Meet lori


Lori is passionate about helping families build connections that last a lifetime. She meets moms, dads, and grandparents where they are with her warmth, transparency, humor, and straight-forward, faith-filled approach. Lori is a licensed parent-family educator and coach, award winning author, cohost of the podcast MOMents with Lori & Lee Ann (sponsored by Raising Christian Kids, Lee Ann Mancini) , co-founder of 1 Corinthians 13 Parenting, and national speaker.

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,,, Just Between Us, Life Letter Cafe, and Her View from Home.

She has spoken in Oregon, 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!

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