Deborah Porter is a sought-after, influential voice on parenting and motherhood. She is a champion for moms everywhere and works with mothers globally.
As a consultant with organizations and businesses, Deborah works to provide support beyond maternity leave for working parents, minimizing agency turnover and employee burnout.
Deborah graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va and went on to work in the criminal justice field in Central and Northern Virginia. As a probation/parole officer and criminal investigator, Deborah was an added resources to the agencies and courts that served those populations. Years after becoming a mother, she decided to take those same skills and investigate anything that would make things run smoother in her home and in life.
As a media contributor on all things parenting, Deborah is a recurring expert guest on CBS Virginia This Morning and ABC’s The MotherSide in Washington, DC, to name a few. Her advice column, Balance Life with Coach Deborah in Washington Parent, helps parents navigate the chaos and find their unique balance in parenting and in life. Deborah's articles have been featured in Parents, Grown and Flown, Collegiate Parent, Motherly and others.
Deborah sits on the board of MOPS International, a worldwide organization that supports over 100,000 moms globally. She is also a board member for New Horizons of SWFL. This non-profit provides tutoring, mentoring and faith-building experiences to hundreds of Southwest Florida's most vulnerable youth. Visit www.deborahporter.net for free parenting resources and more.