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How to Talk When Kids Won't Listen - (The How to Talk) by Joanna Faber & Julie King (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 400

Genre: Family + Relationships

Sub-Genre: Life Stages

Series Title: The How to Talk

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Scribner Book Company

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: Infants & Toddlers

Author: Joanna Faber & Julie King

Language: English

Street Date: August 3, 2021
TCIN: 82017213
UPC: 9781982134150
Item Number (DPCI): 247-27-3356
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



"An all-new guide from the mega-bestselling How To Talk series applies trusted and effective communication strategies to the toughest challenges of raising children. For forty years, readers have turned to Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish's How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, the book The Boston Globe called, "the parenting Bible," for a respectful and practical approach to communication with children. Expanding upon this work, Adele's daughter, Joanna Faber, along with Julie King, coauthored the bestselling book, How To Talk So Little Kids Will Listen. Now, Faber and King have tailored How To Talk's tried and trusted communication strategies to some of the most challenging childhood moments. From tantrums to technology to talking to kids about tough topics, How To Talk When Kids Won't Listen offers concrete strategies for these and many more difficult situations. Part One introduces readers to the How To Talk "toolbox," with whimsical cartoons demonstrating the basic communication skills that will transform readers' relationships with children in their lives. In Part Two, Joanna and Julie answer specific questions and share relatable stories, offering practical tools for addressing issues such as homework hassles, sibling battles, digital dilemmas, problems with punishment, and more. Readers can turn directly to any topic of interest and find the help they need, with handy "reminder pages." Through the combination of lively stories from real parents and teachers, humorous illustrations, and entertaining exercises, How To Talk When Kids Won't Listen offers real solutions to struggles familiar to every parent, grandparent, teacher, and anyone else who lives or works with children"--



Book Synopsis



An all-new guide from the mega-bestselling How To Talk series applies trusted and effective communication strategies to the toughest challenges of raising children.

For forty years, readers have turned to Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish's How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, the book The Boston Globe called, "the parenting Bible," for a respectful and practical approach to communication with children. Expanding upon this work, Adele's daughter, Joanna Faber, along with Julie King, coauthored the bestselling book, How To Talk So Little Kids Will Listen. Now, Faber and King have tailored How To Talk's tried and trusted communication strategies to some of the most challenging childhood moments.

From tantrums to technology to talking to kids about tough topics, How To Talk When Kids Won't Listen offers concrete strategies for these and many more difficult situations.

Part One introduces readers to the How To Talk "toolbox," with whimsical cartoons demonstrating the basic communication skills that will transform readers' relationships with children in their lives. In Part Two, Joanna and Julie answer specific questions and share relatable stories, offering practical tools for addressing issues such as homework hassles, sibling battles, digital dilemmas, problems with punishment, and more. Readers can turn directly to any topic of interest and find the help they need, with handy "reminder pages."

Through the combination of lively stories from real parents and teachers, humorous illustrations, and entertaining exercises, How To Talk When Kids Won't Listen offers real solutions to struggles familiar to every parent, grandparent, teacher, and anyone else who lives or works with children.



Review Quotes




"Encouraging. . . . full of ideas worth returning to, this guide will leave parents feeling prepared." --Publishers Weekly

"Part of the bestselling 'How to Talk' series, this book is yet another winner. . . . an essential guide that's easy to dip into as needed." --BookPage

"Make room on your bookshelf or kitchen table! This is the book you'll turn to when you're wondering 'What do I say now?' It will keep you laughing and learning, and it will help change your family dynamics from conflict to cooperation." --Adele Faber, co-author of How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

"Joanna Faber and Julie King have hit another one out of the park. With their trademark humor, wisdom, empathy and down-to-earth techniques, they address the everyday struggles that take the joy out of family life, such as power struggles and outbursts of emotion (our children's outbursts and our own)." --Lawrence J. Cohen, PhD, author of Playful Parenting and The Opposite of Worry

"Joanna Faber and Julie King are experts in respectful communication with little kids. How to Talk When Kids Won't Listen is a master class for parents to help kids through their difficult feelings and get kids to listen. I will be recommending this book for anyone who wants less conflict and more snuggles." --Hunter Clarke-Fields, author of Raising Good Humans



About the Author



Joanna Faber and Julie King are the authors of the bestselling book, How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7, which has been translated into twenty-two languages worldwide. They created the app HOW TO TALK: Parenting Tips in Your Pocket, a companion to their book, as well as the app Parenting Hero. Together they speak to schools, businesses, and parent groups nationally and internationally, they lead "How To Talk" workshops and support groups online and in person, and provide private consultations. Visit them at How-to-Talk.com, on Facebook @FaberandKing or on Instagram @HowtoTalk.forParents.
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