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How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen &
The ultimate “parenting bible” (The Boston Globe) with a new foreword—and available as an ebook for the first time—a timeless, beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors.Internationally acclaimed experts on communication between parents and children, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish “are doing for parenting today what Dr. Spock did for our generation” (Parent Magazine). Now, this bestselling classic includes fresh insights and suggestions as well as the author’s time-tested methods to solve common problems and build foundations for lasting relationships, including innovative ways to: · Cope with your child's negative feelings, such as frustration, anger, and disappointment· Express your strong feelings without being hurtful· Engage your child's willing cooperation· Set firm limits and maintain goodwill· Use alternatives to punishment that promote self-discipline· Understand the difference between helpful and unhelpful praise· Resolve family conflicts peacefullyEnthusiastically praised by parents and professionals around the world, the down-to-earth, respectful approach of Faber and Mazlish makes relationships with children o...
- Brand: Scribner Book Company
- ASIN: 1451663889
It's Time to Talk (and Listen): How to Have Constructive Conversations About Race, Class, Sexuality, Ability & Gender in a Polarized World
It's Time to Talk (and Listen): How to
Conversations about controversial topics can be difficult, painful, and emotionally charged. This user-friendly guide will help you engage in effective, compassionate discussions with family, friends, colleagues, and even strangers about race, immigration, gender, marriage equality, sexism, marginalization, and more. We talk every day—and we often do it without thinking. But, as you well know, there are some things that are harder to talk about—especially issues pertaining to politics, culture, lifestyle, and diversity. If you’ve ever struggled in a conversation about a “controversial” topic with a loved one, work colleague, or even a stranger, you know exactly how uncomfortable and heated the discussion can become. And even if you are one of the lucky few that expresses themselves eloquently, how do you move beyond mere “lip service” and turn words into actionable change?This groundbreaking book will show you how to get to that important next level in difficult conversations, to talk in an authentic and straightforward way about culture and diversity, and to speak from the heart with tools from the head. Using a simple eight-step approach, you’ll learn communication strategies that are supported by research and have been practiced in classrooms, work meetings, t...
- ASIN: B07M695JN9
Time to Talk about Dying
Time to Talk about
Presenting clergy and chaplains with unique therapeutic tools for helping senior adults enrich their later years, this book gives advice on how to strengthen relationships, find meaning in life and feel comfortable approaching life's final chapter.It guides clergy and chaplains through how to effectively conduct "Soul Legacy" projects, in which older people reflect on what they want to leave behind for their loved ones and how they want to be remembered after they die. It enables older people to pay loved ones personal tributes and show them how important they are. By focusing on others rather than the self, it provides comfort for loved ones as well as the senior adult, prevents loneliness and negative feelings about ageing, and helps adults gradually become comfortable with the challenges of approaching the end of life.
- Brand: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
- ASIN: 1785928058
So You Want to Talk About Race
So You Want to Talk About
In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in AmericaWidespread reporting on aspects of white supremacy--from police brutality to the mass incarceration of African Americans--have made it impossible to ignore the issue of race. Still, it is a difficult subject to talk about. How do you tell your roommate her jokes are racist? Why did your sister-in-law take umbrage when you asked to touch her hair--and how do you make it right? How do you explain white privilege to your white, privileged friend? In So You Want to Talk About Race, Ijeoma Oluo guides readers of all races through subjects ranging from intersectionality and affirmative action to "model minorities" in an attempt to make the seemingly impossible possible: honest conversations about race and racism, and how they infect almost every aspect of American life. "Oluo gives us--both white people and people of color--that language to engage in clear, constructive, and confident dialogue with each other about how to deal with racial prejudices and biases."--National Book Review "Generous and empathetic, yet usefully blunt . . . it's for anyone who wants to be smarter and more empathetic about matters of race and engage in more productive anti-racist action."--Salon...
