2019 speaker agenda: simplify motherhood





Erin LoECHNER - design for mankind

Author of Chasing Slow  and Founder of Design for Mankind, Erin Loechner has been blogging and speaking for more than a decade. Her heartfelt writing and design work has been showcased in The New York Times, Lucky, Parenting, Dwell, Marie Claire, Elle Decor, Huffington Post, and a two-season web special, garnering over one million fans worldwide. She has spoken for and appeared in renowned international events for clients such as Walt Disney World, IKEA, Martha Stewart and Home Depot. Now nestled in a Midwestern town, Erin, her husband, and two kids strive for less in most areas except three: joy, grace, and goat cheese.


Meredith Masony - That’s Inappropriate

Author of Scoop The Poop , Internet Sensation, Stand Up Comedian and Podcaster. Meredith has over 2 million followers on Facebook and is on a mission to make sure you know you aren’t alone when it comes to motherhood. She makes light of the situations that we face daily and is sure to bring a smile.


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Anne Adametz

Mentor | Acupuncturist | Yoga Therapist

Anne has traveled to over 20 countries to find and understand healing modalities like Yoga, Chinese medicine, Meditation, Mental Health, essential oils, and many other timeless world-class tools to heal. Within 5 years, she lost both her brother and mother, leaving her family emotionally traumatized and spiritually confused. She will share the exact tools she uses to feel at peace in every chaotic time in life. 



Tricia Rivas - Trixie’s Salon

Salon Owner | Makeup Artist | Philanthropist

Tricia is a native Des Moines' southsider. She attended La James International College. Tricia is affiliated with Aveda and has completed many hours of Aveda training. She has been a freelance makeup artist for MAC Cosmetics, Aveda, as well as a makeup educator for Toni & Guy Cosmetic Art Team. Tricia has also fulfilled her life long dream of doing makeup at Mercedes New York Fashion Week. Tricia believes in giving back to the community and started a non-profit called Dream Catchers



Danie Gohr - Catch This Mama

Podcaster | Event Planner | Coach

Danie is wife to a hilarious man named Chuck, mom to three beautiful girls and the Founder of Catch This Mama and the Bomb Mom Getaway. Danie believes that beautiful people do not just happen. Beautiful people are created after being drug through the mud of trial and error. Her mission is to provide a platform through her podcast, bookclub, blog, coaching series and Bomb Mom Getaway for moms of all backgrounds to come together and provide solutions to the challenges moms face on a daily basis.


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Nikki Hynek - dollup beauty

Makeup Guru | Entrepreneur | Innovator

Nikki is the Founder of Dollup Beauty, a company that exists to repurpose every woman’s daily beauty transformation with leisure and love. Her minimalistic approach offers everyday women uniquely tailored products that enhance their natural features. She believes that makeup should be kept simple. She wants you to love yourself, love your beauty process, and love your look.


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Mary Mccarthy - yoga by mary

Yoga Instructor | Meditation Leader | Curious Seeker

Mary is a yoga educator, wellness enthusiast, and devoted Mama of three.  Her passion for learning has inspired her to teach people of all ages and abilities, while adapting to the needs of each individual or group to help them "feel good at any age."  Whether educating a group about health goals or leading a yoga practice, workshop or retreat, Mary's contagious smile and laughter fill the room as she shares from her heart and invites you into the journey to be your best self.



Dr. Mollie James - Rebalance clinic

Founder | Medical Director | Gut Healer

Dr. James believes that healthcare does not happen in your doctor's office, but every day with every bite of food you choose, every activity you enjoy, and your outlook on life.  She is helping patients make the shift to happier, more peaceful living through health, wellness, and addressing the mind, body and soul. Only through addressing all of these areas can a person shine their brightest light into the world.


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kara swanson - life well lived

Certified Nutritionist | Recipe Developer | Meal Plan Creator

Kara’s passion is to show that eating clean + healthy is not only simple but also really delicious. Life is crazy and Kara loves making the food part a no-brainer by sharing quick + easy meals for those busy weeknights.



libby TRAUSCH - Breathe

Physical Therapist | Wellness Advocate | Yoga Instructor

Libby’s expertise is in helping people with the most complicated medical histories see a way forward, find relief, and even more importantly, rediscover hope. She has extensive training in Medical Therapeutic Yoga and weaves its’ theories and treatment techniques into all of her treatment sessions.



Sarah Kelly - The Haute Homemaker

Wardrobe Consultant | Blogger | Influencer

Sarah’s mission is to help you style your wardrobe & simplify your life. She wants you to focus on finding what makes you feel beautiful with what’s in your closet today, with the way your body is today! She aims to offer encouragement, love & grace in the tough yet rewarding seasons of motherhood.



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