Synopses & Reviews
Praise for the Top 50 Questions Kids Ask
Dr. Susan is highly gifted at helping parents and kids connect from the heart. This book honors our innate wisdom, supports us in nurturing our kids' emotional growth and empowers us to be the parents we were meant to be.
-Renee Peterson Trudeau, life balance expert/coach and author of The Mother's Guide to Self-Renewal: How to Reclaim, Rejuvenate and Re-Balance Your Life
The Top 50 Questions Kids Ask is an insightful guide on the issues and concerns every parent and child faces. It's a must- read guide that both moms and dads should keep at their bedside.
-Allison O'Connor, Founder and Editor, SingleMindedWomen.com
Finally, a book that answers all those questions we parents go in a cold sweat about Dr. Susan tackles the tough ones such as money, shyness, siblings and religion. Plus, we get the psychology behind it all to better understand our kids. You'll find yourself using this book every day.
-Pam Atherton, journalist and host of A Closer Look radio talk show
Dr. Susan Bartell is the go-to person for all questions kids ask. No one is better qualified or more in touch with this age group to lend her expertise to a book that aids parents in improving communication with their ever-curious children.
-Renee Raab Whitcombe, author of Look Who's Going to be a Big Sister and Look Who's Going to be a Big Brother
Are we rich? Why do I have to go to school? Where do babies come from?
If you're the parent of a four- to eight-year-old, there's no doubt you've heard them already-and there are countless more to come. Questions They come in all types: curious, nagging, touching, annoying, and downright weird. What they all have in common is that parents are often at a total loss for how to answer them.
Inside you'll find the concrete responses that will make sense to kids, stop the nagging, reduce your frustration, and begin healthy new conversations that will enrich your child's view of the world.
You'll learn to talk confidently with your child about the toughest of topics, with advice and support from expert family psychologist Dr. Susan Bartell. Responding to your child's questions can be a remarkable parenting opportunity-if you just know the right words to say.
Kids ask their parents countless questions on a wide variety of topicssome funny and interesting, but many nagging, troubling, angry, or sad. The Top 50 Questions Kids Ask series is acclaimed child psychologist Dr. Susan Bartell's guide to the most common questions kids ask at key stages in their lives, their hidden psychological meanings, and the concrete, developmentally appropriate responses that will satisfy both parents and kids.
Parents will discover the best answers to these questions and many more: When will the baby go back to the hospital? Is there a monster/bear/dragon in my closet? Will you buy me...? Can I stay up later? Can I marry mommy when I grow up? Does Santa/Tooth Fairy/Easter Bunny exist? Where do babies come from? Will the shot hurt?
The Top 50 Questions Kids Ask series is acclaimed child psychologist Dr. Susan Bartell's guide to the most common questions kids ask at key stages in their lives, their hidden psychological meanings, and the developmentally appropriate responses that will satisfy both parents and kids.
Responding to your child's questions can be a remarkable parenting opportunity-if you just know the right words to say.