What are Eight Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids? Why should we control our volume knob? What does listening have to do with parenting effectively? Why should we understand the power of our words, and why is regular family time so important? Join us today as I interview Dr. Todd Cartmell, author of 8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids, he is a clinical child psychologist, and author of several parenting books. He and his wife life in Chicago and have two sons.