In this episode, meet Editor-in-Chief of Highlights Magazine Christine French Cully, editor of Dear Highlights, founder of PrepMatters Ned Johnson, author of What Do You Say?, and disability activist Emily Ladau, author of Demystifying Disability.
Hear Christine French Cully reflect on the ways Highlights has brought joy and comfort to children (for 75 years and counting!), Ned Johnson on language parents can use to promote motivation and stress tolerance in teens, and Emily Ladau on making the disability experience accessible to everyone. Plus, learn what it was like for these authors to record their audiobooks.
Listen to clips from the audiobooks mentioned in this episode:
In What Do You Say?, Johnson and Stixrud show how to engage in respectful and effective dialogue, beginning with defining and demonstrating the basic principles of listening and speaking. Then they show new ways to handle specific, thorny topics from delivering constructive feedback to kids, discussing boundaries around technology, and family problem-solving.
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