Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn, co-authors of Everyday Blessings.
Topic: The inner work of mindful parenting.
Issues: What is mindfulness? Using mindfulness approaches to become a better parent; learning to respond to our children with greater wisdom and compassion.
Anne Fishel, author of Home for Dinner.
Topic: Mixing food, fun, and conversation for a happier family and healthier kids.
Issues: Overcoming time-constraints, scheduling issues, and post-work fatigue; bringing gratitude to the table and averting complaints and conflict; the importance of conversation; getting the whole family talking, laughing, and engaging with one another—and keeping it up over time.