The Top 50 Questions Kids Ask (3rd Through 5th Grade)
The Best Answers to the Smartest, Strangest, and Most Difficult Questions Kids Always AskBook - 2010
Praise for the Top 50 Questions Kids Ask
"If you've ever been stumped by a question your child has asked you, this book will help. Dr. Bartell identifies the 'hot-button' questions that consistently come up and actually provides the best possible answers to those questions so parents don't have to come up with them on their own on the spur of the moment"
-Elisa Ast All, co-founder, iParenting Media and executive editor, Disney Mom & Family Portfolio
"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
"Tremendous, reassuring wisdom in an easy to access format!"
-Grace Housholder, editor, Great Fort Wayne (Indiana) Family magazine
"Bill Cosby was correct-kids do say the darndest things. They also ask the darndest questions. What a stroke of brilliance to have captured these questions and then to provide parents with the best way to respond to each. Dr. Susan Bartell has once again found a way to offer sensible, succinct and straightforward advice in yet another amazing book."
-Sara Dimerman, Psych. Assoc., Child and Family Therapist, author of "Character Is the Key" and "Am I a Normal Parent?"
"Why can't I stay home alone?" "Can I get a cell phone?" "Who will take care of me if you die?"
If you're the parent of a seven- to eleven-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.
"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 andhost of A Closer Look radio talk show