Christine Carter on “I don’t want to go to school!”

"Raising Happiness" author Christine Carter says the secret isn't to elevate the drama. For better results, do this instead.

Wait, there’s more! See what 4 other experts say is the best way
to handle this parenting dilemma.

Deborah Tillman Deborah Tillman: Don’t feed into that. Not going is not an option because

Jane Bluestein Jane Bluestein: The worst thing to
say to a kid having a hard time is…

Shitty Moms Sh*tty Moms: They have to go! School exists to get them out of the house…

Jane Healy Jane Healy: Parents — if you’re hearing this repeatedly, do these two things…