PARENTSPEAK: THE TALK

"A captivating and powerful speaker, Lehr engages with her brilliant rhetoric, clever storytelling and astute insights." 

— PROFESSOR JENNIFER BERRY

     Women's Studies, CSUN

"Offering an unusually thoughtful and wide ranging presentation of ideas, Ms. Lehr is remarkable, delightful, funny, insightful, very worthwhile and original."                                       

"How many ways do I love this author? As a nursery school director, I am ever grateful for her addressing a skeptical crowd who all left wanting more!

— DOUGLAS LOVE

     Parent Educator, Kirkland, OR

— JANE  WALKER, Director

     San Marino Community Church Nursery School

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"I love Lehr’s clarity, her respect for children, and
her ability to make it fun for audiences as
the have their worldview dismantled and renovated. 

 — DR. LAURA MARKHAM —
founder Ahaparenting.com and 
author of Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids

Smart, funny and fearless, Lehr challenges audiences of parents, educators and college students alike to radically rethink our culture's fundamental beliefs about how adults "should" relate to, talk to and treat children.  


Lehr has captivated audiences of parents, college students and educators in intimate venues like preschools and elementary schools as well as at large conferences like SXSW and online events like  And the impact she has on college students who have just left home is tremendous as Lehr causes them to reflect on how they were raised has impacted their lives.   PARENTSPEAK is her most popular talk that addresses why so many of the following well-meaning phrases can cause so much harm, and what we can do instead.

 
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GOOD JOB!
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GIVE GRANDMA A KISS!
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