Award-winning author, feminist, and social justice activist, L.R.Knost, is the founder and director of the children's rights advocacy and family consulting group, Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources ( http://www.littleheartsbooks.com/ ), and Editor-in-Chief of Holistic Parenting Magazine. Her work has been quoted from Hollywood to D.C. to South Africa, most notably in an address on children's rights to the South African Parliament by the Minister of Justice. She lives in Central Florida with her husband and the youngest four of her six children. Her parenting books include the secular 'Two Thousand Kisses a Day: Gentle Parenting Through the Ages and Stages,' 'Whispers Through Time: Communication-Based Parenting,' and 'The Gentle Parent: Positive, Practical, Effective Discipline,' and the faith-based 'Jesus, the Gentle Parent: Gentle Christian Parenting.' Her children's books include 'Petey's Listening Ears,' the first in her Wisdom For Little Hearts series and her soon-to-be-released 'Grumpykins' children's picture book series for ages two to six. Both series are humorous, engaging tools for parents, teachers, and caregivers to use in implementing gentle parenting techniques in their homes and schools.