- ASIN: 1580056776
Time to Talk: What You Need to Know About Your Child's Speech and Language Development
Time to Talk: What You Need to Know
When should I expect my baby’s first word? Is my toddler on his way to talking soon? Is my child speaking as clearly as her peers? All parents end up thinking questions like these during their children’s formative years, but too few act on them, assuming the answers are too unpredictable to be certain.Time to Talk answers these questions for the curious parent. Written by an experienced speech-language pathologist and mom, this practical and proactive guide will help parents:• Understand the building blocks of speech and language• Monitor progress against expected milestones• Enhance their child’s communication skills• Spot signs of potential problems with hearing, speech, or language development• Address common concerns, such as articulation, late talking, stuttering, dyslexia, and more• Foster literacy• Raise bilingual children successfully• And more!Your child’s language acquisition no longer has to be a guessing game for you. From baby’s first babbling to reading readiness, this speech-language booster and troubleshooter provides everything the parent needs so this vital fundamental skill doesn’t have to be left to chance.
- ASIN: B01MT6JQ9P
How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7
How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen:
Over 100,000 copies in print! 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, th...
- Brand: Scribner
- ASIN: 150113163X
Listen to Me: A Time to Talk and a Time to Listen (Major Manners)
Listen to Me: A Time to Talk and
Gavin has a really bad habit that may cost him his friendship with Carolina. Will he be able to break his bad habit before it destroys his friendship?Gavin was lively for a kid at 6. He loved to learn, run around and play soccer. He also had a good friend in Carolina, and their friendship would have been perfect, but for one thing.Gavin has a horrible habit for rudely interrupting people and talking over them, making them resent him. He didn't know that it was rude to interrupt others, and talking over other people.That's not all.Gavin not only had a horrible habit for interrupting others while talking, he also had another horrid habit of talking only about himself, and it made Carolina sad.Will Gavin be able to kick his bad habit and save his friendship with Carolina from falling apart?Listen To Me is an enthralling children's classic by Gavin Spencer Wallace and belongs on the bedside table of every child. Be captivated by a fantastic story and treat your little ones to a delightful story for kids filled with important moral lessons in a way that's easy to read.Scroll up and click the "add to cart" to buy now!
- ASIN: 1072948257
How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships
How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks
"You'll not only break the ice, you'll melt it away with your new skills." -- Larry King "The lost art of verbal communication may be revitalized by Leil Lowndes." -- Harvey McKay, author of “How to Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive” What is that magic quality makes some people instantly loved and respected? Everyone wants to be their friend (or, if single, their lover!) In business, they rise swiftly to the top of the corporate ladder. What is their "Midas touch?" What it boils down to is a more skillful way of dealing with people. The author has spent her career teaching people how to communicate for success. In her book How to Talk to Anyone (Contemporary Books, October 2003) Lowndes offers 92 easy and effective sure-fire success techniques-- she takes the reader from first meeting all the way up to sophisticated techniques used by the big winners in life. In this information-packed book you’ll find: 9 ways to make a dynamite first impression 14 ways to master small talk, "big talk," and body language 14 ways to walk and talk like a VIP or celebrity 6 ways to sound like an insider in any crowd 7 ways to establish deep subliminal rapport with anyone 9 ways to feed someone's ego (and know when NOT to!) 11 ways to make your phone a powerful communications tool ...
