As a Parenting Educator, Lael facilitates workshops and support groups that empower parents to create connections and stronger relationships with their children. Lael spent 15 years working in childbirth education and postnatal care, working with couples through pregnancy, birth and the first few years of parenting as a Doula, Calmbirth Practitioner and Postnatal trauma Counsellor. SHe is the Creator and Director of the About Birth Online Education Program, a pioneering way to learn about birth and early parenting.
Lael also created The Connection Program that she implemented in secondary schools all over Victoria, which focused on pleasure-based sex education along with relationship and self-awareness initiatives.
She is also the co-creator and co-founder of Woodline Primary School, an innovative new school based on emotional well-being and connection that is currently pioneering new ways of educating and supporting children’s wellbeing.
Lael is the co-host of The Aware Parenting Podcast and a sought-after public speaker who talks candidly about her experiences and her great passion; creating wellness in families through connection and communication.
As well as sitting on a few advisory boards and consulting with organisations around emotional awareness and trauma-informed practices, she has teamed up with The Resilience Project to deliver presentations around raising resilient children all over Australia in 2021/2022.
Her first book is due for release in August 2022 on raising resilient children.
Lael’s work has now extended to working with adults in the corporate space where she addresses the impact of imprints and trauma and how that affects relationships and stepping into our potential.
She is the mother of three big kids – who are teenagers and young adults and she is currently putting all her research into practice with them!