Kayla and her husband Ryan have 6 children, 4 adopted from foster care. They spent 10 years as foster parents and have learned many of the things they share with families, churches, and schools in the trenches. She is a co-founder of One Big Happy Home and is considered an expert on childhood trauma.
Along with her husband, she has developed training materials and programs for churches, schools, and parents educating them on trauma and its impacts. Kayla is also an affiliate trainer with Trauma Free World, an ETC Parent trainer, TBRI practitioner, and the Executive Directory of Tapestry. She speaks at churches, schools, conferences, and retreats nationwide.
As a parent coach, Kayla loves helping parents discover new parenting tools and see real change in the relationship with their kids.