Events/Media

2024

July 13th – Book Signing and Read Aloud at Connecticut Science Center Heroes and Villains Day

June 13th – Speaker on The NO LABELS, NO LIMITS podcast with host Sarah Boxx – “EMBRACING FILMMAKING IN EDUCATION”

April 13th (11:00 am) – Book Signing, Read Aloud, Live Music, Arts & Crafts for Mya McLure, The Brave Science Girl: The Toad Cave at Barnes & Noble at The Brass Mill Center in Waterbury, CT

April 12th (9:45 am) – Fox 61 Television – “TIME MANAGEMENT TIPS FOR TEENS

April 6th (11:00 am) – Book Signing, Read Aloud, Live Music, Arts & Crafts for Mya McLure, The Brave Science Girl: The Toad Cave at Barnes & Noble in Enfield, CT

March 30th – Featured speaker at the First LEGO League Explore Expo (Women in Science) at Connecticut Science Center

March 16th (11:00 am) – Book Signing, Read Aloud, Live Music, Arts & Crafts for Mya McLure, The Brave Science Girl: The Toad Cave at Barnes & Noble at Blue Back Square in West Hartford, CT

March 9th (11:00 am) – Book Signing, Read Aloud, Live Music, Arts & Crafts for Mya McLure, The Brave Science Girl: The Toad Cave at Barnes & Noble in Farmington, CT (near West Farms Mall)

2023

December 9th (11:00 am) – Book Signing, Read Aloud, Live Music, Arts & Crafts for Mya McLure, The Brave Science Girl: The Toad Cave at Barnes & Noble at The Shoppes at Farmington Valley in Canton, CT

December 2nd (11:30 am) – Book Signing, Read Aloud, Live Music, Arts & Crafts for Mya McLure, The Brave Science Girl: The Toad Cave at Barnes & Noble at Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, NY

November 29th – Speaker on JOYFUL COURAGE PODCAST with Casey O’Roarty (How to Encourage Discouraged Students)

November 24th (9:15 am) – Fox 61 Television – “INTRODUCING MYA MCLURE, THE BRAVE SCIENCE GIRL

November 14th (5:00-5:30 pm) – Live Event on Overcoming Teen Angst Summit

October 9th (9:15 am) – Fox 61 Television – “BULLYING PREVENTION

September 25th (9:15 am) – Fox 61 Television – “HOW TO REACH YOUR SELF-IMPROVEMENT GOALS

September 8th  – BUTTERFIELD official selection screening at the Silicon Beach Film Festival at TCL Chinese Theaters in Hollywood, CA (2:00 pm showing) – Award Winner: BEST INSPIRATIONAL SHORT FILM

August 25th (8:45 am) – Fox 61 Television – “WEANING KIDS OFF OF ELECTRONICS FOR THE START OF THE SCHOOL YEAR

August 21st (6:30 pm) – Fox 61 Television – “COPING WITH BACK-TO-SCHOOL ANXIETY”

April 18th – Speaker on THE MINDFUL MAMA PODCAST with Hunter Clarke-Fields (Seven Ways to Make Life With Teens More Fun)

March 26th – Speaker on THE DAD EDGE PODCAST with Larry Hagner

February 21st – Speaker on “Moments with Maria” podcast (Navigating the tween and teen years)

2022

December 15th – Speaker on The NO LABELS, NO LIMITS podcast with hosts Sarah Boxx and Emmy Award Winning Producer Ken Fay (Return guest appearance)

November 19th – Speaker on The Compassionate Parenting podcast with Hanan Sabry (The Things Your Teen and Tween Wish They Could Tell You) – Facebook Live interview

November 2nd-4th – Speaker at Parenthood: The Unconference (in person at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, Yas Island)

October 15th – BUTTERFIELD movie showing at Niantic Cinemas in Niantic, CT (10:00 am showtime) – Admission is free.

August 4th – BUTTERFIELD film screening at Bristol Public Library in Bristol, CT (6:30-8:00 pm) – includes film trailer, behind-the-scenes footage, Q&A with the director. Admission is free.

August 1stHARTFORD COURANT (article in the Arts & Theater section) – Simsbury teacher’s Connecticut-made film about learning to cope in the world, to be shown at Bristol library

May – Speaker on The NO LABELS, NO LIMITS podcast with Sarah Boxx (Breaking Free of Labels and Limiting Beliefs to Achieve Personal and Professional Success)

April 29th – BUTTERFIELD Red Carpet Movie Premiere at Henry James Memorial School in Simsbury, CT (6-9 pm)

April 19th BRISTOL PRESS/NEW BRITAIN HERALD (front cover feature article)Local Filmmaker to Screen Film This Month

2021

June 27th – Speaker at the 2021 Successful Parenting Summit

June – BOSTON GLOBE (article) – Families share 4 lessons learned from pandemic parenting

April 26th-30th – Speaker at the 2021 Practical Parenting Summit

March 31st – Speaker at the Local Filmmaker to Screen Film This Month

March 2nd – BAY STATE PARENT MAGAZINE (article in Lifestyle section) – “Child’s Play: Researchers say when it comes to toys, less is more”


2020

July 28th – THE ARGUS (page 51 (article in Lifestyle section) newspaper in Ireland) – “How to handle pre-teens with attitude”

July 23rd – THE JOURNAL (newspaper article in Newcastle, England) “The best way to handle pre-teen problems

July 21st – THE IRISH NEWS (page 21 (article in Family and Parenting section) newspaper in Ireland) – “Tips on how to deal with those tricky tween years”

July 17th – BREAKING NEWS – “How to deal with troublesome tweens”

