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Karen Kindrick Cox
Karen is a homeschool mom with 20 years experience teaching her six children through significant and powerful EPIC adventures. After gradu ation from homeschool, her children went on to receive college and university degrees and carry the fire of passionate learning into EPIC adventures with the next generation. Karen has presented heart-firing, brain-firing how-to’s to homeschool moms, public and private school teachers, since 1989. She currently runs the online EPIC Adventure Academy and offers workshops and materials to help homeschool mothers ignite passionate learning and heroic living.
Steve Russell ” Vice, Liberty and the Hand that Rocks the Cradle”
Bio: Steve and Janis Russell have been married for 26 years and are the parents of eight children, all home schooled from birth. Steve is an attorney, having received his J.D. from Brigham Young University and his B.A. in music from California State University at Fullerton. He is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, having served a mission in Cochabamba, Bolivia. He has served on the Board of Scholars for the Sutherland Institute, the Parental Defense Oversight Committee for the Utah Department of Administrative Services, the Judicial Subcommittee for Drafting Legislation, the Utah Families Association, and is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States.
Caleb Warnock is the author of the national bestseller “The Forgotten Skills of Self-Sufficiency Used by the Mormon Pioneers.” Every photo in the book was taken in Caleb’s garden, and the book details the way Caleb and his wife, Charmayne, live every day. The book teaches the four methods for saving pure seed from your own garden, the health and nutrition benefits of baking with pioneer yeast, how to garden in winter like the pioneers, cellaring without a root cellar, backyard henkeeping, and much more. Caleb is a full-time journalist and has taught writing for 13 years. He has a master’s degree in composition from Utah State University.
Diann Jeppson “The Seasons of Learning”
Bio: Diann Jeppson is the founder and former President of the American Youth Leadership Institute, an organization serving the homeschooling community. She directs a large, annual Family Forum event in Salt Lake, largely focused on family, leadership and education. See TJEd Marketplace for more info. She provides a program designed to assist parents in creating their own unique homeschool grand strategy at LeadershipEducationFamilyBuilder. She received a bachelor’s degree in statesmanship from George Wythe University. She is a co-author of A Thomas Jefferson Education Home Companion. She and her husband Adam live in West Valley City, Utah and have four daughters.
Aneladee is a homeschool mom of six and grandmother of four. She loves to sew pretty dresses, play lov ely music on the cello, and give parties. She also has felt a call to help empower parents to get the best education they can for their children.
Kim Simmerman “Help for the Whole Foods Challenged”
Mary Ann Johnson “The Power of Being Present”
Mary Ann Johnson is a teacher, writer, and a homeschool coac h . She has a masters degree in education, has taught thousands of children over 40 years, and has worked as a homeschooling facilitator and coach for hund r eds of families.
She is passionate about teaching parents to have confidence in raising their children and educating them at home.You can find Mary Ann most days reading history and autobiography’s. She is married to her husband of 40 years, and enjoys spending time with her 7 grown children, 10 grandchildren, working in the garden and having “grandma school”.
Claudia is the mom of five children from Highland Utah. She has had a love for family history and temple work for years. She loves the blessings she gets from doing this work and wants others to have these blessings too.
Leah Shingleton “The Womanly Art of Wifing”
Leah is a homeschooling mom of five from Syracuse, Utah. She grew up hearing about her great aunt, Helen Andelin, who wrote Fascinating Womanhood. She has taught Fascinating Womanhood courses and knows the ideas work. She enjoys helping other women change troubled marriages into happy marriages.
Dr. Russell Anderson, LDS MD, on the importance of natural family planning (NFP) for the LDS woman
Bio: My name is Russell Anderson. I am a doctor (I went to medical school in California) and I graduated from the Family Practice Residency at the University of Utah in July of 2011. While at the U of U, I worked quite a bit with Dr. Joseph Stanford, who is one of the world’s leading researchers in natural reproductive technology. I’ve attended the Creighton Model physician conference in Omaha, NE, where I met Dr. Hilgers.
panel of moms who have experienced pain-free labor and childbirth