Paperback – February 7, 2012

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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 peacefullyEnthusiastically 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. 

Review

“Will bring about more cooperation from children than all of the yelling and pleading on this planet.” –Christian Science Monitor

“An excellent book that’s applicable to any relationship.” –Washington Post

“Practical, sensible, lucid…the approaches Faber and Mazlish lay out are so logical you wonder why you read them with any such burst of discovery.” –Family Journal

“An exceptional work, not simply just another ‘how to’ book…All parents can use these methods to reinforce the everyday quality of t heir relationships with their children.” –Fort Worth Star Telegram

About the Author

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 all over the world. They currently reside in Long Island, New York and each is the parent of three children.

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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 writer’s time-tested methods to solve common problems and build foundations for lasting relationships, including innovative how one can: ·      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 care for goodwill·      Use alternatives to punishment that promote self-discipline·      Keep in mind the difference between helpful and unhelpful praise·      Get to the bottom of family conflicts peacefullyEnthusiastically praised by parents and professionals all over the world, the down-to-earth, respectful approach of Faber and Mazlish makes relationships with children of all ages less stressful and more rewarding.