When Parenting Backfires




This week's show highlights:

  • Unwire the whine - habits for happy kids
  • When parenting backfires


Our kids will create the future.  What skills should they be learning at school and at home to help them along the way?  Mike Ferry, veteran teacher and parent of four children, calls for us to teach happiness and innovation.  Humorous, optimistic, and personal, his book, Teaching Happiness and Innovation, offers new ways of thinking about parenting and education and the values our children need to attain.  Ferry discusses the importance of perseverance, gratitude, creativity, collaboration, and many other characteristics while offering suggestions to help kids develop them.

Dr. David Simonsen is called many things...honey, daddy, son, brother, counselor or even Doc David. Like you, he fulfills many roles in life. Some days he does them well, other days not so much. He always tries to be creative. Whether it's coming up with a unique way to spend time with his wife, creating a vacation to remember for his family or helping a couple or family find new ways to communicate, creativity and experience are important. He had been in practice for 16 years helping families, teens, and couples find ways to do life differently.

So pull up a chair, shake up a cocktail, and kick up your heels while you tune in to the refreshingly real talk about what it takes to be a functional - and fun - parent in today's wild world of raising kids.

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