Book Club: How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

Mission Bay: Byers Hall- 600 16th St. BH-209 4-5pm

Facilitated by Diane Sliwka, MD

To obtain a copy of this book, please contact Mandy McClain at mandy.mcclain@ucsf.edu
On-hand copies are reserved for those attending the Book Club


How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

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 peacefully.