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Just Tell Me What to Say

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Just Tell Me What to Say

Sensible Tips and Scripts for Perplexed Parents

By Betsy Brown Braun

Collins Publishers, Paperback, 9780061452970, 242pp.

Publication Date: February 19, 2008


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.

Praise For Just Tell Me What to Say

“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