Author(s): Adele Faber; Elaine Mazlish
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.
In this international bestseller, discover the number one practical guide to family life
Mumsnet Best Awards 2011 - Best parenting book 'An excellent book for reassessing the way you talk to your children and, as one said, "putting it into practice isn't as hard as I imagined and the children respond so, so well".' - Mumsnet, January 2011 'The ultimate sensible parenting guide.' - Prima Baby 'The most useful book i read when my children were young.' - Lesley Garner, The Telegraph 'A down to earth guide to shaping the parent-child relationship and resolving family conflicts.' - The Guardian
Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish have received international acclaim from parents and professional educators. They both live on Long Island in the USA.