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What Do You Say?

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What Do You Say? by William Stixrud, PhD and Ned Johnson
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Aug 17, 2021 | ISBN 9780593402283 | 520 Minutes

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“In an age when childhood anxiety, depression, and suicide are on the rise, parents need, more than ever, tools for communicating effectively with children. What Do You Say? could not have arrived at a better time and is essential reading for today’s parents.” —Booklist

“Full of easy-to-implement tips, this is a resource parents will return to.” —STARRED Publishers Weekly

“A must-read for any parent who finally wants to stop arguing, bickering, and negotiating with their kids, but who also wants their children to succeed and do well in life. Stixrud and Johnson provide clear, actionable guidance on how to motivate kids to do well school, to conquer their fears and anxieties, and ultimately to pursue activities that bring joy and happiness. The advice in this book has already helped me become a kinder, more effective mom.” –Michaeleen Doucleff, New York Times bestselling author of Hunt, Gather, Parent

“In What Do You Say? Stixrud and Johnson function as guardian angels who show up at precisely the right time with precisely the right advice. Deploying an ideal mashup of research, relatable scenarios, and instructive dialogues they guide you to be a calm, loving consultant to your child, while helping you counteract the impulse to push, pull, or control. Your kid grows capable and resilient from their strong interpersonal connection with you, the competency they develop, and the autonomy you’re giving them. This book is a must-read game-changer for all parents. It’s already changing my life!” —Julie Lythcott-Haims, New York Times bestselling author of Your Turn and How To Raise an Adult

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