She is a highly-acclaimed author of four best-selling parenting books and has been interviewed countless times on national TV & radio. national media

parenting workshopRetired Parenting Speaker, Nancy Samalin, M.S., is a pioneer in the field of parent education. She is an expert on parenting issues in the US, Canada & abroad, known for her practical, concrete advice combined with a highly entertaining delivery.

As founder and director of PARENT GUIDANCE WORKSHOPS, located in New York City, she has conducted parenting workshops for parents & grandparents of toddlers through teens for more than four decades.

did you knowNancy, a pioneer in parent education, has been working with parents and professionals for over four decades!

"When you say no, if even a tiny little bit of you means 'well, maybe', kids are like bloodhounds. They'll sniff it out and wear you down. I call that the 'sandpaper technique'".
Nancy Samalin

Loving without

And 100 Other Timeless Tips for Raising Terrific Kids

This book was designed for busy parents and is filled with brief and very practical solutions. Do you find yourself asking things like:

How do I cure the gimmies?
How do I survive a public meltdown?
How do I stop yelling all the time?
How do I stop bribing my child?
How do I learn to lighten up?
How do I stop hovering?

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Samalin is a best-selling
parenting author!

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How to express anger without hurting or insulting children.

LOVING EACH ONE BEST: A Caring and Practical Approach to Raising Siblings

Nancy's books, which have been translated into many languages, are available in paperback and Kindle and can be purchased at and other retailers.

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Loving Your
Child is Not Enough

Positive Discipline that WORKS!

Raising considerate and well-behaved children requires learning how to use positive discipline with love and humor.

Internationally known parent educator and best-selling author, Nancy Samalin, provides realistic solutions for everyday family challenges, including how to:

Avoid power struggles
Minimize sibling rivalry
Encourage responsibility and independence
End the "Entitlement Mentality"
Lend support without hovering

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