Brenda Yoder is a national speaker, author, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and life coach whose passionis encouraging others when life doesn’t fit the storybook
image. Authentic and humorous, Brenda connects with women and moms in a way that will have you laughing and crying all at the same time. Her new book, Fledge: Launching Your Kids Without Losing Your Mind is a personal handbook for parents in the season of raising and releasing kids. It’s been endorsed by Jim Daly of Focus on the Family and was
Amazon’s #1 new release in motherhood. Brenda’s been featured in Chicken Soup for the Soul books: Reboot Your Life and Confident and Curvy; the Washington Post, and For Every Mom. Her first book for busy moms, Balance, Busyness, and Not Doing It All released in 2015. Brenda is also former teacher and school counselor and was twice awarded the Touchstone Award for teachers. Her ministry, Life Beyond the Picket Fence, is found at where she writes about faith, life, and family beyond the storybook image. Brenda is a wife and mom of four children, ranging from teens to adults, and lives on a farm in Indiana. You can connect with Brenda on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram. Join her Facebook page to follow the Fledge Parent Forum for moms releasing their kids.


Seminar Title: Fledge: Launching Your Kids Without Losing Your Mind

Seminar Description: Got kids? God’s plan for parenting is to raise independence and autonomous adult, but that’s more of a challenge in an age of entitlement and helicopter parenting. In this seminar, Brenda L. Yoder, licensed counselor and author of “Fledge: Launching Your Kids Without Losing Your Mind” equips parents with key principles to successfully let go at appropriate stages across the lifespan of raising kids, teens, and young adults.