Just Tell Me What to Say
Sensible Tips and Scripts for Perplexed Parents
By Betsy Brown Braun
(William Morrow Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780061452970, 256pp.)
Publication Date: March 2008
Categories: Parenting - General
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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.
Betsy Brown Braun is the bestselling author of Just Tell Me What to Say, a renowned child development and behavior specialist, popular parent educator, and mother of adult triplets. She is a frequent speaker at educational and business conferences, has been a guest expert on Today, the Early Show, Good Morning America, and NPR, and has been cited in USA Today, the New York Times, Family Circle, Parents, Parenting, Cookie, and Woman's Day, among other publications. As the founder of Parenting Pathways, Inc., Betsy offers private consulting and parent seminars as well. She and her husband live in Pacific Palisades, California.
“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