Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish's down-to-earth, respectful approach to parenting has improved the lives of countless families throughout the world. Now, the authors' wisdom and advice are collected in this concise new edition of How to Be the Parent You Always Wanted to Be - an essential workbook and audio guide to their widely embraced and empowering methods of parenting - uniquely designed for busy parents on the go. Faber and Mazlish address the struggles parents face every day. By listening to this recording and doing the workbook exercises, you'll learn how to: Deal with your children's strong emotions Set firm limits and still maintain goodwill Express your angry feelings without being hurtful Engage your children's cooperation Resolve family conflicts peacefully Loaded with real-life stories and answers to commonly asked questions, this new multimedia edition demonstrates simple, proven skills that can make relationships with children of all ages less stressful and more rewarding.
©2013 Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish (P)2013 Simon & Schuster
Internationally acclaimed parenting experts Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish have helped millions of families with their breakthrough, best-selling books How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk, Siblings Without Rivalry, and Liberated Parents, Liberated Children. Now, they return with a lively, down-to-earth guide that tackles the tough issues teens and parents face today. After years of research, lecturing, and feedback, Faber and Mazlish have developed an innovative approach to maintaining a candid, open, mutually respectful dialogue between parents and teens. It's a strategy that curbs conflict, reduces frustration, and promotes thoughtful communication about everything from curfews and drugs to schoolwork and sex. Written in Faber and Mazlish's trademark accessible style, How to Talk So Teens Will Listen and Listen So Teens Will Talk takes you inside their acclaimed workshops where you will hear, in the words of both parents and teens, what's on the minds of families today. Packed with suggestions that are easy to implement, and reinforced with stories, this indispensable volume will help build a foundation for a healthy relationship that puts the emphasis on rapport rather than reprisals. From age-old concerns about cliques and dating to contemporary worries about binge drinking and cyberbullying, Faber and Mazlish help parents tackle problems before they get out of hand. In their warm, lucid, unpatronizing manner, the authors show families how to be supportive and stay connected during the challenging teenage years.
©2005 Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish (P)2005 HarperCollins Publishers
Hundreds of thousand of parents have attended Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish's parenting workshops; now, this unique audiobook will allow every parent to bring that experience home with them. Hear the inspiring real-life stories of parents who have put these ideas into action, and you'll soon realize that you can do it too. By listening to this groundbreaking audiobook, you'll learn how to: Deal with your children's strong emotions. Set firm limits and still maintain good will. Express your angry feelings without being hurtful. Engage your children's cooperation. Resolve family conflicts. With How to Be the Parent You Always Wanted to Be, Faber & Mazlish bring their invaluable patenting expertise to anyone striving to be the best parent they can be.
©1999 Adele Faber (P)1999 Simon & Schuster