Parents of elementary school children will appreciate this book for its concise wisdom and practical application to everyday parenting life. In a unique format, it is a quick read and powerful how-to guide on what to say to our kids to help them grow socially and emotionally. Embedded in the simple structure of the book is years of child development research that supports the language parents can use to gain more cooperation and connection with their children. The book presents commonly used statements by parents and then provides an alternative statement to say instead. Please note: Each page contains just one statement, clean and simple.