The experts at the Love and Logic Institute can provide you with
important and practical insights and suggestions regarding
parenting, teaching and positive discipline techniques. Subjects
include how to:
- Make parenting fun and rewarding instead of stressful and
- Use choices, consequences and empathy to teach children
important life lessons;
- Stop typical parenting problems such as temper tantrums and
- Never have another "brain drain" argument with your kids;
- Get teachers and parents to work together effectively; and,
- Deal with age-specific issues facing toddlers, children and
Love and Logic experts also can talk about their views on
traditional parenting techniques such as spanking, grounding,
time-outs and reasoning with kids. The Love and Logic Institute
provides advice and solutions to parents, teachers and child-care
providers across the country based on the Love and Logic
philosophy: Allow children to make choices and mistakes in safe
situations and learn the consequences of their choices. Our
Jim Fay, co-founder, Love and Logic Institute, and author of the
bestseller, Parenting with Love and Logic
. is one of America's most sought-after presenters and authors in the area of parenting and school discipline. His background includes 31 years as a teacher and administrator, over three decades as a professional consultant, and many years as the parent of three children. Jim's sense of humor and infectious spirit have made his interviews, audios, videos, and books popular with educators and parents as well as the national news media. Jim has discovered that fun stories are the most powerful way of helping people learn. He often comments, "People seem to learn best when they giggle" You will find this delightful quality in many of our Love and Logic products.
Charles Fay, Ph.D., is a parent, author and consultant to schools, parent groups and mental health professionals around the world. His expertise in developing and teaching practical discipline strategies has been refined through work with severely disturbed youth in school, hospital and community settings. Charles has developed an acute understanding of the most challenging students. Having grown up with Love and Logic, he also provides a unique...and often humorous...perspective.
His newest book, From Bad Grades to a Great Life!
was published in March 2011.
Jim & Charles have appeared on PBS, Good Morning America, 20/20 and in the Wall Street Journal.
Jedd Hafer is the newest member of the Love and Logic speaking team. He has been hand-picked by Jim Fay and Dr. Charles Fay for his outstanding speaking abilities as well as his extensive experience with very challenging kids. For more than 16 years Jedd has worked with severely troubled kids as a director at one of the most innovative and caring treatment centers in the country where he has witnessed time after time how effective Love and Logic can be with kids who possess behavior problems. Jedd and his wife are the parents of 4 kids, two who are adopted out of the foster care system. His experience with kids with extreme challenges fuels his flair for training staff and parents in the Love and Logic skills. He has presented at conferences, staff trainings, and PTAs. His audiences include teachers, childcare professionals, probation officers, corrections staff, churches, law enforcement personnel, corporate personnel, social workers and parents. As a former touring professional comic, Jedd's presentations are always filled with humor and passion. He blends his own style of humor with solid Love and Logic techniques.