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You have likely landed on this page because your child or a loved one (grandchild? niece? friend?) has recently come out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or another sexual orientation or gender identity. I know the joys and challenges of parenting an LGBTQ child.

Or, maybe you’re here because your company or school is increasing its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) efforts. I can help you with that!

Scroll down to learn about the tools and resources I offer to support you, no matter where you are on this journey!

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Don’t panic. Take a deep breath. You are in the right place.

I’ve been where you are. I’ve felt the shock, the joy, the terror, the growth, the unconditional love, the firece mama bear response. It’s A LOT! And, it can be challenging to find support, guidance, resources, and education.

That’s why I’m here.

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Learning to Just Breathe

Learn more about how Heather Hester can help you on your journey.

Courses | Learning to Just Breathe

My digital course, Learning to Just Breathe, is an in-depth discussion and teaching of my four pillars – Embrace, Educate, Empower, Love, which are designed to support you and your child through the natural coming out process.

Learning to Embrace

Lesson 1 – Embrace
Lesson 2 – Get Yourself Grounded
Then 3 – Tell Your Kid You Love Them
Then 4 – Get on the Same Page and Buckle Your Seatbelt!

Educate – Back to School!

Lesson 1 – The Coming Out Process for Your Child
2 – The Coming Out Process for YOU!
3 – Research
4 – Support
5 – Understanding Mental Health (Specifically LGBTQIA Youth Mental Health)
6 – Substance Use and Abuse
7 – Allow Yourself Time to Adjust and Grow

Empower – You’ve Got This!

Lesson 1 – Empower, Advocate, Ally, Oh My!
2 – Positive and Healthy Communication
3 – Lean into Your Intuition
4 – Release Fear


Lesson 1 – Self
2 – Child
3 – Unconditional

Making this Course Work for You

Wrap-up and Robust Resources

Each lesson includes a worksheet with questions and reflections to deepen your knowledge and growth. The course also includes two robust resource modules that list my favorite websites, articles, books, and podcasts as well as a complete lingo and language section.  If you like to learn autonomously, at your own pace, this is perfect for you!


Do you have specific situations you’d like to process through? Do you like a more personalized approach?  I offer one-on-one, group, and email coaching.


1 1 on 1 Session
1 hour session


This “entry level” coaching session has been deemed useful by parents who are confused about the new journey they are on with their child. This is also the perfect opportunity to get some initial answers on all the big questions.



6 sessions 1 on 1
1 hour session


During these 6 sessions we’ll uncover your challenges, communication issues, and any other area of difficulty with the goal of establishing peace of body and mind when dealing with life changing events as well as integrating new tools and strategies. Ideal for parents and individuals looking to expand their knowledge overall.



12 sessions 1 on 1
1 hour session each


These 12, highly personalized sessions will help you overcome current challenges as well as prepare for future conversations and possible situations.  Practice and integration of new tools, and strategies empower you to move forward on this beautifully messy journey. Love and acceptance can help any family thrive and be happy.


Click the coaching option that feels right for you to get started now, or click below to schedule a 15 minute free chat to discuss which option is best for you!

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Hire me to speak at your next in-person or virtual event!

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) education is becoming increasingly important and valuable. Let me support you in your efforts!

Topics include:

  • Supporting Your Child Through The Coming Out Process
  • How to be a Good LGBTQIA+ Ally
  • How to Interact with Non-Affirming People Without Drama
  • The Language of LGBTQIA+
  • There’s a Process for Parents, too!

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Let’s Discuss Your Project


Whether you work with me on your own through my course, with me live (virtually!) through coaching, or hire me to speak and/or present for your organization, you are making a time-saving, stress-reducing, empowering investment in yourself and your relationship with your child! Let’s banish overwhelm and fear, and empower you to connect with and support your LGBTQ child!