Nobody Told Me!
Nobody Told Me!
Oct 3, 2021
William Stixrud and Ned Johnson: to talk to kids to build motivation & stress tolerance
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We're a mother-daughter duo who’ve had the same kinds of conversations most parents have with their kids as they grow up. Issues related to school, family, goals, misunderstandings and expectations have all come up between us over the years. We’ve had some great, meaningful conversations and some meltdowns, too!

Parents want to keep their kids safe, healthy, happy and motivated but sometimes it’s hard to know what to say to achieve those goals. Conversation between parents and kids can be difficult at times, if not impossible. That’s why we’re excited to welcome neuropsychologist William Stixrud and test prep expert Ned Johnson to the show. They are the authors of the bestselling book, "The Self-Driven Child". And, they have a new book called, "What Do You Say?: How to Talk with Kids to Build Motivation, Stress Tolerance, and a Happy Home". Their website is


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