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

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Piccadilly, 1999 - Intergenerational communication - 286 pages
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A guide to practical and effective communication with children. The authors share insights and suggestions to help break the pattern of arguments and cope with your child's negative feelings, express your anger without being hurtful, engage your child's cooperation, set clear limits and maintain goodwill, use alternatives to punishment and resolve conflicts.

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This book offers great, common sense advice. - Goodreads
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The writing style is clear, concise and well supported. - Goodreads
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I'm not much for having a parenting philosophy and I despise most mommy blogs and advice columns. My daughters most excellent preschool teacher recommended "How to Talk.." as a guide to approaching ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elise - Goodreads

Wow. Utterly fantastic. Incredibly insightful, helpful, and encouraging. Also practical, inspiring, and instructive... I could go on. A must read for parents and teachers! Read full review

About the author (1999)

Adele Faber was born January 12, 1928 in New York to Morris and Betty Kamey Meyrowitz. She received a B.A. in 1949 from Queen's College and an M.A. in 1950 from New York University. Long involved in education and human development, Faber has taught speech at the New York School of Printing, English at the high school level in Brooklyn and at Long Island University. She led parenting workshops at C.W. Post College and at the New School for Social Research. A recognized authority on children and the parent-child relationship, Faber, along with Elaine Mazlish, has written several works about parent-child relationships. These include Liberated Parents/Liberated Children: Your Guide to a Happier Family (1974), Breaking Barriers: A Workshop Series in Human Relational Skills for Teenagers (1976), Siblings Without Rivalry (1987), and a children's book, Bobby and Breckles (1993). Faber has written television scripts such as "Mr. Sad-Sack" (1975) and "The Princess" (1975), both for ABC. Faber and Mazlish wrote a television script for Kentucky Educational Television called, "How to Talk So Kids Will Listen" (1990). In 1992, she and Mazlish also collaborated on a collection of audiocassettes and a workbook called How to Be the Parent You Always Wanted to Be. Adele Faber married Leslie Faber, a guidance counselor, in 1950. They have three children.

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