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LiveTalk – How to talk when Kids won’t listen

Julie King and Joanna Faber


Tune into this engaging LiveTalk with renowned authors and educators, Julie King and Joanna Faber as they delve deep into the heart of child communication.

With a treasure trove of experiences they share the secret art of acknowledging children’s feelings as a way to ward off tantrums and power struggles. Ever imagined turning everyday tasks into a play? Julie and Joanna take you on a journey of transforming mundane chores into thrilling games and offer tips on presenting choices to children. In today’s digital world, they address how cooperative solutions can help navigate different parenting challenges. Drawing insights from their latest book, ‘How to Talk When Kids Won’t Listen’, they demonstrate the practical application of these ideas through real-life examples. The talk reaches its climax as they answer questions from the audience, providing valuable advice on specific parenting challenges.

This LiveTalk is not just a discussion, it’s a fresh perspective on parenting that is sure to leave you enlightened.




Joanna Faber and Julie King are the authors of the new book, How To Talk When Kids Won’t Listen: Whining, Fighting, Meltdowns, Defiance, & Other Challenges of Childhood, as well as the best-selling book, How To Talk So Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7, which has been translated into 22 languages world-wide. They created the app HOW TO TALK: Parenting Tips in Your Pocket, a companion to their book, as well as the app Parenting Hero. Together they speak to schools, businesses and parent groups nationally and internationally, they lead “How To Talk” workshops and support groups online and in person, and provide private consultations. Joanna, a former special education teacher, has also contributed heavily to books co-authored by her mother, Adele Faber, including How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk and How To Talk So Kids Will Learn. Julie has been leading workshops for over 25 years, and has also tailored the workshop for parents and professionals who live or work with neurodiverse children. Visit Joanna and Julie at, on Facebook @faberandking or on Instagram @howtotalk.forparents.


Lucie Brixí Tamášová is first of all a mother of three (+two) children. She has made a significant impact through her NGO, Centrum Dialog, which provides education to underprivileged children in Kenya and Guinea. She is also the owner of, a shop specializing in Montessori materials and didactical toys. Lucie’s passion for empowering children extends beyond her NGO work; she is the founder of the Childhood Potential Conference and Montessori Parenting courses. As a fervent Montessori enthusiast, Lucie is committed to connecting people and ensuring the Montessori message reaches a global audience by bringing the best speakers to her events. Her work reflects a profound dedication to creating a brighter future for children across the globe.

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