Here is the bestselling book that will give you the know-how you need to be more effective with your children–and more supportive of yourself. Enthusiastically praised by parents and professionals around the world, the down-to-earth, respectful approach of Faber and Mazlish makes relationships with children of all ages less stressful and more rewarding. Now, in this Twentieth Anniversary Edition, these award-winning experts share their latest insights and suggestions based upon feedback they’ve received over the years. Their methods of communication-illustrated with delightful cartoons showing the skills in action-offer innovative ways to solve common problems. You’ll learn how to: cope with your child’s negative feelings-frustration, disappointment, anger, etc.; express your anger without being hurtful; engage your child’s willing cooperation; set firm limits and still maintain goodwill; use alternatives to punishment; and resolve family conflicts peacefully.