Betsy Hart

Nationally Syndicated and Conservative Columnist focused on cultural and family issues.

Betsy Hart is a nationally syndicated columnist for the Scripps Howard News Service. Her column on cultural and family issues, From the Hart, is distributed each week to hundreds of newspapers cross the country. It regularly appears in The Chicago Sun-Times, The Denver Rocky Mountain News, The Boston Herald, The Washington Times and many other major papers.

Hart’s first book, It Takes a Parent: How the Culture of Pushover Parenting is Hurting Our Kids – and What to Do About It, was a top seller for its publisher, Putnam Books. The book received tremendous media attention and praise and was endorsed by such luminaries as Bill Bennett, Laura Ingraham, Kate O’Beirne, and other leading public figures. Echoing the acclaim, Sean Hannity told his audience when Hart appeared on FOX’s Hannity and Colmes show to discuss It Takes a Parent, “I love this book!”

Hart hosts her own radio program featuring commentary and common sense insights on parenting and family life. Her new show, It Takes a Parent, is featured on Chicago’s WYLL/AM1160 radio, a 50,000 watt Salem Communications owned station, on Thursdays at 2:00 pm.

Hart is already a frequent guest on television and radio. She often appears on the FOX News Channel and other television and radio networks offering her insights on the news events of the day. She was a regular guest on ABC’s long-running hit show Politically Incorrect, whose host Bill Maher told his television audience of Hart, “She is one of our favorites here on the show!”

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Family, Parenting / Family

  • Travels From:

    California

  • Price:

    $5,000 - $7,500

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Betsy Hart is a nationally syndicated columnist for the Scripps Howard News Service. Her column on cultural and family issues, From the Hart, is distributed each week to hundreds of newspapers cross the country. It regularly appears in The Chicago Sun-Times, The Denver Rocky Mountain News, The Boston Herald, The Washington Times and many other major papers.

Hart’s first book, It Takes a Parent: How the Culture of Pushover Parenting is Hurting Our Kids – and What to Do About It, was a top seller for its publisher, Putnam Books. The book received tremendous media attention and praise and was endorsed by such luminaries as Bill Bennett, Laura Ingraham, Kate O’Beirne, and other leading public figures. Echoing the acclaim, Sean Hannity told his audience when Hart appeared on FOX’s Hannity and Colmes show to discuss It Takes a Parent, “I love this book!”

Hart hosts her own radio program featuring commentary and common sense insights on parenting and family life. Her new show, It Takes a Parent, is featured on Chicago’s WYLL/AM1160 radio, a 50,000 watt Salem Communications owned station, on Thursdays at 2:00 pm.

Hart is already a frequent guest on television and radio. She often appears on the FOX News Channel and other television and radio networks offering her insights on the news events of the day. She was a regular guest on ABC’s long-running hit show Politically Incorrect, whose host Bill Maher told his television audience of Hart, “She is one of our favorites here on the show!”

How to Reach the Heart (And the Soul) of Your Child

My Goal for My Children is Heaven, Not Harvard-
-So What Does that Mean for How I Raise them Today?

You Know it Takes a Parent-
-But You are the Only Parent; A Single Mom Talks About Laughing and Loving and Raising Good Kids in Spite of it All

God's Call to Persevere With Our Kids--Why is that So Darn Hard, and Does it Have to Be?

I'm a Top Manager at Work--But my Home is Out of Control--Help!

The Self-Delusion of Self Esteem:
Helping Our Kids to Esteem Themselves (And Others) for the Right Reasons--God's Reasons

It Takes a Parent--Not an Expert--To Raise a Child

Raising our Kids in a Culture Gone Nuts:
The Culture Says Yes--You Want to Say No--Now What?

Raising Whole Children in a Broken World

When we Save Our Kids from Adversity, We do them No Favors-
-How God Can Sanctify Our Kids in their Most Difficult Times!

Who is Betsy's Audience?
Betsy's talks, always funny, informative and insightful, are great for family, educational, Christian and women's organizations. But they are also a terrific fit for business conferences and conventions, where Betsy enjoys motivating attendees to be as effective and fulfilled in their family life as they aim to be in their business life! (And isn't that synergy great for both worlds?)

Seven Habits of the Succdessful Christian Home
"It starts with training them in the wise habits of the heart. I was so fortunate to have wise friends in my church, families mentoring me and challenging me, teaching me things like (gasp!) it’s the job of us parents to lead our kids. It’s not up to the experts, it’s not up to the village, it’s up to us. So with apologies to Stephen Covey and gratefulness to my many wise friends, I distill it down to the seven essential habits of the successful home, in this case the seven “A’s”

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