There are no guarantees in parenting. As a mother, counselor, and family-life educator, author Susan Vogt intimately knows how parents struggle to help their children develop strong values. In this unique and thoughtful guide to raising socially conscious children, Vogt sets out to inspire, equip, and comfort parents in the awesome task of raising kids who will make positive contributions to the world.
Using a delightful blend of honesty and humor, Vogt offers successful parenting strategies and straightforward discussions on important issues like sexuality, substance abuse, materialism, racism, global awareness, and death. Personal anecdotes, stories from other parents, and perspective from Vogt's children enhance the practical information. Each chapter concludes with reflection activities to stimulate discussion for the whole family.