ICEA Conference 2016

I just got back from the annual ICEA (International Childbirth Educator’s Association) Conference in Denver, Colorado. I don’t get to go every year, but I’d like to! These educational conferences are invaluable in keeping me current. Plus I love networking with other passionate-about-all-things-pregnancy-birth-and-parenting professionals! And snagging a boatload of my required continuing education credits for […]

So THIS happened today…

Member Spotlight: Barb Buckner Suárez Meet Lamaze member and 19-year childbirth educator veteran, Barb Buckner Suárez, BA, LCCE, FACCE, who teaches Lamaze series classes for two hospitals in Portland, Oregon. One of Barb’s goals as an educator is to help families “embrace vulnerability, as opposed to trying to run away from it, so that the […]

Educating Educators!

Not so long ago, I had the pleasure of working with a room full of Health Educators for a training session I’d developed to help these professionals increase the level of engagement they have with their students. No pressure, or anything, but when the title of your presentation is: “Teach to Reach: Six Rules of […]