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 the could not contain their chapter on sibling rivalry. No matter how much they tried to pare down their advice, they found the subject inexhaustible—and parents agreed!
Siblings Without Rivalry guides the way to family peace and tranquility with humor and compassion for both parents and children. 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.
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster Audio|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.50(h) x 5.00(d)|
About the Author
Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish are #1 New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors whose books have sold more than five million copies and have been translated into over thirty languages. The authors’ group workshop programs and videos are currently being used by thousands of parent and teacher groups around the world. They currently reside in Long Island, New York and each is the parent of three children.
Mazlish, whose books on communication between adults and children have been translated into more than thirty languages, is the award-winning author of the bestselling How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk.
Kathe Mazur has narrated many audiobooks, winning the prestigious Audie Award for best narration in 2014, being named a finalist for the Audie Award in 2013 and 2015, and winning several AudioFile Earphones Awards. As an actress, she can be seen as DDA Hobbs on The Closer and in the upcoming Major Crimes. She has worked extensively in film, theater, and television, including appearances on Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, House, Brothers and Sisters, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, ER, Monk, and many others.
Table of Contents
We'd Like to Thank xiii
How This Book Came to Be xv
Authors' Note xxi
1 Brothers and Sisters-Past and Present 1
2 Not Till the Bad Feelings Come Out 15
3 The Perils of Comparisons 51
4 Equal Is Less 67
5 Siblings in Roles
If He's "This," Then I'll Be "That" 89
Freeing Children to Change 98
No More Problem Children 111
6 When the Kids Fight
How to Intervene Helpfully 127
How to Step In So We Can Step Out 146
Helping Children Resolve a Difficult Conflict 148
7 Making Peace with the Past 179
I Coping with Young Rivals 204
II Home Alone 223
III More Ways to Encourage Good Feelings Between Brothers and Sisters 231
Brothers and Sisters, After All 241
Additional Reading That May Be Helpful 249
For Further Study 253