Media Kit

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Laura truly enjoys connecting with people via media, podcasts, events, etc. This page features everything you need to have Laura speak at your event, on your podcast or TV show, at your bookstore or community event, etc. Please reach out if you need anything else. Thanks and play on!

  • Photos & Headshots
  • Bios
  • Book  cover images
  • Book blurbs
  • Social media handles 

“Laura was an absolute delight. We all felt re-inspired to play and left with levity in our hearts.” -Karisa Macias, The MomCo Event Coordinator

Bios

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Laura Haver is a mom, play advocate, author, speaker, life coach and former pro athlete. She is an expert in play, communication and happiness, and has helped thousands of people to experience more fun, fulfillment and joy in their lives. She has been featured on the Today Show, CBS, Fox, Parents and more, and is the author of Play Together: Games & Activities for the Whole Family to Boost Creativity, Connection & Mindfulness.

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Laura Haver is an expert in play, communication and happiness. She is on a mission to inspire people of all ages around the world to live more playful, vibrant and fulfilling lives. She joyfully shares her expertise as an author, speaker, life coach and mom. Laura has been featured on the Today Show, Fox, CBS, Parents, Tennis Channel and more. She lives in San Diego with her family where you can find them on the beach and playing around town! Want more fun in you and your families’ lives? Visit laurahaver.com to check out her playful offerings and gifts.

 

 

MEDIUM BIOS

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Laura Haver is an expert in play, communication, well-being, parenting and mindfulness. She is on a global mission to inspire people of all ages to live more playful, vibrant and fulfilling lives. She joyfully shares her expertise as an author, speaker and life coach.

Her book is called PLAY TOGETHER: GAMES & ACTIVITIES TO BOOST CREATIVITY, CONNECTION & MINDFULNESS (from Hatherleigh Press, 2023). It’s a go-to guide for family fun, filled with research-backed, screen-free games that also teach amazing life skills! It’s perfect for families, friends, classrooms, home and beyond.

Laura has been featured on the Today Show, Fox, CBS, Parents, Tennis Magazine, Tennis Channel and more. She has over 25 years of experience as a tennis and life coach, and has helped hundreds of individuals to experience more play, adventure, growth, inspiration and fulfillment in their lives. 

Want more fun in YOUR life? Visit Laura’s website, LAURAHAVER.COM, to download her free Playlist Planner. It’s a fun resource designed to help you get back in touch with what’s fun for you AND to make it happen! (You can also check out her blog, courses and free resources.)

 

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Laura Haver is on a mission to inspire people of all ages around the world to infuse their lives with play. She is a play, happiness and communication expert, author, speaker and life coach. Laura has helped hundreds of people and families to experience more play, growth and inspiration in their lives. She has been featured on the Today Show, CBS, Fox, Parents and more. Laura holds a master’s degree in international communication from Macquarie University in Sydney. She has over 25 years coaching experience in leadership, life design and tennis (for kids and adults). She is the author of Play Together: Games & Activities for the Whole Family to Boost Creativity, Connection & Mindfulness. Laura is the founder and leader of Author Moms (a community that connects, supports and inspires fellow writing moms). She is also a former tennis coach and professional beach tennis athlete. She is blessed to have two playful and sweet boys, to have married her summer sweetheart and to live in San Diego, CA near her extended family (and the beach)! You can learn more and connect with Laura at laurahaver.com or on Instagram at @lauramhaver.

 

LONG BIO

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Laura Haver is on a mission to inspire people of all ages around the world to infuse their lives with play to enjoy more fulfilling and vibrant lives. As a life coach, author, speaker, athlete and mom, she loves empowering her readers and clients to design and live lives they love. She has over 25 years of coaching experience and has helped hundreds of people and families to experience more play, adventure, growth and inspiration in their lives.

In March 2020, Laura started the We Write the Story Challenge with her two boys to bring play, connection and mindfulness to families and communities during the COVID quarantine. They created over 60 games and were featured on Fox News. She is the author of Play Together: Games & Activities for the Whole Family to Boost Creativity, Connection & Mindfulness. She has been featured on the Today Show, CBS, Parents, The Tennis Channel and more.

Laura is the founder of Author Moms, a community that connects, supports and inspires fellow writing moms. (Learn more on Facebook and Instagram @authormoms.) She is also the founder of Alchemy of Fun, a community for busy women who want to bring more fun, fulfillment and magic into their lives.

Laura is a 2x National Champion on the Beach Tennis USA Pro Tour and competed on the ITF Pro Tour. She was on the first American team to play at the World Championships, where she finished top 16. She continues to play and promote the sport locally.

Prior to family life, Laura had a blast earning her master’s degree in international communication from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, and traveling around the world.

Laura is blessed to have two playful and sweet boys, to have married her summer sweetheart, and to live in San Diego, CA near her extended family (and the beach)!

She is currently working on her next books and can’t wait to share them with you! To learn more, read her blog, sign up for her newsletter and connect with Laura, visit laurahaver.com. (You can also find her on Instagram at @lauramhaver.)

BOOK: COVER IMAGES & BLURB

PLAY TOGETHER

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PLAY TOGETHER is go-to guide for family fun! It is packed with quick and easy ideas that will have you laughing, talking and playing with your kids in minutes! Choose from over 60 research-backed, screen-free games and activities that are more than just fun as they also teach valuable life skills. You’ll be amazed at the wonder and connection these games open up in you and your family’s lives. Game categories include movement, kindness, creativity, connection and mindfulness. Perfect for families, grandparents, friends, teachers, coaches and beyond. Optimized for kids 12 and under and fun for all ages! “Playing has never been so fun! PLAY TOGETHER is a gift for families looking to add more joy and connection to their lives.” Marci Shimoff, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author 

 

REVIEWS

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PLAY TOGETHER: GAMES & ACTIVITIES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY TO BOOST CREATIVITY, CONNECTION & MINDFULNESS is a go-to guide for family fun. It features over 60 research-backed, scree-free games that also teach valuable life skills. It’s perfect for families, friends, classrooms, teachers, coaches, home and beyond. PLAY TOGETHER is a handy resource for quick and easy ideas that will have you laughing, talking & playing with your kids in minutes-you just have to pick a page and get started!

 

FULL DESCRIPTION

Rediscover play with over 60 screen-free family activities and games that promote bonding, connection, and growth.

Featuring over 60 games, Play Together is your go-to guide for family fun. Based on happiness, play, communication, and emotional intelligence research, the games and activities are more than just enjoyable. They also teach important life skills and catapult your family’s development in the following:

  • Connection
  • Creativity
  • Mindfulness
  • Kindness
  • Movement and more

Plus, they’re simple. You can play most games in five minutes using materials you already have on hand. Activities are categorized by type (see above) and include detailed instructions as well as tips, anecdotes and conversation prompts for families. Some of the games included are:

  • Marble Mania Madness
  • 3-2-1…Freeze!
  • The What If? Imagination Game
  • Cardboard Creations
  • Snap-A-Letter Scavenger Hunt
  • Make Your Own Puzzle
  • DJ Art
  • Floor Pong and more!

Ever wish life (and parenting) was more fun? Stop wondering what to do with your kids and instead begin to play together. You’ll be amazed at the wonder these games open up in you and your family’s lives. Optimized for kids 12 and under and fun for people of all ages!