F.A.Q. - Why Can't I Be the Boss of Me?

Who is this book for? Kindergarten through third graders and their parents..

What’s unique about this book? It has a story for children that teaches them why they can't just have their way. In addition, the comprehensive parent section explains to parents why children believe they should be in charge and the steps to take so their children can accept the leadership role of their parents while enabling the child's reasoning and problem-solving to grow. It's rare to find a book that helps children and their parents.

Is this book useful for anyone else? Yes, it is of much practical use to pediatricians, elementary school teachers and counselors, parent educators, mental health professionals and others who guide parents and children. It will also be of much value to grandparents.

What are the author’s qualifications?
Dr. Annye Rothenberg is a child/parent psychologist with more than 25 years’ experience working with typical young children (babies through 10-year-olds) and their parents – providing child-rearing guidance. She is, of course, a parent. She is also an adjunct clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA.

How many pages, and is it paperback or hardcover?
It is a 48-page quality paperback book, 8x10”, colorfully illustrated by Bonnie Bright.

When was it first published?
September 2015.


Perfecting Parenting Press 2015