Our kids will create the future. What skills should they be learning at school and at home to help them along the way? Mike Ferry, veteran teacher and parent of four children, calls for us to teach happiness and innovation. Humorous, optimistic, and personal, this book offers new ways of thinking about parenting and education and the values our children need to attain. Ferry discusses the importance of perseverance, gratitude, creativity, collaboration, and many other characteristics while offering suggestions to help kids develop them.