[amazon asin=1607743507&template=thumbleft&chan=default]Alanna Levine, author of Raising a Self-Reliant Child.
Topic: A back-to-basics parenting plan from birth to age six.
Issues: Instilling independence in our children from the start; healthy sleep habits; self-discipline; potty training; conflicts with siblings and friends; problem solving and decision making; the dangers of praising too much.
[amazon asin=0743272404&template=thumbleft&chan=default]Philip Done, author of 32 Third Graders and One Class Bunny.
Topic: Life Lessons from Teaching
Issues: Connecting what happens in the classroom to the universal truths around us; the delight of learning something for the first time; the value of making a difference
[amazon asin=B004LQ0HW0&template=thumbleft&chan=default]Rafe Esquith, author of Lighting Their Fires.
Topic: Raising extraordinary children in a mixed-up, muddled-up, shook-up world.
Issues: Tools to guide your children to success in school and in life; how arming your children with a few simple tools (punctuality, selflessness, patience, for example), can turn them into extraordinary students and extraordinary people.