Synopses & Reviews
AUDIENCEAn ideal resource for parents, teachers, Sunday School volunteers and anyone else who strives to develop that important bond of genuine communication with children. H. Norman Wright provides practical advice and encouragement to parents on how they can learn their child's emotional language, unlocking the door to their child's heart--and vastly improved relationships! Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to talk so that both children and teens will listen. This book will take the frustration out of parents' interactions with their kids when they master Childspeak and Teenspeak. All it takes is learning to package words in such a manner that kids and teens want to listen. These principles of parent-child communication are time-tested and proven approaches that will change and improve family communication.
Wright provides practical advice and encouragement to parents on how they can learn their child's emotional language, unlocking the door to their child's heart and vastly improving relationships. This book takes the frustration out of parents' interactions with their kids when they master "Childspeak" and "Teenspeak."
Yes, parents! It is possible to talk so both children and teens will listen to you. Take the frustration out of your interactions with your kids by learning Childspeak and Teenspeak. You can learn to package what you say in such a manner that kids and teens want to hear you. The communication principles found in this book are time tested and proven approaches that will change and improve all family communication.
No matter how old she is, a woman's relationship with her father - whether it was wonderful or painful - had an impact on the person she is today. Her relationship with men, her career and her feelings about herself have all been shaped by her father, whether she realizes it or not. Now, with the help of noted marriage and family counselor H. Norman Wright, women can begin to understand how their fathers had a profound effect on their emotions and behaviors as adults.
About the Author
H. NORMAN WRIGHT is a licensed marriage, family and child therapist and is a certified trauma specialist. He serves on the faculty of Talbot School of Theology at Biola University and is former director of their Graduate Department of Marriage, Family and Child Counseling. He is the best-selling author of more than 70 books, including Communication: Key to Your Marriage, Quiet Times for Couples and Always Daddy's Girl. He is a member of the Academy of Bereavement, Critical Incident Stress Foundation , the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists and a board member of The Victim Chaplain Association.