BARBARA COLOROSO is a bestselling author and for the past 45 years an internationally recognized speaker and consultant on parenting, grieving, teaching, creating deeply caring communities, nonviolent conflict resolution, bullying and restorative justice. She is an educational consultant for school districts, the medical and business communities, the criminal justice system, and other educational associations throughout the world. She has appeared on Oprah, The Early Show, The Today Show, CBC, BBC and NPR, and has been featured in The New York Times, Time, U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek and other national and international publications. Her uniquely effective strategies were developed through her years of training in sociology, special education, philosophy and theology, and field-tested through her experiences as a classroom teacher, university instructor, seminar leader, volunteer in Rwanda and mother of three grown children. Her classic books include Parent’s Guide Award winners Kids Are Worth It! and Parenting Through Crisis. She lives in Littleton, Colorado.