Top 50 Questions Kids Ask (Pre-K through 2nd Grade)

ISBN: 9781402219153

By: Susan Bartell

Published: 02/28/2010

Responding to your child’s questions can be a remarkable parenting opportunity—if you just know the right words to say.

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Praise for the Top 50 Questions Kids Ask

“Dr. Susan is highly gifted at helping parents and kids connect from the heart. This book honors our innate wisdom, supports us in nurturing our kids’ emotional growth and empowers us to be the parents we were meant to be.”
—Renee Peterson Trudeau, life balance expert/coach and author of “The Mother’s Guide to Self-Renewal: How to Reclaim, Rejuvenate and Re-Balance Your Life”

“The Top 50 Questions Kids Ask is an insightful guide on the issues and concerns every parent and child faces. It’s a must- read guide that both moms and dads should keep at their bedside.”
—Allison O’Connor, Founder and Editor, SingleMindedWomen.com

“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

“Dr. Susan Bartell is the go-to person for all questions kids ask. No one is better qualified or more in touch with this age group to lend her expertise to a book that aids parents in improving communication with their ever-curious children.”
—Renee Raab Whitcombe, author of “Look Who’s Going to be a Big Sister” and “Look Who’s Going to be a Big Brother”

Are we rich? Why do I have to go to school? Where do babies come from?

If you’re the parent of a four- to eight-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.

About the Author

Dr. Susan Bartell is a nationally renowned psychologist and author who has been helping children, teens, and families lead healthier, happier lives for nearly twenty years. Dr. Susan has appeared on Good Morning America, 20/20, and The Today Show, and is a frequent contributor to the New York Times, Parenting magazine, Family Circle, WebMD, Women's Day, Nick Jr., and Seventeen.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Chapter One: Nag, Nag, Nag 1
Chapter Two: Getting Out in the World 25
Chapter Three: Setting Limits and Boundaries 57
Chapter Four: “I’m Scared” 81
Chapter Five: Little Kids Can Be Spiritual 107
Chapter Six: Step-by-Step Separation 131
Chapter Seven: Does Money Grow on Trees? 155
Chapter Eight: Growing Up 171
Chapter Nine: Just between You and Me 199
Chapter Ten: One Last Question 217
About the Author 219


Moms and dads can’t wait for their kids to start talking—it’s one of the greatest thrills of our parenting lives. But I’m sure you’ll agree that when the never-ending questions start c


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Format: Paperback

Length: 7 in
Width: 5 in
Weight: 10.00 oz
Page Count: 240 pages


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