Darlynn offers a wide range of parenting, adoptive parenting, and relationship related topics. Darlynn speaks to varied audiences, including school events, parenting and adoption conferences, mom's groups and churches.  She is known for her ability to captivate the audience through her interactive and often humorous approach. By providing clear examples and concrete strategies, she helps parents better understand how to handle common parenting challenges. Everyone walks away equipped with tools that they can put to work immediately.

Darlynn's most popular talks include :

- The Behavior Spiral: Changing the dynamic in your home

- Understanding Your Adoptee: The Brain, trauma and the importance of Emotional Coaching.

- Limit Setting & Consequences: Setting limits that really work

- Emotional Coaching: Teach your children emotional literacy

- Parental Anger & Tools: Learn a practical tool to help balance your anger

- Childhood Triggers: Understanding the roots of your anger and sadness

- Creating Rhythm: Easy routines to help simplify your day-to-day parenting life she is also happy to customize curriculum to meet the needs of your organization.



What About When...?

JUNE 11, 2016/ 9am to 3pm

LOCATION: CAP Studio    13752 Ventura Blvd   Sherman Oaks, CA

PRICE: $75 per person ($25 for co-parent) -- price includes refreshments. Lunch on your own.

Parents will learn how to stay CALM, be CONNECTED and offer CORRECTION that teaches responsibility without shame or guilt. Parents of all ages will walk away with new tools to calm the chaos in their home.


What About When...? Q & A

September 16 / 9 to 11 am (pst)

LOCATION: Hollywood Presbyterian Church, Hollywood


A Q & A designed just for Mom's.  Join me at Mom's Connect for this dynamic workshop with practical answers to your everyday parenting problems.

The Behavior Spiral

October 7 / 6:30 TO 8 PM (PST)

LOCATION: Colfax Elementary School, Valley Village, CA


Part of Colfax Elementary's Speaker Series.  This evening will be a great opportunity to learn more about the Behavior Spiral and how you can change the dynamic in your home.  Learn how to manage your anger and frustration so you can help connect with your child before correcting off-track behavior.



"I just wanted to thank you the inspiring lecture this morning. You have such a gift and I feel quite fortunate to have connected with you. As you saw, the parents were so engaged with what you presented and left thirsty for more.  I'm very much looking forward to continuing to partner with you in the future. Our community is going to benefit tremendously!  With much appreciation."

"Darlynn Childress and the Parenting the Whole Child speaker series was a BIG hit with all the moms. We liked her content, humor, approach, humility. It was suggested that Darlynn comes back for a review/condensed segment and Q&A sessions."

- Valerie Segall

- Megan Pennie

Ilan Ramon Day School, Agoura Hills

Moms Connect, Hollywood


  • June 2016 CAP Studio, Sherman Oaks
  • May 2016 Moms Connect, Hollywood
  • March 2016 Mariposa School, Agoura Hills
  • October 2015 - Mom's Connect, Hollywood
  • October 2015 - Colfax Elementary Speaker Series, Valley Village
  • September 2015 - Mom's Connect, Hollywood
  • September 2015  - AdoptTogether Guest, Podcast
  • June 2015 - Ilan Ramon Day School, Agoura HiIlls
  • April 2015 - Mom's Connect, Hollywood
  • April 2015 - Adopt Together, Webinar
  • March 2015 - Mom's Connect, Hollywood
  • November 2014 - Adopt Salon Conference, Los Angeles
  • April 2014 - Therapy In Action, Reseda


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