David Thomas, L.M.S.W., is the director of family counseling at Daystar Counseling (daystarcounseling.com) in Nashville, Tennessee, the co-author of eight books, including the best-selling Wild Things: The Art of Nurturing Boys, and Are My Kids on Track? The 12 Emotional, Social & Spiritual Milestones Your Child Needs to Reach. He is a frequent guest on national television and podcasts, including his own with Sissy Goff and Melissa Trevathan called Raising Boys and Girls, has been featured in publications like USA Today, and speaks across the country. He and his wife, Connie, have a daughter, twin sons and a feisty yellow lab named Owen. You can follow him on social media at raisingboysandgirls and find the latest parenting resources at www.raisingboysandgirls.com.