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Mom Matters Event Series

Mom Matters is an event series from Charlotte Parent that brings moms together to hear from local leaders and specialists in the fields of wellness, media management and work-life balance. These two-hour luncheons are a dynamic and engaging way for moms to learn new approaches to parenting and family health.

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July 10, 2015
Topic: How to Be a Media-Savvy Mom
Asbury Park Grove, 9300 Bob Beatty Road, Charlotte, 11:30am-1:30pm

Join us as we explore strategies and approaches to smart parenting in the digital age at our second Mom Matters event. If you are a mom in 2015, you are not going to want to miss this event!

We will discuss:
  • The effects technology has on the developing brain
  • The pros and cons of cell phones for kids
  • The effects of social media on children
  • How to help kids understand technology and how they should use it
  • How to make wise digital choices for our families
Additional Event Features:
  • Full lunch provided
  • Sample local products and services
  • Prizes and giveaways
  • Networking with other Charlotte moms
Tickets: $20. SOLD OUT!

Meet the Speakers:

Melanie Hempe, Moms Managing Media
Charlotte mom Melanie Hempe is passionate about helping families balance technology with childhood. She offers busy parents easy-to-follow scientific information and practical solutions for real homes with children of all ages, and is one of the founders of Moms Managing Media.

Michelle Icard, Michelle in the Middle
Author, educator, and social leadership strategist, Michelle Icard helps adults feel more confident about guiding kids through the tween and teen social world. Michelle is the author of Middle School Makeover: Improving The Way You And Your Kid Experience The Middle School Years, and she created the social leadership curriculum, Athena's Path & Hero's Pursuit, which is used in schools across the country. Her website is


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