I'm convinced that if every parent took the time to read her books, the world would be transformed. Seriously. I'm not exaggerating, her peaceful parenting
concepts are transformative....Dr. Markham's approach is about being the parent you want to be: about raising happy, responsible, emotionally healthy
children; and about the revolutionary idea that love and relationship are at the heart of parenting.
As a parenting coach, I know that sibling struggles can be heart-wrenching for parents. Dr. Laura's strategies are right on the money to help today's parents create more peaceful homes - and stronger sibling relationships. Great work!
Parents need all the help they can get to be the kind of parent they want to be, and to use parenting skills that influence their children to be good citizens
of the world. Dr. Laura's book is filled with this kind of help—practical, inspiring, and encouraging though real-life examples. It would have
helped me a lot when I was raising my children.
Finally, a book that answers your questions around sibling rivalry! In this insightful book, Dr. Markham draws on scientific research to craft smart strategies that any parent can use to help their children resolve their conflicts with empathy, mindfulness and peace. A must-read for every parent.
This book walks parents through sibling scenarios—even ones for very intense children—and breaks down the specifics of how to approach common
struggles, without making parents feel guilty or overwhelmed. It is a wonderful resource that gives parents the tools to not only help our children
while in the midst of conflict, but also helps us to teach our children how to be the loving, kind and respectful brothers and sisters we know they
Brothers and sisters rejoice! Here's a family roadmap to transform bickering kids into a connected sibling team. One third of kids have a warm caring relationship with their siblings. Read this book and your family can join the ranks.
Whether you are just beginning to contemplate having a second child or you are already frustrated by nonstop sibling fighting, this book is for you. I
marveled at the amount of wisdom, compassion, and practical ideas packed into its pages. The wisdom begins with her gentle reminder that we have to
start with ourselves if we want to make meaningful changes in our children's relationships with each other. The compassion is in Dr. Laura's empathy
for everyone in the mix—including angry and worried parents. And the ideas aren't just practical and usable—many of them are downright
fun. You'll laugh out loud just reading them, and everyone will laugh when you try them out. Wouldn't that be a nice change from bickering and clobbering?
Refreshingly positive and respectful in its tone, Peaceful Parents, Happy Siblings lovingly guides parents by using scripts and practical examples, essential tools for any parent with more than one child. Dr. Laura's compassionate approach is empowering for parents, and liberating for children.
Dr. Laura's examples and coaching-based methodology make parenting siblings far less daunting....Her book reassures us that doing our best with the right tools, including self-regulation, connection, and coaching, can build a much happier and more peaceful family.
Adding a child to the family creates a cascade of challenges. Dr. Laura Markham shows parents how to avoid common sibling difficulties, and how to convey their love, even in stressful situations, so children truly feel supported. Open this book, and you'll find clarity, wisdom, workable ideas, and generous helpings of respect for parents and children.
A phenomenal book for parents with multiple children! Dr. Markham addresses all of the common sibling issues with sensible solutions to bring peace and foster healthy relationships between siblings. This book will be my constant companion for years to come.
If you are the parent of more than one child, this is the book for you. Laura Markham begins at the beginning — the how and when to tell your child
that they are about to become a big brother or sister — and then offers concrete suggestions to help you lay down the foundation for a healthy
sibling relationship throughout your children's lives. I know that I will highly recommend this book to all my clients.
This book delivers hope and help. Laura Markham brilliantly applies her respectful, attuned, limit-setting approach to sibling dynamics. Full of realistic
scenarios and scripts for how parents can turn conflict into opportunities to build skills, and turn parental dread into meaningful intervention. Peaceful
Parent, Happy Siblings masterfully coaches parents on how to honor each child's experience, set limits, reduce conflict, and build skills for life.