Katie Hurley, author of The Happy Kid Handbook.
Topic: How to raise joyful children in a stressful world.
Issues: Understanding childre’s personalities and temperaments; teaching children how to regulate their emotions; helping children discover the importance of empathy; teaching assertiveness skills; reducing children’s stress and anxiety; helping kids cope with frustration.
Jenny Long, author of Expect a Miracle.
Topic: A mother’s tale of brotherly love, faith, and the race that changed a family’s life.
Issues: The incredible, moving, and inspiring story of brothers Conner and Cayden. Cayden has spastic cererbral palsy and can’t walk or talk. But Conner dreamed about playing sports with his little brother and entered a triathlon with him. Since 2011, they’ve competed in more than 20 traiathlons together.