play therapy with children and adolescents, as well as working with children, adolescents, and adults on the autism spectrum. 


Kevin enjoys swimming, biking, golf, reading, playing the piano, writing, growing orchids and bonsai trees, watching sports, swimming, playing with his kids, and going on long walks on the beach with his wife Wendy.

Torrie Oglesby

@the_oglesby_ohana

Torrie Oglesby is a homeschooling mama, Author, Speaker, YouTuber and Podcaster. She is a woman on a mission to encourage and uplift other women by building community. Through her Mama Matters Membership group on YouTube, Torrie has created an affordable resource to help mothers acheieve goals, grow together and learn to nurture and honor themselves. She's a coffee drinking, podcast binging, book loving woman who would enjoy nothing more than a hot cup of coffee, meaningful conversations and high vibrations.

Ida Mundell

@idamundell

Ida Mundell lives in Lakeland, Florida with her fun-loving husband of seventeen years and their four incredible children. A homeschool mom for ten+ years, Ida is passionate about cultivating life-giving relationships with her children and enjoys helping other parents do the same. When she's not on an adventure with her family, you can find her serving as the kid's pastor at Access Church or under a big stack of library books at her favorite local coffee shop, writing her own books. 

Bump + Mary Galletta

@bumpgalletta + @marygalletta

Josh Galletta (you can call him "Bump") and his wife Mary live in Lakeland, Florida with their two amazing kids, Emmersyn and Fynn.  Josh is a freelance illustrator and Mary is a freelance hair and makeup artist. Josh is co-founder of Lakeland Creative Makers, and volunteers his time to inspire other creatives. Before they started their own businesses, they worked in youth ministry for twenty years. They have worked as a team to homeschool their children for the past seven years.  Their journey to homeschool began as a way to spend more time with their kids, but has developed into a love of educating and bringing out the wonder of childhood.

Josh and Mary love spending time outside at the beach and in the mountains, getting coffee, collecting records, walking their neighborhood, and hanging with family and friends

Angela Rosenburg

@treelineenrichment

Angela Rosenburg has a Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy and 15+ years of experience in both clinical and educational pediatric settings. She currently owns and runs Treeline Enrichment, providing grand nature play experiences and outdoor occupational therapy services for kids. Angela has extensive knowledge in child development, play, sensory processing, social & emotional regulation, and motor skills. She is a strong advocate for play-based programming and learning to support the growth and development of the whole child.  
 

Register to sponsor a booth at our

CHILDHOOD Conference Haus-Warming Market!

Calling all creatives and makers! If you are interested in sharing your talents and artifacts with our Haus-Warming Market, register for a booth below. We look forward to hosting a Haus-Warming Market where versatile makers can sell their goods and creations for parents to bring home to their house. The Market hall will be open for shopping throughout the one-day conference. 

Booth Registration Fee (due upon invitation to join conference) : $125

We will notify you if your company is selected to host a booth for this year's event. 

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