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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User Review  - nmarun - LibraryThing

This book is thoroughly engaging and I'm glad I bumped into this while browsing for something. It talks about various ways in which you can allow of your kid to talk and open up themselves, while ... Read full review

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User Review  - SueinCyprus - LibraryThing

Wonderful stuff. I read this when my sons were small, and wish I'd had a copy to refer to year by year! The authors explain how the best kind of parenting focuses on mutual respect - neither ... Read full review

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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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