Todd and Cathy reveal their three speakers for the 2018 Zen Parenting Conference, and explain why each of them is a force for good. They discuss candor, wisdom, kindness, and responsibility, and offer new resources that will help each of us live with greater clarity and intention. They answer a listener questions, and also discuss their NEW+IMPROVED website! Go to to find all the podcasts, events, books, and resources that you’ve been asking for – all in one place! And get your early-bird 2018 Zen Parenting Conference tickets, a spot in Cathy’s How to Be Brave pre-conference workshop, and become a Zen Friend to support our conference scholarship program.

Time stamps for the show…

  • 4:20 Announcement of Cheryl Strayed @ ZPR Conference
  • 8:37 Oprah/Cheryl interview clip
  • 13:52 shout out
  • 15:20 Announcement of Orly Wahba @ ZPR Conference
  • 22:22 Orly Wahba Ted Talk clip
  • 30:42 shout out
  • 32:41 Announcement of Mike Domitrz @ ZPR Conference
  • 36:19 Mike Domitrz interview clip
  • 46:50 Question from listener whose dad comes to stay for 6 weeks during summer

Resources discussed on today’s show

Building a culture of consent and respect: A discussion with Mike Domitrz from the Date Safe Project Podcast #347

TED Talk – Kindness – Orly Wahba

Why Cheryl Strayed Says Being Alone Can Be Empowering | SuperSoul Sunday | Oprah Winfrey Network

Other Resources

Cathy’s 3rd book, Living What You Want Your Kids To Learn won the National Indie Excellence Award!  Go here to order your book.COVER.300ppi.rgb

Click the following links to purchase Cathy’s books The Self-Aware Parent Part 1 & and Part 2





Bring It Home Foundations Course- This 6 part course will help you…
Parent from more love and less from fear
Use simple tools to drastically reduce drama in your family
Integrate straight-forward and practical mindfulness techniques into your busy life
Be the parent you truly want to be

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