Raising Gritty Kids

Kara Yokley

Within minutes of welcoming your child into the world, everything changes. You see every opportunity and obstacle with a new perspective and the added weight of the biggest responsibility you’ll ever know: raising a happy, healthy child amidst uncertainty in the twenty-first century.

As a mother-daughter team, Constance Yokley and Kara Yokley understand the challenges of balancing career with family and identifying the skills children need to impact their world. In Raising Gritty Kids, Kara and Connie provide you with an adaptable approach to prepare your children for success, now and in the future. Whether you’re a parent or grandparent, you’ll benefit from practical tips and a proven framework for nurturing children in their intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual, and physical growth and development. Learn impactful strategies developed by world-renowned psychologists and social scientists, benefit from Kara’s and Connie’s personal parenting anecdotes, and gain valuable insight from Connie’s experience in education and school program development.

Every generation faces unique challenges. Find out how you can navigate any parenting challenge to raise strong, resilient children and be the best parent you can be.

Kara Yokley is a data science entrepreneur who balances motherhood and career. She lives by the principles of adaptability, resilience, and enduring curiosity, which were encouraged by her mother and coauthor, Constance. Kara holds a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics with economics from Harvard College and an MBA in finance from the Wharton School.

Constance Yokley has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and math and a master’s degree in math education. She has worked as a mentor to exceptional learners for more than twenty years. Her successful parent-child educational programs have been incorporated into curricula across the country.

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