[amazon asin=0849947294&template=thumbnail&chan=default]Mark Gregston, author of Tough Guys and Drama Queens
Topic: How not to get blindsided by your child’s teen years
Issues: What’s so different about today’s culture? Parenting practices to avoid; parenting practices that really work; accepting that perfection is impossible; why conflict is the precursor to change.
[amazon asin=0767922425&template=thumbnail&chan=default]Monica Samuels, coauthor of Comeback Moms.
Topic: How to leave work, raise children, and restart your career even if you haven’t had a job in years.
Issues: What to do when you’re ready to leave work to be a full-time mom; how to maintain contacts while away from the job, how to execute a successful reentry into the workforce; getting through this life-changing process and coming out ahead.
[amazon asin=140275857X&template=thumbnail&chan=default]Hugh Delehanty, coauthor of Caring for Your Parents.
Topic: Practical advice you can trust.
Issues: Starting a meaningful conversation about potentially awkward subjects; locating healthcare; potential sources of conflict between siblings; the importance of caring for the caregiver.