Boundaries in an Overconnected World + Distance Education + Army Resilience Training

[amazon asin=B00F8LP87Q&template=thumbleft&chan=default]Anne Katherine, author of Boundaries in an Overconnected World.
Topic:
Setting limits to preserve your focus, privacy, relationships, and sanity
Issues: Making social media, smart phones, and other devices work for you rather than against; tips to keep you focused at work and home; how to tell whether you’ve got a tech boundary problem; protecting your identity and your reputation; what to do if you can’t set boundaries for yourself (or your family).

Stephen Judd, Manager, Information Technology and Distance Education


MSG Jennifer Loredo, Master Resilience Trainer

Beyond Winning + LTG William E. Ingram + LTG Michael Ferriter

[amazon asin=0762786655&template=thumbleft&chan=default]Luis Fernando Llosa, co-author of Beyond Winning.
Topic:
Smart parenting in a toxic sports environment
Issues: Why kids shouldn’t do organized sports until about age 11; the importance of not trying to live your sports fantasies through your children; avoiding bullying, trash talk, and elitism; picking sports based on your child’s developmental stage; suggestions for how to revamp the youth sports industry.

LTG IngramLTG William E. Ingram, Jr. Director, Army National Guard


LTG FerriterLTG Michael Ferriter, Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management (ACSIM) and Commanding General, U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM)

Healing from Bad Mothering + Army Mental- and Physical Fitness + The General’s Kids

[amazon asin=0062204343&template=thumbleft&chan=default]Susan Forward, author of Mothers Who Can’t Love.
Topic:
A healing guide for daughters
Issues: The old cliche says that women marry their fathers–turns out, they marry their mothers; five types of mothers who can’t love: (severely narcissistic, overly enmeshed, control freak, mothers who need mothering, mothers who betray and neglect); recognizing the links between past and present–and how to make lasting changes.

Command Chief Warrant Officer, Phyllis Wilson, talks about mental and physical fitness in the Army Reserve



Jacqueline Goodrich, founder of The General’s Kids


Interfaith Families + Army Reserve Family Programs

[amazon asin=0807013196&template=thumbleft&chan=default]Susan Katz Miller, author of Being Both.
Topic:
Embracing two religions in one interfaith family
Issues: The growing phenomenon of dual-faith relationships; debunking the myth that raising children with two religions confuses children; the benefits of learning two faiths; how the interfaith experience enriches children, makes them more tolerant, encourages them to ask meaningful questions, and sparks creative thinking.


Brigadier General Tammy Smith, Director of Human Capital Core for the U. S. Army Reserve, talks about Army Reserve Family Programs


Becoming a Child Whisperer + Army Chaplains + Mentoring Female Servicemembers and Vets

[amazon asin=B00A6HR884&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest 1:Carol Tuttle, author of The Child Whisperer.
Topic: The ultimate guide for raising happy, successful, cooperative children.
Issues:Have a happier, more cooperative child using less discipline; repair troubled parent/teen relationships; know exactly how to best motivate your child; foster more natural confidence and success in your child.

Interviews with


Sergeant Major of the Army, Raymond F. Chandler III, and Jeanne Chandler

Guests: Sergeant Major of the Army, Raymond F. Chandler III, and Jeanne Chandler
Topics covered:

  • The Army’s Ready and Resilient Program
  • The Army’s commitment to military families
  • A candid, personal discussion of how the Chandlers struggled, coped with, and overcame the SMA’s PTSD, and the support and resources that are available to other families facing the same issues.

Additional important resources:
http://www.army.mil/readyandresilient/
http://www.army.mil/leaders/sma/
http://www.army.mil/news/health/
http://www.preventsuicide.army.mil/
http://www.myarmyonesource.com

Armin Brott is the father of three, a former U.S. Marine, and an internationally recognized authority on fatherhood. He’s the author of eight bestselling books on fatherhood, including “The Military Father: A Hands-on Guide for Deployed Dads” and “The Expectant Father.” His radio show, “Positive Parenting,” has been heard on more than a dozen stations throughout the US for more than 15 years. “Positive Parenting for Military Families” has been on AFN for nearly two years.

Armin is dedicated to giving dads and moms tools, support, and strategies they can use to be the best possible parents.

He has worked with Marine and Navy SEAL families in various locations, and has spoken at numerous Congressional briefings and health conferences about deployment, reintegration, and many other issues facing military families.