Meet the Staff

Sarah Hoppe-Savage


Sarah teaches Sign and Play classes at Gentle Parenting. She spends her spare time baking, gardening, and trying her best to prevent her toddler son from leaping off the couch again.  

Lindsey Klemp


Lindsey facilitates our Twins and Multiples Social Group. She is the mother to identical twin boys and currently stays home with them. Lindsey has her bachelors degree in science of education and taught preschool before having the twins.   Lindsey loves to socialize and gather with her family and friends, work on craft projects, be outdoors, and exercise. 

Josie Pyng


Josie is mom to a sensitive and sweet 5 year old and a sassy, precocious 3 year old. After spending several semesters of college in Europe, completing her degree in Peace and Social Justice, Josie worked in the non-profit sector in London, England before settling down in Madison, where she administrated a ballroom dance studio for 7 years before deciding to stay home with her littles full-time two years ago. She loves to create and has a minor obsession with fiber arts, so spends much of her free time crocheting, knitting, and sewing.

Megan Thornburgh


Megan is a teacher and mother of three. She is the founder of Gentle Parenting Madison. Megan has a master's degree in Special Education, a certificate from Yale University in Everyday Parenting and Child Rearing and a love for helping people learn. She has experience teaching adults, young adults and children. Megan was drawn to Love and Logic books as a young teacher and as her family expanded she found the information to be helpful in stressful parenting situations. After becoming a Love and Logic facilitator she found what she truly loves to do, help parents put the joy in parenting.