Wendy Mogel's

Voice Lessons for Parents

Reading, Q&A, Signing

Dr. Wendy Mogel’s New York Times bestselling The Blessing of a Skinned Knee is the bedside bible for a generation of parents. Several years ago, Mogel began giving “voice lessons” to parents who were struggling with their kids, demonstrating how a shift in tone, tempo and body language led to a surprising outcome: the children responded by communicating with more warmth, respect, and sincerity. As the parents found their voices, so did the children.


Her new book, Voice Lessons for Parents: What to Say, How to Say It, and When to Listen offers guidance for communicating with children across the expanse of childhood and adolescence and explains the most effective ways to talk about your child with a wide range of influencers: teachers, coaches, nannies and caretakers, grandparents, partners and... your ex.

Voice Lessons offers parents—and anyone who works with children and teens—a comprehensive roadmap for more enjoyable relationships. "Wisdom for parents of children of all ages from one of the most astute psychologists on the planet,” says Angela Duckworth, author of Grit, “Dr. Mogel explains the art and science of communicating with the people you love most."

Dr. Wendy Mogel  is a clinical psychologist, New York Times bestselling author and international public speaker. Currently she serves on the scientific advisory board of Parents Magazine and is a frequent guest expert on national media. She weighs in issues of the day—from talking to kids about death to embracing the chaos of messy rooms—and on the topic for which she is best known: the protection and promotion of self-reliance, resilience, accountability and exuberance in children.

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