- Brand: Leil Lowndes
- ASIN: 007141858X
- UPC: 639785414056
What a Time to Be Alone: The Slumflower's Guide to Why You Are Already Enough
What a Time to Be Alone: The Slumflower's
In What A Time To Be Alone, The Slumflower will be your life guru, confidante and best friend. She'll show you that being alone is not just okay: it's just about the best freaking thing that's ever happened to you. As she says, 'You're bad as hell and you were made with intention.' It's about time you realized.Peppered with insightful Igbo proverbs from Chidera's Nigerian mother and full of her own original artwork, What A Time To Be Alone will help you navigate the modern world. We can all decide our own fates and Chidera shows us how, using a three-part approach filled with sass, wisdom, and charm.1. Learn how to celebrate YOU - decide your self-worth, take time to heal and empower yourself in this messy world.2. Don't worry about THEM - avoid other people's demons and realize that everyone is protecting themselves from something - no matter how aggressive their method.3. Feel the togetherness in US - sustain and grow healthy relationships and avoid toxicity in your friendships.Own your story. Create your own narrative. Read this book. #WATTBA
- ASIN: 1787132110
Talk to Me: Find the Right Words to Inspire, Encourage, and Get Things Done
Talk to Me: Find the Right Words to
Talk to me.From Kim Bearden, cofounder of Ron Clark Academy and author of the bestselling book Crash Course: The Life Lessons My Students Taught Me, comes a powerful guide for improving communication and building better relationships. Whether you are a teacher, administrator, parent, or business professional, chances are, you struggle at times to find the right words. Talk to Me gives you those words. In this instructional and inspirational handbook, you’ll learn how to choose words that inspire, encourage, and move people to action. Kim Bearden’s honest reflections and six effective communication principles will empower you to . . .develop rapportgain respectsupport othersengage listenersdevelop insightincrease productivityIn a world desperate for kindness and understanding,Talk to Me equips you to use your words to show others that you care.
- ASIN: 1946444855
AARP The Other Talk: A Guide to Talking with Your Adult Children about the Rest of Your Life
AARP The Other Talk: A Guide to Talking
A one-of-a-kind practical guide to making the tough decisions parents and their adult children inevitably faceIt was a rite of passage for you to have the Talk with your kids about the beginning of life (as in the birds and the bees). As you get older, you need to have the Other Talk--about the later years of life. And you need to have it now, not after a crisis hits.The Other Talk helps you take control of your life so when the time comes, your kids can make decisions based on what you want. This groundbreaking guide provides the practical advice and inspiration you need to have open, honest discussions about subjects that can be difficult to talk about. Unlike other books that help adult children who are suddenly thrust into a decision-making role, The Other Talk gives you the tools to develop a strong partnership with your kids to plan for the rest of your life.Who will manage your finances and how will you budget for unknown needs?Where can your children find important documents they will need to help?Where will you live if you need assistance?What type of medical treatments do you want--and not want--and who will advocate for your needs?The Other Talk helps you address and answer these and other questions in a calm, measured way--freeing you up to enjoy your life and your fa...
- Brand: Unknown
- ASIN: 0071830987
Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children
Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to
When the death of a relative, a friend, or a pet happens or is about to happen . . . how can we help a child to understand? Lifetimes is a moving book for children of all ages, even parents too. It lets us explain life and death in a sensitive, caring, beautiful way. Lifetimes tells us about beginnings. And about endings. And about living in between. With large, wonderful illustrations, it tells about plants. About animals. About people. It tells that dying is as much a part of living as being born. It helps us to remember. It helps us to understand. Lifetimes . . . a very special, very important book for you and your child. The book that explains—beautifully—that all living things have their own special Lifetimes.
- Brand: Bantam Books
- ASIN: 0553344021
How to Win Friends & Influence People
How to Win Friends & Influence
You can go after the job you want—and get it! You can take the job you have—and improve it! You can take any situation—and make it work for you! Dale Carnegie’s rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried countless people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. One of the most groundbreaking and timeless bestsellers of all time, How to Win Friends & Influence People will teach you: -Six ways to make people like you -Twelve ways to win people to your way of thinking -Nine ways to change people without arousing resentment And much more! Achieve your maximum potential—a must-read for the twenty-first century with more than 15 million copies sold!
- Color: Multicolor
- Brand: Dale Carnegie
- ASIN: 0671027034
Time to Talk: Stories from the Heart of Ireland
Time to Talk: Stories from the Heart of
The biggest regret of Michael Healy-Rae’s life was a time he didn’t talk when somebody needed him the most. After that, he vowed to never stop talking, listening and trying to really hear what people were saying.In his first book, which is neither political nor a memoir, Michael celebrates the power of talk to forge real human connections and sustain us. In a collection of true stories that are sometimes humorous, sometimes poignant and sometimes heartbreaking, he follows in the tradition of the great Kerry storytellers with a collection that truly captures the heartbeat of rural Ireland.
- ASIN: B07HYJB9GZ