Item description for Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish...
Overview Techniques for ending sibling squabbles encourage children to interact in positive ways
When parenting authorities Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish sat down to write the national bestseller How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, they found that they couldn't contain their chapter on sibling rivalry.No matter how much they tried to pare down their advice, they found the subject inexhaustible -- and their readers agreed!
The result is this seminal book -- revised and updated after more than ten years of feedback from parents' letters, TV and radio talk shows, and Faber and Mazlish's highly successful parenting workshops. Siblings Without Rivalry guides the way to family peace and tranquillity with humor and compassion for both parents and children. Illustrated, action-oriented, and easy to understand, it's packed with sensitive yet sensible ways to turn quarreling siblings and frustrated parents into an open, communicative family.
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Studio: Harper Paperbacks
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.92" Width: 5.34" Height: 0.67" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2004
ISBN 0380799006 ISBN13 9780380799008 UPC 099455013000
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More About Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish
Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish are #1 New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors whose books have sold more than three million copies and have been translated into over thirty languages. How to Talk So Kids Can Learn--At Home and in School, was cited by Child Magazine as the "best book of the year for excellence in family issues in education." The authors' group workshop programs and videos produced by PBS are currently being used by parent and teacher groups around the world. In addition to their lectures throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad, they have appeared on every major television talk show from TheOprah Winfrey Show to Good Morning America. They currently reside in Long Island, New York and each is the parent of three children.
Adele Faber currently resides in Long Island, in the state of New York.
Reviews - What do customers think about Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too?
Helping Children Get Along Jun 4, 2008
A wonderful book on helping siblings get along. But I also highly recommend for parents and teachers the book:Bully-Proofing Children: A Practical, Hands-On Guide to Stop Bullying. More than a bullying book, this really focuses on practical strategies,scripts, actual lessons and stories to teach children conflict resolution, friendship and communication skills; the importance of helping others and getting along with a great design for creating environments that foster love and peace.
god advice May 6, 2008
This book provides good, simple advice and interesting case studies that provide good examples of how to use the advice.
Great book! Apr 28, 2008
I have read hundreds of parenting books and this one is one of the best by far. It gives you concise, easy directions on things to follow. I keep it out to use as a reference all the time. You cannot go wrong with this book.
A lifesaver! Feb 18, 2008
This book sure helped me survive being a parent! It helped so much that the book was written in a way that I could pick it up, read quickly for the few uninterrupted minutes I could actually get, and then put it down. The cartoons were great- there were some that I copied and hung up around the house as reminders to myself, for the habits that I wanted to form. This book especially helped me learn when to step into sibling disputes, and when to let them work it out. Now that my children are pretty much grown, I'd have to say that this book was probably the most helpful in raising them. They get along quite well!
Best Book EVER!!! Feb 3, 2008
This book is priceless. All my friends who have a second child get a copy of this book. ****The trick to this book is to re-read it every 6 months.*** We all have a tendency to fall back into old habits. I always know when it is time to re-read it because my kids start fighting and getting on my nerves again. I stumbled across this book accidentally and it has made alll the difference in my life and my kids life. It won't solve all the problems your kids have with each other but it takes you out of the loop so it doesn't bother you so much and they learn to deal with each other in a healthy way.