Lori is passionate about helping families build connections that last a lifetime. She meets moms and dads where they are with her warmth, transparency, humor, and straight-forward, faith-filled approach. Lori is a licensed parent-family educator, award winning author, podcaster, co-founder of 1 Corinthians 13 Parenting, national speaker, and parent coach.
She’s the lead Mentor Mom over at the Moms Together Facebook Community Page and group and has authored or co-authored 6 books. Messy Hope: Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety, Depression, or Suicidal Ideation, The Messy Life Of Parenting: Powerful and Practical Ways to Strengthen Family Connections and Messy Journey: How Grace and Truth Offer the Prodigal a Way Home are her most recently published books. She writes for a number of on-line magazines including: Focus on the Family, MomLife Today, Crosswalk.com, ChristianParenting.org, Just Between Us, Life Letter Cafe, and Her View from Home.
She has spoken in Georgia, Tennessee, Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio, Arizona, Michigan, Alabama, Kansas, Wyoming, Florida, California, Texas, Minnesota, and Colorado and is a member of AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association). The Wildenberg home is nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. A perfect day in Lori’s world is a hike with her Tom (her hubby) and their growing family!