Madisyn Taylor is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of DailyOM. She has more than 20 years experience in personal development and alternative healing methodologies and has contributed to national publications as well as guested on many radio shows.
Later, the things we are taught at an early age are oftentimes the ones that stick with us for the rest of our lives. It is critical that young girls are raised on positive messages of self-empowerment, that ultimately, they are accountable to themselves and responsible for their own happiness. In A Dad’s Fun Guide to Raising Daughters, John Griffith shows how these crucial lessons can lead to a young woman preventing boundary violations rather than working through the pain after a violation occurs.
John Griffith is uniquely suited what it takes to bring a young girl into womanhood, as he is a devoted father, currently raising three daughters. For most of their lives, he has been a single parent.
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Award Winning Environmental Journalist and Stanford Media Fellow Mary Ellen Hannibal’sexplores how volunteers are changing the very foundation of science, and saving the planet at the same time, in her new book, Citizen Scientist: Searching For Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction. She shows that by combining new technology and smartphone apps with the passion of amateur observers, anyone can become part of the movement to save the biodiversity that we need to thrive. The book covers skeptics, demonstrating what makes Citizen Science “real science”, and shares what apps you can use to get involved and record data right in your own backyard. Mary Ellen’s adventure of exploration and discovery was kick started by the sudden loss of her father, which prompted her to examine her own past and contemplate the larger loss of species taking place all over the world.
Listen: Five Simple Tools to Meet Your Everyday Parenting Challenges by Patty Wipfler uses the latest research in the fields of neuroscience and psychology, along with tens of thousands of interactions with children and their parents on five continents to give even harried, on the go parents the practical skills to connect to their children. The focus of Patty’s work since 1974 has been teaching basic listening, parenting, and leadership skills to parents. She has led over 400 residential weekend workshops for families and for leaders of parents in the U.S. and in 23 countries.