How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7 by Joanna FaberHow to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7 by Joanna Faber

How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7

byJoanna Faber, Julie King

Paperback | January 10, 2017

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A must-have guide for anyone who lives or works with young kids, with an introduction by Adele Faber, coauthor of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, the international mega-bestseller The Boston Globe dubbed “The Parenting Bible.”

For nearly forty years, parents have turned to How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk for its respectful and effective solutions to the unending challenges of raising children. Now, in response to growing demand, Adele’s daughter, Joanna Faber, along with Julie King, tailor How to Talk’s powerful communication skills to parents of children ages two to seven.

Faber and King, each a parenting expert in her own right, share their wisdom accumulated over years of conducting How To Talk workshops with parents, teachers, and pediatricians. With a lively combination of storytelling, cartoons, and observations from their workshops, they provide concrete tools and tips that will transform your relationship with the children in your life.

What do you do with a little kid who…won’t brush her teeth…screams in his car seat…pinches the baby...refuses to eat vegetables…throws books in the library...runs rampant in the supermarket? Organized by common challenges and conflicts, this book is an essential manual of communication strategies, including a chapter that addresses the special needs of children with sensory processing and autism spectrum disorders.

This user-friendly guide will empower parents and caregivers of young children to forge rewarding, joyful relationships with terrible two-year-olds, truculent three-year-olds, ferocious four-year-olds, foolhardy five-year-olds, self-centered six-year-olds, and the occasional semi-civilized seven-year-old. And, it will help little kids grow into self-reliant big kids who are cooperative and connected to their parents, teachers, siblings, and peers.
Joanna Faber is a parenting and education expert. She contributed heavily to her mother’s award-winning book, How to Talk So Kids Can Learn, and wrote a new afterword for the thirtieth anniversary edition of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen. She lectures and conducts workshops based on her mother’s work and her own experiences as a pare...
Title:How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:432 pages, 8.38 × 5.5 × 1 inShipping dimensions:8.38 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:January 10, 2017Publisher:ScribnerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:150113163X

ISBN - 13:9781501131639


Rated 5 out of 5 by from It works and feels right! This book has tools and practical examples that you can begin to use when you’re partway through the first chapter. By changing my perspective on interactions with my 2 year old and helping me rephrase or adjust my responses, I noticed positive changes in his behaviour in a matter of days. This will definitely be my go to reference book for the next several years!
Date published: 2019-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yes, you should get it. I got so much out of this, and my child's caregivers have too! Many frustrations melted away once we began applying these concepts.
Date published: 2018-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Read! I am a teacher and I had a parent recommend this read, and I continue to reference back to the strategies in my program. They are helpful and they allow you to take a step back and dig a bit deeper into the understanding of children. Loved it, and still do !
Date published: 2018-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved! This is such an amazing book and resource, the examples are excellent and the content changed the way I view and interact with kids in general. I especially was having a hard time at mealtimes, but after applying a few principles I am able to keep my head so much better! I had read the book "How to talk so kids will listen..." before and I had the same review for that one. At first, I wondered if it would be exactly the same since the chapter starts out very similiarily. Nope, so many excellent examples of parenting young children and specific tools for children who do not understand full concepts. I will be getting the teen version for when my kids are older.
Date published: 2018-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is an amazing book! It's so awesome, very thorough information
Date published: 2017-02-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very helpful Would totally recommend to other parents
Date published: 2017-01-19

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"Wonderful...reader-friendly [and] a truly indispensable book for parents and for anyone else who interacts with young children.”--Work and Family Life