Lori Wildenberg

Helping Families Build Connections that Last a Lifetime


“Who are you to lead a parenting class?” Apparently I hadn’t properly introduced myself. It feels awkward to state my bio before leading a class. But… the dad who asked the question had every right to inquire. He needed to know my background before he would embrace and implement my parenting suggestions and techniques. Perhaps you are wondering too.

Professionally I am a licensed parent and family educator, certified teacher, co-founder of 1Corinthians 13 Parenting, national speaker, and have written 4 parenting books.

I don’t think those credentials are the most important ones. I believe that personal experience is the place where wisdom is born, compassion is grown, and humility discovered.

I’m the mom of four now young adult kids (plus a daughter-in-love) and wife to Tom, my college sweetheart. Nothing smartens a person up faster, knocks one’s pride down quicker, or tenderizes a heart more than being a parent.

Parenting is my joy… most of the time.

If you are a mom, dad, grandparent, or a ministry leader looking for Christian faith-based parenting assistance or training you will find what you need here—no matter the age of your child— littles to young adults. You will feel inspired, encouraged, supported, and guided while being provided current and cutting edge information. You may even laugh a little along the way.

Personal parenting consultation or parent coaching, speaking at special women’s events and retreats, parenting workshops, and conferences are available. Just connect with me on my contact page to get the conversation started.

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I would love to join you in your parenting quest to build connections in your family that last a lifetime.

With faith, hope, and love,


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Eternal Moments Blog

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"I'm so stupid." "I can't do that." "I will only mess up." "I'm a bad kid." "I hate myself." "There's no reason to study. I will fail anyway."  Do your kids self shame like this? Do they verbalize negative self-messages? Do they have a defeatist mind-set? Do they...

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NEW Free Video Series on Parenting

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Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day! Today,  I am featuring a poem by my dad. This poem was written about my dad's (and my) favorite spot...The Cabin! Just recently I was able to share the  magic of the lake with four of my very dear friends! (Three of them are pictured below.) Rockland...

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What One Reader Has To Say

Friends, This is a portion of an article by mom and blogger, Jamie Bates. To read her review of Messy Parenting in its entirety please click on the link below. To find out more about Jamie and her blog click here. “Life is lived out in the unexpected.” When offered...

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What Happened When I Prayed for the Perfect Teacher

First grade is a big year. One that may cause some anxiety in moms and in kids. For many kids it is the first full day away from home. For many moms it is the first time an adult and non-family member will have such a great impact on the child. First grade can be a...

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