This week's show highlights:
- Parenting from the sideline
- Wired to Whine
Janis Meredith, coach's wife for three decades and sports mom for 21 years is a sought-after youth sports expert, who sees life from both sides of the bench. She writes for her site jbmthinks.com as well as other sites such as USAfootball.com and Coachup and has been featured on CNN.com and Huffington Post. She produces a bi-weekly podcast and a bi-weekly youtube parent chat.
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, this book 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.
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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