F.A.Q. - Mommy and Daddy Are Always Supposed to Say Yes…Aren’t They? and Why Do I Have To?

Who are these books for? Young children who are 3, 4, 5, even 6 years old, and parents who are trying to raise emotionally healthy children but feel uncertain about how, OR who feel that they’re off-track because their children are acting indulged, disrespectful – even angry.

What’s unique about these books? They have a complete story for young children and a complete manual for parents.

What are the children’s stories about?
They teach what parents want their children to know in colorfully illustrated stories with warmth and humor.

What are the parent guidance sections about?
They guide parents (and grandparents) in raising children who are confident, content, and empathetic, and who aren’t indulged. They clear up a lot of conflicting and confusing parenting guidance.

Are the books useful for anyone else?
Yes. They are of enormous practical use to pediatricians, preschool teachers, parent educators, mental health professionals, and others who guide parents and children. Its cutting-edge advice will enhance the knowledge of professionals, giving them very practical tools to use in working with parents and young children.

What are the author’s qualifications?
Dr. Annye Rothenberg is a child/parent psychologist with over 25 years’ experience working with typical young children and their parents – providing child-rearing guidance. She is also an adjunct clinical assistant  professor of pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine.

How many pages, and are they paperback or hardcover?
They are each 40-page quality paperback books, 8x10”, beautifully and colorfully illustrated – the first by Marion Eldridge and the second by David T. Wenzel.

When were they first published?
Mommy and Daddy Are Always Supposed to Say Yes … Aren’t They? in 2007 and Why Do I Have To? in 2008.

Is the next book in the series available yet?
The next book, I Like to Eat Treats, is now available .


Perfecting Parenting Press 2015