Raising Joyful Children in a Stressful World


Katie Hurley, author of The Happy Kid Handbook.
Topic:
How to raise joyful children in a stressful world.
Issues: Understanding children’s personalities and temperaments; teaching children how to regulate their emotions; helping children discover the importance of empathy; teaching assertiveness skills; reducing children’s stress and anxiety; helping kids cope with frustration.

Happy Kid Handbook + Expect a Miracle


Katie Hurley, author of The Happy Kid Handbook.
Topic:
How to raise joyful children in a stressful world.
Issues: Understanding childre’s personalities and temperaments; teaching children how to regulate their emotions; helping children discover the importance of empathy; teaching assertiveness skills; reducing children’s stress and anxiety; helping kids cope with frustration.


Jenny Long, author of Expect a Miracle.
Topic:
A mother’s tale of brotherly love, faith, and the race that changed a family’s life.
Issues: The incredible, moving, and inspiring story of brothers Conner and Cayden. Cayden has spastic cererbral palsy and can’t walk or talk. But Conner dreamed about playing sports with his little brother and entered a triathlon with him. Since 2011, they’ve competed in more than 20 traiathlons together.

Raising Girls + Raising Boys + The Paradox of Modern Parenthood

Steve Biddulph, author of Raising Girls and Raising Boys.
Topics:
How to help your daughter or son grow up to be happy, healthy, strong, and well-balanced.
Segment 1 (on girls): The five stages of girlhood and how to help them go smoothly; how to deal with bullying, mean girls, and social media; ways to ease the transition into the teen years; what you need to know about healthy body image, food, and eating disorders, the importance of girls’ friendships and how to support them.



Segment 2 (on boys): The three stages of boyhood and how to help them go smoothly; how testosterone changes behavior and what to do about it; how boys’ brain development differs from girls’; how to help boys cultivate a caring attitude about sex; the impact of competitive sports on boys, and how to ensure it stays positive; how to find boy-friendly schools.



Jennifer Senior, author of All Joy and No Fun.
Topic:
The paradox of modern parenthood.
Issues: How children compromise the autonomy parents have grown accustomed to; how children affect parental decision making, division of labor, and can strain a marriage; the true fun in having children is just sitting back, being passive, and enjoying kids being themselves; much more.

Stop Saying “Yes” for the Wrong Reasons + Negotiation Generation + Overcoming Ignoring

[amazon asin=0399160590&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest: Amy McCready, author of If I Have to Tell You One More Time…Topic: The revolutionary program that gets your kids to listen without nagging, reminding, or yelling.
Issues:
[amazon asin=1591810566&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest 2: Adrianne Ahern, author of Snap out of It Now!
Topic: Four steps to inner joy.
Issues:Learning to understand—and overcome–the reasons people say yes to the wrong relationships, let anger lead them down the wrong path, fail at diets, and believe they aren’t good enough; making a quantum leap to a life of purpose, joy, and excellence.


[amazon asin=0425217019&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest 3: Lynn Reeves Griffin, author of Negotiation Generation.
Topic: Taking back your parental authority without punishment.
Issues: How to influence your child’s behavior—without controlling it; predicting and preventing challenging behavior; letting go of time outs, grounding, spankings, and other punishments; teaching by example.