Parenting Kung-Fu: How To Keep Peace in Your Dojo


Conceiving a child can be easy, but raising one (or many) can be insane. Ten tips for keeping your dojo safe, preserving (a sliver of) your sanity, honing the practice of persuasion, knowing when you really should panic, and identifying the weapons of good parent-fu.

No children will be (permanently) harmed in the making of this presentation.

Todd Kalhar


Interaction/user experience designer by day, father of seven by night (and day, weekends and holidays, too).

Two genetically related kids, 3 internationally adopted, one domestically adopted and one by way of the foster care system. Three with special needs.

I am a master of controlled chaos.