Jill Nagle is the cofounder of the Conscious Parenting Alliance, www.awakeparent.com, which offers classes, consultation and mediation. A widely published author, Jill Nagle has spent much of her life studying interpersonal communication, especially as it relates to healing, transformation and social justice. She began this path at age eight when she read Haim Ginott's Between Parent and Child and attempted to teach her father how to talk better. Now, as a family mediator, Conscious Parenting course leader, and parent, she draws upon her extensive study and practice of Nonviolent Communication, two decades of peer counseling, Jewish meditation and healing practice, multicultural alliance-building work, and other diverse pursuits. She is currently working on two books and a screenplay. Her blog is www.JillNagle.com.