Building Children’s Mental Toughness + Living with a SEAL

Rob Bell, coauthor of Don’t “Should” on Your Kids.
Building your children’s mental toughness.
Issues: Why “sports is 90% mental” is 100% wrong; when and how to talk to your kids about their sports performance; helping kids find their passions in sports; when to push and when to back off.

Jesse Itzler, author of Living with a SEAL.
31 days training with the toughest man on the planet
Issues: An inspiring, hilarious story of friendship, discovery, fitness, muscle soreness, pushing limits, and the benefits of stepping out of your comfort zone.

Safety-Net Parenting

Leon Scott Baxter, author of Secrets of Safety-Net Parenting.
Raising happy and successful children.
Issues: The importance of letting our children fail—and learn from the experience; helping children find their passions and strengths; the difference between nudging a child in a particular direction and pushing; why you’re not your child’s friend—and shouldn’t try to be.

Finding Your Parental Rhythm + Finding Peace in Everyday Life + The Real You + Finding Your Life’s Calling

[amazon asin=1461027799&template=thumbnail&chan=default]Beth Gineris, author of Turning NO to ON
The art of parenting with mindfulness
Issues: Finding your rhythm as a parent; teaching your children to diminish their limitations; how to use playfulness to improve communication between parents and children.

[amazon asin=1608681580&template=thumbnail1&chan=default] Renee Peterson Trudeau, author of Nurturing the Soul of Your Family.
Ways to Reconnect and Find Peace in Everyday Life
Issues: Move through chaos and uncertainty with strength and ease; live every day aligned with your values and what matters most; release old habits, fears, and anxieties; and more.

[amazon asin=0470316683&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Robin Fisher Roffer, author of Fearless Fish out of Water.
How to succeed when you’re the only one like you.
Issues: Figuring out who the “real you” is; using your differences to your advantage; the importance of support; learning to adapt; why taking risks is critical to finding your niche.

[amazon asin=1416537244&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]William Damon, author of The Path to Purpose.
How young people find their calling in life.
Issues: How inundating students with activities may not help them in the long run; avoiding the lack of focus that hinders young people from finding their true passion; how parents can help young people identify what’s truly the most important thing for them; the difference between reasonable and unreasonable goals.