Parenting Yesterday, Parenting Today is a parenting perspective on today's youth and technology. It give parents a vehicle for exploring their parenting styles. It identifies the moral dilemmas parents grapple with and outlines pragmatic solutions to the problems they face as parents. This is a book that should be read reflectively. Taking time to answer the questions at the end of each section will challenge you to meditate about what you are doing well and what you would like to improve about your parenting. It is about building positive and loving relationships with your kids and preparing them for what life has to offer.
About the Author: Dr. Love exemplifies lifelong learning in parenting and through her work and studies as a school administrator, counselor, college professor, college program advisor, and PhD dissertation chairperson. Her credentials include a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, a master's degree in psychology from Southern Methodist University, as well as a second master's degree in school counseling, and a bachelor's degree in teaching elementary education. She's been an effective mentor to students of all ages, teaching psychology courses at the University of Phoenix, as well as teaching leadership and teacher certification courses at Argosy University. These experiences have broadened and deepened her thinking when working with today's youth. In addition, she values community service work, and she feels that teaching our youth to give back can help shape them to become self-sufficient and positive role models. She feels this to be one of the key factors that helped to shape her daughter. For the past 20 years, she has cooked meals and served food for the homeless in her not so spare time. -Pat Cribb-Baskin, MEd