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Leah Spina is a former journalist, mother of three young children, and author of Amazon Best-Seller Stop and Smell Your Children: Laugh and Enjoy the Little Years. Her message is encouraging mothers of young children to laugh and enjoy, not just endure, the little years. She uses real life stories to illustrate points and delivers concrete ideas and tips for busy moms to easily incorporate in their daily routines. Leah is available to speak at your event.

If you are interested, please contact Leah Spina at leahspina@gmail.com

If you’d like to see her in action, enjoy Leahtube videos on new parenthood on the video page.

“Leah is a dynamic, relatable speaker who had us both laughing and crying when she shared with our group. Not only is she currently walking through the ever-challenging preschool years, but she has such a beautifully encouraging perspective. She really encouraged our moms not just to survive, but to thrive in finding creative ways to connect with their young children and find humor and perspective in the tough moments! If you are looking for a speaker who can truly relate from the trenches of young motherhood, Leah is the PERFECT choice! I immediately implemented a couple of the ideas she shared, and have been so encouraged by the difference a simple change in perspective can bring.”  

~Rachel Vecera

“From the moment Leah started speaking, we were laughing, nodding in agreement and taking notes. She has a special, timeless message about enjoying your children in the chaos of these little years. She is funny, encouraging and entertaining! Leah has a way of connecting to moms in a humorous, memorable way. We highly recommend her to other groups!”

~Faith Burke, Publicity Coordinator,

“What a joy it was to have Leah Spina speak to our group. Professional and prepared, she shared stories and points that were funny and resonated for a mom of preschoolers. I even had a take away; using every day occurrences (diaper changes, car seat buckling, handing out a snack, etc.) to be the trigger to cause me as a mom to stop, and connect with my child’s heart. It could be a kiss, a high five, and cupping of their face and staring in their eyes for a moment. Simple, yet powerful! Several moms took notes and shared they really enjoyed her.”

~Aprel Dobson

“Leah was such a wonderful speaker. She was very organized and professional. Her presentation was beautiful and her words were well thought out. We requested discussion questions we could talk through with our group, which was promptly delivered. Leah was also relatable. We are a group of mothers with young children at home, which is exactly where she is in life. She told real life struggles with humor and humility. Leah had our group laughing throughout her whole talk. Lastly, she shared great ideas to embrace the small victories every day. We had many moms buying her book for themselves and as gifts! Leah is a funny, witty, relatable speaker that any group would love to hear!”

~Julie Dinsmore

“Leah Spina came and talked to our group this week and she was a huge hit! She was captivating from the start. She shared the ups and downs of her personal journey in motherhood and she had me laughing and crying. She’s also a mom of preschoolers, so she’s very relatable. I thoroughly enjoyed the topic of her presentation as well as her delivery style. She was a blessing to our group!!”

~Julie Zoutendam

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