Treat yourself to an evening out to learn from this experienced author, educator and Mum of 10. Kathy Lee Eggers, author of The Homegrown Preschooler, and A Year of Playing Skillfully, 101 Easy Wacky Crazy Activities, Solutions for Early Childhood Directors has been dedicated to the well-being of young children for over 25 years. As a former administrator and teacher, Kathy has extensive experience in the field of early childhood education. She is the mother of many children, both bio and adopted, as well as the grandmother of twin grandsons. Kathy has a weekly podcast called, Momfessions and is a sought-after speaker worldwide. Kathy is most often described as a passionate, experienced, and knowledgeable presenter. Our evening with open with Session 1: "Made for Play" What do jumping in mud puddles, building a fort, playing house, and scribbling with a crayon have to do with academic success? Everything. Join me to see what the latest research says about play and how to implement this type of teaching philosophy into your life with your children. Play Break: A short break for you to enjoy a good cup of tea and a biscuit while enjoying uninterrupted conversations with other Mums. We will have a few stations set up for Mums to get their hands messy with items like homemade herbal tea play dough and biodegradable water beads. Our evening will end with Session 2: "What Every Mum Needs to Know" Children get one shot at childhood and it is our job to make it count. In this presentation I will inspire and encourage moms of preschoolers with practical tips on how to engage and connect with young children. We will take a trip down memory lane that will make you laugh and possibly shed a few tears. Either way, you will be challenged and hopefully changed to take on parenting with a newfound passion.