And What Parents Can Do to Help This book guides you through the mental and emotional process of where your child's fears come from and why they are so hard to move past. Edwards focuses on how to parent a child who is both smart and anxious and brings her years of experience as a therapist to give you the answers to questions such as: â€¢How do smart kids think differently? â€¢Should I let my child watch the nightly news on TV? â€¢How do I answer questions about terrorists, hurricanes, and other scary subjects? Edwards' fifteen specially designed tools for helping smart kids manage their fears will help you and your child work together to help him or her to become more relaxed and worry-free.