Danny Huerta, Focus' executive director of parenting, and author Jill Rigby discuss how parents can raise kids of character and avoid the traps of parent-centred parenting and child-centred parenting. (Part 1 of 2)
Jill Rigby Garner is a speaker, a columnist and an author of several books. She is also a family advocate and the founder of Manners of the Heart, an organization that seeks to transform homes, schools and communities through character education. Jill's books include Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World and Raising Unselfish Children in a Self-Absorbed World.Jill is the mother of two grown identical twin boys, and she resides in Baton Rouge, La. Learn more about Jill by visiting her website, www.jillrigbygarner.com.
As vice president of the Parenting and Youth department, Danny oversees Focus’ initiatives that equip parents to disciple and mentor the next generation, so that they can thrive in Christ. He is a bilingual, licensed clinical social worker. For many years, he has provided families with practical parenting advice. He specializes as a counsellor and spokesperson in the treatment of ADHD, conflict resolution, self-esteem, anxiety, depression, trauma, communication, media discernment, the brain, and healthy sexuality.