Michael J. Bradley is an adolescent psychologist and nationally recognized expert on adolescent behavior. A charismatic public speaker who has enthused standing-room-only crowds, he is the recipient of ten national publishing awards for his books, including the best-seller Yes, Your Teen Is Crazy! Dr. Bradley’s respect-based philosophy is at the heart of the presentations he has given to thousands of parents who are seeking ways to communicate with their adolescent children. From his talk you’ll learn: How the enigmatic teen brain works—and how it doesn’t; the Ten Commandments of Parenting Tweens and Teens; and the three top ways to earn your kid’s respect— and the three top ways to destroy it.
Vicki Hoefle is a parenting educator, mother of six, and has over 20 years of experience helping thousands of families. Trained in Adlerian psychology, Hoefle is author of Duct Tape Parenting: A Less Is More Approach to Raising Respectful, Responsible, and Resilient Kids. A master story-teller who is part comedian, part sage, mostly parent, Vicki offers ways to strengthen and enhance the parent-child relationship and bring out the best in each parent, the best in each child, and the best in each encounter. From Hoefle’s witty, straight-shooting talk you’ll discover: the five primary stumbling blocks to raising responsible and resilient kids; five solutions to help parents be more effective and allow kids to thrive; and answers for parents tired of playing sibling referee, maid, and shorter order cook.