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Siblings Without Rivalry Audiobook

Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too

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Publisher's Summary

When parenting authorities Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish sat down to write the national best seller How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, they found they 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.

©2012, 1998, 1987 Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. All rights reserved. (P)2015 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

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    Tracy 05-20-15
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    "Amazing! Fast results, cannot believe it."
    What made the experience of listening to Siblings Without Rivalry the most enjoyable?

    It was easy to follow and gave great examples. Looking at the parents early lives helped. I listen while I drive and one of the times my boys were in the vehicle with me and they did not want me to turn it off. The enjoyed it also!


    What other book might you compare Siblings Without Rivalry to and why?

    Nothing I have ever read has been this good, on dealing with siblings.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    It had many good parts and all worked together for the good of my boys.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    How they compare the new sibling scenario to inviting another husband or wife into the situation. That really made a difference for me. If my husband got another wife how would I feel, how would I like sharing my things with her, how would I deal with sharing his attention. Nicely done! I cannot explain it so that all can understand but if you have issues between siblings THIS IS THE BOOK FOR YOU!


    Any additional comments?

    It has made my home a nicer place to be. We talk it out and apply what I learned from the book and it is unbelievable. I am so happy. I am not even all the way through but it is that good, already!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Amy United States 05-27-15
    Amy United States 05-27-15 Member Since 2010
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    "Quick - Listen to it before school gets out!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Siblings Without Rivalry to be better than the print version?

    I was able to get through it more quickly by listening to it.


    Have you listened to any of Kathe Mazur’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

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    I'm so happy my book club decided to read Siblings without Rivalry before school gets out. This title has been languishing on my to read list for awhile. I thought I would get some tips on how to stop the bickering, but the book is more than that. It isn't just for parents. I was constantly reflecting on my own upbringing. I had a real "moment" with this book. I clearly see why I have the relationship that I do with my brother. Moving forward I'm so motivated to change my approach to my kids.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Darrell Moore 09-06-16
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    "Great for Foster Care"
    What did you love best about Siblings Without Rivalry?

    I liked the various perspectives of parents that attempted methods on their children and the results that came back.


    What about Kathe Mazur’s performance did you like?

    I thought for the material that was being delivered she did a great job with kids voices, parents voices, and the counselor.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No, it has a lot to offer but it would take me a few sittings to complete this and I am going through it a second time.


    Any additional comments?

    I use the information in this book to assist with parenting foster children as well as my own kid. I find that the information it provided was well worth the time and it has also brought insight into my own relationship with my sibling.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Momof4 09-05-16
    Momof4 09-05-16 Member Since 2016
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    "I Listened to it TWICE!"
    What did you love best about Siblings Without Rivalry?

    It is very practical and very easy to follow. 90% of the audiobooks I purchase, I don't finish them completely. I actually listened to this one twice!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Siblings Without Rivalry?

    The concept that stands out the most is that we should not label our kids, and we should not talk about one child with another child in the family, whether it is positive or negative.


    Any additional comments?

    The book is written as if the listener is part of the siblings without rivalry parenting class. It flows well and is very helpful. I think it has definitely helped me interact with my four kids.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Rakkhi 06-21-16
    Rakkhi 06-21-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Good but same techniques"

    Good listen and worth the deep dive into siblings. Especially putting into roles chapter was good. Just made me want to list to How to talk again though as it is the core material reused

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    Chia-tien Cmay Seattle, WA 05-21-16
    Chia-tien Cmay Seattle, WA 05-21-16 Member Since 2016

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    "Very inspirational and practical"

    I'm a mother of 3, 6 year-old daughter and two boys 4 and 2. I never could find time to read and didn't think I would ever need to follow a book for raising my kids until my youngest turns 2. Sibling rivalries started so badly I started doing physical punishments, which make me deeply wish i'd came across this book a lot sooner. I've tried some of the methods or ways of talking/guiding with my kids, sometimes I see an immediate result but sometimes I would have to brainstorm a different approach. With my kids, I know this new way of parenting will work but it'll nevertheless lay need time to bring my kids back to a "harmony". All and all, this book has provided a very practical, inspirational and positive way of thinking in parenting. Highly recommend it!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    M. D. Baines Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada 04-27-16
    M. D. Baines Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada 04-27-16 Member Since 2016

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    "Very good reading; great advice"

    This book, in its sprint form, has comic illustrations to demonstrate its points. The reader does a fine job of relating the information in those, so I did not feel the book suffered for lack of graphic support. The advice is sound, deceptively simple, absolutely worth implementation.

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    Christina M. 04-06-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Amazing insight"

    Extremely insightful, entertaining units transparency and very useful. I didn't anticipate I would learn more about parenting my sons but also great insight into my own relationships too!

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    Nadia Sherstyuk 03-22-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Useful and easy to read"

    Loved this book, finally finished it after having it recommended to me by so many friends and family.

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    Candy 02-01-16
    Candy 02-01-16 Member Since 2015
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    "enlightening informative wonderful"

    a lot of the things that you did I mention I went through as a child but I forgot all about it as an adult with my six kids thank you very much let me remember

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