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Just Tell Me What to Say

Simple Scripts for Perplexed Parents


About the Book

Parents are often perplexed by their children's typical behaviors and inevitable questions. This down-to-earth guide provides "Tips and Scripts" for handling everything from sibling rivalry and the food wars to questions about death, divorce, sex, and "whyyyy?" Betsy Brown Braun blends humor with her expertise as a child development specialist, popular parent educator, and mother of triplets. Whatever your dilemma or child's question—from "How did the baby get in your tummy?" to "What does 'dead' mean?" to "It's not fair!"—Betsy offers the tools and confidence you need to explain the world to your growing child.

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Critical Praise

“Betsy Brown Braun is a master teacher and one of the wisest parenting experts I have ever known.” —--Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D., author of Children of Character: Leading Your Children to Ethical Choices in Everyday Life

“Parents of young children will find themselves reaching for this wonderful book by Betsy Brown Braun over and over again!” —--Reveta Bowers, Head of School, The Center for Early Education

“Betsy Brown Braun is a fine observer of children....This is a book I will recommend to all my parents.” —--Robert M. Landaw, M.D., Pediatrician and Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UCLA

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061746086
  • ISBN 10: 0061746088
  • Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • On Sale: 03/17/2009
  • Pages: 256
  • List Price: 11.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General
  • BISAC2: PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Child
  • BISAC3: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / School Age

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