How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk
is an excellent communication tool kit based on a series of workshops developed by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. Faber and Mazlish (coauthors of Siblings Without Rivalry
) provide a step-by-step approach to improving relationships in your
house. The "Reminder" pages, helpful cartoon illustrations, and excellent exercises will improve your ability as a parent to talk and problem-solve with your children. The book can be used alone or in parenting groups, and the solid tools provided are appropriate for kids of all ages.
"An excellent book that's applicable to any relationship." -"Washington Post"
"Will bring about more cooperation from children than all the yelling and pleading in the world." -"Christian Science Monitor"
"Practical, sensible, lucid...the approaches Faber and Mazlish lay out are so logical you wonder why you read them with such a burst of discovery." -"Family Journal"
"An exceptional work, not simply just another 'how to' book...All parents can use these methods to improve the everyday quality of t heir relationships with their children." -"Fort Worth Star Telegram"