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Celebrate Calm Founder Kirk Martin has given over 600,000 parents and teachers in 19 countries very specific, practical strategies to stop the yelling, defiance, and power struggles. He understands you and your child like no one else because for over a decade, his family invited 1,500 strong-willed kids into their home. Please join Gardendale First Baptist Church and Kirk Martin for a laugh-out-loud funny and practical parenting conference on August 10th & 11th.

  • Get your kids to listen the first time.

  • Stop defiance, meltdowns, tantrums & arguing.

  • Improve focus, attention, executive function & organization.

  • Get kids off video games/ screens without a fight.

  • Create stress-free mornings, homework & bedtime.

Ready to become that calm, confident parent who knows exactly what to say and do in the midst of the meltdown? Good. We’re here to help you.


Conference Schedule

Saturday, August 10th | South Campus

  • 4:00 - 5:30 - Food and Games

  • 5:30 - 6:30 - Session 1 - 10 Ways to Stop Defiance, Meltdowns & Disrespect.

  • 6:45 - 7:45 - Session 2 - Discipline that Works: Get your Kids to Listen the FIRST Time.

Sunday, August 11th | North Campus

  • 9:15 or 10:50 - Session 3 - You’re Not the Boss of Me: Motivating Strong-willed Toddlers, Tweens & Teens.


Child Care

We will be offering childcare to ensure you have every opportunity to enjoy this amazing conference and strengthen your family! On Saturday night childcare will be held at the South Campus in the Dayschool area. Drop off will be at the Grubbs Avenue entrance. During the time you will be in the conference your child will go through rotation activities. Dinner will be provided and the cost is $10 per child. Deadline to register is August 4th. Any registrations after August 4th will be $20.