July 8thParent Circle magazine – “The Importance of iMotivation for your Child (Personal Interview”

March 30th – April 10th – Speaker at the 2020 Conscious Parenting Masterclass with host Adriana Holguin (Conscious Parenting Masterclass)

March 8th – A Fine Parent (blog) – “How to Raise Kids Who Can Stand Up to the Peer Pressure at School”


2019

November 4thParent Circle magazine – “Balancing Screen Time and Family Time”

April 1st-7th- Speaker at the iShine Bright Parenting Series (www.ishinebright.com)

February 18th – Speaker at the 2019 Parenting Consciousness Conference (https://www.kidskintha.com/online-summit/)

February 12th – Facebook Live interview with Dr. Colleen Carroll at 6:30 pm ET: Raising Self-Aware and Empowered Children through Connection-Based Parenting


2018

December 20th-29th – Speaker at the 2019 Game Changer Global Summit

November 10th – Guest on “The Revolutionary Parenting Show” with Holly Yarbrough (https://therevolutionaryparentingshow.com/)

October 10th-30th – Speaker at the 2018 Inspired Parent Summit

August 10th – 9-10 am ET Skype Interview on The Dr. Stern Show: Empower Educate, Encourage (http://americaoutloud.com/)

July 25th – 5:30 pm, Donation, Ribbon Cutting, and Inaugural Graduation at ECAD in Winsted, CT.

July 10th – Medscape Tweet Chat (#MWIMChat) 7-8 pm ET

May 9th – Speaker at the 2018 Positive Parenting Conference

April 26th – Speaker at Empowered To Lead Conference at Mohegan Sun Convention Center


2017

December 7th – 7-8 pm, Book Talk, Q&A, and Book Signing at Easton Public Library in CT

October 12th – 7-8 pm, Book Talk, Q&A, and Book Signing at East Granby Public Library in CT

September 6th – 8-9 pm ET Facebook Live interview with Kate O’Brien from Game Changer

September 4th – 9-10 am on ABC (WTNH-8)  “Good Morning CT” – BACK-TO-SCHOOL

July 17th – 8:00 pm, Army Wife Talk Radio http://www.blogtalkradio.com/awtr There will be live call ins at (646) 915-8736

April 26th – 6:30-8:00 pm, Book Talk at Simsbury (CT) Public Library followed by a book signing

April 20th – 6-9 pm, Book Signing at Barnes & Noble at The Shoppes at Farmington Valley in Canton, CT

April 12th – 12:15 pm, Lecture at Central Connecticut State University – THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO RAISING TEENS AND TWEENS – (Held in The Student Center) followed by a book signing

February 20th – 8-9 am FOX 61 TV – Good Day CT – “STRATEGIES TO UNLOCK YOUR CHILD’S FULL POTENTIAL”

February 16th – Radio tour for the book launch of THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO RAISING TEENS AND TWEENS

January 2nd – 8-9 am FOX 61 TV – Good Day CT – “HELPING KIDS SET NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS AND ACHIEVE THEM”


2016

December 28th – “Empower-Hour” with #1 New York Times best selling author Marci Shimoff

October – SCTV – “SIMSBURY SCHOOL NEWS” for “Teacher of the Year” award

August 26th – FOX 61 Television – “BIGGEST CONCERNS KIDS HAVE ABOUT GOING BACK-TO-SCHOOL”

April 11th – FOX 61 Television – “STRESS REDUCING STRATEGIES”

March 17th –  Speaker at The 2016 Game Changer Global Summit

February 15th – FOX 61 Television – “TEEN DATING VIOLENCE”


2015

December 24th – FOX CT Television – “FUN THINGS KIDS CAN DO OVER THE WINTER BREAK”

November 29th – Keynote Speaker at the 2nd Annual MIND, BODY, SPIRIT EXPERIENCE (Warwick, RI at Crowne Plaza)

October 16-18 – ABOUT.COM EXPERTS EVENT

August 17th – FOX CT Television – “BACK-TO-SCHOOL”

June 22nd – FOX CT Television – “KEEPING READING, MATH, & SCIENCE SKILLS THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER”

June 3rd – ENCORE PRESENTATION OF CREATE YOURSELF GLOBAL SUMMIT

February 17th-March 7th – CREATE YOURSELF GLOBAL SUMMIT 2015

February 16th – FOX CT Television – “WHAT KIDS CAN DO DURING WINTER VACATION TO KEEP FROM BEING BORED”

January 19th – FOX CT Television – “CREATIVE WAYS TO KEEP KIDS FIT THIS WINTER”


2014

December 29th –  FOX CT Television – “GOAL SETTING FOR THE NEW YEAR” (The Morning Show – 9 am hour EST)

December 7th – EVOLVE web show with psychic medium John Edward

November 28th – FOX CT Television – “EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY” (The Morning Show – 9 am hour EST)

October 19th – BlogTalkRadio – “A Kind Voice on Big Ideas and Philosophy” (Live show – 7 pm-8 pm EST)

October 13th – FOX CT Television – “BULLYING” (The Morning Show – 9 am hour EST)

September 25th – FOX CT Television – “TEACHER TALK” (The Morning Show – 9 am hour EST)

August 22nd – FOX CT Television – “BACK-TO-SCHOOL” (The Morning Show – 9 am hour EST)

July 8th – CBS Radio – PEOPLE OF DISTINCTIONS with Al Cole

March 27th – JENNINGSWIRE podcast – “5 STRATEGIES TO GET CONTROL OF YOUR FAST PACED LIFE”

January 17th – “FROM GUILT TO GRATITUDE: YOUR ROAD TO HAPPINESS” TELESUMMIT