How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk


By (author) Adele Faber, By (author) Elaine Mazlish

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  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: Hardback | 345 pages
  • Dimensions: 147mm x 216mm x 36mm | 953g
  • Publication date: 7 February 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 1451663870
  • ISBN 13: 9781451663877
  • Illustrations note: black & white line drawings
  • Sales rank: 121,802

Product description

The ultimate "parenting bible" ("The Boston Globe") with a new Foreword--and available as an eBook for the first time--a timeless, beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the #1 "New York Times" bestselling authors. Internationally acclaimed experts on communication between parents and children, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish "are doing for parenting today what Dr. Spock did for our generation" ("Parent" "Magazine"). Now, this bestselling classic includes fresh insights and suggestions as well as the author's time-tested methods to solve common problems and build foundations for lasting relationships, including innovative ways to: - Cope with your child's negative feelings, such as frustration, anger, and disappointment - Express your strong feelings without being hurtful - Engage your child's willing cooperation - Set firm limits and maintain goodwill - Use alternatives to punishment that promote self-discipline - Understand the difference between helpful and unhelpful praise - Resolve family conflicts peacefully Enthusiastically praised by parents and professionals around the world, the down-to-earth, respectful approach of Faber and Mazlish makes relationships with children of all ages less stressful and more rewarding.

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Author information

Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish are #1 "New York Times" bestselling and award-winning authors whose books have sold more than three million copies and have been translated into over thirty languages. "How to Talk So Kids Can Learn--At Home and in School," was cited by "Child Magazine" as the "best book of the year for excellence in family issues in education." The authors' group workshop programs and videos produced by PBS are currently being used by parent and teacher groups around the world. In addition to their lectures throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad, they have appeared on every major television talk show from "The" "Oprah Winfrey Show" to "Good Morning America." They currently reside in Long Island, New York and each is the parent of three children.

Review quote

"Will bring about more cooperation from children than all the yelling and pleading in the world." -"Christian Science Monitor"