If you’ve ever struggled to connect with your kids, help them solve problems, open up to you, or just give you more than a one-word answer when you ask how school was today…well, help is here!
We have had a lot of favorite Spawned podcast guests over the years, and William Stixrud Ph.D. and Ned Johnson have officially joined that list.They’re the witty, thoughtful, incredibly knowledgable co-authors of the national best-seller, The Self-Driven Child, and today we’re talking about their outstanding new book, What Do You Say? Talking with Kids to Build Motivation, Stress Tolerance, and a Happy Home.
Do we want happier homes? Motivated kids? Less stress all around? Why yes! Yes we do.
Take a listen right now for truly simple, precise, actionable tips that you’ll want to put to use right away. With thanks to our sponsors, Google Kids Space and Panasonic Extra Long-Range Video Baby Monitor
Also, make sure you’re a Spawned subscriber so you never miss an episode! We have some good ones coming up before year’s end.
Oh — and @NedJohnson is a terrific follow on Twitter, and if you have kids starting to think about college, be sure to check out his website PrepMatters and his Prep Talks Podcast. He recently spoke with Dr. Madeline Levine too, as he mentioned on the show.
You can find the outstanding What Do You Say? Talking with Kids to Build Motivation, Stress Tolerance, and a Happy Home on Amazon or your local indie bookseller.
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